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Data Engineer / Scientist


ODx Ltd is a UK based R & D Partner collaborating with leading global providers of sophisticated products for life science research and clinical diagnostics markets. Developing technologies to transform the performance of antibiotic sensitivity testing laboratory and point-of-care products.

With a mission to bring cost-effective, accurate and speedy technology solutions to address the growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, ODx are developing technologies which will be relevant in several medical environments, will dramatically increase the speed of results for patients and will enable faster and more accurate prescription of the most appropriate drugs

Data Engineer / Scientist

Working within a dynamic and innovative development environment, you will be a key member of the data and algorithm group, responsible for building and maintaining a cloud-based database into which all the company's lab and clinical test data will be stored. Supporting product development for ODx's POC medical device, which are currently being tested in the UK and US centres, you will have a key role in upgrading existing software and designing and implementing a new cloud-based database.

You will have an exciting and challenging role, your duties and responsibilities including;

  • Building and maintaining a cloud-based database for managing and developing laboratory data
  • Improve data collection and data entry for laboratory and assembly processes
  • Implement and maintain data processing and cleansing software
  • Write documentation for data infrastructure software
  • Maintenance of existing MATLAB data infrastructure
  • Maintenance of infrastructure for data collection from remote laboratories

Ideally degree qualified with a relevant qualification, you will have proven experience as a Data Engineer / Scientist within complex product development, have a working knowledge of SQL relational databases and an ability to extract process flows based on a working set-up (laboratory, assembly etc). You will be well versed in software development using a relevant language, ideally MATLAB but experience within languages such as Python or Java would be considered.

Previous experience working with Microsoft Azure would be a distinct advantage, a background within the medical device industry preferred. You will ideally reside in a travel to work location although the role will be a combination of office and home based and full consideration will be given to candidates out with but willing to travel regularly to site and as required to meet work commitments.

Eden Scott is working as recruitment partner with ODx and any direct or referral applications will be forwarded to them for inclusion in the recruitment campaign - any candidate submissions from alternative sources will not be considered.

For an informal discussion or for further details on this outstanding opportunity, please call Ian Grant on 07584 676 007 or email

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