Python Developer – Genomics
To build on the success of the 100,000 Genomes Project, the Government tasked NHS England with support from Genomics England to launch a new NHS Genomic Medicine Service comprising a National Genomic Test Directory where 300,000 tests have been re-profiled and whole genome sequencing will be available for direct healthcare.
Genomics England has been asked to prepare a plan for up to 5 million genomic tests over the next 5 years.
The post holder is an experienced Python/ Django developer responsible for creating web applications and utilising software engineering skills to develop tools for genomic interpretation.
*Proven track record of developing high quality applications/systems with web services
*Solid experience of Python and Django framework
*Competent at designing and coding APIs, specifically working with RESTful APIs
*Experienced with distributed systems
*Solid exposure to Linux, Git, Postgres (or similar)
*Proficiency in collaborative development tools such as Github, Confluence and JIRA
*Experience of working on greenfield projects is desirable
*A demonstrable ability to cope under pressure and deliver to deadlines
*Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
*Willingness to assume workload commensurate with this post
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.
*Ability to work well in a team following agile practices
*Strong adherence to and understanding of working to technical / architectural governance
*Experience working in a larger technical team following continuous integration and supporting best practice
*Good understanding of testing including unit, system, integration, performance security, functional and non-functional
*Develops services for:
oTracking and distributing interpretation requests
oGenerating knowledgebases from the interpretation outcomes
*Produces high quality code
*Liaises with internal and external parties to determine platform requirements.
There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Job Reference: PDGELL_1589967585
Broadcast As: 18372
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Recruitment Consultant: Harvey Uppal