Web Developer – Genomics
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. 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.
This role is based in the Cambridge High Performance Computing Service, although there will be occasional London based working. The post holder is an experienced software developer, with exposure to bioinformatician approaches, responsible for creating web applications, producing high quality code and utilising programming skills for the interpretation of genetic data from large databases.
*Produces high quality code
*Liaises with internal and external parties to determine platform requirements
*Assists with the deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting of computational pipelines for WGS processing and analysis
*Performs quality assurance of the analysis and annotation made by third parties.
*Degree in a quantitative discipline such as computer science, biology, physics or mathematics, or experience to a similar level
*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, and working with RESTful APIs
*Experienced with distributed systems
*Solid exposure to Linux, Git, GitHub, Apache HTTP and Tomcat servers
*Proficiency in collaborative development tools such as Github, Confluence and JIRA
*Comfortable using of high performance computing clusters
*A demonstrable ability to cope under pressure and deliver to deadlines
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.
*Good attention to detail
*Some exposure to bioinformatics is desirable
*Experience of working on greenfield projects is desirable
There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at email@example.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
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Job Reference: WDGEL_1528870623
Broadcast As: 18372
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Specialism: Engineering
Recruitment Consultant: Harvey Uppal