Data Scientist – Biotech Start-Up - UK

10 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Scientist – Biotech Start-Up - UK

AL Solutions are exclusively partnered with a small start-up Biotechnology company, based in Cambridge (UK). We are searching for a Data Scientist to join their growing team.

This company, founded last year, have managed to grow to a team of 15 and have just received another round of funding – expecting to grow to a team of 35 by Q2 2019.

Focused within the study of Genomics, and a niche focus within cancer research, they would like to run their own clinical trials next year and to truly impact the way in which cancers are diagnosed, treated, and cured.

My client is truly focused on their culture and environment. Therefore, you must be someone that’s able to fit into their quirky, fun, and energetic team. Perhaps you’re a 6 a-side champ? A Playstation guru? Maybe you’re always willing to buy the first round.

Your responsibilities will be to work alongside their tech team to integrate ML algorithms in bioinformatics pipelines to deliver a varity of analyses. You’ll also develop reports and documentation for results.


Bachelors degree in Data Scienc or a related field
Python programming experience
Experience implementing analytical algorithms in a variety of datasets
Experience applying deep ML algorithms and Bayesian statistics
Data and database management (SQL, NoSQL)
Experience with Unix/Linus environments
Experience in AWS
Proficient in programming within R
Experience in a cancer genomics startup or lab

As a small, flexible, and growing company – they can offer 1 day p/week working from home, as well as flexi-working hours. Therefore, you can work on the train, you can start-early and finish early, or start-late and finish late etc. They have an open, honest, and trustworthy culture.


AL Solutions are a niche Life Science recruitment consultancy. We place professionals across the UK/EU for a variety of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.

If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies – or reach out to us via:

Tel: +44 (0) 203 778 0909

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