Careers

At Dotmatics we strive to be forward thinking, driven and excellent in our field of work. If you want to join our expanding team in a rewarding role, please take a look at our current job opportunities.

Dotmatics are currently looking for candidates for the positions of :

For more information, please send a CV/resume with a covering letter to careers@dotmatics.com

 

Software Developer: BioRegister

Job Description: Bioregister is Dotmatics’ solution for biological registration. It handles protein, DNA, and RNA sequences, as well as plasmids and cell lines. It also provides a data management solution for all data related to the protein production process. You will be developing and maintaining this product. This requires working with our customers to extend its functionality to meet their requirements.

In addition, the work may extend to involve some or all of the following:

  • Developing and maintaining Vortex, our desktop visualisation software. This involves working with the Java Swing environment for creating graphical user interfaces. It may also involve the creation of custom visualisation methods for data analysis.
  • Developing and maintaining tools for simplifying access to data stored in relational databases such as Oracle, MySql, SqlServer and other database systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a small company, your work will have an immediate impact on our customers, and you will be expected to be able to manage your work with little supervision
  • Formal training will be provided where needed, but we would expect you to learn ‘hands-on’ alongside more experienced colleagues

Person Specification:

  • You will have a degree in any exact science, with relevant programming experience
  • Familiarity with biology/bioinformatics, especially with protein and DNA sequences
  • Experience in the following is essential: Java, SQL
  • Experience in the following would be desirable: Web application development, Grails, Javascript,  jQuery, HTML5, BioJava, Java Swing

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills
Location – Bishops Stortford (UK) or Leiden (The Netherlands)

 

IT Manager

Reports to: CTO

Job Description: Managing and developing a growing IT department playing an integral role in shaping the technology and service delivery for a rapidly growing international organisation. The role requires ‘hands-on’ skills across all areas of IT Infrastructure and networking to assist in delivering the service where necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all IT systems within the company, including hardware, software and security systems
  • Managing hardware and software licensing
  • Lead in the rollout of new hardware/software, office openings/expansions, etc as required
  • Create and maintain documentation to support all technology and ensure change management is undertaken for all changes

Person Specification:

  • You will have a degree in Computer Science or similar, or in any scientific discipline with relevant experience
  • You will have industrial post-graduation experience of at least 5 years
  • You will have excellent communication, team-working an leadership skills
  • Experience in the following is essential: Windows (desktop/server), AD, VMWare, AWS, LAN/WAN, VPN, VoIP
  • Experience with the following is desirable: Linux, BYOD, Veeam, ISO ISMS/QMS, pentesting, Office 365, Oracle

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills c. £40-£55k. Start date – immediate.
Location – Bishops Stortford.

 

DevOps (Java/Groovy) Developer

Reports to: Software Development Team Leader

Job Description: Developing and maintaining our build automation solutions. You will be expected to think creatively: suggesting and implementing new features; writing novel algorithms and redesigning legacy code.
Developing and maintaining our continuous delivery pipeline. Writing code for the automation of server processes and monitoring systems for internal and external production systems. This involves working with source control, scripts, build frameworks, dynamic languages, continuous integration servers, multiple OSes and cloud SDKs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As an agile company, your work will have an immediate impact on our customers and you will be expected to be able to manage multiple ongoing projects.
  • Formal training will be provided where needed, but we would expect you to learn ‘hands-on’ alongside more experienced colleagues.

Person Specification:

  • You will have a degree in Computer Science or similar, or in any scientific discipline with relevant experience
  • You will have industrial post-graduation experience of at least 2 years
  • Experience in the following is essential: Java, Gradle, Maven, Linux, Windows, TDD, Eclipse
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages is desirable (Groovy, Python, Linux Shell etc)

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills.

