Team Leader Bioinformatics Engineering – Boston
Precision Medicine, Cancer Genomics, Software Engineering, Bioinformatician
APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE US (Long term i.e green card or citizen)
We are seeking an exceptional Team Leader in Bioinformatics Engineering to recruit and manage a small team of bioinformatics engineers, to build new computational solutions for cancer genomics. This includes a new cloud-based genomics platform for running and managing NGS pipelines. The successful candidate should have very strong software engineering experience and bioinformatics expertise, combined with proven team leadership experience. You should have experience building scalable, cloud-based platforms for running and managing Next Generation Sequencing pipelines, and must have proven experience managing/leading a small team of bioinformatics engineers.
In this influential post you will also be responsible for selection of appropriate technological approaches, and driving the use of cloud-native solutions, with an emphasis on containerized workflows and a service-oriented architecture.
*Designing and developing a new hybrid internal and cloud-based genomics platform for executing and managing NGS pipelines.
*Designing and developing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), microservices, and asynchronous queuing systems.
*Orchestrate cloud-based services via modern dev-ops frameworks.
*Developing new Python software modules, developed via best practices, including unit testing, automated build processes and code reviews.
*Implementing bioinformatic workflows using workflow specification languages, e.g. WDL / CWL / Snakemake.
*Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related field.
*Prior experience building scalable, cloud-based platforms for running and managing Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) pipelines.
*5+ years of bioinformatics engineering experience in an academic or industry setting.
*2-3 years experience managing a small team of bioinformatics engineers.
*Demonstrated ability to work in an agile, research environment while building production-grade software.
*Expert knowledge of Python.
*Prior experience building bioinformatic workflows using workflow specification languages, e.g. WDL / CWL / Snakemake.
*Experience in modern software development technologies, including distributed versioning systems, continuous integration, and Agile programming practices.
*Expert knowledge of relational and non-relational databases.
*Demonstrated ability to communicate and present technical ideas and plans to non-technical stakeholders.
Keywords: Bioinformatics Engineer, Precision Medicine, Cancer Genomics, Software Engineering, Bioinformatician, Python, Boston
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Job Reference: JPTL0802_1549642922
Broadcast As: 184
Salary Currency: GBP
Salary per: Annum
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Pharmaceutical
Job Specialism: Bioinformatics
Recruitment Consultant: Jade Page