Senior Bioinformatician - £60K neg

Experience dependent
03 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2017
Gordon Denny
Contract Type
Full Time
A Senior Bioinformatician is required to join a cool, progressive, emerging Biotech organisation that is a subsidiary to a large Pharmaceutical outfit, based in the Cambridgeshire area. They're identifying new findings within human microbiome in health and disease via ground breaking research. As they are currently experiencing a period of rapid growth, a in-house Bioinformatics team is being created to perform world leading data analysis of genomes and metagenomes.

They are in need of an experienced Senior Bioinformatician that will be responsible for building robust databases and applications to help provide support for analysis into uncovering vital clues within healthy and non-healthy states.

This role provides real scope for progression for the right candidate.


Your duties as the Senior Bioinformatician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

- Designing and implementing robust relational database schema
- Interface core database with analytic pipelines
- Investigate relational database optimisations and NoSQL alternatives to enable large scale, high-throughput analysis
- Produce data using third-party analysis tools and/or write scripts for database I/O


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Bioinformatician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

- Expert knowledge of RDBMS, across any platform
- Experience writing complex queries and optimisations
- Develop relational database schema to model complex data
- Knowledge of working in an Agile environment
- Hands on experience using scripting languages, e.g Python or Perl

Key Words: Bioinformatician, Python, Perl, NoSQL

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.