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We are looking for talented individuals to help us maintain and develop the ChEMBL and SureChEMBL resources and currently have a number of open positions within the team. If you are looking for an exciting new role and would like to work with us on the beautiful Wellcome Genome Campus, here are details of the positions:

Data Integration Scientist


We are looking for a Scientist with a passion for data integration to manage the incorporation of drug discovery data into the ChEMBL database.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Responsibility for the handling, processing and integration of data into the ChEMBL database.
  • Facilitating the deposition of datasets directly into ChEMBL through working with external collaborators.
  • Applying text- & data-mining techniques for the development of effective large-scale curation strategies.
  • Developing methods for the application and maintenance of ontologies in ChEMBL.
  • Working with other teams to facilitate the integration of data between different EBI resources.

Essential requirements include:
  • A BSc (or equivalent) in a life-science subject (e.g. biological or biomedical sciences).
  • 3+ years of postgraduate experience in scientific application development, database development or text- & data-mining, with a demonstrable track record of achievement.
  • Proficient in at least one programming/scripting language (Python knowledge is highly desirable).
  • Good knowledge of relational databases, data modelling, SQL and PL/SQL, and RESTful web-services.
  • Experience in integrating diverse data sets.

For full details and to apply for the position, please visit the EMBL website:
https://www.embl.de/jobs/searchjobs/index.php?ref=EBI_01173&newlang=1&loc%5B%5D=2


Software Engineer - Dev Ops


We are seeking a talented Software Engineer/Dev Ops Developer to work on SureChEMBL, one of the largest live resources of chemistry extracted from patent data.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Maintaining and improving the SureChEMBL system;
  • Building new monitoring tools and dashboards;
  • Developing new functionalities in collaboration with colleagues and collaborators;
  • Profiling and scaling the cloud-based IaaS patent processing pipeline;
  • Optimizing the application stack for maximum speed and scalability;

Essential requirements include:
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional development experience;
  • Strong core Java Enterprise Edition development skills and understanding of Java design principles;
  • Experience of defining and creating Continuous Integration and Development environments using technologies such as Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory;
  • A solid understanding of the Open Stack platform;
  • Experience with distributed queue messaging (e.g. Amazon SQS, RabbitMQ)
  • Experience with relational databases (mySQL, PostgreSQL);
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in concurrency, shell scripting, and software design;

For full details and to apply for the position, please visit the EMBL website:
https://www.embl.de/jobs/searchjobs/index.php?ref=EBI_01163&newlang=1&loc%5B%5D=2


Software Engineer - Web Developer


We require a passionate Web Developer who can design and develop robust solutions that deliver ChEMBL data to our extensive user community.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Developing web-based solutions to better deliver ChEMBL resources to users
  • Maintaining and further developing the infrastructure that supports interfaces on chemogenomics data
  • Working with other members of the team, collaborators and users to develop and deliver new and innovative ways to analyse and visualise ChEMBL data
  • Integrating chemogenomics data with that from other relevant resources at the EBI and beyond
  • Keeping up-to-date with relevant developments in the field of web development

Essential requirements include:
  • A BSc (or equivalent) in a technical subject (e.g. life science, computing or mathematics)
  • 3+ years postgraduate experience in front-end software development with a demonstrable track record of delivery
  • Sound programming skills, including experience of Unix and Python
  • Experience in building and using web services and good knowledge of current web technologies;
  • Knowledge of search technologies e.g. Solr/Elastic
  • Knowledge of relational databases, SQL PL/SQL and NoSQL approaches
  • Evidence of good practice in software engineering to deliver clean, extensible and robust code through rapid development cycles with documentation and version control

For full details and to apply for the position, please visit the EMBL website:
https://www.embl.de/jobs/searchjobs/index.php?ref=EBI_01174&newlang=1&loc%5B%5D=2

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