Platform Infrastructure Engineer

WuXi NextCODE 16. Jun 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

WuXi NextCODE is looking for a backend developer to work on our world-leading genomics platform. We are looking for a person that will help us deliver value to our customers and end-users as quickly as possible, while increasing quality and security.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain our Kubernetes infrastructure and its cloud infrastructure

  • Develop services to increase the security, robustness and agility of our genomics platform

  • Develop and maintain a GitOps delivery pipeline


  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or equivalent is preferred

  • We are looking for a person with experience and proficiency in some of the following:

  • Developing and delivering large scale projects

  • Container orchestration tools such as Kubernetes

  • AWS or other cloud providers such as GCP and Azure

  • Python or Golang

  • Terraform or other Infrastructure-As-Code tools

  • Security tools in software development

  • Prioritising robustness and security when developing software

  • Improving software development and the processes involved

  • Automating work rather than doing manual things

  • Has the end-user in mind when developing software

  • Works well within a team and enjoys constructive collaboration

Extra credit for having experience in the following:

  • Delivering software and infrastructure changes with the GitOps methodology

  • Delivery tools within Kubernetes such as Helm and ArgoCD

  • Monitoring solutions such as Prometheus and DataDog

  • Log management solutions such as ElasticSearch and DataDog

  • Writing against the Kubernetes API such as writing operators and CRDs

  • Using automation tools such as Ansible

Our tech stack includes

  • Docker and Kubernetes

  • Terraform

  • AWS

  • Gitlab

  • Python, Golang, Java, Ruby and Javascript

  • GOR, Spark, JupyterHub, R, Pandas

  • Prometheus, Grafana, ELK and Datadog

  • Sentry

  • Postgresql

  • Ansible

WuXi NextCODE is a contract genomics company with offices in Dublin, Reykjavik, and Cambridge. We have a human-friendly, equal-opportunity workplace that values collaboration, independence, and empathy. The Reykjavik office is centrally located with lunch prepared by a professional chef and an espresso machine with coffee prepared by you.

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