Python Developer – London
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 initiative with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants.
Currently the team are looking for a talented Python Developer who will be responsible for developing and maintaining software systems for the quality control, processing and interpretation of genetic data. This role would suit a Software Engineer with strong Python skills from a commercial background who has an interest in changing the way patients with rare diseases and cancer are diagnosed and treated. No previous Genomics and Bioinformatics experience is needed.
Your main responsibilities as a Python Developer will involve:
*Developing and operating computational pipelines, working on complex projects and custom tasks that span a wide variety of analysis problems
*Developing and applying state-of-the-art approaches to 100,000 whole genome sequencing in the areas of QA, WGS analysis in cancer and rare diseases, sequence alignment/variant calling
*Assisting with deploying, maintaining and troubleshooting computational pipelines for WGS processing and analysis
*Liaising with internal colleagues as needed to ensure provision and smooth running of computational pipelines for data processing and analysis
The ideal Python Developer should meet the following requirements:
*Educated at degree level in computer science of software engineering
*3-4 years’ experience in a Python Software engineering environment (commercial) with designing and developing systems interconnected with APIs (REST, RPC)
*Strong skills in Python and ideally Bash and Java
*Experience with databases such as Postgres, SQLAlchemy, Mongodb in end-to-end software life cycle
*Proficiency in collaborative development tools such as Github, Confluence and JIRA
Genomics England works at the cutting edge of science, technology and healthcare. Our mission is to deliver the ground-breaking 100,000 Genomes Project − the biggest national genome sequencing project of its kind anywhere in the world. As it moves beyond the 100,000 Genomes Project, Genomics England will work with the National Health Service England to launch the world’s first Genomic Medicine Service within a national healthcare system. In partnership with government, the NHS, academia, industry and the public, Genomics England aims to realise the potential of genomic medicine: to embed state-of-the-art care in the NHS; bring health benefits to UK citizens; and consolidate the UK’s position as the ‘go to’ destination for international genomic research and investment.
If you’re interested in learning more and applying for this position, please contact Anna Lauterjung on +44 (0121) 6163469 or send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Job Reference: AL160718PD_1531730853
Broadcast As: 26629
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Genomics
Recruitment Consultant: Anna Lauterjung