Software Developer | Computational Biology | Oxford | to £23K

Software Developer | Computational Biology | Oxford | to £23KAre you looking to use your recent Computer Science degree to make a real-world impact?

This is a great opportunity for you to use your programming ability to help develop the tools needed by both clinical and academic researchers to aid their research into genetic conditions. Working within the Computational Biology group as part of the team responsible for developing, testing and supporting applications used both internally and by customers of its microarray and next-generation sequencing (NGS) products business.

Primary responsibilities will include writing clean code to implement new features and fix bugs in existing software, ensuring code is well tested, and supporting other team members by reviewing code and providing feedback. You will also liaise directly with customers and other stakeholders to translate feature requests into implementation details, as well as providing second-line support, so strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

A solid academic background, including a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline, with demonstrable experience applying Object-Oriented design principles to the development of Java desktop or web applications, is required.

Our client is extremely supportive of its staff and every employee has the chance to make a significant impact on the success of the company. You will join a multi-disciplinary Computational Biology team which covers software development, data analysis, pipeline development and customer support across a wide range of NGS and microarray technologies. Contributing to a significant growth area in the company, you must be able to work under pressure, deliver to agreed deadlines and integrate and contribute significantly to the existing team. You will enjoy the challenge of a diverse role with a range of internal and external interactions.

To discuss this exciting opportunity further contact David on 01279 657716 or email

Job Ref: 904957

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