[Biojava-l] Open DAS position

Andreas Prlic ap3 at sanger.ac.uk
Mon May 19 15:56:38 UTC 2008


The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has an open position for a DAS  
developer (see below).

If you have further questions please contact me - ap3 at sanger.ac.uk

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The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute leads the world in genomic  
research, with an expanding scientific programme dedicated to  
understanding gene function in health & disease.

With several hundred servers provided by more than 40 institutions,  
the Distributed Annotation System (DAS) is a frequently used data  
integration technology both internationally and within the Sanger  
Institute. We are looking for a Senior Web Developer who will be  
responsible to further develop, maintain, and coordinate the DAS  
activities within the Sanger Institute and in close collaboration  
with the international community that has grown around DAS.

You will be involved in maintaining and further developing DAS by  
implementation of high quality, user-friendly code and  
applications.You will ensure that the Institute's data resources are  
made available worldwide in highly reliable services. Good  
communication skills are essential as the role involves liaising with  
lab scientists and bioinformatitions. Occasional traveling might be  
Bioinformatics/Computer Science degree or relevant experience.
Experience of working with the following is essential:
Java and/or PERL programming language (including object oriented  
software design) in a Unix/Linux environment, MySQL.
Experience of working with the following is desirable:
A good knowledge of Linux systems, a good understanding of web  
technologies, web systems administration (Apache) and web  
architecture design, web services (REST,SOAP), HTML/CSS/Javascript/ 
AJAX. Knowledge of the Ensembl API and DAS would be advantageous.

For further information regarding the post, please contact  
ap3 at sanger.ac.uk

Salary range for this position is £27,316 to £36,951.
We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including a final salary  
pension scheme and excellent on-site facilities. Further details can  
be found on our website www.sanger.ac.uk/careers/jobs/

To apply for this position please email a covering letter, CV  
(including 2 referees) and current salary details, quoting reference  
SW1662 to: recruit at sanger.ac.uk.

Or post your application to: Human Resources Department, The Wellcome  
Trust Sanger Institute, Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK.

The closing date for applications is 15th June 2008.


Andreas Prlic      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
                               Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, UK
                               +44 (0) 1223 49 6891


 The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is operated by Genome Research 
 Limited, a charity registered in England with number 1021457 and a 
 company registered in England with number 2742969, whose registered 
 office is 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE. 

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