DevOps Engineer

Compass PathwaysLondon, United Kingdom23 days ago

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to run COMPASS’s cloud, AWS-based infrastructure.

We would like to create a secure and scalable (in terms of users and volumes) infrastructure that will protect the privacy of our patients while still allowing space for creativity and innovation.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Own our AWS cloud infrastructure and ensure the system is scalable, robust and purpose fit
  • Introduce and adopt the best practices related to the infrastructure-as-code, continuous delivery and integration in the cloud
  • Automate and improve development and release processes
  • Ensure that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
  • Act as the infrastructure domain expert and evangelist
  • Troubleshoot various issues related to networking and load
  • Configure, troubleshoot and optimize the performance of database systems
  • Assist in project management decisions

Detailed responsibilities/accountabilities

  • The position reports into the Head of Engineering
  • The position works closely with the rest of the engineering department (UI/UX, Full Stack, etc) as well as the data science and IT groups
  • The person will also liaison cross-functionally as necessary to support infrastructure company-wide


  • Experience in DevOps, development, systems administration
  • Knowledge of python required. Familiarity with Java and other programming languages is a strong plus
  • Experience with container systems such as Docker, Kubernetes
  • Expert knowledge of AWS ecosystem and common Linux platforms (amazon-emi, centOS, others)
  • Experience building AWS infrastructure from the ground up in a fast start-up environment
  • Familiarity with GDPR, CCPA and other security regulations
  • Good understanding of how relational DBMS (ideally Postgres) work under the hood, proficiency query performance tuning
  • Experience with configuration management and orchestration tools (Terraform, Ansible, Cloudformation)
  • Strong analytical, project management, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate independently and in cross-functional teams in an entrepreneurial and rapid growth-oriented environment
  • Aligned to our company mission and values of Compassionate, Bold, Rigorous and Inclusive
  • Ability to work in the UK or US (London or New York offices)

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