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tech Jan 30, 2017

Production Software Engineer

The Role

The Production Software Engineer combine their software engineer experience and innate drive to improve existing systems and processes, seeking to automate wherever possible. The Production Software Engineer will provide input into which tools are best to use within the build and deployment environment e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Docker, Bamboo, Travis, Terraform, Kubernetes, AWS. Adopting a creative approach to automation at every step.

The Production Software Engineer will have a strong passion for automation using whatever tools are best for the job, assisting in the processing of large amounts of data, ensuring the Jenkins continuous integration process is optimised as effective as possible.

Production Engineer could be a Site Reliability Engineer, Build Deployment Engineer, DevOps Engineer working as a core team member working closely with the DevOps infrastructure team building the primary datacenter infrastructure and APIs that support our services. You will be supporting the complex IT infrastructure environment and adding your input (especially around automation) into such areas as sharded databases, scalable web services and interfaces to external data sources and APIs.

You will be joining our Agile development teams.  You will advocate high-quality engineering and best-practice in production software as well as rapid prototypes. You must be a strong communicator who can explain what is required to build and deliver great software products. You will be keen to work with the rest of the team and develop collaboratively.

You will promote test-driven-development and other Agile best-practices for ensuring the software is resilient enough for our scientists to rely upon.

You may also have a knack for related skills, in DevOps, algorithm design, machine learning and there may be opportunities to grow these other skills as part of your role if you so wish.


The Company – Benevolent.AI

This is a great opportunity to get involved at a startup with strong financial backing and global ambitions.

Our office, a converted leather factory between Euston and St Pancras, is relaxed and unique, with a friendly atmosphere and a diverse team of clever people from around the world. The company offers a growing benefits package that includes pension, health insurance, a cycle-to-work scheme, and daily fresh fruit. We care about what we do, but we generally do not work long hours.

Our mission is to increase the efficiency and success of the R&D process. Society has created huge quantities of complex information and data but the ability to use this to create knowledge for drug discovery and development is still at its infancy. However, the tools and technologies to explore this data are rapidly developing and Benevolent.AI’s aim is to use deep judgement and applied AI combined with pharmaceutical expertise to accelerate the process by which new medicines are discovered and developed.


Our Requirements


Competitive salary, depending on experience, extensive benefits.

If this challenge and opportunity excites you, please email your CV and a covering letter to