Big Data Engineer - Genomics - Cambridge
Hadoop Engineer - Big Data - Java - Bioinformatics - Cambridge/ London
Salary - £50K (Negotiable)
A fantastic position is available for a skilled Big Data Engineer with good knowledge of Hadoop and proficient with programming in Java to work in the field of Genomics/ Bioinformatics. You have the opportunity to join an enthusiastic team filled with some of the greatest minds in the country, working on the 100,000 Genome Project, the biggest project in the world of its kind. The project is government funded initially to 2020 and when completed, is widely expected to change the face of healthcare across the world for generations to come. The Bioinformatics team has expanded considerably following the initial success of the project and this is expected to continue.
The project is at its early stages and there is fantastic potential here, making this vacancy very rewarding indeed. The client is looking for the right person to join this highly motivated team and be at the forefront of this unparalleled project.
You would be required to create web applications and utilise programming skills for the interpretation of genetic data from large databases.
As an experienced Hadoop Engineer you should:
*Have a first class degree in a related field
*Be very strong developing in Java and have solid Python knowledge
*Have extensive experience with Hadoop technologies (HBase, Hive) and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Apache Solr)
*Be comfortable working with RESTful API's
*Have a solid understanding of Linux, Git, Postgres (or similar)
*Have experience working with HPC (High Performance Computing)
*Knowledge within Genomics/ Bioinformatics is desirable
You must be eligible to work within the UK to apply for this role, sponsorship cannot be offered
There are great benefits included with this role such as childcare vouchers, gym discounts, season ticket loan, not to mention the great sense of achievement knowing that you are actively working towards changing the lives of NHS patients and their families. There are a lot of companies around the world keeping their eye on the 100,000 Genome project and will no doubt be looking to emulate it's success which would present future opportunities to successful candidates worldwide.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at email@example.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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