Bioinformatics Developer

  • Location

    Cambridgeshire, England

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Yasmin Gray

  • Contact email:

    Yasmin.Gray@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    77820-PHARM-YGY_1619778789

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-29

  • Startdate:

    1/2/21

We are working with an exciting fast-paced biotech that are looking for a Bioinformatics Developer to join them at their office in Cambridge, with an element of remote working possible.

The company has generated a vast resource of sequence data from individuals who show particular resilience to diseases. The Bioinformatics Developer will help to create new ways to store, access and visualise this data. As the company grows, you will support the tech team to integrate and ingest new forms of complex biological data.

This role will have a wide range of responsibilities including:
- Developing and refining data processing and analysis pipelines
- Developing new approaches for the quality control of data
- Championing software development best practices
- Applying data processing and analysis pipelines that have been developed to new datasets, as well as helping in the development of new pipelines

Requirements:
Essentials
- A BA/MA/PhD in bioinformatics or a related field
- Proficiency with Python
- Experience with bioinformatics pipeline development

Desirables
- Proficiency with R
- Experience with relational databases
- Experience with Benchling or other LIMS software