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Senior DevOps Engineer

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

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HRS are working with a Biotechnology company whose innovative technology is helping to change the lives of cancer patients. Through their ground-breaking developments in non-invasive diagnostic products, they help detect cancer at the early stage & help monitor treatment & recovery.

We are seeking to hire a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their rapidly growing team based in Cambridge and take responsibility for developing & maintaining the cloud infrastructure, automation & integration across their systems, managing code workflows and assisting with software releases.

This position will offer the flexibility to work on a hybrid basis, and will be an integral part of an innovative business who are utilising computational methodologies to improve the experience & outcomes of cancer patients. The business is currently in an exciting period of growth & transition and will offer the opportunity to shape the future direction of the company through numerous green-field projects.

Key duties and responsibilities:

As a Senior DevOps engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining & improving the current cloud-based infrastructure, working closely with a team of developers & computational scientists to produce code changes, planning & leading releases.
As a senior team member, you will also be leading & mentoring junior team members, acting as a point of escalation for the UK group and liaising / coordinating with colleagues and partners based in the USA.

Tech Stack:
·OS: Linux - RedHat family
·Infrastructure as code: Terraform Cloud, CloudFormation
·Configuration as code: Ansible
·Version Control and CI/CD: bitbucket (git + bitbucket pipelines for CI/CD), CircleCI, Jenkins
·VPN: openvpn, AWS VPN
·Monitoring: Prometheus, Cloudwatch, Grafana
·AWS: EC2, VPC (including transit gateway), S3, RDS, Route53, Control Tower, Transfer Family, CloudFormation (parallel cluster), Batch, ECR, ECS, EKS, SSO, Amazon Grafana, Amazon Prometheus, CloudWatch
·Azure: Some soft integrations with Azure (Azure DevOps, Blob Storage)
·HPC: all cloud based - AWS Parallel Cluster and AWS Batch
oWebapps: Python (django, gunicorn, celery), Java (gradle)
oBioinformatics: Python, R, Perl, C++
oMix of monolithic and containerized

·A BSc or higher qualification in Computer Science OR Equivalent industry experience
·Proven experience as a DevOps engineer, working with:
oLinux systems and bash scripting
oinfrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform, Terraform Cloud, Terragrunt
oconfiguration-as-code tools such as Ansible
oCI/CD pipelines such as bitbucket pipelines, CircleCI, Jenkins or equivalent
oContainerization with Docker and ECS (Kubernetes and EKS nice to have)
·Coding experience and understanding of deployment troubleshooting - ideally utilising Python.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

Or any of the social media routes below: 
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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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