Bioinformatician / Open Source Manager

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    Jessica Charles

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    over 1 year ago

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Role: Bioinformatician / Open Source Manager

We're looking for someone to lead on the technical aspects of the tooling, products and behaviour workstream by sourcing, curating, building and implementing tools that improve equity in genomics.


Be the key technical and product lead and source and curate existing tools, software, handbooks by reviewing the literature, GitHub and websites
Oversee standards, quality, version control and approvals for all tools, products and handbooks contributed to the initiative
Champion, support and advise on open source, open licensing, open APIs and best practice
Help make it easy for genomic, data, and healthcare organisations and institutions to implement reusable, open source solutions developed through the initiative by supporting in training and translation
Work with the initiative teams and contributors to publish and maintain code, ensure it is reproducible and ensure any process documents adhere to a standard
Foster a community of contributors and collaborators online to work on, improve and adopt openly available solutions


Bioinformatician - Experience in genomics, sequencing and other omics technologies
Experience of open-source standards, practices and culture
Experience in the collaboration of GitHub using R and or Python
MSc level (or higher), in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistical Genetics