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Scientific Python Developer

Company: Entrust Resourcing Solutions
Location: Surrey
Reference: pb - 1
Closing Date: 21 Aug 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competitive Day Rate

Job Summary:

Entrust People have a fantastic opportunity for a Scientific Python Developer to join our client –A large Pharma Company. The role is offered on a long-term contract basis and will be based in the South East of England.


Entrust People have a fantastic opportunity for a Scientific Python Developer to join out client –A large Pharma Company. The role is offered on a long-term contract basis and will be based in the South East of England

The Role of Scientific Python Developer for our client will allow you to work as part of an IT team within a larger global IT Research group. The role will require the development and maintenance a large base of Pythion code including a series of large data analysis pipelines supporting discovery research.  Opportunities exist to extend the work scope beyond data pipelining into semantic data integration, data mining and algorithmic programming.

Key aspects of this role are:

·         Refactoring multiple data pipelines to work within frameworks such as Airflow or Luigi

·         Working with Discovery Scientists to convert and codify further analysis workflows into python

·         Developing databases and datastores to serve transformed data to applications

·         Integrating multiple data sources

·         Unit testing, integration testing, automation

We are looking for:

·         BSc in Science / Computer Science / Engineering

·         2+ years working in the Life Sciences area

·         2+ years experience developing software in a commercial environment

·Python programming and at least one other language such as Perl, Ruby, Java, C

·         Strong software development skills

·         Object Orientated Programming

·         Unit and integration testing

·         Experience with version control systems such as SVN or Git

·         Linux/Unix scripting and familiarity with high performance computing environments

·         Experience with workflow tools such as KNIME, Pipeline Pilot, Rapid miner

·         Experience with Big Data technologies such as Netezza, Hadoop, Spark etc.

·         Experience with JSON/XML/RESTful Web API's

·         Experience with data integration technologies

 In Return

·         Competitive Day Rate

·         Industry Leading Projects

·         Fantastic Team Collaboration

Please contact me on 01224907990 or send your details/enquiries to for further information.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
61 Dock Street Dundee Scotland DD1 3DU
AB12 3BR
Tel:  +44 (0) 1224 907990
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