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Python API Engineer - London

London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Python API Engineer - Permanent - Central London
Competitive salary, excellent benefits, 100,000 Genomes Project!
Are you an experienced Python Engineer with a commercial background, looking at changing your career and either strengthening or learning new skills in a Bioinformatics environment? Then this new role could be a perfect fit for you. My client - a Genomics/Bioinformatics company - is looking for talented Software Engineers to join their team (4 people) in Central London.
As a Python Engineer you will be responsible for developing and maintaining software systems for the quality control, processing and interpretation of genetic data.
Other main responsibilities include:
-Developing services for interpreting genomes, tracking and distributing interpretation requests, genomic data processing and quality checking
-Developing computational pipelines and services, working on complex projects and custom tasks that span a wide variety of analytical problems
-Developing software products to automate High Performance Computing job execution, coordination, monitoring and resource optimisation
-Assisting with the deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting of computational pipelines for data processing and analysis
-Mentoring junior software engineers
The ideal Software Engineer should be/have:
-Educated at degree level in computer science of software engineering
-2-3 years' experience in a Software engineering environment (commercial) with designing and developing systems interconnected with APIs (REST, RPC)
-Proficiency in Python and ideally Java (or C++, Perl) and JIRA/Github
-Experience with databases such as Postgres, SQLAlchemy, Mongodb in end-to-end software life cycle
You will be working as part of a team of 4 people, and will contribute to the largest national Genome sequencing effort of its kind, designing solutions and developing compounds to automate pipelines, making the process more efficient.
If you're interested in learning more and applying for this position, please contact Anna on +44 (0) 121 616 3469 with a cover letter and up-to-date CV. I'd be happy to discuss the details with you.
Look forward to hearing from you.
Keywords: Software Engineer, Python Engineer, Python, Java, C++, Perl, pipelines, NGS, WGS, API*, REST, RPC, Bioinformatics, commercial, Django, Postgres, SQL, Mongodb, Github, JIRA, Confluence, Docker, Genomic*, UK, London, United Kingdom

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Posted: 4th July 2017
  • Expires: 1st August 2017
  • Reference: AL0407PythonEngineer
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