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Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Earlham Institute

Norwich, Norfolk

Published
11-05-2018
Job ad details
Published
11-05-2018
Expires
23-05-2018
Job ID
329800222
Job type
Full-time
Contract/Project/Casual
Fixed Term
Salary level
£39,150 - £47,850  per year
Job sector
Science & Pharma, IT, Telecoms, Management & Business, Customer Services

Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer

The Core Bioinformatics Group at the Earlham Institute (EI, Norwich, UK) is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to develop bioinformatics tools and pipelines.

The role:

The role will involve managing several projects to develop and implement best-practice analysis pipelines for sequence assembly, gene annotation, variant detection, regulatory genomics and comparative genomics. Typically, this will entail developing flexible and robust pipelines that support the analysis and quality control of next generation sequencing data, increase throughput and consistency and make efficient use of EIs considerable HPC resources.

This role will work with biologists, bioinformatics scientists, analysts and other specialists to design, implement and augment data analysis software and pipelines according to requirements and specifications. Working alongside the group leader the post-holder will have a role in supporting and guiding the work of members of the group and will take responsibility for delivering key tasks and specific interactions with internal and external groups.

The ideal candidate:

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant subject area (e.g. bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science) and demonstrated ability to produce well designed, documented code in some of R, Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, C++ or similar. Experience working with next generation sequence data in a high performance computing environment is essential.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £39,150 to £47,850 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post for a period of 3 years.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website by clicking the 'apply via website' button or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or nbi.recruitment@nbi.ac.uk  quoting reference 1003467.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 23rd May 2018

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Job ad details
Published
11-05-2018
Expires
23-05-2018
Job ID
329800222
Jobtype
Full-time
Contract/Project/Casual
Fixed Term
Salary level
£39,150 - £47,850  per year
Job sector
Science & Pharma, IT, Telecoms, Management & Business, Customer Services
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