Informatics & IT1 VACANCY
Data Operations Engineer
Oxford Nanopore Technologies develops low cost, portable sequencing devices which empower any individual to analyse DNA, RNA, proteins and chemicals in any organism or the environment; addressing multiple markets such as personalised medicine, diagnostics, drug development, life science research and security and defence.
We are seeking an innovative individual to join the Data Integration Team. The Data Integration Team is tasked with joining data from disparate sources across the company and presenting them to users from different sections of the business. The person fulfilling this role will be responsible for the development, implementation and operation of the platform infrastructure to support this work.
They will be working with a range of individuals from in house customers through to system admins and predominantly the developers in the Data Integration team and so need to be able to communicate well and think in an agile fashion. They must be motivated by working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to be pro-active in achieving goals both individually and collaboratively.
The successful candidate will have a proven experience in DevOps or DBA role, ideally within a commercial environment working with AWS, Docker, Python, uWSGI and NGINX. A strong experience of software development would be desirable. Preferably with a degree in Computer Science or similar discipline, the candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Cloud application deployment, preferably AWS
- Experience with Linux eco-system
- Experience with cloud deployment automation technologies (Terraform, Cloud Formation, etc), monitoring (e.g. ELK stack) docker and database operational experience is desirable
- Familiarity with deploying resilient web based applications
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.
Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.