DevOps Engineer

WuXi NextCODE Genomics 15. May 2020 Fullt starf

About Us

Wuxi NextCODE and Genomics Medicine Ireland are part of a global life sciences company, having operations in Boston USA, Dublin Ireland and Reykjavik Iceland. The company is leading a large-scale research study looking at the human genome to examine the relationship between genetics, health and disease.

Job purpose

Information and data are at the core of the organization’s operations, and as a result, needs to develop and maintain a range of software systems and capabilities to enable end-to-end collection, processing, storage and analysis of clinical samples and genetic sequencing data. Systems developed and used by the company must ensure the security, integrity and availability of data and services at every stage of the process. We require an experienced AWS DevOps engineer to support the deployment and operation of key applications and systems require to support company operations.

The applicant must be able to demonstrate a solid track record in working with AWS in a DevOps capacity as they will play a significant role in developing the AWS DevOps capabilities of the company.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Scripting of deployment and management processes for both infrastructure and application components.

  • AWS services, application and network configuration and administration.

  • Working with development teams to ensure AWS oriented application design and implementation.

  • Developing and maintaining Infrastructure Components for Data Pipelines and Data Analysts.

  • Contribution to and enforcement of technical standards and best practices.

  • Technical investigation and problem resolution for AWS-based solutions.

  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation.

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of policies and procedures.

  • Developing and maintaining the Kubernetes infrastructures

  • Developing and maintaining our configuration management systems

  • Improving and automating backend processes

  • Acting on operational incidents that occur and in turn enable alerts on those incidents


  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) or equivalent in Computer Science.

  • AWS Certifications to Professional level.

  • Minimum of two years’ industry experience in a Cloud/DevOps role.

  • Experience of leveraging AWS native services and features.

  • Designing and implementing AWS infrastructure solution in line with best practice.

  • Detail knowledge and use of a full range of AWS services (Lamba, RDS, SQS, SNS, Pipelines, CloudFormation, etc.)

  • Experience of working in an Agile DevOps focused team.

Preferred Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, negotiate obstacles and figure out solutions.

  • Ability to plan, coordinate and prioritize tasks and achieve project deadlines.

  • Excellent communication skills including written and verbal English skills.

  • Detail-oriented and conscientious.

  • Organizational and time management skills are essential.

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to manage own workload effectively.

  • Significant hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with containers and container orchestration, preferably Kubernetes

  • Proven experience in delivering projects and services at Enterprise level.

  • Experience with commercial monitoring and security applications such as DataDog, ELK Stack, Tenable.

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