Please note that some applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the advertised post(s) may be filled before the stated deadline.


Software Developer - Genetics Portal

An EMBL-EBI contract - closing date: 28 January 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 and we use 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]


Software Developer - Front-End/Full-Stack

An EMBL-EBI contract - closing date: 28 January 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Full Stack Developer to join the Open Targets Core Platform team and to support the development of our informatics services. The postholder’s primary tasks will be: 1) to support the active development of the Open Targets Platform and Open Targets Genetics Portal applications; and 2) to ensure a reliable interface with their respective back-ends. Both applications share a common infrastructure based on React and GraphQL and so we encourage candidates with all levels of experience to apply including Web Developers and Full Stack Engineers. [read more]


Software Developer - Front-End

An EMBL-EBI contract - closing date: 9 March 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Front-End Software Developer to join the Open Targets team and help us build the next generation of open source and big data tools and services that support the drug discovery process. As a key member of the Core Platform Team, you will work on developing and maintaining our two flagship open-source resources - the Open Targets Platform and the Open Targets Genetics Portal. Together, these two resources integrate, organise, and present vast amounts of biomedical data in order to help research scientists identify and prioritise potential therapeutic drug targets. [read more]