• We use cookies to help make our website work. LEARN MORE

Python Developer - London

London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


Python Developer - Genomics
London

To build on the success of the 100,000 Genomes Project, the Government tasked NHS England with support from Genomics England to launch a new NHS Genomic Medicine Service comprising a National Genomic Test Directory where 300,000 tests have been re-profiled and whole genome sequencing will be available for direct healthcare. Through 7 Genomic Laboratory Hubs this offers equitable access to the 55 million people in England to the latest genomic medicine and research. This will lead to faster diagnosis and personalised medicine.
Genomics England has been asked to prepare a plan for up to 5 million genomic tests over the next 5 years.
The post holder is an experienced Python developer responsible for creating web applications and utilising programming skills for the interpretation of genetic data from large databases.
The post holder is responsible for developing and operating computational pipelines, working on complex projects and custom tasks that span a wide variety of analysis problems and developing and maintaining a knowledge base of variants and annotations.

Key Accountabilities:
*Develops services, databases and web applications for:
oInterpreting genomes
oTracking and distributing interpretation requests
oGenerating knowledge bases from the interpretation outcomes
*Assists with the deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting of computational pipelines for WGS processing and analysis
*Liaises with internal colleagues as needed to ensure the provision and smooth running of the computational pipelines for data processing and analysis
Key Requirements:
*Experience in designing and developing APIs and overall developing systems in a Service Oriented Architecture (essential)
*Work experience with Django framework (essential)
*Degree in computer science or software engineering (or equivalent experience)
*Proficiency in collaborative development tools such as GitHub, Confluence and JIRA
*Proficiency in JavaScript, Python and ideally Java
*Comfortable using high performance computing clusters (desirable)
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands
*Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Excellent attention to detail
*Post-graduate degree or equivalent work experience in bioinformatics (desirable)
*Experience in the development of NGS analysis pipelines for large numbers of samples (desirable)
*Experience in cloud computing (desirable)
There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Python, Developer, Engineer, API, Restful, Java, JavaScript, HPC, Github, Jira, Confluence, Django, SOA, NGS, Bioinformatics, Genomics, HPC, Clusters, Web, London.

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities. By applying for this position you agree to our privacy policy which can be found here: https://www.pararecruit.com/legal/privacy-policy/


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: SOFDEVGEL
  • Posted: 19th November 2019
  • Expires: 17th December 2019

Paramount Recruitment

Share this job: