The Open Targets team at our 5 year anniversary celebration in June 2019

Join our team!

Open Targets is based on the stunning Wellcome Genome Campus, home to some of the world's foremost institutes and organisations in genomics and computational biology. We work in dynamic teams at the interface of academic and pharma industry science on a crucial problem, how to be more successful in making drugs. Working with us, you will be exposed to new technologies and a dynamic set of scientists dedicated to translational research.

Our posts are usually in either one of our academic partners, The Wellcome Sanger Institute or EMBL-EBI and have terms and conditions associated with the employer.

Important note: applications may be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the advertised post(s) may be filled before the stated deadline.

Software Developer

Application closing date: 1 July 2020

We are seeking a talented backend software engineer to support the development of the Open Targets Genetics Portal. You will join a dynamic and multidisciplinary team that uses a range of cutting-edge technologies to process, store, and aggregate the vast amount of human genetic data. You will have the opportunity to build on the most recent statistical genomics analysis and provide a robust infrastructure for both public and private instances of the Genetics Portal. Our current technologies include ElasticSearch, Spark, ClickHouse and a variety of Google Cloud services including Dataproc and BigQuery. [ read more ]