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Frontend Engineer for a Personalized Medicine big data platform for Cancer - Spain  

CRG (company)

Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description

  • Our company  researchers participate in major International Genomic Initiatives such as the International Cancer Genome Consortium , the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC), the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium and the European Infrastructure for life-science information (ELIXIR), as well as in several EU-funded projects.
  • We are looking for a front end  engineer for a large scale Personalized Medicine Project in Cancer, recently funded by the Catalan Department of Health
  •  The project aims to pilot a cancer clinical-genomics platform for the Catalan Health System, based on the RD-Connect platform developed at our company in the framework of an European Project.
  • The applicant will collaborate with world-class research groups, participating in the design and development of the database and portal for the Cancer Genomics platform using a mix of languages and tools to process and display the data. Technologies currently in use include Hadoop, ElasticSearch, Postgres, Scala and Angular. 
  • herefore, experience using multiple programming languages and paradigms is required and experience using large datasets is desirable
  • We offer a competitive salary for two years , with possibility of extension and career development.

  • Participate in the design, development and maintenance of the clinical genomics platform client applications.
  • Visualize in meaningful and elegant way different big data sets.
  • Improve user experience.
  • Integrate analysis tools.
  • Integrate with other databases/platforms.
  • Collaborate with data analysts and back-end developers.
  • Interact with national and international partners.
  • Assist in scientific communication.

  • BSc or higher in Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar. MSc or PhD will be highly valued.
  • A minimum working experience of 1 year in frontend development on Unix operating systems.
  • Experience with javascript and at least one of these frameworks: angular, react, ember, backbone. 
  • Experience with angular 2 will be valued.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS (Bootstrap / zurb foundation or similar).
  • Experience with at least one tools for front end workflow task automation (bower, grunt or similar).
  •  Experience with front end testing will be valued.
  • Experience with scientific data visualization and/or d3.js, plotly.js, Cytoscape.js or similar will be highly valued.
  • Good spoken and written English.