Bioinformatics Pipeline Developer

Company Description

We are a leader in liquid biopsy. Every day we transform the lives of cancer patients and their families through the power of liquid biopsy. Our tests unlock essential genomic information from a simple blood test and allow clinicians to make more informed treatment decisions for their patients.

We are dynamic and innovative, focused on the development of new ground-breaking technologies in a fast-paced and international setting. Our exceptional team of talented and driven individuals work together to combine their energy and expertise in world-class research, product development and commercialization to bring new tests to the patients that need them.

If making a difference is in your DNA and you are ready to join the liquid biopsy revolution, then you could be just the person we are looking for to join our team based in Cambridge, UK!


To help Inivata contribute towards work on the FDA path for RaDaR, to deliver support and analysis for pharma/clinical collaborations, and to support the expected Neogenomics increased volume, by providing more scalable, robust, manageable workflows

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and scale algorithms and pipelines to production ready, regulatory compliant software products
Interface between bioinformatic, software development and system administration teams to prioritise and organise work
Contribute to quality management of the software development process and development of systems that conform to regulatory standards
HIPAA/GDPR Compliance: Position will

Agree to abide by Employment and Confidentiality Agreements and End User Policies
Commit to stay up to date on training requirements for HIPAA/GDPR
Understand the importance of the proper handling and disposal of ePHI and agrees to follow HIPAA/GDPR Regulations
Abide by the requirements for the proper disposal of equipment containing ePHI
Agree to report breaches and the improper handling of ePHI to the Company’s Privacy and Security Officers
Produce and adhere to proper validation documentation



BSc/MSc in fields of computer science or software development or PhD in computational biology / bioinformatics.


Proven track record with development and optimisation in HPC (essential)
Full working proficiency in Python and shell scripting (essential)
Proficiency in software versioning systems, eg. git, svn (essential)
Experience with implementation and maintenance of NGS data analysis pipelines (desired)
Proficiency in R (desired)
Proficiency in a compiled language, preferably C or C++ (desired)
Experience with algorithm and systems design for parallel computing (desired)
Experience with Docker (desired)
Experience with AWS products, including EC2, Batch, S3, Lambda (desired)
Prior experience with work in a regulated environment, in particular for software and quality assurance, such as ISO 13485, EN 62304, ISO 15189, or other (desired)

Application Instructions: 

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Inivata Limited is based in Cambridge, UK.

No agencies please.

To Apply:

We look forward to reviewing your application!

Application Closing Date: 
07 March