Software Engineer - Boston, US

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Master of Science

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North America,--Massachusetts,Boston,

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Software Engineer, Precision Medicine, Cancer Genomics, Software Engineering, Bioinformatician, Pyth

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Date Posted :

16 Jan, 2019

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Scientific Jobs

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Software Engineer - Boston, US

Precision Medicine, Cancer Genomics, Software Engineering, Bioinformatician

A MSc Software Engineer with 1-2 years working experience is urgently required to join an applied genomics software and data sciences group, focused on enabling cancer genomics research and precision cancer medicine. This role will help to build a new open-source software to enable precision cancer medicine.

The long-term goal is to work with multiple cancer centers to build one of the most comprehensive knowledgebases of genomic data integrated with detailed clinical data. This company hire talented clinicians and researchers in the mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Working with amazing partners and the best technologies, this is a fantastic group to be a part of.

To take on this Software Engineer position you should have both bioinformatics experience and extensive software engineering experience. You will be working with platforms that are focused on mining of cancer genomic data sets. Additional responsibilities include:

Designing and developing software, databases and interfaces for analyzing and manipulating genomic data, and matching patients to clinical trials
Designing cloud-based bioinformatic workflows, e.g. for whole exome sequencing and RNASeq data
Design and develop Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), microservices, and asynchronous queuing systems
Arranging cloud-based services via modern dev-ops frameworks
Developing Python software modules, developed via best practices, including unit testing, automated build processes and code reviews

Experience required:

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology
2+ years of software engineering experience in the bioinformatics or cancer genomics space
Expert knowledge of Python
Expert knowledge of relational and non-relational databases, such as MongoDB
Strong interest in contributing to biological research with clinical applications
Experience in modern software development technologies, including distributed versioning systems, continuous integration, and Agile programming practices
Excellent communication skills, and ability to work to deadlines

This position is available immediately and I would love to hear from you if you are interested. Please apply to this advert and attach your resume or send through your resume to

Keywords: Software Engineer, Precision Medicine, Cancer Genomics, Software Engineering, Bioinformatician, Python, Boston

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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