Organisation data: Technology and Science Integration
Job Number: EBI01948
Contract Type: Staff Member
Job Function: Technical Officer (gr. 4-6)
Advertised Grade-Grading: Grade 6 (monthly salary starting at £3,143 after tax) plus other paid benefits
Contract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 3 years (renewable upto 9 years)
Contract Duration-Is this renewable to 9 years?: yes
Closing Date: 12 December 2021
The successful candidate will join the Cloud Consultants Team (Technology and Science Integration team - TSI) which is responsible for providing the agreed governance, technical support and architectural & policy guidance in the usage of public and hybrid clouds at EMBL-EBI.
Our team is supporting the transformation for more than 600 developers, bioinformaticians and researchers at EMBL-EBI to build cloud portable applications and pipelines (based on containers) that can be deployed on our public and internal infrastructure (Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services and OpenStack). Inside this collaborative effort you will be responsible for:
You will have a Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or a related discipline, or have equivalent experience. The role would be suitable for a Dev/Ops engineer who has interest in automation and experience with CI/CD and scientific pipelines in cloud environments (GCP and AWS). Development skills in Python and Bash are also required.
As the role will involve liaising with different groups and users, it is essential that you have excellent communication, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills in the English language. You should be able to pay attention to detail, demonstrate solid problem solving skills and have experience and ability to work on a high quality basis. You will also demonstrate proactiveness, with a willingness to take on new challenges and to learn new skills - including cloud qualifications where relevant.
At EMBL-EBI you can apply your talent and passion to accelerate science and tackle some of humankind's greatest challenges. EMBL-EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, is a worldwide leader in the storage, analysis and dissemination of large biological datasets. We provide the global research community with access to publicly available databases and tools which are crucial for the advancement of healthcare, food security, and biodiversity.
We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus, alongside other prominent research and biotech organisations, and surrounded by beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. This is a highly collaborative and inclusive community where our employees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. We are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential.
For more details please see our employee benefits page.