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Bioinformatician (Operations)

London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


Bioinformatics Operations
Genomics England - London

Genomics England have a very interesting and challenging role available for a Bioinformatician skilled in pipeline development and management to join the Operations team.
The post holder is responsible for the day to day running of bioinformatics pipelines within Genomics England.
Your main responsibilities will involve:
*Ensure the smooth operations of the pipelines and troubleshoot problems when they occur.
*Liaise with the development teams to report any issues and design solutions.
*Provide second line support to internal customers and the research community who are using Genomics England tools.
You must meet the following requirements:
*Degree or equivalent experience in bioinformatics
*Ample experience running of NGS analysis pipelines for large numbers of samples
*Proficiency in Linux and basic command line skills
*Experience using collaborative development tools such as Github, Confluence and JIRA
*Familiar with the databases and resources available for variant interpretation
*Confident using shell and python scripts
*Comfortable using high performance computing clusters
*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
*Experience with customer delivery and liaison is an advantage
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Excellent attention to detail
*Ability to work under pressure without compromising quality of work
*Experience of working is an ISO accredited or clinical lab is an advantage

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: Bioinformatics, Operations, Pipelines, Development, Maintenance, Genomics, NGS, Analysis, Python, Shell, Github, HPC, Linux, Human Genetics, Clinical, ISO, London.


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

  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: BIO-OPS
  • Posted: 12th February 2020
  • Expires: 11th March 2020

Paramount Recruitment

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