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We are building an expert team to lead the genomic transformation of healthcare

We’re looking for people who do brilliant work.

In return we’ll give you an opportunity to change the world in a place that’s fun, supportive and unrelenting in its pursuit of the right solution.

OPEN ROLES

Graduate Scientist

We are now seeking quantitative scientists to join our team who design and implement novel approaches to making inferences from large-scale data. The focus of the company is to use genomic data to understand human biology. These positions offer the opportunity to work with leading scientists, an integrated data resource that is unrivalled in the field, and a talented technical team, to deliver cutting-edge science in genome analytics. There are open positions suitable for individuals who have recently completed, or are due to complete, their BSc or MSc.

You should have:

• A very strong quantitative background with experience in data analysis, and statistics and statistical inference.

• A good understanding of genetics and genomics overall, and ideally in modern human genetics.

• Excellent computational skills, experience in computer programming (Python and R), and ideally in handling and analysing large datasets.

• Some understanding of the translational potential of genomics in healthcare.

Given the sensitive nature of data used in Genomics plc you will be expected, as with all other employees, to ensure high standards of information security in your work.

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work in an ambitious young company – alongside highly talented colleagues – that combines cutting-edge research with commercial delivery
  • Unprecedented access to data – the chance to work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genome-phenotype databases in the world
  • Varied challenges targeted at real problems such as those faced by the pharma industry, where use of novel tools and approaches will radically change the efficiency of drug development
  • The chance to contribute to work that will have a direct impact on people and disease treatment
  • The opportunity to use some of your time to follow your own ideas or innovations
  • A competitive salary, with pension, private healthcare and other benefits
  • Share options in Genomics plc

Please apply with a CV and cover letter addressing the above criteria to recruitment@genomicsplc.com

Genomics plc welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

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Software Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Python developer to work on our platform for the statistical interpretation of genetic data. This is an exciting opportunity to join a cross-functional agile software development team, working with talented software engineers and statistical geneticists within a fast growing start-up company. You should be a highly motivated software professional with a passion for building a high-quality product.

You should have:

  • 1+ years of experience of software development in python, preferably in a collaborative environment
  • A passion for agile software development practices, including Continuous Delivery and Acceptance Test Driven Development
  • An understanding of the challenges of analysing large datasets
  • Exposure to automated end-to-end testing
  • Given the sensitive nature of data used in Genomics plc you will be expected, as with all other employees, to ensure high standards of information security in your work.

 

Ideally you should also have:

  • Experience of numerical software development in Python
  • Experience of DevOps and release/deployment automation
  • Experience of RESTful web services and Javascript
  • An appreciation of data protection and data security issues, and of their implications on system design
  • Experience of modern C++ or R
  • Experience of developing scalable server-side software
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas to people with a range of technical backgrounds
  • Enthusiasm for solving problems in the field of genomics and healthcare.

 

In return we offer:

  • The chance to contribute to work that will have a direct impact on disease treatment
  • Working in a dynamic, highly collaborative, friendly agile environment
  • A competitive salary, with pension, private healthcare, and other benefits
  • Share options in Genomics plc.
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Software Engineer (data visualisation)

We are seeking a Software Engineer, specialising in data visualisation, to build innovative tools for exploring and visualizing genetic and genomic data.  You will be collaborating closely with talented software engineers and statistical geneticists within a fast-growing, start-up company.  You should understand complex data and enjoy rapidly iterating ideas to build powerful designs.

You should have:

  • Proficiency in core web technologies including HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience in building fast, beautiful, data visualisations
  • Experience of working with large datasets using tools such as Python (Pandas/Numpy) or R
  • Experience working with HTTP/REST APIs.
  • Given the sensitive nature of data used in Genomics plc you will be expected, as with all other employees, to ensure high standards of information security in your work.

Ideally you should also have:

  • Experience building new visualisation types using D3
  • Experience in genomics or bioinformatics
  • Interest in functional and/or reactive programming paradigms.

