At Lifebit (Permanent), in London, United Kingdom
Salary : £35.000 - £75.000
Expires at : 2022-06-29
Remote policy : Full remote
At Lifebit, we carve our own path. So can you.
We're open source pioneers, innovators changing the world. Our driving mission : to revolutionise bioinformatics and biomedical data analysis forever.
Our product, Lifebit CloudOS, is the world’s first federated genomics platform for unified, secure research over distributed big data.
No one on the planet has anything close. Think best-in-class UI / UX, seamless integration with open-source tools, powerful cohort browser, advanced AI.
We’re leading the industry and leaving competitors in the dust. We intend to keep it that way.
Because while we know our technology is unmatched, we also know we can keep making it greater. That’s why we need more superstars like you - to help take us to incredible new heights.
Plus, we’ve got some really big plans afoot...)
If you share our commitment to open source, bioinformatics, Big Data, Machine Learning, and AI we want to hear from you today.
As a Bioinformatician in our team, you will :
Build required pipelines for batch analysis
Build and understand bioinformatics pipelines and monitoring
Provide upgrades, patches and maintenance of pipelines
Provide professional bioinformatics customer support assistance
Provide best practices support on building customer bioinformatics solutions
Engage with Lifebit clients and keep them excited about our products and services
Gather insights and experiences from every project and client to feed it to the rest of the team
Help and train team members and collaborators working with Lifebit products and services
Keep up to date with best practices and latest developments in bioinformatics data analysis areas
We are looking for pioneering Bioinformaticians to join our team today. Please view these role requirements as just an indication of what we’re looking for - sometimes the perfect candidate is far more or less experienced than we anticipated.
If you think that might be your case, please reach out and let us know!
You have demonstrable knowledge and experience in bioinformatics, specifically you have experience in :
3+ years experience working with workflow management systems like Nextflow, CWL, Cromwell / WDL and Snakemake.
Or 5+ years experience working with Python and / or R.
3+ years experience creating complex workflows / pipelines with many process to analysis large scale NGS data (ie. >
Or extensive experience in building Open Source Tools / Frameworks
Using workflow containers, including Docker and Singularity
Running workflow over HPC
Cloud systems (regardless of platform)
Data analysis on Python, Pandas or R
Creating interactive applications either through Python, R Shiny or similar frameworks
Nice to have
Have strong communication skills, both oral and written, with attention to detail
Can develop strong relationships with a range of stakeholders
Are able to organise and structure biomedical information, and be outcome-oriented
Have experience with population genetics, genome-wide association studies
Benefits & Perks
£35k-75k salary dependent on experience, and generous stock options
25 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays
Monthly team activities
Conferences, events and training resources (Data science, AI, cloud, any tech stack, painting, origami, you pick!) - we offer £1,000 a year to each person for personal development)
An international and diverse team
Exposure to problems and applications in the cloud, data analysis, ML, life sciences and big data fields
Please note - Keeping safe and healthy in the workplace is important at any time, but even more so in times like these. Therefore due to Covid-19 all staff members are now working remotely until further notice.
Our hiring process is no exception - to protect you, our hiring team and others around, we will be arranging remote interviews with the successful candidates.