Senior Software Engineer - Python - Genomics

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Software Engineer, Python Engineer, Python, Java, C++, Perl, pipelines, NGS, WGS, API*, REST, RPC, B

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18 May, 2017

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Senior Software Engineer - Python - Central London - permanent
Competitive salary, excellent benefits, 100,000 Genomes Project!
Are you an experienced Software Engineer with a commercial background, looking at changing your career and either strengthening or learning new skills in a Bioinformatics environment? Then this new role could be a perfect fit for you. My client - a Genomics/Bioinformatics company - is looking for talented Software Engineers to join their team (4 people) in Central London.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for developing and maintaining software systems for the quality control, processing and interpretation of genetic data.
Other main responsibilities include:
-Developing services for interpreting genomes, tracking and distributing interpretation requests, genomic data processing and quality checking
-Developing computational pipelines and services, working on complex projects and custom tasks that span a wide variety of analytical problems
-Developing software products to automate High Performance Computing job execution, coordination, monitoring and resource optimisation
-Assisting with the deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting of computational pipelines for data processing and analysis
-Mentoring junior software engineers
The ideal Software Engineer should be/have:
-Educated at degree level in computer science of software engineering
-2-3 years' experience in a Software engineering environment (commercial) with designing and developing systems interconnected with APIs (REST, RPC)
-Proficiency in Python and ideally Java (or C++, Perl) and JIRA/Github
-Experience with databases such as Postgres, SQLAlchemy, Mongodb in end-to-end software life cycle

You will be working as part of a team of 4 people, and will contribute to a large Genome project, designing solutions and developing compounds to automate pipelines, making the process more efficient.

If you're interested in learning more and applying for this position, please contact Anna on +44 (0) 121 616 3469 with a cover letter and up-to-date CV. I'd be happy to discuss the details with you.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Keywords: Software Engineer, Python Engineer, Python, Java, C++, Perl, pipelines, NGS, WGS, API*, REST, RPC, Bioinformatics, commercial, Django, Postgres, SQL, Mongodb, Github, JIRA, Confluence, Docker, Genomic*, UK, London, United Kingdom

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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



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.
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