Big Data (Hadoop) Engineer

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Science and Research

Education Level :

Master of Science

Address 1 :

United Kingdom,Cambridge,Cambridge,

Key Skills :

Hadoop, Big Data, Cambridge, Java, HBase, Python, C++, Perl, Linux, Cloud, HPC, Bioinformatics, Geno

Salary :

£50000 per annum + Negotiable

Date Posted :

20 May, 2016

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Job Title: Big Data (Hadoop) Engineer
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £50k

An interesting opportunity is now available for a Hadoop Engineer based in Cambridge. You will be working within the Bioinformatics/ Genomics arena and the client is heavily involved with the 100,000 Genome Project.
This flagship project will sequence 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients and their families.
The aim for this project is to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS - transforming the way people are cared for. Patients may be offered a diagnosis where there wasn't one before. In time, there is the potential of new and more effective treatments.
As a Hadoop Engineer you will be working with like-minded, enthusiastic team members to develop and maintain large databases of genomic data. The role will be challenging yet highly rewarding.

Key Requirements:
*Experience with Big data (Hadoop)
*Proficient with Java
*HBase (Apache) experience
*Academic Background
*Knowledge of Python
Other Requirements:
*Comfortable using C++
*Knowledge of Perl
*Familiar with Linux
*Cloud experience
*Experience of HPC (High Performance Computing)
*Knowledge within Bioinformatics/Genomics

If you are passionate about working on a project that has the potential to benefit people on a global scale then please contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Hadoop, Big Data, Cambridge, Java, HBase, Python, C++, Perl, Linux, Cloud, HPC, High Performace Computing, Bioinformatics, Genomics

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