Software Developer – Java
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced software developer who will be responsible for creating web applications and utilising programming skills for the interpretation of genetic data from large databases (Petabytes!).
The post holder is responsible for developing and operating computational pipelines, working on complex projects and custom tasks that span a wide variety of analysis problems and developing and maintaining a knowledge base of variants and annotations.
This role would suit a Software Engineer with strong Java skills from a commercial background who has an interest in changing the way patients with rare diseases and cancer are diagnosed and treated. No previous Genomics and Bioinformatics experience is needed.
Your main responsibilities will include:
*Develops and applies state of the art approaches to 100,000 whole genome sequences (WGS) in the areas of:
*Quality assurance and sample provenance monitoring
*Analysis of WGS in cancer and rare diseases
*Sequence alignment and variant calling
*Assists with the deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting of computational pipelines for WGS processing and analysis
*Liaises with internal colleagues as needed to ensure the provision and smooth running of the computational pipelines for data processing and analysis.
You will need to meet the following requirements:
*Degree in computer science or software engineering
*Proficiency in Bash and Java are required and Python is desirable
*Experience in assigning APIs
*Proficiency with MongoDB, a UNIX/ Linux environment and TDD practices
*Proficiency in collaborative development tools such as Github, Confluence and JIRA
*Comfortable using of high performance computing clusters
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands
*Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Good attention to detail
*Post-graduate degree or equivalent work experience in bioinformatics (desirable)
*Experience in the development of NGS analysis pipelines for large numbers of samples (desirable)
There are some great benefits available with this role including a competitive salary, generous holidays and the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the country, on ground-breaking bioinformatics initiatives.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Software, Developer, Java, API, Python, Bioinformatics, Genomics, NGS, WGS, Git, Confluence, Jira, Bash, HPC, MongoDB, TDD, Unix, Linux, London
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Job Reference: JAVADEV_1531930949
Broadcast As: 18372
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Biotech
Recruitment Consultant: Harvey Uppal