Genomics Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Janne Bate

  • Contact email:

    Janne.Bate@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    77015-PHARM-JNB_1598547197

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-26

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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We are looking for a Genomics Analyst to investigate and develop solutions to extract more information from the genome and to interpret the genome.
Ideally undergraduate studies in a strongly quantitative discipline such as (e.g. physics, computer science, or maths). These skills could also have been developed, for example, through a PhD in computational biology, statistical genomics, or statistical genetics.
Genome Analysts work as part of squads building translating state of the art analytics into clinically-fit production quality solutions.

Background
*PhD experience of working within Rare Diseases or Cancer Bioinformatics/Computational Biology/Systems Biology/ or equivalent work experience
*Excellent knowledge and experience in one or more areas of human DNA analysis
*Excellent knowledge in cancer genomics
*Strong knowledge of statistics and/or machine learning
*Strong knowledge of high throughput sequencing algorithms and available resources.
*Experience with full cycle of analysing NGS data from sequencing QC to annotation and prioritization of variants.
*Strong programming skills (Python, R)
*Experience in handling large data sets
*Experience and flexibility to collaborate on code with others including good working knowledge of Git

Ideally
*Ability to develop production quality code as a part of team
*Experience using container technology / building tools into containers (docker)
*Experience writing pipelines in WDL and or CWL (WDL preferred).