We are looking for a Project Leader with experience in working on large software systems, for the development and maintenance of user facing components developed in the Functional Genomics Software Development team - ArrayExpress, Annotare (the data submission tool for ArrayExpress) and the BioStudies database, a new data resource that will serve as a generic data archive at EMBL-EBI for biomolecular datasets. The post-holder will play a key role in the specification, design, implementation and maintenance of software components for the BioStudies database as an extension of the existing Gene Expression database, ArrayExpress, with a particular emphasis on data submission tools and data access interfaces. The Project Leader will also ensure that the existing production level database infrastructure is functional. The work will be performed jointly with software engineers, data curators and bioinformaticians.
The post holder will also be required to design and implement efficient data integration procedures with other resources at EMBL-EBI and beyond; this work will involve liaison with the teams maintaining these resources. Contribution to EMBL-EBI activities in aligning various aspects of resource development will be expected.
The Project Leader will be able to deliver and maintain reliable and robust software components. (S)He will coordinate a small team of 2-3 developers, and will have an active role in setting software development directions for the team.