Job:Bioinformatics Specialist Position - London, UK
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Databiology is a fast-growing software company looking to increase our team. We are seeking a bioinformatician to be the scientific and technical liaison between our development team and our external customers and partners, working with them to implement their pipelines and applications on our platform.


  • Research, integrate, and test new bioinformatics applications in Databiology
  • Teach new customers how to use our platform and use it to realise their own use cases
  • Work directly with customers to assess their scientific and bioinformatics needs, providing support and leadership to ensure successful integration with our platform
  • Advance our relationships with scientific and technical users and grow our active user base
  • Provide customer insights and recommendations to help direct our technology development roadmap

Required Qualifications:

  • MS / PhD in in bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, biophysics, computer science, or related discipline with a computational emphasis. BS considered with relevant experience
  • 2+ years in computational biology or directly related experience
  • Good working knowledge of genomic concepts, data types, and data analysis methods, and their representation in software systems
  • Pipeline development experience in sequencing analysis or genotyping, Linux or Shell scripting
  • Experience in Python, Bash, R and other relevant languages required
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written. Candidates should be capable of presenting technical information and data to non-experts in a clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrated work experience managing projects with minimal supervision
  • Available for occasional travel
  • Valid UK work visa

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a virtualised computing environment (cloud, Docker) highly desirable
  • Experience in a dynamic start-up or high growth environment

Location: Based in the UK, preferably in the southwest. We offer a flexible working environment with limited need for in-office presence in Oxford, so your home location does not matter.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by emailing your CV to

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