Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd

MinION is a pocket-sized portable device used for real-time biological analysis. It is adaptable to the analysis of DNA, RNA, or proteins. MinION's simple workflow allows end-to-end experiments in many environments.

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PromethION combines MinION's simplicity of use with greater workflow flexibility through scale and a modular design. Increase throughput by analysing the same sample simultaneously in multiple flow cells, or run different samples concurrently.

The GridION system, currently in development, is a scalable real-time analysis system designed to analyse single molecules such as DNA, RNA and proteins.

Metrichor provides a cloud-based platform for real time analysis of data from nanopore devices. Applications available through Metrichor will expand with the ultimate goal of enabling the analysis of any living thing, by any user, in any environment.

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Vacancy for Full Stack Developer (Metrichor)

Geographical Location: Cambridge
Salary: Competitive
Employment Type: Full Time

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Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Metrichor Team as a Full-stack Developer.  This exciting and challenging role is responsible for several key components of the cloud-based real-time biological solutions platform.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Metrichor the successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Metrichor team to expand and improve existing capabilities and provide user-friendly access to the EPI2ME platform and associated products.

The Details

As a Full-stack developer you will help develop high-quality applications providing access to the real-time biological solutions in the EPI2ME platform. You will be responsible for development of desktop-class applications and command line tools, support provision of the requirements and specifications of the new features, take part in end-to-end testing activities and provide second-line technical support.

What We Are Looking For

The candidate will be an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative Full-stack developer who can work fairly autonomously, but contribute and communicate well within the team as well as with members of customer support team.They will be ‘result-oriented’, have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and proven track record of delivering products into the hands of users.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • expert knowledge of native JavaScript
  • proficiency in using NodeJS, HTML, CSS
  • experience with React/Angular, Grunt/Gulp/packer,
  • knowledge of CI, TDD, Git in production environments

Nice to have:

  • experience with AWS, Docker, Gitlab CI
  • knowledge of REST and web application security


Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.


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