|Job Title:||Software Engineer|
|Employer:||European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)|
We are looking to recruit an experienced Software Engineer to join the Data Coordination and Archiving team at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI). Your work will cover two cutting-edge software development initiatives: The CRAM framework provides high-performance data compression for the growing volumes of data managed by genomicists. The ReadUntil project will provide machine control and early data processing software for the emerging Oxford Nanopore Technologies sequencing platforms.
At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘big data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by 22 member states and two associate member states and proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world.
Qualifications and Experience
You will have a university degree in computer science or software engineering with, ideally, a post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline.
The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate several years of experience in the building of C and Java applications. Experience is also required in the full software development cycle including design, implementation, testing, version control and deployment. Prior experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment is desirable and awareness of a service ethos is important.
You must show willingness to learn new skills as the projects require and must be self-motivated and capable of working both independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Ideally, you will have:
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package 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.
To apply please submit a covering letter and CV, with two referees, through our online system.
Applications are welcome from all nationalities - visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.
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