Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd

MinION is a pocket-sized portable device used for real-time biological analysis. It is adaptable to the analysis of DNA, RNA, or proteins. MinION's simple workflow allows end-to-end experiments in many environments.

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PromethION combines MinION's simplicity of use with greater workflow flexibility through scale and a modular design. Increase throughput by analysing the same sample simultaneously in multiple flow cells, or run different samples concurrently.

The GridION system, currently in development, is a scalable real-time analysis system designed to analyse single molecules such as DNA, RNA and proteins.

Metrichor provides a cloud-based platform for real time analysis of data from nanopore devices. Applications available through Metrichor will expand with the ultimate goal of enabling the analysis of any living thing, by any user, in any environment.

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Vacancy for DevOps Engineer (Metrichor)

Geographical Location: Cambridge
Salary: Competitive
Employment Type: Full Time

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Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Metrichor Team as a DevOps Engineer.  This exciting and challenging role is responsible for maintenance and security of services and infrastructure of the cloud-based real-time biological solutions platform.

The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Metrichor team to develop a fault-tolerant, scalable and secure platform for deployment and execution various bioinformatics applications.

The Details

As a DevOps engineer you will be responsible for maintenance and security of the platform, continuous testing and service deployment, service fault diagnosis, optimisation, administration and application of best practices. You will coordinate with analyses developers on requirements and best practices of deployment applications in the cloud infrastructure

What We Are Looking For…..

The candidate will be an enthusiastic and motivated DevOps engineer who can work fairly autonomously, but contribute and communicate well within the small DevOps group as well as with other members of Metrichor team. The ideal candidate will be ‘result-oriented’, have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and proven track record of running customer-facing Ubuntu or Debian Linux servers and cloud application deployment ( preferably AWS).

He/she will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience with AWS
  • cloud infrastructure orchestration ( cloudformation )
  • building of secure and scalable services
  • application deployment ( Docker )
  • good scripting skills ( perl , python, shell)

Nice to have

  • LAMP stack development
  • AWS security
  • AWS encryption
  • Data management
  • Serverless architecture

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.

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