at European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) (view profile)
Location Hinxton, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 7, 2018
Category United Kingdom - Tier 1 Visa Jobs
Job Type java
git
unix
java-ee

Description

Are you looking for a challenging role in software development? The Protein Function development team at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) is looking for an experienced and motivated Java developer to work in one of the most prominent database services in the field of biology, the Universal Protein Resource (UniProt). The Protein Function Development team is located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK.

If you are software developer with experience in Java, REST APIs, XML/JSON, Spring, Unix/Linux then this is the job for you. You will be responsible for the design, coding, testing, documentation and maintenance of software for the Java data service providing biological annotations to resource platform and web front-end aimed to the scientific community and computational biologists. The role involves close interaction with software developers within an international consortium and team members. You are expected to be innovative and work with the team in current and new software components as well as to evaluate and promote new software methods, tools and programming models for a robust and interoperable programming framework.

The primary responsibilities include:

  • Design, code, test, document and maintenance of software for the group’s data services
  • Develop software for web applications back-ends
  • Assist with programming standards to promote best practices
  • Support and maintain the resource production and service release
  • Engage and coordinate work with different teams in the organization
  • Assist with innovative programming and big data technologies

Qualifications and Experience

You will have a postgraduate degree in Computer science or a related discipline with at least 2 years proven professional experience in Java development.

You will also be familiar with standard development tools, e.g., Jenkins for continuous integration, Maven build management, GIT source code management, search engine technologies, etc. Experience developing REST applications with containerisation / cloud deployment would be advantageous.

You will be familiar with relational databases (preferably Oracle) and have a general understanding of NoSQL databases, as well as knowledge of SQL and Unix shell scripting (preferably bash).

You will be able to work as part of a focussed team, but at the same time self-driven and able to work independently. You will be a structured worker with good communication skills.

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) United Kingdom - Tier 1 Visa Jobs