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DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer


We are working with a Biotech start-up in Cambridge. Their novel approach to DNA synthesis and assembly is set to revolutionise what is possible with a desktop DNA synthesiser and they are looking to add a Dev Ops Engineer to their team. This is a unique opportunity to join early in their product’s lifecycle and help shape the direction of their cloud platform.
DevOps Engineer
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £Negotiable + Benefits (including 25 days, stock options, flexible WFH policy)
You will work within the software engineering team across the whole stack to plan and deliver several greenfield client facing and internal applications and systems to support the business objectives, with the opportunity to work on bioinformatics tools, ecommerce systems and business intelligence applications.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of not only software design and implementation, but also production operation – mentoring and assisting the wider team in seeing that the job “is done” only when it finally retires from production. 
Key Responsibilities: Developer Operations Engineer

  • gathering user requirements
  • defining system functionality
  • writing code in various languages to add value in the form of user serving software

Essential skills and experience  

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a commercial software engineering environment
  • Strong experience with debugging server-side languages (Python preferred, else C#, PHP, NodeJS, Java, etc) 
  • Strong experience with administrating relational and NoSQL databases (MariaDB and MongoDB preferred, else MS SQL, Postgres, etc)
  • Strong understanding of production-grade IT infrastructure architecture, monitoring, and maintenance (e.g., disaster recovery, high availability, scalability, centralised logging, alerting, etc) 

Desirable skills and experience 

  • Experience with microservice software architectures 
  • Experience in one or more cloud environments (AWS preferred, else Azure etc) 
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes  

For more information and a full job description, please apply with your CV today.

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