Developer & Technical Operations Specialist at Sanger Institute (Hinxton, UK)

Developer & Technical Operations Specialist at Sanger Institute (Hinxton, UK)

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Location: Hinxton, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-07-30 05:00:10

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This is a varied and exciting role as a web developer and technical operations specialist to provide support and work closely with the internationally distributed Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) team, while enjoying the benefits of employment at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.

About the role:

Your first project upon joining the team will be to participate in the redesign process of, followed by its development and deployment in WordPress. You will be responsible for new features and bug fixes as required.

Your primary responsibility is to develop and maintain all elements of the website and ensure it facilitates the most effective delivery of GA4GH products to the international community.

Additional job responsibilities:

  • You will be part of an internationally distributed GA4GH staff team and will need to navigate working across multiple institutions, time zones, cultures, and contexts.

  • Your outputs will enable the international genomics community to share information, and will therefore be subject to input and feedback from organizations around the world

  • Your first assignment will be to work with an external agency to redesign the GA4GH website in a way that effectively communicate the GA4GH story to an international audience

  • You will be working with the leading minds in genomics research to serve and promote cutting edge work. While this can be intimidating, it’s also an incredible opportunity and greatly rewarding!

  • You will need to constantly be thinking of new ways to foster the exchange of ideas over the web. As genomics is a rapidly advancing field, what might be best for the community today will most likely need to be revamped for tomorrow.