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Bioinformatics Engineer

Central London   •  Plus Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

Bioinformatics Engineer - London

Paramount is working closely with a client who is now moving towards a future of enabling faster, deeper genomic research, bringing genomic healthcare to all who need it.

They are now urgently looking for a Bioinformatics Engineer to join their team in London.

As a Bioinformatics Engineer you will be skilled in performing computational analysis and implementing software solutions for sequencing data and genome analysis for interpretation. You'll be an essential member of the team and a driving force behind their mission to advance personalised genomic medicine in the UK, directly benefiting patients suffering with diseases and cancers.

You'll be involved in producing high quality code, driving adoption of agile practices and acting as an SME for Bioinformatics. You'll be performing computational analysis, implement software solutions for high throughput sequencing data analysis, genome analysis and interpretation as well as ensuring that they continuously improve their practices and adhere to engineering standards.

Skills required:

Excellent Python coding skills

Experience in Bioinformatics, understanding of the standards, data sources and tool chains used in NGS and clinical genomics

Proficient in Linux, Git, Postgres (or similar RDBMs)

Solid expertise of developing production quality algorithms and software to analyse large data sets

Excellent technical writing skills.

Experience working in agile environments and demonstrable effectiveness working in agile squads

Experience using public cloud services

Experience in building code using CI/CD


MSc or Higher in a biomedical discipline (or equivalent experience) and MSc or higher in computer science/software engineering (or equivalent experience)

This is an exciting and challenging role which will require strong technical abilities. The client is offering a competitive package, with excellent benefits and career progression.

For more information on this role, and to discuss the benefits on offer, please call me on t: +44 (0)121 616 3404 | m: +44 (0)7985 635091 or Email srana@pararecruit.com

Keywords: Human genetics, biomarker discovery, statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, data science, transcriptomics, computer science, data engineering, pharmaceutical, genomics, immunology, oncology, rare diseases, cancer, data analyst, London, python, linux

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: BE/SER
  • Updated: 4th October 2021
  • Expires: 1st November 2021

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