Bioinformatics Software Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Janne Bate

  • Contact email:

    Janne.Bate@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    76792-PHARM-JNB_1598192670

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-22

  • Startdate:

    asap

I am looking for a Bioinformatics Software Engineer to work on software which is a highly specialised pipeline focused on the identification of neo-antigens from high-throughput DNA sequencing data to direct the development of targeted immunotherapies.

Requirements:
·One of the following qualifications in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related technical field:
oPhD
oBSc with two years of industrial/academic experience
oMSc with one year of industrial/academic experience
·Extensive expertise in Python, R or a similar scripting language
·Experience with developing and maintaining bioinformatics pipelines
·Experience with version control systems such as Git
·Ability and willingness to rapidly learn new languages/frameworks as required
·Excellent communication skills
·A disciplined attitude towards developing robust, reliable and maintainable code

In addition to the above, the following skills/experiences are desirable:
·Experience writing production-grade code as part of a development team
·Experience working routinely within a Linux command-line environment and strong knowledge of shell scripting
·Groovy (or Java) experience
·Hands-on experience with high-throughput DNA sequencing data