Web Developer - Genomics - Cambridge

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Master of Science

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United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

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Keywords: JavaScript, FrontEnd, Full Stack, Web Applications, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Architecture

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02 Feb, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Web Developer - Genomics
Cambridge - 8 Month contract

This fixed-term role would be ideal for someone experienced in Front - Middle layer web application development with a passion to apply their trade in the Genomics/ Bioinformatics sector. In this role you will be working with the Global Pneumococcal Sequencing teams for the design and delivery of front end / middle layer architecture and development and implementation / scalability and code review. You would be required to communicate with GPS managers to discuss architecture/ requirements and novel solutions as well as developing relationships with internal and external parties.

*Design, architecture, technology assessment and implementation for Front - middle layer web application development and managing the further development of other in-house applications with respect to client delivery.
*To initiate further front-end developments if and where required around the core centre application delivery with close liaison with cGPS/GPS management and other members of the development and scientific team.
*The role will focus on managing, expanding and improving the JavaScript stack, both server (Node) and client-side as well as overall system usability (UX/UI lead) stability, scalability and performance.
*Ensure data generated within cGPS and elsewhere are made available through the use of web technologies to the external scientific community and the public in a timely fashion.
*Proactively monitoring, assessing and actioning (including developing new innovative solutions as well as modifying existing web services) any 'bigger picture' requirements with respect to software delivery of the organisation on an on-going basis.
*To further develop cGPS 'house styles' and improve coding practices.
*To assess solutions and play a leading role in influencing choice of methodologies leading the front-end development team.
*Manage Server and client-side JavaScript / HTML5 / CSS / node, consulting with other team members
*Establish, develop and maintain open and effective communication with senior members to provide consultancy to management on web services and ensure credibility for future project collaborations
*System scalability, testing, performance and browser optimisation. Maintenance and further development of existing JavaScript tools and APIs along with development of novel, interactive tools (and APIs) for linking genomic and epidemiological metadata.
*Enforce and manage best practices and standards-based solutions for the software and data architectures; to keep abreast of current technologies and maintain / develop an understanding of the science; to benchmark, test, enhance and troubleshoot the performance of software both existing and in-development to ensure the data is presented efficiently and accurately and end users receive the best outcome
There are some great benefits available with this role as well as the opportunity to work with some of the best minds in genomics and software development.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: JavaScript, FrontEnd, Full Stack, Web Applications, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Architecture, Software, Server, Client, Node, UI, UX, HTML, CSS, API, Cambridge, Developer.

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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




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

For more information,visit www.paramountrecruitment.co.uk.

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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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