Programmer - Bioinformatician

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Science and Research

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United Kingdom,Cambridgeshire,Cambridgeshire,

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Python, Perl, Software, Programmer, DevOps, SysAdmin, Continuous Integration, Jenkins, Ansible, Open

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11 Apr, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Programmer - Bioinformatician

Analysis Infrastructure, Microbiomes, Biomarkers!

An exciting new opportunity has become available for a Programmer to join a start-up company in Cambridge at Senior level. The company is experiencing rapid growth and is currently establishing a core bioinformatics team to perform metagenome and genome analyses. You will have access to the company's genome database and microbiological technologies and will be developing pipelines contributing to biomarker discovery.

This role would ideal for a Programmer with an interest in Bioinformatics/Genomics - no previous experience in this field is required! You will be involved in the technical development of all aspects of the company's analysis platform.

Your main responsibilities as a Programmer/Bioinformatician will involve:
*Design and develop the company analysis infrastructure
*Implement production pipelines in a managed compute environment
*Optimise and streamline production pipelines and processes
*Evaluate and implement new tools and technologies as appropriate to improve and extend our technical capability
*Extend pipelines to meet necessary industry standards
*Collaborate in multi-disciplinary projects to ensure bioinformatics provision for therapeutic discovery and development

The ideal Programmer will fulfill the following requirements:
*Educated at PhD level in Computer Science/Informatics or relevant discipline
*Demonstrable experience of working in a production informatics environment
*Experience with pipelining analyses on HPC: farms, clusters, or cloud
*Proficiency in Python or Perl
*Experience with software development best practices, including version control and testing
*Fluency in Linux

In return you will receive competitive salary as well as a great benefits package and the opportunity to work as part of a start-up company in an excellent location. If you'd like to apply and find out more about the position, please get in touch with Anna with an up-to-date CV and cover letter ( or +44 (0) 121 616 3469). Look forward to hearing from you.
Candidates need to have at least indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

Keywords: Python, Perl, Software, Programmer, DevOps, SysAdmin, Continuous Integration, Jenkins, Ansible, OpenStack, Microbiome, Metagenomics, Metagenome, Microbial, HPC, High Performance Computing, Pipeline, Bioinformatics, PhD, biology, DNA, biomarker discovery, bacteria, Cambridge, UK

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

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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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