Product Bioinformatician (Genome Editing)

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Product Bioinformatician (Genome Editing)

At Basecamp Research we're looking for a Product Bioinformatician (Genome Editing) to join our team.

Full-time · Head Office

About Basecamp Research:

Basecamp Research is a London-based biotechnology company. We explore the most exciting, diverse, and extreme environments on our planet and sample these environments for microbial sequences (metagenomics). We negotiate benefit-sharing agreements with the localities we go to, ensuring that our data is collected ethically and sustainably. Our in-house metagenomics & ML cloud pipeline generates taxonomic, genomic, and protein annotations that we embed into our knowledge graph together with geographic, geochemical, and environmental metadata. From our knowledge graph, we then design AI-guided protein and genomics solutions for our customers across the Bioindustry.

We pride ourselves on being an exciting, fun and flexible place to work. If you feel passionate about the power of biology to build a better world, we’d love to hear from you.

About the role:

The Product Bioinformatician will work closely with the Data and Commercial teams on customer delivery and product design projects with a special focus on genome editing & genomics solutions. Key responsibilities will include the expansion of our computational approaches and workflows in this field, and overseeing customer panel selection. Furthermore, the successful candidate will interact with research partners to discuss experimental designs & outcomes.


  • A relevant university-level degree in the Life Sciences or adjacent field

  • Experience working in industry in a relevant product-orientated role

  • Excellent understanding of genome editing and CRISPR biology, with experience using bioinformatic tools for annotation and curation of these

  • A proven track record for the analysis, interpretation, and visualisation of genomic and NGS data

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with interdisciplinary teams

  • Experience in cloud environments (AWS preferred), Bash, and Python

Additional skills (desired but not required):

  • Experience with graph databases / neo4j / cypher
  • Understanding of metagenomics and bioinformatic approaches applied to metagenomic datasets
  • Understanding of and experienced with machine learning methods applied to protein sequences & structures
  • Experience with Agile systems

What we can offer you in return:

  • The opportunity to be a key early member in our team 
  • Ownership of fast-moving, ambitious projects with real-world impact, working directly with our customers to solve big and important challenges in human and planetary health
  • A fun, flexible and supportive work environment in the centre of London with an emphasis on team performance and personal development
  • A competitive salary & generous stock option plan
  • Conferences, events, and training resources
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • An international and diverse team
  • Exploring the world’s untapped biodiversity...

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Do you want to join our team as our new Product Bioinformatician (Genome Editing)? Then we'd love to hear about you!