Job:We are looking for a software engineer and a senior scientific programmer to work in Open Targets, Hinxton UK
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Denise CS ★ 5.2k

We have two exciting job openings to work with Open Targets and our collaborators at the EMBL-EBI.

A) As a software engineer in the Open Targets Core team, you will be involved in analysing and integrating large-scale biological data, and contributing to the development of the Open Targets Platform REST-API. You will also help us develop new resources such as the Genetics Portal, to be launched at ASHG this October. These are some of the environments you will be working on:

  • Python or Scala on Unix-based systems
  • cloud environment (Google Cloud or AWS)
  • Flask and Play 2

For more details and how to apply, head to the EMBL-EBI website.


B) As a senior scientific programmer/bioinformatician, you will be working with our colleagues in the Samples, Phenotypes and Ontologies Team to deliver new semantic components for the ontology that the Open Targets Platform relies on. These are some of the skills the job requires:

  • Programming in Java, Python, JavaScript and other languages
  • Working in a UNIX based environment
  • Knowledge of Java frameworks (e.g. Spring)
  • Experience of operations e.g. web servers deployment and Docker containers

For more details and how to apply, head to the EMBL-EBI website.

Closing dates

September 2nd (senior scientific programmer) and September 9th (software engineer)

Good luck with your applications!

p.s. Open Targets and the EMBL-EBI are located at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Hinxton, a village in the beautiful countryside just outside Cambridge, UK. The remuneration package for both positions comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation from overseas.

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@Denise can you add location in the title? I assume it is Cambridge, UK.

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Done. More precisely Hinxton, outside Cambridge UK.

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