LIMS Developer/Bioinformatician

Job Title: LIMS Developer/Bioinformatician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: Well paid
Start Date: 2018-11-02
Reference: BH-93718
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2018 11:58

Job Description

LIMS Developer/Bioinformatician – Permanent – Cambridge

Since the first sequencing of the human genome 15 years, the field of genetics and its therapeutic manipulation has advanced beyond new conceivable heights. My client, a well-established, rapidly growing Biotechnology and Diagnostic company in the Cambridge area, is currently seeking the expertise of a LIMS Developer/Bioinformatician to assist driving progression of their proprietary    in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) technology into clinical trial stages.

LIMS Developer/Bioinformatician Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving the development and implementation of the laboratory information management systems (LIMS), maintaining a high level of project management at all times
  • Programming the LIMS systems using Python language to optimise functionality
  • Working alongside company molecular biologists to interpret data and subsequently aid in experimental design
  • Analyse NGS data obtained from clinical samples, developing and maintaining company pipeline.
  • Mentoring and training more junior colleagues in their work, helping to manage workflow
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
LIMS Developer/Bioinformatician Key Requirements:
  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Functional Genomics, Computational Biology or Statistics and Machine Learning.
  • Proven and extensive experience working with LIMS software development, ideally in an industry setting
  • Highly competent in writing script and programming in languages such as Python (strong prefence) R, Perl, C/C++
  • Analysis of NGS data using techniques such as ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, ATAC-seq or methylation analysis
  • Previous experience working in an IVD/clinical diagnostics environment is desirable
This position as a LIMS Developer/Bioinformatician is immediately available on a permanent basis. If successful in your application, you can expect to be part of an industry leading and potentially life-saving movement in the early detection of cancer biomarkers through application your optimisation of laboratory procedures.

Please call Charles on 01619427163 for more details on rates and applying.

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