- Melbourne > Parkville
- Job posted on: 25th Jan 2022
- Applications close:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS) is a not-for-profit subsidiary of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and provides a wholly integrated genetic testing, diagnostic and counselling service for health professionals, patients and their families across Victoria, Australia and globally. Our clinical geneticists and genetic counsellors work in close consultation with our medical scientists to provide the most accurate interpretation for complex genetic tests. VCGS also plays a pivotal role in research and development, driving translational research and policy development in the field of genetics.
We are committed to ensuring a positive working environment that values all backgrounds and experiences. We cultivate an inclusive culture that is underpinned by equal opportunity for all and a culture based on respect, consideration and dignity. We are also committed to developing our people and fostering an environment where learning and development is central to our staff reaching their full potential.
The Software Engineer will join our Clinical Bioinformatics Unit to develop key infrastructure to streamline sharing of genomic data from VCGS to MCRI researchers as well as other third parties such as the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance. They will work with the Head of Clinical Bioinformatics, the VCGS Data Officer and other stakeholders to define requirements, identify technical solutions and implement these into the infrastructure at VCGS and MCRI. This work will involve both front end (web development) and middle tier / back end work such as designing database tables and implementing APIs to manipulate data. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an exciting scientific field at one of the world’s leading genetic testing laboratories and gain significant experience in the domain of modern genomic technology and healthcare.
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All applicants please be aware that in line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s Directions, all MCRI and VCGS workers must be fully vaccinated, unless a medical exception applies. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID-19 Digital Immunisation Certificate/s or evidence of medical exception or evidence of vaccination booking as part of our pre-employment requirements.
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