job opportunities within the SRS project at LION Bioscience, Cambridge

Thure Etzold etzold at lionbio.co.uk
Thu Dec 17 16:58:05 EST 1998


LION Bioscience Ltd. is a subsidiary of LION Bioscience AG.
LION is unique in the integration of a complete collection of
proprietary genomics technologies ranging from experimen-
tal biology to information technology. LION's goal is to
become the leading provider of biological knowledge to the
life science industry. Biological knowledge is the outcome of
customised genomics projects, target gene identification,
and informatics tools to most rapidly and effectively capital-
ise on the results.

LION Bioscience Ltd. is based in Cambridge, UK, and
focuses on commercial development of the SRS software
system. SRS is a data retrieval system that integrates
heterogeneous databanks in molecular biology and
genome analysis. There are currently several dozen
servers world-wide that provide access to over 300
different databanks via the World Wide Web. Additional
technology to integrate externally developed applications
into the package gives novel and powerful capabilities for
biological data analysis.

LION offers an exciting start-up environment with a bright
and energetic team. Information about LION Bioscience is
available on the web at http://www.lion-ag.de.  LION is
looking for scientists and engineers to join our enthusiastic
and fast-moving team in the following areas.

Software Engineers   (30-40k)
Experienced software engineers to work on the SRS project.
SRS is evolving and growing rapidly and provides a unique
set of networking and data management challenges. This
forces us to evaluate and use the latest software technolo-
gies and develop novel solutions ourselves. Qualifications
include fluency in the C language, and comfort participating
in a large software development project. A background in
biology or experience in HTML, Java and object-oriented
programming would be welcome.

Q/A Engineers   (30-40k)
Software Quality Assurance engineers experienced in
developing and implementing Q/A plans, software testing
suites, and bug tracking systems. Should be familiar with
biological software applications and data, and capable of
interacting with software engineers.

Documentation Lead   (25-35k)
Experienced writer to lead the software documentation
effort. Responsibilities will include the writing of a user
manual, administrator manual, online help, and quick
reference guides. Candidates should either have a strong
background as a user of bioinformatics software or a strong
background in software documentation. The company will
train in the other discipline.

Customer Service   (25-35k)
Scientists to provide high-quality technical and scientific
support to our installed customer base. Responsibilities will
include the establishment of a call centre, case tracking and
reporting software as well as responding to and interacting
with customers to quickly solve problems. Additional
responsibilities include travel to customer sites to install,
upgrade, maintain, and customise installations. Strong tech-
nical and communications skills are necessary.

Please send your resume to CV to jobs at lionbio.co.uk.


LION Bioscience Ltd.
Sheraton House
Castle Park
Cambridge
CB3 0AX
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 224 700
Fax: +44 (0) 1223 224-701








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