Bioinformatician - Data Scientist - London

London, England
Oct 14, 2016
Nov 11, 2016
Jade Page
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Bioinformatician - Data Scientist - London

Next Generation Sequencing, Statistical Analysis, Innovative New Product, IVD experience required!

We are currently working with a ground breaking diagnostics in London who are looking for a passionate, experienced new Bioinformatician with IVD experience for a permanent opportunity based in London. This business is developing a new system to enable fast real-time diagnostics using a genomic analysis platform and require new skills to push this development forward.

This company have been established for almost 15 years and have a very talented team based in the heart of London. This particular role for a Bioinformatician will contribute to the advancement of bioinformatics software to analyse and report clinical results. You will work in a variety of clinical settings and collaboratively with other senior employees in the areas of engineering, chemistry, molecular biology, product design, software and bioinformatics.

This exceptional opportunity will include the following responsibilities:

*Implementing and maintaining BioInformatics tools for targeted sequencing assays.
*Designing complete pipelines to deliver a high level of analysis
*Maintaining internal sequence databases for applications in molecular diagnostics (including infectious diseases and oncology)
*Delivering data management plans to ensure data consistency and provide specifications to the computational team
*Building suitable interfaces for non-Bioinformaticians users
*Training Internal users to Bioinformatics platform tools
*Producing data sets to demonstrate the ability of the platform
*Running and documenting In silico experiments for development projects using the platform, software or in-house scripts
*Be able to work with the team to analyse data
*Actively encourage interactions within the team by arranging technical reviews and sessions to answer user's requirements
*Participating in relevant regulatory forums to ensure the company product designs reflect the challenges of a regulated diagnostic sample-to-answer sequencing test


*Educated to degree level in biology and bioinformatics
*Strong experience of designing and developing molecular biology assays
*IVD / In vitro diagnostics experience is essential
*Next generation sequencing data analysis experience
*Experience in Web development programming
*Knowledge of working with the publicly available sequence repositories (FDA-Argos)
*Experience using languages such as Python, Perl or Bash
*Knowledge of the quality and regulatory requirements for the design and development of IVD assays
*Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English

There is a competitive salary on offer for this role in addition to a great range of benefits. This is a great opportunity to join a team at the start of their development and really have a huge impact on their product and its results.

We would love to hear from you if you meet the requirements, please don't hesitate to contact Jade on +44 121 616 3472 for more information on this role.

Keywords: Statistics, Bioinformatics, Biostatistician, NGS, Next Generation Sequencing, IVD, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, London

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