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We are building an expert team to use genetics to transform drug development

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 excellence.

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Senior Software Engineer: Frontend

We are seeking an experienced developer to work on our front-end interfaces for statistical analysis and visualization 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 would be directly contributing to one of the key tools we use to explore and understand the human genome.

You should have:

  • More than 5 years of software development experience in a collaborative environment. We welcome applications from more experienced candidates.
  • Proven expertise in Javascript, with an emphasis on React and D3.
  • Experience of HTML 5 and CSS.
  • An eye for effective ways of presenting complex data.
  • An ability to work directly with end users, understanding and delivering their requirements.
  • An understanding of the challenges of analysing large datasets.
  • Proficiency with automated end-to-end testing and deployment, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.
  • Experience of mentoring domain experts and less experienced developers.

 

Ideally you should also have:

  • Experience of modern C++, R, and/or Python.
  • Knowledge of server-side javascript with NodeJS.
  • Experience of DevOps and release/deployment automation.
  • A track record of working with large scale scientific data sets, preferably biological data.
  • An appreciation of data protection and data security issues, and of their implications on system design.
  • 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 people and disease treatment.
  • The opportunity to work in an ambitious young company – alongside highly talented colleagues – that combines cutting-edge research with commercial delivery.
  • A dynamic, highly collaborative, friendly and, agile working environment.
  • The opportunity to be part of blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary, with pension, private medical insurance, share options, and other benefits.

 

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.

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 / Senior Software Engineer: Backend

We are seeking an experienced 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 high-quality systems.

You should have:

  • More than 1 year (Junior) or 5 years (Senior) of software development experience in a collaborative environment. We welcome applications from more experienced candidates.
  • Proven expertise in Python.
  • Ability to work alongside end users to understand and deliver their requirements.
  • Experience of developing scalable server-side software.
  • An understanding of the challenges of analysing large datasets.
  • Proficiency with automated end-to-end testing.
  • For senior applicants experience of mentoring domain experts and less experienced developers.

 

Ideally you should also have:

  • Experience of numerical software development in Python.
  • Experience of DevOps and release/deployment automation.
  • Experience of HTML 5, CSS, 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.
  • 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 people and disease treatment.
  • The opportunity to work in an ambitious young company – alongside highly talented colleagues – that combines cutting-edge research with commercial delivery.
  • A dynamic, highly collaborative, friendly and, agile working environment.
  • The opportunity to be part of blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary, with pension, private medical insurance, share options, and other benefits.

 

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.

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

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Scientist / Senior Scientist: Common variant analysis

We are building our extensive team of common variant analysts to develop and apply our proprietary methods on the world’s largest database of common variant associations to human diseases and traits. This is a tremendous opportunity to use the revolution of genetics to change a major aspect of healthcare.

You should have:

  • A strong background in human disease genetics.
  • Experience analysing GWAS datasets.
  • Experience in standard statistical approaches and modern computational tools.
  • The ability to summarize and visualize datasets to look for patterns, signals, or potential biases.
  • The ability to explain your ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.

 

We have positions for a range of expertise, from those who have recently completed, or are due to complete, their PhDs to postdoctoral fellows and staff scientists. We will consider candidates interested in moving into genetics from other areas of data science.

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in an ambitious company that combines cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.
  • A focus on rapid commercial translation (independently and with our partners), so our work improves people’s lives.
  • Access to amazing data – you will work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genotype-phenotype databases in the world.
  • Dedicated time for hacking on blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary with pension, private healthcare, share options and other benefits.

 

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.

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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Scientist / Senior Scientist: CRISPR screen analysis

We are launching a new initiative to integrate the growing amount of genome-wide CRISPR screen data into our state-of-the-art common and rare variant genetic analyses. By bringing together population and engineered genetic variation into a unified statistical framework, we believe these data can be even more powerful.

You should have:

  • A strong background in human disease genetics, including large scale data analysis.
  • Experience in standard statistical approaches and modern computational tools.
  • The ability to summarize and visualize datasets to look for patterns, signals, or potential biases.
  • The ability to explain your ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.

We have positions for a range of expertise, from those who have recently completed, or are due to complete, their PhDs to postdoctoral fellows and staff scientists. We will consider candidates interested in moving into genetics from other areas of data science.

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in an ambitious company that combines cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.
  • A focus on rapid commercial translation (independently and with our partners), so our work improves people’s lives.
  • Access to amazing data – you will work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genotype-phenotype databases in the world.
  • Dedicated time for hacking on blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary with pension, private healthcare, share options and other benefits.

 

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.

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.

Apply

Scientist / Senior Scientist: Functional genomics

We are starting an exciting new analysis programme to integrate large-scale functional genomics data sets with our in-house database of genotype-phenotype associations. The goal of this programme is to understand the functions of disease variants at the cellular and molecular level, to help refine our ability to accurately detect promising candidate drug targets.

You should have:

  • A strong background in human disease genetics, including large scale data analysis.
  • Extensive experience in the statistical analysis of modern -omics data sets (RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq or similar)
  • Experience in standard statistical approaches and modern computational tools.
  • The ability to summarize and visualize datasets to look for patterns, signals, or potential biases.
  • The ability to explain your ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.

You should ideally also have:

  • Previous experience analysing genome-wide CRISPR screens.

