We are seeking a Software Engineer for deployment in the task force building and operating the SARS-CoV-2 Data Hubs, a part of the European COVID-19 Data Platform.
This is an opportunity to make a significant contribution to EMBL-EBI’s COVID-19 scientific response. The European COVID-19 Data Platform comprises two components : the COVID-19 Portal supporting access to COVID-19 related reference data and specialist datasets and the SARS-CoV-2 Data Hubs, providing support for outbreak data management, sharing and cloud-based analysis.
As part of the SARS-CoV-2 Data Hubs Task Force, you will build upon existing infrastructure to develop and extend the existing pathogen Data Hubs.
This will include work on programmatic interfaces to link content to visualisation, our Notebooks data exploration system, improving and extending our cloud computational workflow environments, data mirroring systems, data retrieval interfaces and provision of links to national public health infrastructure services.
You will design and extend software, including investigating and selecting appropriate technologies, to meet the data indexing and presentation needs of the projects.
You will work with teams from across the Institute.
Applicants should possess a university degree in the computer or life sciences, have several years’ experience in a software development capacity and the following skills and experiences :
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Why join us
EMBL-EBI is a worldwide leader in bioinformatics. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by over 27 member states and two associate member states.
We encourage personal and professional development and are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their potential at work.
Surrounded by picturesque South Cambridgeshire countryside, provides employees with a relaxed atmosphere where the pursuit of scientific discovery and meaningful work, underpin every role.
In addition, our employees have access to a wide range of including :