Senior Bioinformatician

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Bioinformatician, Computational Biologist, Bioinformatics, Pipeline, Software, Python, Cancer, Rare

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01 Aug, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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100,000 Genomes Project - Bioinformatics - Central London!

Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants.
A fantastic new opportunity has become available for a Bioinformatician to join their highly motivated Bioinformatics Interpretation team which is responsible for pipeline delivery at Senior level.

This role is ideal for a Bioinformatician who has already moved from academia to industry and is strong either in Python or in cancer/rare disease NGS data analysis (ideally both).

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Bioinformatician will be:
*Producing high quality code
*Liaising with internal and external parties to determine platform requirements
*Maintaining in-house capability to analyse WGS data of patients with cancer or rare diseases and conducts interpretation of findings
*Performing computational analyses for a range of projects
*Implementing programs for high-throughput sequencing data analysis
*Establishing general bioinformatics resources for day-to-day use by colleagues
The ideal Bioinformatician should meet the following requirements:
*Educated at MSc or PhD (with equivalent experience) in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology or related discipline
*Preferably Postdoc and several years' industry experience working as a Computational Biologist/Bioinformatician, delivering bioinformatics database solutions
*Strong in Python with several years' coding experience
*Strong background in Cancer Genomics or Rare Diseases (human NGS data analysis)
*Solid expertise of developing algorithms and software analysing large datasets
Genomics England works with key partners to collect, transport, store, quality check and sequence the samples from participants. 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.

You'll be able to work in their brand new offices in Central London and in return you will receive competitive salary and have the opportunity to work within a successful company in a fantastic location. If you'd like to know more and are interested in applying, please contact Anna on or +44 (0) 121 616 3469 with an up-to-date CV.

Look forward to hearing from you!

Keywords: Bioinformatician, Computational Biologist, Bioinformatics, Pipeline, Software, Python, Cancer, Rare Diseases, NGS, Next Generation Sequencing, Coding, Linux, Git, Postgres, MongoDB, WGS, Whole genome sequencing, PhD, MSc, variant calling, Database, UK, London

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