 

We have positions for a range of expertise, from those who have recently completed, or are due to complete, their PhDs to postdoctoral fellows and staff scientists. We will consider candidates interested in moving into genetics from other areas of data science.

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in an ambitious company that combines cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.
  • A focus on rapid commercial translation (independently and with our partners), so our work improves people’s lives.
  • Access to amazing data – you will work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genotype-phenotype databases in the world.
  • Dedicated time for hacking on blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary with pension, private healthcare, share options and other benefits.

 

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.

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.

Apply

Principal Scientist

We are seeking experienced scientists to lead our project teams working on rare variant analysis, common variant analysis, CRISPR screen analysis and functional genomics. This is an opportunity to play a key role in a computational therapeutics company with access to amazing data, an outstanding senior leadership team and a growing network of partners who provide direct opportunities for translation.

You should have:

  • A strong background in human disease genetics, including a strong publication record or industry track record.
  • Experience in a scientific leadership role (e.g. academic PI or industry team lead).
  • The ability to motivate other scientists to produce their best work.
  • A well articulated vision of how genomic science can transform drug discovery
  • A record of influencing other senior scientists and executives.

 

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in an ambitious company that combines cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.
  • A focus on rapid commercial translation (independently and with our partners), so our work improves people’s lives.
  • Access to amazing data – you will work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genotype-phenotype databases in the world.
  • Dedicated time for hacking on blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary with pension, private healthcare, share options and other benefits.

 

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.

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.

Apply

Scientific Project Manager

We are seeking a Scientific Operations Manager to coordinate, track and deliver scientific objectives across the company. This role will report to the CSO, and involve working with senior staff to plan how best to achieve our high-level goals, and translate that plan into near-term projects and objectives. Our emphasis is on flexible, lightweight approaches to project management. The role will liaise with project managers for our major external collaborations, run cross-cutting meetings across our major areas of focus, lead internal scientific training and communications, and work with our Head of Communications on external communication strategy.

You should have:

  • Experience in project, product or programme management, with a history of delivery.
  • A scientific background in, and understanding of, genetics and genomics, coupled with the ability to quickly assimilate relevant scientific and technical details
  • The ability to juggle multiple priorities and switch context quickly
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build great working relationships at all levels
  • Experience working in a fast paced and constantly changing environment
  • Project management, report writing and analytical skills
  • The ability to effectively influence and negotiate with stakeholders

Ideally you should also have:

  • A PhD in a relevant scientific area.
  • A qualification in project management
  • Scientific publication record.

 

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in an ambitious company that combines a focus on cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.
  • The chance to do work that directly benefits healthcare, and improves people’s lives.
  • Access to amazing data – the chance to work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genotype-phenotype databases in the world.
  • Dedicated time for hacking on blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary with pension, private healthcare, share options and other benefits.

 

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.

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.

Apply

Graduate Scientist

We are recruiting a scientist to develop and maintain our data import pipelines and to assist with our new experimental data generation initiative. The applicant’s primary role will be to oversee the intake and quality control of public domain data into our internal database. In addition, they will provide scientific support for an exciting new direction for the company: generation of our first in-house experimental data sets. This will involve conducting literature reviews of promising candidate drug targets, cellular model systems and phenotypic assays. This would be an ideal position for a candidate seeking to gain experience of cutting-edge human disease genetics, bioinformatics and computational genomics.

You should have:

  • A graduate degree in a biological science
  • The ability to summarize and visualize datasets to look for patterns, signals, or potential biases.
  • The ability to explain your ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.

 

You should ideally have

  • Some familiarity with modern human disease and/or genomics research

 

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in an ambitious company that combines cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.
  • A focus on rapid commercial translation (independently and with our partners), so our work improves people’s lives.
  • Access to amazing data – you will work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genotype-phenotype databases in the world.
  • Dedicated time for hacking on blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary with pension, private healthcare, share options and other benefits.

 

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.

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.

Apply

Scientist / Senior Scientist : Rare variant analysis

We are recruiting scientists to build on our existing rare variant analysis infrastructure for whole exome and genome datasets. Projects include statistical methods development and new target discovery analysis of patient data from in-house datasets.

You should have:

  • A strong background in human disease and/or population genetics.
  • Experience analysing whole-genome or whole-exome sequencing data (e.g. variant calling and QC, statistical association analysis, interpretation of rare variant signals in complex disease).
  • Experience in standard statistical approaches and modern computational tools.
  • The ability to summarize and visualize datasets to look for patterns, signals, or potential biases.
  • The ability to explain your ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.
  • The ability to work well as a member of a team

 

We have positions for a range of expertise, from those who have recently completed, or are due to complete, their PhDs to postdoctoral fellows and staff scientists. We will consider candidates interested in moving into genetics from other areas of data science.

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to work alongside talented colleagues in an ambitious company that combines cutting-edge science with commercial delivery.
  • A focus on rapid commercial translation (independently and with our partners), so our work improves people’s lives.
  • Access to amazing data – you will work with one of the largest and fastest-growing genotype-phenotype databases in the world.
  • Dedicated time for hacking on blue sky projects and research.
  • A competitive salary with pension, private healthcare, share options and other benefits.

 

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.

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.

Apply

It takes a real mix of skills – statistics, biology, software development, and commerce – and we are always on the lookout for individuals with exceptional technical skills who are also highly motivated and entrepreneurial.

If you think you have the skills to join our team, get in touch via recruitment@genomicsplc.com.