Senior Bioinformatics Scientist PhD level - Cambridge MA

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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North America,--Massachusetts,Cambridge,

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Computer Science, Pipeline Development, Software Development, NGS, Sequencing Data, Bioinformatics S

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02 Apr, 2019

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Senior Bioinformatics Scientist PhD level - Cambridge MA

Computer Science, Pipeline Development, Software Development, NGS, Sequencing Data

We are currently supporting the growth of an exciting R&D start-up biotech in Cambridge!

This talented team are providing services to develop and optimize unique solutions for DNA and RNA preparation for challenging research, agricultural, clinical and other genomic and genetic applications.

The company are testing and validating novel methods in DNA and RNA protocols and implementing DNA and RNA workflows for automation for both internal and external projects with collaborators.

There most recent work has been in leading the development of new technology to advance target enrichment for next generation sequencing, which captures the strengths of both traditional hybridization- and PCR-based strategies. This has been incredibly successful and they have now developed an easily-automatable one-day target enrichment workflow which can scale from one gene to many with exceptional specificity and uniformity.

We are looking for a Ph.D.level Senior Bioinformatics Scientist to join the team and contribute to upcoming projects.


*Working with bioinformaticians, CSO and Engineers to take on theoretical problems and create practical solutions
*Developing novel computational solutions in support of the Product Development and Contract Services teams
*Analyzing sequencing data to assess the quality of experimental data
*Provide results to research and production teams, analyses and visualization for presentations, publications, and marketing materials
*Using existing analysis pipelines and/or developing new pipelines to provide insight into new technology development
*Developing and maintaining in-house software and computational tools
*Contribute to drafting papers, publications, and patent applications
*Managing project timelines and ensuring project deadlines are met

Experience Required:

*Ph.D. in physics, mathematics, bioinformatics, computational science, or a related field
*2-3 years of post-doc experience from a biotechnology company or academia
*Previous experience developing computational solutions to address challenging biological problems
*Demonstrated ability with several programming languages such as Java, Scala, C++, Python, R, Unix
*Experience with cloud computing, preferably Amazon Web Services
*Experience with AgBio desired

Please don't hesitate to apply and attach your resume for review, we are hoping to arrange interviews in the next 1-2 weeks.

Keywords: Computer Science, Pipeline Development, Software Development, NGS, Sequencing Data, Bioinformatics Scientist, Bioinformatician, Target Enrichment, Boston, Cambridge, United States

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


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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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