Senior Bioinformatics Software Developer, Wellcome Sanger Institute

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cambridge, United Kingdom

The Opportunity:
The Garnett lab works at the cutting edge of cancer research and has an international reputation for producing large scale datasets that catalyse efforts to find new clinical cancer therapeutics. An exciting new opportunity now exists for a software developer to join our informatics team.

About you:
The successful applicant will build software to explore large scale pharmacogenomic datasets and help disseminate the findings to the worldwide community. They will work directly with lab scientists and cancer researchers to facilitate their work. Candidates should have an interest in some, or all, of the following: data science, data visualization, web development and cloud architecture. They will have previous experience working with biological or other scientific data.

About us:
We use the latest genomic techniques including genome-wide CRISPR screens to find the molecular determinants of cancers and identify vulnerabilities that can be targeted by drug treatments. Our multidisciplinary team of lab scientists, data scientists and software developers work together to produce science that will have clinical impact.

@Garnettlab @DepMapSanger

Quality software is vital to the running of our lab and in analysing the experiments we perform. Our websites allow us to share our results with the international cancer research community – we currently host three world-leading and widely used cancer therapeutics portals.

https://www.cancerrxgene.org/

https://cellmodelpassports.sanger.ac.uk/

https://score.depmap.sanger.ac.uk/

Essential Skills:

-Software development skills, ideally in Python with working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

-Experience working with relational databases

-Keen to learn and share ideas and knowledge

-Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team

-Previous experience in bioinformatics or scientific research

Ideal Skills:

-Experience building and consuming REST APIs

-Experience with modern web development frameworks such as React, Angular or Vue

-Knowledge of other programming languages, e.g., R, Perl

-Experience with dataset dashboard development, e.g. using R Shiny or Python Dash

-Developing code in software containers (e.g. Docker) and in cloud environments (e.g. OpenStack, AWS, Azure)

Other information:
Closing Date: 4th February 2020

Please apply online and include a cover letter with your application describing how you meet the essential criteria for the role.

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