Scientific Software Engineer job in London at DNA Electronics

Scientific Software Engineer

Company: DNA Electronics

Location: London UK

Date Posted:Apr 27, 2018

The Role At DNA Electronics Ltd, we are integrating cutting-edge semiconductor technologies with novel biochemical techniques to develop a new next generation sequencing (NGS) platform and associated molecular diagnostic applications.  Working on the NGS platform development team, you will be responsible for all aspects of primary analysis of NGS data throughout the product development process.Responsibilities – GeneralThe successful candidate will be responsible for the development of primary data analysis algorithms and software tools for the DNAe NGS platform.  Specific activities include, ·                Design and implementation of high-throughput automated primary DNA sequencing signal analysis software (base calls, mapped reads, Phred scores, error rate, signal to noise, phasing, coverage depth)·                Development of a user-friendly software tool suite for deeper analysis and troubleshooting of sequencing results including QC software·                Analysis of data sets generated by ongoing R&D work including but not limited to modelling of raw electronic signals generated by the DNAe NGS platform·                Cross-functional training on the use of the primary analysis tool suite and ongoing support of internal users·                Continuous improvement of algorithms and software tools·                Fulfilment of all documentation requirements  Person Specification Our scientists and engineers thrive on working within interdisciplinary teams.  You should have a practical, self-motivated approach to your work, feeling comfortable with working in a small, dynamic start up environment. We are looking for people with a passion for their work - people who strive for exceptional results and who can deliver pragmatic solutions on time.   Qualifications and experience Required:·         MS. or PhD preferred in a scientific field such as Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.·         Proficient in Python - SciPy, NumPy, Pandas (other scripting languages).·         Understanding and demonstrable skills in real-time signal processing, data analysis, control theory, optimisation, pattern recognition and machine learning.·         Innovative problem-solving abilities, self-motivated and goal-oriented.·         Clear communication skills and proven ability to train others. Desirable:·           Experience with ISFET-based sequencing and signal processing ·           Sound knowledge of genomics and statistical methods·           Compiled programming languages C/C++, Matlab, R·         Open source genomics tools such as SamTools, Isaac, BWA, BowTie2 ·         Working knowledge of bioinformatics formats (HDF5, FastQ, BAM, SAM, etc.)·         Confident in a Linux environment and source code repository Git·         Development, optimisation and implementation of NGS primary analysis algorithms   Location This role will be based in DNA Electronics headquarters, in West London at White City, London, UK. ApplyIfyoubelieveyoumeettheabovecriteriaandwouldrelishplayingakeyrolein developingarevolutionarytechnology,wewouldbedelightedtohearfromyou. Applications close on 25 May 2018.We offer a competitive compensation package to successful candidates.Pleaseemail yourCV, making a note of your salary expectations and availability andquotingthejob title and your nameinthesubjectline.  View full job description
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