Eagle Genomics Ltd

Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist (Spain)

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Job Title: Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist

Reporting to: Dr Birgit Meldal, Senior Scientific Services Manager (UK)

Department: Services

Location: Spain– Hybrid Flexible Remote Working

Join a global community united on a mission to radically shift science-led innovation.

We are looking for a Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist to join the Eagle Genomics Services team on our journey as we collaborate with some of the world’s most exciting, blue-chip companies. Using cutting-edge technologies, we’re reinventing research, enabling data-driven discovery, and unlocking meaningful change in the fields of sustainable agriculture, food, pharma, personal care, and cosmetics.

The Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist will play an active role in building data models for biological data and transforming the data for onboarding onto our platform.

You will:

  • Build data models and pipelines for onboarding of biological data onto the Eagle Genomics Platform.
  • Transform data from customers and external sources into Eagle model compatible formats.
  • Facilitate onboarding of data onto the Eagle Genomics Platform.
  • Review quality of models and onboarded data.
  • Work with customers, Service and Product team members and key business partners to facilitate transformation of public data and customer proprietary data into the Eagle Genomics compatible format ready for uploading on our platform.


You will need:

  • A background in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Bioinformatics
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Biocuration, Bioinformatics or Computational Biology.
  • Experience at running analyses of data types within the field of microbiome research, esp. metagenome sequencing and meta-metabolomics analyses
  • To be proficient in using R/Bioconductor packages and/or Python for biological data analysis
  • To have has exposure to data in Systems Biology areas
  • Basic knowledge of data standards and ontologies and their importance in structured data management.
  • Working knowledge of network science theory

A bonus if you have:

  • Experience with using a graph database environment
  • Previous role supporting Biocuration activities
  • Experience in industry

Soft Skills

  • Sound understanding of scientific research methods
  • Working well in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team
  • Team player, good communicator
  • Comfortable working in a remote environment with team members distributed globally
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a team as well as evidence of independent completion of research efforts


What you will love about Eagle Genomics:

  • Working for impact. Teaming up with smart and engaging people united by a shared purpose.
  • Collaborating with industry shaping clients to tackle complex, real-world challenges, sparking discoveries that impact the world around us.
  • Be an active part of our growth story with the freedom to test, learn, experiment, and explore new ideas.
  • Openness. Our monthly All Hands meetings bring our global teams together and encourage discussion.
  • The opportunity to lead, learn and grow with continuous encouragement, professional development, and support.

Flexible working:

Our roles offer flexible working practices that support your, and the team’s, best delivery. We have co-working spaces in London, Cambridge, Berlin, Paris, Kyiv, Manhattan, and Hyderabad.

Diversity, equity & inclusion:

We strive to create and foster a working environment where everyone is free to be themselves. A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is in our DNA and spans everything we do, including our recruitment process.

More about Eagle Genomics:

Digitally reinventing life sciences to solve some of the grand challenges of our age.

Eagle Genomics is a pioneering company working at the intersection of two exciting areas: life sciences and data science. Our AI augmented platform is revolutionising how scientists conduct life sciences research and is bridging the gap between data and new insights in a rapid, systematic, and traceable way. We are putting data science at the fingertips of biologists to drastically reduce the time and cost of research, enabling customers to achieve radical productivity improvements and true data driven discovery. We are also partnering with research leaders such as the Earlham Institute to bring together open science and commercial R&D to benefit society.

Benefits (Spain):

  • Health benefits (medical, dental vision): covered by the national Social Security
  • Short term and long-term disability benefits
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Other leave (Compassionate leave, Marriage leave, Parental leave for hospitalisation, Relocation)
  • 23 working days of vacation
  • Retirement benefits: Under the National Spanish Social Security
  • Overtime (if applicable)

We are proud to have an active information security program across all business areas, based on the ISO/IEC ISO 27001 standard. We require all our colleagues to contribute to the effectiveness of the ISMS by accepting and understanding their duty of confidentiality to keep Eagle Genomics data secure.

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