Genomics plc welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

Please apply with a CV and cover letter addressing the points above to recruitment@genomicsplc.com.

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Data Scientist / Machine Learning

We are seeking data scientists to join our team, to design and implement novel approaches to learning from large scale data using state-of-art machine learning techniques. These positions offer the opportunity to work with leading scientists and a talented technical team, using an integrated data resource that is unrivalled in the field, in order to deliver cutting-edge science in genomic analysis. There are open positions available to individuals with suitable experience in data science companies, as well as individuals who have recently completed their PhDs, existing postdoctoral fellows, or existing PIs.

You should have:

• A strong quantitative background in statistics, machine learning or data science.

• Proven experience of analysing large-scale data sets in a scientific context using state-of-art machine learning methods.

• The ability to summarize and visualize complex datasets to look for patterns or potential biases through detailed analysis.

• The ability to discuss and explain complex ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.

• The ability to pick up complex concepts by interacting with specialists outside your own field.

• Experience in applying standard statistical approaches, and in contributing to the development of novel computational tools.

Ideally, you additionally have:

• Experience in genetics or genomics.

• Experience in the medical sciences.

• Experience with scientific programming languages, Python, and C/C++.

The expectation for relevant experience in these areas will vary with the seniority of the role. Given the sensitive nature of data used in Genomics plc you will be expected, as all other employees, to ensure high standards of information security in your work. If you enjoy thinking creatively about challenging problems in an applied clinical and research setting, this job is for you.

Please apply with a CV and cover letter addressing the above criteria to recruitment@genomicsplc.com.

Genomics plc welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

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Statistical Geneticists and Bioinformaticians

We are now seeking statistical geneticists to join our team to design and implement novel approaches to making inferences from large-scale data. The focus of the company is to use genomic data to understand human biology. These positions offer the opportunity to work with leading scientists, an integrated data resource that is unrivalled in the field, and a talented technical team, to deliver cutting-edge science in genome analytics. There are open positions suitable for individuals who have recently completed, or are due to complete, their PhDs, as well as for existing postdoctoral fellows or existing PIs.

You should have:

• A strong quantitative background, preferably in statistics, and with experience in genetics or genomics.
• Proven experience of analyzing genome-wide genetic variation in the context of understanding human biology and disease.
• The ability to summarize and visualize complex datasets to look for patterns of association, or potential biases, through detailed analysis.
• Experience in applying standard statistical approaches, and in contributing to the development of novel computational tools.
• You will be able to discuss and explain complex ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.

The expectation for relevant experience in these areas will vary with the seniority of the role, and we would consider strong statistical candidates interested in moving into genetics applications from other areas of data science. Given the sensitive nature of data used in Genomics plc you will be expected, as with all other employees, to ensure high standards of information security in your work. If you enjoy thinking creatively about challenging problems in an applied clinical and research setting, this job is for you.

In return we offer:

• The opportunity to work in an ambitious young company – alongside highly talented colleagues – that combines cutting-edge research with commercial delivery
• Unprecedented access to data – the chance to work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genome-phenotype databases in the world
• Varied challenges targeted at real problems such as those faced by the pharma industry, where use of novel tools and approaches will radically change the efficiency of drug development
• The chance to contribute to work that will have a direct impact on people and disease treatment
• The opportunity to use hack time for blue sky projects and research
• A competitive salary, with pension, private healthcare and other benefits
• Share options in Genomics plc.

Please apply with a CV and cover letter addressing the above criteria to recruitment@genomicsplc.com

Genomics plc welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

 

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It takes a real mix of skills – statistics, biology, commerce and technology  – and we are always on the lookout for motivated and entrepreneurial individuals.

“There’s an amazing opportunity which will only be secured by overcoming the obstacles around the data. It will change the world and we can be part of that.”

JOHN COLENUTT, COO