Hadoop Big Data Engineer - Java - Cambridge/London

2 days left

Location
Cambridge, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 05, 2016
Closes
Oct 03, 2016
Ref
HEBCHU
Contact
Harvey Uppal
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job title:- Hadoop Developer

CompanyGenomics England
Salary Circa £ 50,000
Appointment Period2 years fixed term
Reports toDirector of Bioinformatics
LocationCambridge - at Cambridge High Performance Computing Service.

The 100,000 genomes project 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.

The company with massive potential and the 100,000 Genomes project is Government funded until 2020. This is merely the beginning of something that could change the lives of everyone for generations to come. This role is part of a highly motivated team and will be required to create web applications and utilise programming skills for the interpretation of genetic data from large databases.

This role is for an experienced Hadoop developer with exposure to bioinformatician approaches. As part of the team the post holder:
*Produces high quality code
*Liaises with internal and external parties to determine platform requirements
*Performs quality assurance of the analysis and annotation made by third parties.
Skills, knowledge and experience:
*First level degree in a quantitative discipline such as computer science, physics or mathematics. It is desirable to have some experience working in bioinformatics.
*Proven track record of developing high quality applications/systems with web services
*Extensive experience with Hadoop technologies (HBase, Hive) and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Apache Solr)
*Good experience of Python, Java and exposure to HTML, JavaScript and CSS
*Competent at assigning APIs, and working with RESTful APIs
*Experienced with distributed systems
*Solid exposure to Linux, Git, Postgres (or similar)
*Experience of working on greenfield projects is desirable
*A demonstrable ability to cope under pressure and deliver to deadlines
*Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
*Willingness to assume workload commensurate with this post
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.

Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Hadoop, Big Data, Cambridge, Java, HBase, Hive, Apache, Solr, Python, MongoDB, Linux, Cloud, HPC, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Programming, Engineer, Developer

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