DevOps Engineer

London, United Kingdom


Docker Terraform Ansible Kubernetes Python AWS

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We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.

To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.

At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us.

We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…

Salary: Market rate (Dependent on experience)
Opening date: 3/9/2019
Closing date: 3/10/2019
So, why are we hiring?
At babylon, our infrastructure is the foundation for all products across the company. We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to be part of the team designing, managing, and maintaining our infrastructure.
As a DevOps Engineer, you will work closely with our developers to help them design and scale their microservices. You will have the opportunity to work with many teams within babylon, from our core development team to our AI services such as Machine Learning, NLP, Data Science, Chatbot and many other teams.
We are developing new services and applications every week, which brings its fair share of challenges. We are now working on a new generation platform for deploying and running our dockerised microservices at scale with Kubernetes. We are looking for game-changing individuals who can take our Docker-based infrastructure to the next level.

You will:

    • Work closely with teams from across the company to deliver world-class applications
    • Help build our Kubernetes platform
    • Implement Monitoring and Alerting solutions
    • Continually review and maintain the security of our applications and systems
    • Implement, maintain, and scale our ever growing continuous integration and delivery pipeline
    • Work with developers and QA teams to optimise our deployment processes
    • Participate in on-call rotation with other DevOps team members
    • Define and evangelize DevOps best practices to improve reliability and performanceHelp to scale our services globally
    • Automate everything!
    • We want our engineers to keep learning every day. You will have the opportunity to explore and experiment new technologies, and share your experience with the other team members.

You will fit the role if you:

    • Have good experience in deploying and managing distributed applications
    • Have good skills in Python or equivalent languages ( golang - ruby - java - rust etc)
    • Know Docker and its ecosystem
    • Are experienced with Infrastructure-as-code and automation tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible/Chef, ...)
    • know your way around Cloud Computing platforms ( particularly AWS or GCP )
    • Are proficient in Linux
    • Have CI/CD Experience (Jenkins or similar)
    • Are passionate in building tools and automation to improve the quality of the infrastructure
    • Can identify problems before they happen, dig deep for root causes, and implement solutions that prevent future occurrences
    • Are a natural team player who enjoys working multiple development collaboratively with colleagues
    • Focus on delivery with a passion for quality and innovation

It would be a bonus if you:

    • Have Kubernetes / k8s expertise
    • Have monitoring solutions experience (ELK, NewRelic, …)
    • Solid understanding of database technologies
    • Can run Docker at scale and in production
    • Have a BS in Information Science/Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
So, what's next?

It all starts with an informal call with me, Elliott. I'm a recruiter here and will be able to answer your initial questions.

For more information/ to apply please submit a CV for an updated linkedin profile!

Thanks for taking the time to consider this role regardless!

Babylon believes it is possible to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. How? By combining the ever-growing computing power of machines with the best medical expertise of humans to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalised health service and making it universally available.