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Senior / Principal Analytics Developer (24889)

Cambridge (Central)
to £75,000 DoE + Benefits

R / Python tools for healthcare and clinical applications

Based in their new offices in central Cambridge, this team is part of a globally recognised company that develop healthcare and clinical solutions for cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The team is an in-house technical consultancy, providing key technology based tools to enable research and statistics teams to enhance their own work and provide cutting-edge insight into their complex problems.

They are currently recruiting for a Senior / Principal Analytics Developer to develop platform tools that can address critical scientific and business questions. The role is a blend of analytics, informatics, software and statistics for tools development within a collaborative work environment. Key areas will include data visualisations, meta-analyses, project scope and documentation as well as tools development.


  • BSc / MSc in computer science, statistics, physics or similar from a top ranked university.
  • Strong commercial experience developing software tools used in modelling, simulations or statistical computing.
  • Understanding and implementation experience of algorithm design, software development, optimisation and scalability.
  • Significant technical experience with R or Python (ideally both). Further experience with C++, Java, JavaScript would be desirable. Software experience should include developing robust code and relevant testing. Broad interest in data science and machine learning technologies would be beneficial.
  • Any exposure to highly-regulated project environments would be desirable (such as in clinical or medical devices).
  • Good communications skills – should be able to speak to different stakeholders including technical teams, scientific research teams as well as business teams.

This is an excellent opportunity to join this team, developing innovative tools that will impact drug discovery and healthcare applications. The company provide an excellent remunerations package and support their employees in a nurturing, collaborative work environment.

Keywords: Data Visualisation, Development, R / Python, Java / C++ / JavaScript, Medical / Clinical, Modelling / Simulations / Analytical Tools

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