Platform Engineer (Networks/Linux)
- London, UK
- Employees can work remotely
- Department: Engineering
- Office: London
Genomics England successfully led the world-leading 100,000 Genomes Project, which compared and analysed individuals’ genetic codes to help diagnose, treat and prevent illness.
We're now accelerating our impact, working with the NHS to further develop and embed genomic healthcare and research in Britain. Our next chapter involves working with patients, doctors, scientists, government and industry to improve genomic testing, and help researchers access the health data and technology they need to make new medical discoveries and create more effective, targeted medicines for everybody.
Our Network Engineers enable the DevOps culture within our organisation, owning the network, and automating process to make us more efficient. You'll be an expert in efficient deployment, designing, building and maintaining core networking infrastructure and debugging networking issues to ensure smooth running at all times.
Working closely with our Platform Engineers and Solution Architects you will ensure fast, smooth roll-out of new designs and products, as well as assist with deployment and sustaining of networking software tools.
At Genomics England we have a network that covers on-prem data centres and AWS with large sensitive Data Sets which require specific security and networking in place. You will be responsible for maintaining these next generation networks for our products by providing critical network support to diagnose, mitigate impact, and resolve networking events.
Network Engineers at Genomics England look ahead of the curve, monitoring for the symptoms of emerging problems, and introducing automation wherever possible. If you want to work in a team that is proactive, not reactive, then apply today and help us plan the growth of our infrastructure to support our products and services which tangibly improve healthcare in the UK.
Skills and Experience for Success
We anticipate the ideal candidate having experience as an Infrastructure, DevOps, Platforms or Site Reliability Engineer with a focus as a Networking Engineer. You will have good working knowledge of tools such as; Terraform, Ansible, system monitoring tools, CI/CD tools, and automated testing frameworks.
You will have excellent working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Networking services including: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, Direct Connect, Transit Gateways, Route53, ELB, WAF, NACL. Good experience in a network focused hands-on technical role working with IP routing protocols/technologies and platforms in large scale data center and/or WAN network environments, is also highly desirable.
Ideally you will have experience of the Fortinet Networking Product Stack - FortiManager, Fortigate/NGFW.
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Or AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional - desirable but not essential
AWS Advanced Networking - desirable but not essential
Cisco Certification - desirable but not essential
Originally conceived as a project, Genomics England has transformed to meet the opportunities created by our scientific breakthroughs in understanding the Human Genome. Being part of this journey is a reward in itself, however we're pleased to offer our colleagues a great benefits package including:
- competitive salary
- 30 days holiday
- generous pension scheme
- individual learning budgets for every colleague
- a raft of other benefits
Talk to our Talent Team and find out how a career with Genomics England will benefit you.