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Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Bioinformatics Software Engineer
Stevenage

This role is ideal for a recent MSc Graduate looking to gain commercial experience with a biotech company who focus on the development of the next generation of personalised immunotherapies to treat cancer.
The organisation will use its ground-breaking immuno-oncology approach to rapidly advance therapies into the clinic. The ideal applicant will be a talented and enthusiastic team player who will support the robust implementation of features in the bioinformatics software pipeline arising from research findings. This software is a highly specialised pipeline focused on the identification of neo-antigens from high-throughput DNA sequencing data to direct the development of targeted immunotherapies in cancer.

Requirements:
*BSc or MSc qualification in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience
*Expertise with at least one programming language
*Experience working within a Linux command-line environment
*Ability and willingness to rapidly learn new languages/frameworks as required
*Excellent communication skills
*A disciplined attitude towards developing robust, reliable and maintainable code
Additional Requirements:
*Experience with Git
*Experience with scripting languages such as python or R
*Groovy (or Java) experience
*Strong knowledge of Bash
*Hands-on experience with high-throughput DNA sequencing data

Successful candidates will also possess the ability to take initiative, a desire to work in a dynamic fast paced team environment and an ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects. Prior bioinformatics experience is not required, but a willingness to learn is essential.
This is a unique opportunity to work with a leading team of scientists with an international reputation for excellence in immuno-oncology research and to become a key contributor to an exciting project destined to change the course of cancer patient management in the clinic.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Software, Engineer, Genomics, Python, Bash, Scripting, Pipelines, Linux, Oncology, Immunology, Cancer, Clinical, Computational, Biology, Git, Stevenage.

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