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Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Python/DevOps)

Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Python/DevOps)

A great opportunity is currently available for a Senior Software Engineer to join an extremely exciting biotech company, based in Cambridge. Based upon ground breaking research, this project represents a paradigm shift in human biology and is looking to create opportunities for the diagnosis of a wide range of diseases/infections, autoimmune disorders and cancer!

Working as part of a growing technical team, the successful Senior Software Engineer is expected to use their proven background in Bioinformatics Software Development/DevOps, to help design & develop the informatics infrastructure.

Responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer:

– Design/Develop Informatics Infrastructure
– Implement Pipelines into a Cloud Computing Environment
– Optimise production pipelines.
– Evaluate & Implement new tools and technologies.


– PhD or Masters in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or equivalent experience
– Demonstrable experience of working in a production informatics environment
– Proven experience in Python
– Experience with software development best practices, (version control and testing)
– Fluency in Linux


– DevOps / SysAdmin experience
– Experience with pipelining analyses on high-performance compute: farms, clusters, or cloud
– Experience in Bioinformatics or background in biological sciences
– Familiarity with Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins/Travis)
– Knowledge of Ansible or other automation tools such as Chef/Puppet
– Experience with AWS cloud computing

On Offer:

This is a superb opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer to join a company who have received major, multi-year investment to discover biomarkers,targets and medicines. You can expect a very competitive salary and benefits package!

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Job Reference: MSSWD_1555517172

Broadcast As: 3048

Salary To: Negotiable

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Recruitment Consultant: Jack Lacy

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