Paramount Recruitment

+44 (0)121 616 3460

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+1 833 455 3043

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Senior Platform Programmer

Senior Platform Programmer – Bioinformatics
This is a great opportunity for an experienced programmer/developer to be involved in the technical development of all aspects of my clients’ software platform: from building and running data analysis pipelines, translating R&D analysis methods into production and developing data tracking systems, through to improving and extending cloud infrastructure, and providing data and information solutions across the company. This is an opportunity for an innovative individual to be involved at the very early stages of this novel area of live bacterial therapeutics and to help shape the informatics of the company to meet the needs of this new and evolving discipline. Flexibility, innovation and problem-solving skills are essential.
Key duties will include:
*Design and develop the company informatics infrastructure
*Implement production pipelines in a cloud compute environment
*Develop and enhance the central data tracking system
*Integrate company technology and systems from lab to cloud
*Optimise and streamline production pipelines and processes
*Evaluate and implement new tools and technologies as appropriate to improve and extend our technical capability
*Collaborate in multi-disciplinary projects to ensure informatics provision for therapeutic discovery and development
Candidate Specifications:
*PhD or Masters in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or equivalent experience
*Demonstrable experience of working in a production informatics environment
*Proficiency in Python
*Experience with software development best practices, including version control and testing
*Fluency in Linux
*Good communication and presentation skills
*Flexibility to work in a new and dynamic company
*Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the UK

Desirable requirements for this post include:
*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
*Experience analysing genomic/metagenomic sequence data

There are some great benefits available with this role as well as the opportunity to work with some of the best minds in genomics and software development.

Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.

Keywords: Programming, Python, Perl, Software, Version Control, Linux, Jenkins, Git, Chef, Puppet, Travis, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Metagenomics, Testing, DevOps, CI/CD, AWS, Cloud, Cambridge.

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Job Reference: SPPCM_1568044350

Broadcast As: 18372

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