Software Developer – Bioinformatics
Fixed Term Contract – Sept 2019
This is a great opportunity for a strong Python or Perl developer to join a world-leading bioinformatics/ genomics organisation based in Cambridge. You will be responsible for developing backend software infrastructure that will enable biologists to curate and annotate parasites and pathogenic fungi genomes. You will be part of an international collaboration involving software developers from around the world and will be working in an Agile environment. The team you will be working with employ a test driven development (TDD) strategy for all software development projects and strongly promote open source development using Github for all software projects.
*A degree in a scientific or engineering discipline (or equivalent industrial experience)
*Significant programming experience in either Perl or Python
*Evidence of successful delivery in large or complex software projects and acting as a technical lead in both design and development
*Experience of object oriented development
*Knowledge and experience of UNIX/LINUX on an advanced level
*Experience with relational database systems and manipulation via SQL
*The ability to learn quickly on the job with excellent problem solving and analytical skill
*Self-motivated and dedicated with ability to run own workload effectively
*Strong social and interpersonal skills
*Experience with Genome Annotation and Curation would be ideal
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Software, Development, Python, Perl, BioPerl, Unit, Linux, SQL, RDBMS, TDD, Agile, Programming, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Cambridge.
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Job Reference: SDCFT_1518093639
Broadcast As: 18372
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Recruitment Consultant: Harvey Uppal