Head of Software Engineering (Bioinformatics)

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Science and Research

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United Kingdom,Somerset,Frome,

Key Skills :

Java, Python, R, Bioinformatics, GWAS, Chip-seq, WGS, DNA, Genomic, Genetic, Life Science, SOftware

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Date Posted :

03 Apr, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Biotech Jobs

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Head of Software Engineering (Bioinformatics)

A brilliant new opportunity has just become available for a Head of Software Engineering to join the UK's top Consumer Genetic Testing company. Leading an international technical team, you will be using your strong academic background and experience in software architecture, to oversee technical strategy as the company continues its exceptional growth.

Working closely with the R&D team, Bioinformatics department, Application Development team and their infrastructure/Cloud partners, you will act as the glue between these areas, to ensure the timely delivery of the entire technology platform.

The successful Head of Software Engineering will have:

- 5+ years experience leading a multidisciplinary team
- Have a solid understanding of serverless computing and how to apply this in order to help teams build complex genomic pipelines.
- A background in advising key stakeholders at a senior and board level.
- Proven ability to work in agile methodologies
- Demonstrable experience in Software Architecture & Systems Architecture.

On Offer

On offer for the successful Head of Software Engineering, is a superb opportunity to join a leading company within the field of Genetic testing. You can except a very competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested or would like some more information then please contact Jack Lacy, via jlacy@pararecruit.com or call 0121,616,3467 for a confidential discussion.

Key Words:

Java, Python, Software Engineer, CTO, Head of, Head of Software Engineering, Agile, Methodologies, Architecture, Architect, Senior Software, Software Manager, Consumer, Genetics Software Developer, Bioinformatics, Bioinformatician, Agile, GWAS, Chip-Seq, Statistical, Advanced Analytics, Pipeline, Pipeline Development, DNA, Genetics, Genomics, Bath, Bristol, Swindon, Cardiff, South West.

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU




less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

For more information,visit www.paramountrecruitment.co.uk.

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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