Genomics/Bioinformatics – Cambridge – Permanent
Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants.
Currently their Genomic Software Platform team are looking for a Web Developer with exposure to bioinformatician approaches who will be responsible for creating web applications, producing high quality code and utilising programming skills in order to interpret genetic data from large databases. This role is based in their HPC Services in Cambridge, although there will be occasional travel to London.
Your main responsibilities as a Web Developer will involve:
*Producing high quality code
*Liaising with internal and external parties to determine platform requirements
*Assisting with deploying, maintaining and troubleshooting of computational pipelines for WGS processing and analysis
*Performing quality assurance of the analysis and annotation made by third parties
The ideal Web Developer should meet the following requirements:
*Educated at degree level in Computer Science, Biology, Physics or Mathematics
*Proven track record of developing high quality applications/systems with web services and user interfaces
*Good experience with some web frameworks such as Google Polymer, Bootstrap, Angular, Foundation
*Knowledge of Java, Python, MongoDB is desirable
*Competent at developing APIs, working with RESTful APIs
*Solid exposure to Linux, Git, Github, Apache HTTP and Tomcat servers
*Proficiency in collaborative development tools such as Github, Confluence and JIRA
*Some exposure to Bioinformatics is desirable, as well as working on greenfield projects
Genomics England works with key partners to collect, transport, store, quality check and sequence the samples from participants. The aim for this project is to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS – transforming the way people are cared for. Patients may be offered a diagnosis where there wasn’t one before. In time, there is the potential of new and more effective treatments.
If you’re interested in learning more and applying for this position, please contact Anna on +44 (0) 121 616 3469 with a cover letter and up-to-date CV. I’d be happy to discuss the details with you.
Look forward to hearing from you.
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Job Reference: AL250618WebDev_1530253336
Broadcast As: 26629
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Genomics
Job Specialism: Biometrics
Recruitment Consultant: Anna Lauterjung