Database Developer - Genomics

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Master of Science

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United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

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Keywords: Database, Hadoop, Developer, Bioinformatics, Genomics, MongoDB, NoSQL, Hive, HBase, Java,

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24 Apr, 2019

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Database Developer

To build on the success of the 100,000 Genomes Project, the Government tasked NHS England with support from Genomics England to launch a new NHS Genomic Medicine Service comprising a National Genomic Test Directory where 300,000 tests have been re-profiled and whole genome sequencing will be available for direct healthcare. Through 7 Genomic Laboratory Hubs this offers equitable access to the 55 million people in England to the latest genomic medicine and research. This will lead to faster diagnosis and personalised medicine.
Genomics England has been asked to prepare a plan for up to 5 million genomic tests over the next 5 years.
The post holder is an experienced Hadoop developer with exposure to bioinformatician approaches.

Key Accountabilities:
*Produces high quality code
*Liaises with internal and external parties to determine platform requirements
*Performs quality assurance of the analysis and annotation made by third parties
Key Requirements:
*First level degree in a quantitative discipline such as computer science, physics or mathematics. It is desirable to have some experience working in bioinformatics.
*Proven track record of developing high quality applications/systems with web services
*Extensive experience NoSQL databases such as MongoDB or Apache Solr. Experience with Hadoop technologies (HBase, Hive)
*Extensive experience with Java development (Maven, Tomcat,). Exposure to Python, HTML, JavaScript and CSS
*Competent at assigning APIs, and working with RESTful APIs
*Experienced with distributed systems
*Solid exposure to Linux, Git, Postgres (or similar)
*Experience of working on greenfield projects is desirable
*A demonstrable ability to cope under pressure and deliver to deadlines
*Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
*Willingness to assume workload commensurate with this post
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands.

There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Database, Hadoop, Developer, Bioinformatics, Genomics, MongoDB, NoSQL, Hive, HBase, Java, Mavern, Tomcat, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, CSS, Rest, API, Python, Postgres, Linux, Cambridge.

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