|Salary:||£43,414 to £56,592 Grade 8|
|Placed On:||14th March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
We are seeking to appoint a Cloud Engineer, required to help establish and support the IMCM Data Platform, reporting to Adam Huffman, Research Computing Manager in the Biomedical Research Computing team. You will join the newly established multidisciplinary Oxford-GSK Institute of Molecular & Computational Medicine operating within Nuffield Department of Medicine, in collaboration with Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Nuffield Department of Population Health and Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.
The vision for the Data Platform is to be a Trusted Research Environment (TRE) where datasets are safely stored with appropriate access controls, and where IMCM researchers from both Oxford and GSK will carry out their research collaboratively. You will be responsible for ensuring it meets those researchers’ requirements as they evolve, while satisfying the governance obligations arising from the datasets they are using. This will entail close and regular collaboration and consultation with Data Managers, Bioinformaticians, researchers, Public Cloud providers, information security and compliance teams, and colleagues in Oxford and GSK.
You will be responsible for leading the design, planning, provisioning, ongoing maintenance and development of the IMCM Data Platform, and creating and updating documentation for the IMCM-specific aspects of the Data Platform. You will work with the data management and data science teams to ensure IMCM researchers’ software requirements on the Platform are met, and you will ensure the security of the Platform, applying updates and configuration checks, arranging penetration tests if needed. You will collaborate with Data Managers, Information Compliance and Information Security teams to ensure datasets are safely and appropriately managed.
It is essential that you hold a degree in a relevant subject. You will need experience of cloud platform engineering for production services. GCP experience is essential; experience with an additional provider preferred (Azure). You will have a good understanding of technology stacks from networks up to applications, and hands-on experience with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Pulumi. It is essential you have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to contribute to a supportive, helpful culture and work very closely with end users.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 5 years and is funded by GSK.
Only applications received before 12 midday on 17th April 2023 will be considered. Please quote 163731 on all correspondence.
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