Computational Scientist - Bioinformatics - London
Bioinformatician/ Computational Scientist - London
Salary: £45k - £55k
A fantastic opportunity is now available for a Computational Scientist to join a highly talented team developing NGS products for diagnostic applications. You will have the chance to contribute to the development of Bioinformatics software to analyse clinical results generated by the sequencing platform. The objective being to use targeted sequencing to deliver top-quality diagnostic information in a range of different clinical settings.
The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about their work and have a real desire to change the face of clinical care. You will be working with both a driven team of experts and external partners to ultimately deliver a bioinformatics pipeline that will allow Next Generation Sequencing to become a part of everyday healthcare.
*You will design, implement and maintain Bioinformatics infrastructure, working with Bioinformatics tools and databases
*Support and enhance the internal Bioinformatics web-based platform
*Provide KPI's in relation to the platform complying to quality standards
*You are tasked with guaranteeing the performance of the Bioinformatics infrastructure
*You will be responsible for strong data and code optimisation to fit the capacity of the diagnostic platform
*Solid background in Bioinformatics and infrastructure management with Linux, Unix or Windows
*Strong scripting skills in Python, Perl or Bash
*5 years' experience in In Vitro Diagnostic industry and NGS
*Programming experience in Web development, ideally on Bioinformatics pipeline frameworks (Galaxy, Mobyle)
*Exposure to HPC environments (LSF, SGE)
*Strong knowledge of Bioinformatics algorithms and their implementations for NGS
*Experience with Java or C/C++
*Exposure to working with ISO standards such as 14971, 61010, 62304
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position. Sponsorship cannot be offered.
There are some great benefits on offer with this position, not just a very competitive salary. Pension, and private medical care for employees, their spouse and children can be offered.
This is an opportunity to apply your area of expertise to make a positive impact on the world, changing the face of clinical care for everyone.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Computational Scientist, NGS, Linux, Unix, Python, Perl, Bash, IVD, Galaxy, Mobyle, HPC, Java, C++, LSF, SGE, ISO
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