Junior Data Architect - Cambridge

Paramount Recruitment
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Data Architect - Cambridge

A great new opportunity has become available for a Junior Data Architect to work with a leading Biotech company based in Cambridge. Working in the exciting sector of Genomics and Bioinformatics, you will be using your skills in Data Architecture, Database Modelling and DevOps to ensure sensitive Genomic data is stored appropriately, securely & is accessible.

This innovative company require a Junior Data Architect who has a background in this sector but who is looking to deepen their understanding of databases, handling data which is growing exponentially.


- Act as a bridge between software development and technical operations
- Perform investigations on production to help understand performance loading.
- Assisting in coding features, in particularly performance critical areas.
- Ensuring backup strategies are in place.
- Assist in design and implementation of logical & physical data model, ensuring it complies with function and performance requirements.
- Write standard Operating Procedures and refine/develop standards where necessary.


- Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Engineering.
- A background in Data Architecture/ Database Development/ DevOps
- Strong understanding of PostgreSQL RDBMS
- Proficient in programming languages: SQL, PL, pgSQL
- Ability to review Python/Perl programs using Object Relational Mapping Packages (DBIx, SQL Alchemy).
- Experience in Data Indexing & searching using ElasticSearch, Lucene, Solr, Xapian, would be a plus.

On Offer:

For the successful Junior Data Architect this really is a unique opportunity to propel your career in terms of experience and development. You can expect a competitive salary + benefits package and will be working in a company who are leaders in the field of Genomics, who are making a real world difference.

If you are interested in this or would like some more information then please don't hesitate to get in touch. Contact Jack Lacy via, or call 0121,616,3467 for a confidential conversation.

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