🚀 Internship

Software Developer - 12 months internship – Medical Genomics Research (MGR) Group - UK


1mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


Rolling basis


At Illumina you will be surrounded by extraordinary people, inspiring leaders, and world-changing projects.

When you join the high-performing team at Illumina, your work takes on new meaning—to an exponential degree. Our growth, our positive culture, and the impact our products are having in the world will ignite the same passion in you that drives our people forward. And together, we accomplish beyond expectations.

Our goal is to develop cutting-edge software that integrates results from whole genome DNA sequencing (WGS) and whole transcriptome RNA sequencing (WTS) into a fully integrated report, with the aim of simplifying clinical interpretation

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Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


As a Software Developer Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain real-life work experience in a fast-moving environment and help to solve problems and issues that are relevant to cancer complexity in the Medical Genomics Research (MGR) group. Our goal is to develop cutting-edge prototypes and tools to identify clinically relevant findings and molecular biomarkers in cancer Whole Genome Sequencing and Whole Transcriptome Sequencing. In addition to impactful work, we will offer programmatic benefits such as professional development, team building, engagement opportunities with our company leaders and the chance to connect to our mission through meaningful volunteer experience.

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  • Scientific Python programming (Numpy/Scipy/Pandas)
  • Front-end development (Javascript/html/css)
  • An interest in the application of sequencing technologies to human health
  • Experience with some of the following: Git, TeamCity, Jira, unit testing, continuous integration, scrum
  • Javascript frameworks (React/Angular/Vue)
  • Bioinformatics/statistics/ML
  • R
  • Working towards BSc or MSc in Computer Science
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