Software Developer - Python, Perl

Paramount Recruitment Limited
28 Mar 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Developer - Python, Perl

Genomics, Bioinformatics, Fixed-term, Cambridgeshire!

A fantastic new position has become available for a Software Developer to join a world-leading Genomics company in Cambridgeshire at Senior level. You will be part of a talented Software Development team, designing and developing backend software infrastructure and working with scientists in their genomics group to extract requirements to develop software and ensure it fits into existing systems.

This role would be ideal for a Software Developer with some Bioinformatics/Biology knowledge who has a short notice period and is looking for a new challenge.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Developer involve:

-Developing the required software ensuring it is transparent, well-structured and adaptable and has adequate tests
-Maintaining and extending the interface between the developed software and the pathogen sequence tracking and annotation databases
-Discussing requirements and agreeing specifications with researchers to guide design and development and ensuring that software meets and continues to meet requirements
-Providing technical support to internal and external users
-Documenting software and writing user guides and training manuals

The ideal Senior Software Developer will meet the following requirements:

-Degree in a scientific or engineering discipline (or equivalent)
-Significant programming experience in Python or Perl
-Evidence of successful delivery in large or complex software projects and acting as a technical Lead in both design and development
-Experience of object-oriented development
-Knowledge and experience of UNIX/LINUX on an advanced level
-Knowledge of relational database systems and manipulation via SQL

This is a fixed-term opportunity - in return you will receive a competitive salary with generous benefits and the opportunity to work as part of a talented Software team in a world-leading Genomics company at a fantastic location.
For more information and to apply for the role, please contact Anna on **************** or *************************** with an up-to-date CV.

Keywords: Software, Python, Perl, Senior, Software Developer, UNIX/LINUX, SQL, TDD, Agile, Genomics, Bioinformatics, genome annotation, genome curation, backend, infrastructure, biologist, interface, user guide, database, object oriented development, Cambridgeshire, UK

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