DevOps Engineer (Ref 31581)

DevOps Engineer (Ref 31581)

Salary – £65,000 p.a. + 7.5% bonus.

Location – Cambridge or London.  Travel to other site probably once a month, no more than that.  Travel can be expensed.

Can consider candidate requiring sponsorship

Would you like to be part of an engineering team that develops and maintains our cloud and platform services?

Are you motivated by seeing how your work makes a difference to product delivery and customer outcomes?

Our client is a global insights company with a growing, global team of 2000 entrepreneurial digital technologists. Collaborating in small agile teams, they have the freedom to leverage the latest technologies to build digital solutions, create products that help scientists make breakthroughs and health professionals impact lives.

About the Role

As a Systems Engineer, you will be an integral member of the team and part the global infrastructure group. You will be responsible for building and supporting products across the Life Sciences portfolio. You will help to improve the developer experience, enabling product teams to deliver quality software to customers easily and quickly.


  • Working within our DevOps squad to ensure the reliability, scalability, performance and security of our platform and products
  • Identifying improvements to common tasks and self-service modules to allow teams to move at pace across the SDLC
  • Designing, building, and maintaining cost effective cloud environments for our organisation
  • Collaborating with central platform teams to support the on-boarding of products to our platforms
  • Seeking out and implementing efficiencies to erase toil to allow more focus more on project work and lasting improvements
  • Acting as a senior escalation point for internal and external customers to provide support for production issues


  • Have experience working in global cross-functional teams to solve problems at scale with innovative solutions
  • Have experience of and implementing DevOps and SRE (Site Reliability Engineer) best-practices
  • Have advanced skills in AWS, Linux, Puppet, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform and GitHub
  • Have experience designing highly available and secure distributed systems that scale using AWS, Linux, and Kubernetes
  • Have experience in standardising and improving the deployment process using common platforms and CI/CD pipelines
  • Have a solid understanding of how tools like New Relic or Grafana can help observe product performance and identify root causes
  • Be part of an on-call rotation to provide support for our platform and customers
  • Enjoy creating efficiency through automation and ‘Infrastructure as Code’ using modern languages like Python or Go

Salary: £65,000 p.a. + 7.5% bonus

Location: London or Cambridge

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