Technical careers at EMBL - EBI

A career at EMBL-EBI allows you to explore new ideas and technologies, and to collaborate with people with very different professional backgrounds.

Working with us gives you access to a very wide range of skills, expertise and knowledge, and an opportunity to put your energy into solving important problems. Our IT professionals work collaboratively with scientists and engineers to find solutions for healthcare, agriculture and the environment by maximising the value of life-science research data.

Based on the Wellcome Genome Campus in the Cambridge biotech cluster, we offer outstanding technical infrastructure and a supportive, family-friendly working environment.

What we offer

EMBL-EBI is a medium-sized organisation with a small-company feel. Set in 55 acres of parkland, we enjoy a vibrant, interdisciplinary working environment just 12km from central Cambridge. The campus offers a free commuter bus service, a library, on-site nursery and subsidised gym and restaurants.

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Competitive salary and allowances
  • Free commuter bus
  • Exceptional technical infrastructure
  • Child sick leave days, on-site nursery
  • Subsidised gym and restaurant on campus
  • Private heath insurance
  • Supportive, flexible working environment

What are we looking for?

We get the best results when our projects combine people with different working styles, approaches and skills.

Our staff are very diverse, from patient, detail-oriented coders to experimental early adopters, and work at the interface of biology and computer science. One quality they all share is a natural ability to collaborate and bring out the best in one another.