Software Engineer

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Alex Kovio

Senior Consultant

Greater London
£35k - 85k per year + Benefits
Embedded & Electronics

Title: Software Engineer

An innovative & industry-leading organisation specialising in next-generation sequencing technology (NGS) are currently looking for a Scientific Software Engineer to join their extremely talented development team.

They need an enthusiastic scientific specialist who finds passion in working on complex scientific problems and makes good use of high levels of autonomy. The role involves developing and maintaining a high-throughput pipeline including data analysis, data handling, visualization and orchestration.

Software Engineer Key Requirements:

  • Software development experience in Python (C++ exposure is an advantage)
  • Scientific Packages (e.g. NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Seaborn)
  • Version control (Git)/Issue tracking (Redmine)/Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
  • Understanding in at least one of the following areas: real-time signal processing, NGS data analysis, optimisation & machine learning

Desired (not essential):

  • Developing DNA basecalling algorithms would be a huge advantage
  • C++ Development with knowledge of advanced libraries such as Boost/QT/POCO
  • Working with large data sets: Real time data processing/grid computing
  • Deep knowledge of statistical & machine learning methods
  • Process requirements, documentation & traceability needed for regulated development (Preferably, but not necessarily IEC 62304) (e.g. military / safety-critical)

Interviews commencing from Wednesday 25th March.

Salary: £35-85,000 (depending on experience) + Benefits

If this opportunity is of interest, and you would like to hear more details including the full specification, then please do get in contact with Alex Koivio via email on or alternatively you can apply through this advert.

If you are not interested in this role, but have a friend or colleague that you think would be good for this position and they are successfully placed, you will earn up to £300 referral fee.


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