Python Engineer - Central London - Permanent
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.
Currently the team are looking for a talented Software Engineer (Python) who will be responsible for developing and maintaining software systems for the quality control, processing and interpretation of genetic data. This role would suit a Python Software Developer from a commercial background who is looking to apply his or her skills set to a different field.
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,
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, Rabbit MQ, Confluence, Docker, Genomic*, UK, London, United Kingdom
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- Agency: Paramount Recruitment
- Posted: 4th August 2017
- Expires: 1st September 2017
- Reference: AL040817SE