SEQanswers

Go Back   SEQanswers > Jobs Forums > Industry Jobs!



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Software Engineer, Oxford Nanopore Technologies Oxford Nanopore Industry Jobs! 0 10-13-2009 04:16 AM
Software Engineers at Oxford Nanopore Technologies, UK Oxford Nanopore Industry Jobs! 0 08-03-2009 06:14 AM
Opportunities at Oxford Nanopore Technologies, UK Oxford Nanopore Industry Jobs! 6 12-10-2008 06:27 AM

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-13-2009, 04:22 AM   #1
Oxford Nanopore
Registered Vendor
 
Location: Oxford, UK

Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 19
Default Senior Software Engineer, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

To apply visit http://www.nanoporetech.com/vacancies

As a Senior Software engineer, you will be a member of the Informatics Department, focused on developing analysis and control software and other peripherals associated with the DNA sequencing platform. You will drive all aspects of software quality, particularly reliability, efficiency, utility and maintainability for both new and existing software.

Oxford Nanopore is developing a nanopore-based technology platform for direct electrical DNA analysis. The Company has recently raised significant funds to accelerate the development of this technology.The multidisciplinary team at Oxford Nanopore includes specialists in molecular biology, electrophysiology, fluidics and materials engineering, electronic systems engineering, and informatics.

Our overall development approach is agile, and this is particularly evident in the informatics team where we practice agile software development methodologies. A combination of individual technical excellence and ability to work within a team is therefore essential for this role.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Design and develop control and analysis software for our DNA sequencing platform
* Work closely with the informatics team developing new methods and algorithms
* Mentor other software developers and lead small projects
* Contribute to designs for both embedded systems and off-instrument analysis
* Build strong collaborations with the hardware engineering team
* Interface with internal and external customers to define project requirements
* Identify, evaluate and enable new technologies and capabilities

Required skills and background:

* 5 years of C++/STL/boost development experience
* At least a degree in computer sciences or related discipline
* Experience working with agile software development methodologies (SCRUM, TDD)
* Proven ability to quickly learn and adapt in a biotechnology environment
* Demonstrate a strong understanding of the software development life cycle
* Clear communication and strong interpersonal skills


Beneficial:

* Team oriented, self-motivated and ability to cope with change
* Advanced degree or additional scientific training or related domain experience
* Proven ability to work efficiently in a Linux/Windows environment
* Additional languages, particularly Python, Perl, HTML and XML
* Experience with JIRA, Eclipse, LabView, MySql or SGE


This is a hands-on technical position. No specific bioinformatics or biotechnology background is required.
Oxford Nanopore is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO