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  • Opportunities at Oxford Nanopore Technologies, UK

    We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our rapidly growing informatics team, to lead the development of the the software and computing subsystem of our revolutionary DNA sequencer. The candidate will be required to work to aggressive timelines within an agile development process.

    Successful candidates will have a background in developing embedded computing solutions for high-end DSP or related HPC devices. This includes instrument control and the evaluation and architecting of hardware/software and any relevant interfaces. The role requires close collaboration with hardware engineers on the total design and implementation of the sensor system(s).

    We are looking for an individual who has led small teams of programmers on successful projects demanding data processing and real-time control devices or systems. Candidates will be experienced in leading projects including :
    -Agile software development practices and a thorough knowledge of software design patterns and development methodologies.
    -Programming in C/C++ (and derivatives), Perl, Python, VHDL, Erlang.
    -Algorithm design and efficient implementation.
    -Embedded systems development.
    -Numerical methods and signal processing techniques.
    -MatLab, R and LabView.

    Candidates with a background in developing high performance sensing devices for biological applications (such as DNA sequencing, Mass Spectrometry etc) will be considered favourably.

    To apply:
    visit or email [email protected] with your CV/resume and a cover letter, specifying the job for which you are applying.