Senior Scientific Software Manager

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

Industry :

Science and Research

Education Level :

Master of Science

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United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

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Keywords: Senior, Scientific, Software, Manager, Leader, Bioinformatics, Genomics, SDLC, Agile, Pyth

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Date Posted :

14 Nov, 2018

Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Scientific Jobs

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Senior Scientific Software Manager

This is a very interesting post for a Senior Scientific Manager to lead an established team delivering software to support the cellular and genomics operational facilities of the organisation.
This post holder will be responsible for student, junior and senior software developers and will be a part of the scientific management team, reporting into the Production Software Manager.

Core Accountabilities Include:
*Use a recognised software development life cycle (SDLC) process to manage the predictable delivery of software into production.
*Gain and maintain a broad and where necessary detailed understanding of the operational process to model with the development team support process, interactions and data that adds value to the organisation.
*Identify, champion and support process improvement of chosen SDLC in collaboration with development team and customers.
*Mentor & coach developers (Senior, Junior & Industry placement students) identifying learning opportunities to sustainably increase the capability and capacity of the development team in line utilising available budgets.
*Support and improve maintainability of software applications through understanding and influencing the selection and implementation of technologies, tooling and techniques in collaboration with development team.
*Support line manager and senior managers in setting and influencing the technology strategy for core informatics.
*Investing in personal professional development gaining and maintaining technical and managerial skills to support software development projects, people and process.
*Transparently report progress and impediments towards the stated strategic aims of the organisation learning from failure and success.

Skills and Experience Required:
*Experience with Agile development methods
*Experience modelling complex domains
*Experience with facilitating teams to identify process improvement and celebrate great team working.
*Experience of managing a team and coaching and developing staff
*A technical background in software development.
*You will have experience with XP practices
*Ability and confidence to gain practical knowledge in new technologies
*Ability to quickly and effectively forge relationships with senior internal and external stakeholders
*Some experience with system thinking tools to engage with more complex situations.

Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Senior, Scientific, Software, Manager, Leader, Bioinformatics, Genomics, SDLC, Agile, Python, Technology, Cambridge.

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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