Experienced Data Analyst - Bioinformatics Team - Manchester
Data Analyst - Experienced - Bioinformatics Team
Manchester based, Diagnostics, Excellent Salary + Pension, Permanent role
Paramount Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Data Analyst (experience/senior level) based in Manchester with a highly successful, growing molecular diagnostics organisation. This company are developing a product which is already being used by health care providers in the UK and Europe. This is great chance to join a truly entrepreneurial organisation that has support from an experienced management team and investors.
As a Data Analyst you will join a Bioinformatics team to analyse large volumes of data generated by the company product and other applications, for the purpose of improving product performance. You will lead data gathering and monitoring activities, and pro-actively looks for trends in the data. You will also assess large volumes of data to identify changes that can be incorporated into new and existing products. Additionally, you will provide support to the technical team to answer questions coming from customers and suggest improvements where required.
*Development and enhancements of Data Monitoring Tools, along with day-to-day administration
*Managing and ensuring traceability and integrity of large volumes of data
*Pro-active assessment and interpretation of test data, flagging and trends or data points that require further investigation
*Often working closely with the Quality, Business Development and Technical teams
*Ensuring potentially useful 'features' within data are identified and extracted for use in test improvements
*Leadership of investigations, resulting from customer complaints and/or internal analysis of data trending
*Define practical uses for features and practical solutions to issues that require troubleshooting
*Providing data/results in a suitable format for further assessment
*Input into Product Development programs, providing recommendations based on analysis of existing test data as well as input into development data for new tests
*Reporting into the Head of Bioinformatics, dotted line to Head of Assay Development
*Some supervision of junior staff supporting data analysis projects
*Educated to degree level in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or other Scientific discipline
*5+ years' experience planning and leading exploratory data analysis/data mining projects in a commercial environment
*Strong exploratory data analysis/data mining techniques
*Self-motivated and focused, proactive and able to complete tasks with minimal supervision
*Solid statistical analysis skills and knowledge, including ability to generate accurate models from large volumes of data
*Experience using Perl, Python, PostgreSQL and web application development skills
*Excellent scripting skills, using 'R' or 'S'
*Good organisational and documentation skills
*Fluent English speaking and writing, candidate should also be eligible to work in the UK
Please contact Jade @ Paramount to discuss this role and team further, you are welcome to apply to this advert or call anytime on +44 121 616 3472
Keywords: Data Analysis, Bioinformatics, Diagnostics, Software, Data Analyst, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, North West, UK
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