Linux System Administrator

Company Description

We are a leader in liquid biopsy. Every day we transform the lives of cancer patients and their families through the power of liquid biopsy. Our tests unlock essential genomic information from a simple blood test and allow clinicians to make more informed treatment decisions for their patients.

We are dynamic and innovative, focused on the development of new ground-breaking technologies in a fast-paced and international setting. Our exceptional team of talented and driven individuals work together to combine their energy and expertise in world-class research, product development and commercialization to bring new tests to the patients that need them.

If making a difference is in your DNA and you are ready to join the liquid biopsy revolution, then you could be just the person we are looking for to join our team based in Cambridge, UK!


Role Overview:

This role is full time and requires expertise in the configuration of Unix based operating systems, networking configuration, software installation and security best practices. Experience using AWS cloud infrastructure. The candidate should be able to read, write and implement standard operating procedures and technical documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

Operating system configuration:

Updates configuration and policy
Basic software installation and configuration
Supporting the development team configure cluster servers for pipelining and production systems
Deployment and maintenance of AWS Infrastructure
Building and administrating Unix instances and Docker containers
AWS infrastructure configuration and support
Projects and CI/CD requirements configuration and support
Deploy and configure AWS batch
User management:

Unix, VPN user administration and configuration

AWS user account management
Network configuration:

Network domain configuration and management

AWS networking configuration
Security configuration:

AWS Security Groups and ACL policy configuration

Individual sever security configuration (including web servers)
Network security configuration
HIPAA/GDPR requirement configuration (mainly best practices and accompanying documentation)
Monitor and administer security audits and penetration testing regularly
Development team support:

Advice on system architecture to the development team

Acting as a point of contact for IT vendor to assess and manage tickets and other tasks that may be assigned.
Liaise with third party IT providers

Coordinate with IT providers and manage outsourced tasks

HIPAA Compliance:

Position will:

Agree to abide by Employment and Confidentiality Agreements and End User Policies
Commit to stay up to date on training requirements for HIPAA
Understand the importance of the proper handling and disposal of ePHI and agrees to follow HIPAA Regulations
Abide by the requirements for the proper disposal of equipment containing ePHI
Agree to report breaches and the improper handling of ePHI to the Company’s Privacy and Security Officers


Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science, Information Systems or related degree
Minimum 4 years’ experience with Unix systems administration with exposure to database management


Experience of planning the infrastructure needs of a company
Experience managing a fleet of Unix servers
Experience configuring and maintaining network systems
Experience of supporting day-to-day operations
Experience of working in regulated environments
Experience of managing and configuring cloud-based infrastructure, preferably AWS, beneficial will be the production experience in ECS/ECR, AWS Batch
Ability to work closely with software development teams
Ability to work with and coordinate third party I.T vendors
Experience with control repository services such as Bitbucket
Experience with automated deployment services such as Jenkins
Experience with automated configuration systems such as Ansible/Puppet/Chef
Experience with IaC CloudBuild systems like Terraform/CloudFormation
Understanding of IT principles and an ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to a varied audience

Application Instructions: 

Other information


Inivata Limited is based in Cambridge, UK.

No agencies please.

The closing date for applications is 8th July 2020

To Apply:

Application Closing Date: 
08 July