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  • Location: Southport, Sefton, England
  • Salary: Remote role with highly competitive salary
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: MedTech
  • Contact: Ollie Gearing
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2021-08-03
  • Job Ref: V-46872 - OG
I have had an exciting opportunity to join a company that enable their global customers to do what they do best: science.  Their purpose is to provide the best cloud-based research and development (R&D) technology and solutions to the world’s most forward-thinking companies.  They support cloud-based solutions in research-based organisations that help them meet the challenges faced by their scientists, in scientific data management and lab informatics.
  • Solution architecture and design for high-availability and fault tolerant Scientific Applications
  • Public Cloud Solution deployment e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Coaching and mentoring customers on software continuous deployment best practice e.g. Agile, DevOps, & Reliability Engineering.
  • Providing technical direction and playing the lead role in managing cloud solution deployments to ensure customers achieve repeatable Cloud Security, Backup, Failover, Alerting and Disaster Recovery.
  • Introducing and managing the right level of qualification and testing for change and configuration management in Cloud environments.
  • Hands on (remote) development, installation, support, and maintenance of software infrastructure for cloud deployments.
  • Working closely with our Infrastructure, Dev Ops, HPC and Cloud Engineering Teams to ensure customer’s environments are correctly designed, sized and installed and updated at scale.
  • Act as a quality gate for software deployments to ensure a successful customer deployment, every time.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policy and procedure in regard to quality and information security and performance of Customer systems.
  • Assure compliance with quality and information security management systems and best practice.
  • Support certification and customer validation of cloud solutions and performance either directly or through teamwork.
  • Troubleshooting to lead resolution between Internal Teams, Customer Teams or 3rd Party Partners.
Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or equivalent in science, technology, or computing.
  • Proven experience in Cloud Solutions; preferably in life sciences or chemistry.
  • Strong experience in R&D Informatics systems. The industry need is to understand “data management”, “operational efficiency” and “workflow”.
  • To have worked in a services environment for at least 5 years. To understand how the services business operates and scales. To have personal experience, even if it is not recent of operating as a consultant and “doing”. You need to know what it’s like to be a Consultant. To have operated in the field and experienced all stages of a project lifecycle.
Desirable knowledge and experience
  • Public Cloud Technology e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Cloud Architecture, Topology, Infrastructure & Formation e.g. ECS, Amazon EMR, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform.
  • Containers e.g. Kubernetes, Docker.
  • Programming & Scripting Languages e.g. Java, .NET, Ruby, JavaScript, Python, R, MATLAB, RStudio Pro.
  • Cloud Database technologies e.g. Apache Spark, DynamoDB, Elastic, Hadoop, Mongo Atlas, Oracle.
  • Reliability Engineering application re-architecture, memory debugging, load balancers, clusters, web servers, containers, and test automation. 
  • Network Debugging physical and virtual using common open-source tools e.g. Tcpdump, Wireshark etc.
  • Agile & DevOps e.g. CI/CD, configuration management, artefact & version management e.g. Bamboo, Jenkins, AWS Code Deploy / Pipeline, Spinnaker, GitHub, Cucumber.
  • Shell scripting on Windows and Unix.
  • Monitoring, Alerting Tools e.g. Nagios, Zabbix, Kibana, New Relic, Grafana, Kafka, Zenoss, SolarWinds, ELK etc. 
  • Security e.g. RESTful api design, encryption, and certificate management.
  • Running production systems in the Cloud.