Edinburgh Genome Foundry | Senior Software Engineer - Synthetic Biology and Automation | Edinburgh, UK | ONSITE | Full-time
We are looking for a computational software engineer to join one of the largest automated platforms for synthetic biology globally.
The Foundry is a unique facility at the University of Edinburgh specialized in large-scale genetic engineering projects for academic and industrial research. We are automating the assembly of genetic constructs up to chromosome size, with an ambition to deliver custom DNA seven days a week with minimal human intervention from order to shipping.
You will use your computational and organizational skills to help us develop the services that orchestrate our platform, making it smarter, faster and more reliable. This is a great opportunity to contribute to exciting research projects (e.g. in gene and cell therapy, metabolic engineering) while developing expertise in Laboratory Information Management Systems, software architecture for automation, computer-aided DNA design and manufacturing, and web development.
Your work will be mainly open-source and have visibility in the Synthetic Biology and Laboratory Automation communities, enabling biological projects at an unprecedented scale!
Duration: fixed term until November 2020 in the first instance. Full job description and application (closing May 7th 2019): https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec...
EGF website: https://genomefoundry.org
EGF Software Projects: https://edinburgh-genome-foundry.github.io
Skyscanner | full-time senior and lead hires (back-end/front-end/mobile/data/product) | London, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Budapest, Sofia, Shenzhen, Singapore | ONSITE, VISA https://www.skyscanner.net/jobs/ We're one of the biggest travel search products in the world. We have a unique position in the market and are continuing our incredible growth as a tech company. We'll soon be a top-100 website in the world by traffic.
We have a number of offices in Europe and are focusing on Scotland, London and Barcelona in particular.
We want to hire great people to solve large-scale challenges and build industry-leading new products. In short, if you've got good software industry and tech company experience, know what best practices look like, and have the drive to improve product and people around you, we're interested.
I 've recently started at Skyscanner and see a lot of freedom, responsibility, accountability here. We have room to make decisions, move fast, and the encouragement to make things better. It's exciting.
Please ping me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want me to refer you, and/or have questions. If you'd like your referral to be attributed to me directly but don't want/need to get in touch, please apply via https://grnh.se/3dea97751 (the Skyscanner jobs link above works if you don't want to attribute). Please specify which job are you applying to from the link above and which office would you like to work from.
Permanent & onsite roles only. Relocation / visa assistance for senior roles.
FreeAgent, Edinburgh and REMOTE
At FreeAgent we help freelancers and small businesses be more successful by putting them in control of their company finances.
We have built an award-winning accounting app that offers full end-to-end compliance, from time tracking to tax return filing. We're based in beautiful Edinburgh and we're growing from strength to strength with over 80,000 paying customers and strong YoY growth. Our NPS is amazing (70!) - customers love what we do and our team get to make a real impact.
We're a growing team of over 190 people. 50% of our engineering team are distributed across the UK, the rest being based at our Edinburgh HQ. If you want to help us make small businesses AWESOME at doing their finances, take a look at our vacancies -> https://www.freeagent.com/company/careers.
* Product engineers, mid/senior/principal - you'll be working predominantly with Ruby on Rails but you don't need to have direct experience of - we'll get you up to speed!
* Platform engineers, mid/senior/principal - opportunities to work on our cloud migration (we've moving to AWS), developer tooling, data science
* Engineering managers, team leads, product managers
You can apply directly via the website but feel free to get in touch with me (the CTO) directly – olly [at] freeagent [dot] com – if you have any questions. Happy to chat!
(We are looking for UK-based full-time staff only right now)