Senior DevOps Engineer

Date Posted: 5/22/2018 Reference: VAC-1171554 Salary: £80000 Location: LONDON Job type: Permanent Sector: IT | Speciality: Software Development Contact: Matthew Slinger

North Point are currently recruiting for a senior Devops engineer working for a cutting-edge software house. The company have a unique proprietary piece of software, focused on scientific data management and machine learning platforms for Life Sciences. The company has headquarters in London, and there is also a smaller satellite site on the Oxford science park.

Candidates should be driven, passionate and self-motivated. You would be joining an inter-disciplinary team of extraordinary developers and scientists building the next generation scientific data management and analytics platform which is currently disrupting the multi-billion-dollar Biotechnology industry by enabling our clients to create better drugs faster.

***What the DevOps Engineer will do***

+ Driving the development of the scientific data management and analytics platform within the company
+ Initiating and continuously contributing to development processes and good practices
+ Collaborating on the development of customised platform rollouts for clients
+ Undertaking development projects to link third party systems and data as needed
+ Presenting and depicting the rationale of findings in simple, engaging and easy to understand business terms to a diverse group of stakeholders

***What the DevOps Engineer needs***

+ Excellent understanding of Linux operating systems (Ubuntu or similar)
+ In-depth knowledge of scripting and programming languages (Python, bash)
+ Working with operating-system-level virtualization technologies like Docker
Orchestration (Swarm, Kubernetes or similar)
+ Experience with continuous integration/testing development (Jenkins or similar)

***What the DevOps Engineer will get***

+ Competitive salary from £40,000 to £80,000
+ excellent benefits
+ Work in a fantastic state-of-the-art facility
+ Lots of training and development opportunities