Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Anywhere
  • Anywhere


SelfDecode is a well-funded biotech startup in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoples’ genetics, lab tests, and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations. Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live a healthier and better life.

We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiency.
We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes from.
We thrive on open communication and dedication.
We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities or skills can move up in the organization fast, get raises, etc
We expect people to work full-time without side gigs.
We expect the applicant to have a long-term relationship with our company.
We expect the applicant to be proactive and autonomous.
We do not micromanage.
Dishonesty is not tolerated at all, and we thrive on trust.
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Senior DevOps Engineer to join a fast-growing, innovative biotechnology company. As a DevOps Engineer, you will play a vital role in the delivery of infrastructure, security, CI/CD, and internal tooling services to meet the needs of the business developed in consultation with our research scientists, computational biologists, front-end, and back-end teams.

The Role Is:

Fully remote
No agencies
Euro hours
Salary: From $60k $120k per year, in accordance with abilities, skills, experience, level of English proficiency, and location. Equity is also available.

Consulting with management on the operational requirements of software solutions.
Effectively communicating with multiple teams, departments, and management representatives.
Contributing expertise on information system options, risk, and operational impact.
Developing interface simulators and designing automated module deployments.
Completing code and script updates, as well as resolving product implementation errors.
Overseeing routine maintenance procedures and performing diagnostic tests.
Documenting processes and monitoring performance metrics.
Conforming to best practices in network administration and cybersecurity.
Developing and delivering on OKRs and/or KPIs.
Required Skills & Experience:

At least 4 years experience in DevOps, SysOps, or related roles.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
General understanding of the technologies involved in our projects:AWS
Containerized applications
Infrastructure as code
Microservices architecture

Knowledge of cloud-based security and privacy best practices.
HIPAA, GDPR, and other relevant compliance experience.
Python, React, Docker and/or Terraform, AWS CloudFormation.
Security / Networking / Development.
ITIL / IT management best practices.
Startup experience.
Managing penetration testing, response, and mitigation.
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Hiring Process:

Our typical hiring process looks like this:

Screening tests & questionnaires
Interview & resume vetting
Test task
Our hiring process is heavily focused on screening tests instead of interviews. So instead of three to five interviews that are typical for many companies, we typically just have the screening tests and two interviews.

The screening tests help us predict if you are able to solve complex problems and reason well. You will be prompted to take our screening tests as soon as you fill out the questionnaire.

The way the tests are designed is that each stage has a disqualification so that if you don’t pass, you can’t progress to the next stage.

We do not consider applicants who don’t pass our screening tests, so please be sure to make it to the end.

The hiring company, SelfDecode, has selected the following skills as important to this job, and they encourage that applicants consider taking the following Skills Test(s) through FlexJobs to include in their application for their job. This is not required, but is highly recommended.

Programming Tools: Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing Basics

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