 

Java Developer

Reports to: Head of Software Development

Job Description: Developing and maintaining our web-based software solutions.  You will be expected to think creatively: suggesting and implementing new features; writing novel algorithms and redesigning legacy code. Developing and maintaining our desktop visualisation software. This involves working with the Java Swing environment for creating graphical user interfaces. The role also involves the creation of custom visualisation methods for data analysis. Developing and maintaining tools for simplifying access to data stored in relational databases such as Oracle, MySql, SqlServer and other database systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a small company, your work will have an immediate impact on our customers, and you will be expected to be able to manage your work with little supervision
  • The role may also require you to visit our customer and partner sites in the UK and beyond to gather requirements, perform maintenance and carry out installations
  • Formal training will be provided where needed, but we would expect you to learn ‘hands-on’ alongside more experienced colleagues

Person Specification:

  • You will have a degree in Computer Science or similar, or in any scientific discipline with relevant experience
  • Experience in the following is essential: Java, Swing, Oracle, SQL; and Windows
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages is desirable (Perl, PHP, python etc)

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills.

 

Application Scientist

Reports to: Head of Application Science

Job Description: The Application Scientist’s primary role is to implement, configure and develop Dotmatics solutions. In this role you will work closely with our customers to understand their needs, analyse their data environment, assist in design and implementation of our solutions and aid in integration with their data systems. You will also be responsible for demonstrations and training, technical support, and business development where appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install and configure the Dotmatics suite (especially browser, gateway, pinpoint and nucleus)
  • Gather and review requirements for customisations
  • Design and implement integration projects
  • Educate customers on the use and customization of the Dotmatics suite
  • Present the benefits of the Dotmatics suite and explain the technical architecture, its application
  • Work effectively within a team
  • Seek and propose new projects and customisations
  • Work closely with the development team to suggest and aid in future versions of the Dotmatics suite
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

Person Specification:

  • BSc, Msc or PhD in Computer Science, Science or Mathematics
  • 5+ years experience working for a software or scientific company desirable
  • A proven track record working as part of a team delivering quality solutions
  • Excellent database and data/information management skills
  • Understanding of web architectures and relational databases
  • Understanding of ‘Chemoinformatics’ or experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment highly desirable
  • Motivated, ambitious and self-starter
  • Willing to travel as required by the job

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills.

 

Application Science Administrator

Reports to: Application Scientist

Job Description: The Application Science Administrator’s primary role is to provide technical assistance and support related to Dotmatics solutions to existing customers in an efficient and accurate manner. In this varied role you will work closely with both our customers and Dotmatics’ staff to provide swift resolutions to incoming queries and issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to customer queries
  • Ask questions to determine nature of problem
  • Walk customer through problem-solving process
  • Properly escalate unresolved queries
  • Follow up with customers to ensure issue has been resolved
  • Ensure proper recording, documentation and closure
  • Work effectively within a team and independently
  • Help to maintain an effective knowledgebase
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

Person Specification:

  • BSc in Science or Computer Science
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Understanding of Chemistry/Biology or experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment is desirable
  • Motivated, ambitious and self-starter

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills.

 

Account Manager

Reports to: Head of Sales and Marketing

Job Description: We are looking for a highly motivated sales person, who can effectively and efficiently develop and close new business, to join our exciting and innovative organisation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consistently exceed annual sales target by winning new business and developing and maintaining existing accounts
  • Drive successful contract negotiations
  • Confidently predict and articulate Dotmatics’ vision to customers
  • Provide excellent customer service and ability to build and maintain client relationships
  • Make accurate and rapid cost calculations and provide customers with quotations
  • Maintain an accurate forecast  and document all activities in Sales Force
  • Represent Dotmatics at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
  • Gather market and customer information

Person Specification:

  • Motivated and ambitious self-starter
  • Thorough understanding of the Sales process
  • Willing to travel as required by the job
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Previous experience in the Chemistry, Biology or IT industries required

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills.

 

Sales Executive

Reports to: Head of Sales and Marketing

Job Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated sales person, who can effectively and efficiently develop new business, to join our innovative organisation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cold calling to secure new business
  • Increase the pipeline by arranging meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
  • Confidently articulate Dotmatics’ vision to customers
  • Gather market and customer information
  • Maintain an accurate forecast and document all activities in Sales Force

Person Specification:

  • Motivated and ambitious self-starter
  • Willing to travel as required by the job
  • The ability to perform under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Previous experience in the Chemistry, Biology or IT industries would be beneficial

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills.