Bioinformatics Platform Developer

Posted 28 February 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Data Science & AI
Contact NameLewis Besbeech

Job description

BioTalent have an exciting collaboration with a fast-growing, patient/people focused biotech based in Cambridge, UK. The organisation has an outstanding culture with senior leadership who are visible and lead from the front, promoting an open, free speaking and learning environment.

This unique opportunity will allow the Bioinformatics Platform Developer to create their own best ways of working with no limit to your innovative abilities, working in alignment with passionate co-workers on meaningful projects surrounding genetic diseases. If you interested in software architecture and are passionate about developing flexible solutions to complex problems, this is exactly what you have been waiting for.

You will be responsible for:
  • Creating bioinformatics infrastructure from the ground up and supporting with the optimisation of the existing platform.
  • Key contributions in the construct and implementation of a bioinformatic web ecosystem, empowering your colleagues to get more from their data.
  • Pipeline engineering, enhancement and validation - resulting in a flexible, adaptable and customisable end product, adhering to the relevant production quality regulations.
  • Championing data integrity and being responsible for advocating the best data handling and archive practises to drive broad scale analyses.
  • Stakeholders and external collaborator management.

You will bring the following:
  • A degree (or equivalent experience) in Bioinformatics, Biology, Medicine, Machine Learning, Statistics, Computer Science or a similar discipline.
  • A track record of using Python to develop and deploy scientific software (expertise).
  • Familiarity with python web development (Django, Flask, Pyramid etc.)
  • Experience coding within a team and experience working with SQL (Postgres, MySQL etc.)
  • Sound knowledge and/or practise with JavaScript.
  • Understanding of version control using Git (familiar with branching and merging)
  • Experience developing software and systems for analytical purposes.

If you would like to learn more about this unique opportunity or to recommend a valued professional from your network, you can reach out using the contacts below! // +44 (0)2033438780

BioTalent Ltd are acting as an employment agency in relation to this opportunity.