Sort on published: 2018-02-19
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System developer at the NGI-Uppsala SNP&SEQ Technology Platform at the Department of Medical Sciences
As a part of the National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI) at the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab, https://www.scilifelab.se), the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform in Uppsala provides SNP-genotyping and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology as a service to researchers in- and outside of Sweden (http://www.sequencing.se).
Would you like to work in one of the most rapidly growing application areas in the world? Would you like to work alongside researchers and bioinformaticians in a dynamic and creative atmosphere at one of Europe’s largest facilities for DNA sequencing? As a system developer at the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform, you will participate in developing solutions to optimize the flow of large-scale DNA sequencing data from our instruments to the researchers.
Your main responsibilities will be development, deployment and maintenance of the IT-systems used within the platform for managing large-scale sequencing data. Emphasis is placed on automation and information security.
Examples of tasks:
Development of an open-source system for processing and analysing data in the petabyte range
Create smart integrations with our LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
Develop our existing DevOps solutions based on e.g. Ansible, GitLab and Travis-CI
Establish, maintain and validate documentation of systems
Planning and purchasing of hardware
Development within the platform is mainly carried out using Python. Since the operations at the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform are accredited by SWEDAC, there is an emphasis on documentation and version control.
University degree in IT and system development or equivalent discipline
A minimum of 2 years documented experience in systems development
Excellent programming skills in e.g. Python, Perl, Scala or Java. Emphasis on the applicant’s ability to quickly learn new skills
Experience of version control
Experience in system administration of Unix or Linux environments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
We are looking for a person with a high degree of self-motivation, attention to detail, sense of responsibility, and ability to work both independently and in a team. Emphasis will be put on personal qualities such as a positive attitude and ability to cooperate.
Experience with computer clusters and distributed systems
Experience from working with information security and quality assurance
Knowledge of molecular biology and sequencing technologies
Swedish communication skills
Salary: Individual salary
Starting date: As soon as possible
Form of employment: Permanent position with a six-month probation period
Working hours: Full-time
For further information about the position please contact: Pontus Larsson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit your application by 20 March 2018, UFV-PA 2018/96.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Medical Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Permanent position
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: Heltid
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/96
Last application date: 2018-03-20