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Bioinformatician – Software Development

Bioinformatician – Software Development
100,000 Genomes Project – Central London – Python
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 the team are looking for a talented Bioinformatician with Python Software Development experience who will work as part of the Software Team at Genomics England responsible for pipeline delivery. This role would suit a Bioinformatics Software Developer with experience in NGS as well as Python.
Your main responsibilities as a Bioinformatician will involve:
-Producing high quality code
-Liaising with internal and external parties to determine platform requirements
-Implementing workflows for high-throughput sequencing data analysis
-Establishing general bioinformatics resources for day-to-day use by colleagues
The ideal Bioinformatics Software Developer will meet the following requirements:
-MSc in Bioinformatics or related discipline
-Python software development experience
-Solid skillset in Bioinformatics: in particular next-generation sequencing Bioinformatics, ideally in humans
-Solid exposure to Linux, Git, Postgres
-Expertise in developing software to analysis large data sets
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. You will be working as part of a team of 4 people, and will contribute to the largest national Genome sequencing effort of its kind.
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.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Python, Python Developer, Software Developer, Bioinformatician, Genomics, NGS, Next Generation Sequencing, Software Development, Linux, Git, Postgres, SQL, Django, MongoDB, Github, JIRA, Confluence, data, Rabbit MQ, MSc, London, UK, United Kingdom

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