Python Software Developer - Cambridge

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

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Python, Perl, HPC, Software, Software Development, Cloud, Informatics, computer science, Ansible, Ch

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09 May, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Python Software Developer - Cambridge

A new opportunity has just become available for a talented Python Software Developer to join an exciting Biotech Start-up company, based in Cambridge. This growing company require a talented developer to build/develop analysis pipelines and will use their strong programming background in HPC environments with Python/Perl to achieve this!

Working as part of a small, but growing dynamic team, you'll be expected to be involved with all aspects of technical development for the analysis platform. It will be a fantastic opportunity for a Software Developer to get involved at the early stages of the company and know that the work they do will have a real impact on the platform!

The successful Software Developer will:

*Design and develop the analysis infrastructure
*Implement production pipelines in a managed compute environment
*Optimise/streamline production pipelines and processes
*Implement/evaluate new tools and technologies as appropriate to improve and extend technical capability
*Extend pipelines to meet industry standards
*Collaborate in multi-disciplinary projects to ensure bioinformatics provision for therapeutic discovery and development

Required skills for the successful Software Developer:

*PhD or Masters in Informatics/Computer Science, or equivalent experience
*Demonstrable experience of working in a production informatics environment
*Experience with pipelining analyses on high-performance compute: farms, clusters, or cloud
*Proficiency in a high-level programming language, Python or Perl
*Experience with software development best practices, including version control and testing
*Fluency in Linux

Desirable requirements for this post include:
*An academic background in Biology or Life Science
*DevOps / SysAdmin experience
*Familiarity with Continuous Integration (eg; Jenkins/Travis)
*Knowledge of Ansible/Chef/Puppet
*Experience with OpenStack or Amazon EC2
*Experience analysing genomic/metagenomic sequence data

On Offer:

On offer for the successful Software Developer is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your skill set in a company who are doing revolutionary work and making a real work difference. You can expect a competitive salary and benefits package!

If you are interested in this or would like some more information then please don't hesitate to get in touch with Jack Lacy via, or call 0121,616,3467.

Key Words:

Python, Python Developer, Python Software Developer, Software Engineer, Python Engineer, Python Software Engineer, Python Software Programmer, Perl, Perl Developer, Perl Software, Software Development, Software Engineer, Bioinformatics, Analysis, Genome, Genetic, Genetics, Science, Scientific, Biology, Life Science, Genome, Bioinformatic, Bioinformatician.

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



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Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+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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