Senior Software Developer - Human Cell Atlas & Teichmann La
The Wellcome Sanger Institute
31st October 2018
£40850 - £49428
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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Salary in the region of £40,850 - £49,428 (dependent on experience) plus excellent benefits
Fixed term for 3 years
Highly motivated Full-Stack Developer required to work on infrastructure for Big Data Genome analysis using OpenStack within the Teichmann laboratory at the Sanger Institute.
An exciting unique opportunity has become available to develop software infrastructure for Human Cell Atlas project (https://www.humancellatlas.org) which aims to increase our understanding of human body on a cellular level. The post holder will be part of the Teichmann group, working closely with colleagues in the core IT team of the Cellular Genetics division and the European Bioinformatics Institute.
Specifically, the post holder will contribute to developing a virtualised compute cloud infrastructure to allow our analysis workflows to be run in a distributed, adaptable and scalable environment. This position would suit a Software Developer who enjoys developing software solutions for large scale data analysis. The post holder will also apply these skills to building and improving the pipeline and portal development within the Teichmann/ Cellular Genetics team at the Sanger Institute.
We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a multi-disciplinary team environment to help solve complex IT issues which will ultimately aid our understanding of the human body on a cellular level.
The Wellcome Sanger Institute is a charitably funded research centre and committed to training the next generation of genome scientists.
Our Benefits: Our employees have access to a comprehensive range of benefits and facilities including:
* Group Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and Life Assurance
* Group Income Protection
* Private Health Insurance
* 25 days annual leave, increasing by one day a year to a maximum of 30
* Family friendly environment including options for flexible and part-time working, a childcare voucher scheme, Campus Nursery and Summer holiday club
* Two days paid Employee Volunteering Leave a year
* Employee Discount Scheme
* Campus Gym, tennis courts, cricket pitch and sports hall plus a range of dining facilities
* Active Campus Sports and Social Club
* Free Campus Bus Service
Genome Research Limited is an Equal Opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and promoting equality in careers in science, we hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and have an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion programme of activity. We will consider all applicants without discrimination on grounds of disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. We are open to a range of UK-based flexible working options including part-time or full-time employment as well as flexible hours due to caring or other commitments.
Please include a covering letter and CV with your application.
Closing date: 30th November 2018, however applications will be considered and reviewed on an on-going basis and therefore the post may be filled before the deadline.