Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Python/DevOps)

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

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DevOps, System Administrator, Engineer, Biotechnology, Life Science, IT, Software, AWS, Linux, Ansib

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27 Mar, 2019

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Python/DevOps)

A great opportunity is currently available for a Senior Software Engineer to join an extremely exciting biotech company, based in Cambridge. Based upon ground breaking research, this project represents a paradigm shift in human biology and is looking to create opportunities for the diagnosis of a wide range of diseases/infections, autoimmune disorders and cancer!

Working as part of a growing technical team, the successful Senior Software Engineer is expected to use their proven background in Bioinformatics Software Development/DevOps, to help design & develop the informatics infrastructure.

Responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer:

- Design/Develop Informatics Infrastructure
- Implement Pipelines into a Cloud Computing Environment
- Optimise production pipelines.
- Evaluate & Implement new tools and technologies.


- PhD or Masters in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or equivalent experience
- Demonstrable experience of working in a production informatics environment
- Proven experience in Python
- Experience with software development best practices, (version control and testing)
- Fluency in Linux


- DevOps / SysAdmin experience
- Experience with pipelining analyses on high-performance compute: farms, clusters, or cloud
- Experience in Bioinformatics or background in biological sciences
- Familiarity with Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins/Travis)
- Knowledge of Ansible or other automation tools such as Chef/Puppet
- Experience with AWS cloud computing

On Offer:

This is a superb opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer to join a company who have received major, multi-year investment to discover biomarkers,targets and medicines. You can expect a very competitive salary and benefits package!

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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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