Genomics Analyst

Employer
Volt
Location
London, England, GB
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Sep 2020

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Discipline
R & D , Genetics and Genomics
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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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).

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Volt’s European business is wholly owned by Volt Information Sciences, Inc. a global company with operations in over 110 offices covering Europe, the Americas and Asia. Generating annual revenues in excess of $1.5 billion, the company delivers best in class Talent, Technology and Consulting services to its customers.

Volt first traded in Europe in 1978, initially delivering temporary and permanent IT recruitment solutions to clients in the UK. The company has since enjoyed significant growth in both the range and geographical scope of its services, and now has European bases in Belgium, France and the UK, delivering: 

Life Sciences

Engineering

Professional Services

IT

Contact Us
  • Volt House
  • 3 Chapel Road
  • Redhill
  • RH1 1QD
  • GB
  • +44 1737 774100
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