Development Operations Engineer

Development Operations Engineer
at Bit Bio
Cambridge, UK

Apply Now- is an award-winning spinout from the University of Cambridge. Our breakthrough technology combines synthetic and stem cell biology for the precise, efficient and consistent reprogramming of human cells used in research, drug discovery, and cell therapy. At, we are passionate about engineering human cells that will enable the medicine of the future. To do this we need talented and curious people who want to make an impact on the future of science and therapeutics.

As a team of individuals, we value science, collaboration, openness, curiosity and creativity. We are united by trust and respect for each other.

Location: Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge

Type: Full time, permanent

Start: Immediate

Salary: Competitive / Hours: 40 p/w

Office based position

Your role in our team:

As a junior DevOps Engineer you will get a detailed overview of the current lab environment, infrastructure and systems and their utilisation and deployment. You will be responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting and improving of the existing automation and integration solutions or creating new ones. Your role will encompass the use of a broad range of tools and AWS technologies within Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Deployment/Delivery (CD).

The position will also require close working and collaboration with various teams such as IT support, Lab and Bioinformatics etc.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Liaising with IT, Lab scientists and Bioinformatics to understand integration requirements
Contribute to version control and container management
Contribute to the improvement of existing infrastructure and development process.
Setup CI/CD pipeline for new informatics pipelines
Provide day-to-day oversight, monitoring and maintenance of the infrastructure systems and software, including security, backup processes
Identify operational problems and work with other to find resolutions. Ensuring outcomes are documented.
Proactively monitors systems, including backups and interfaces. Investigates and resolves problems.
Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Databases.


Will be a collaborative team player
Have a passion for IT and Technology
Have ability to adapt and grow with a fast paced, growing organisation
Enjoy a fast paced work environment

With essential experience in…

At least a Bachelor’s in Computer Science
Experience in working on Linux and Windows
A working understanding of scripting languages Python & Bash
Experience on Cloud technologies (preferably AWS)
Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes or similar)
Experience in version control (Git)

And Possibly...

Working experience with infrastructure as code (Terraform, Ansible, etc) will be plus.

More reasons to join us: provides a vibrant and dynamic work environment in an exciting, fast-moving time for biology. We work with cutting edge technologies and with our world-leading scientific advisory board. We conduct pioneering work with real-world impact.

We trust our people to make significant contributions early on with opportunities to be involved in projects that are key to the success and growth of our young company. We invest in people, creating opportunities for personal development in an inclusive multi-skilled team with ambitious goals that provide opportunities to learn on the job from each other.

Creativity and open minds are encouraged for everyone to contribute to the success of the company.

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Application Instructions: 
Application Closing Date: 
16 October 2022