DevOps Engineer

Lisa Thomson, on November 7, 2017

Do you thrive on solving technical challenges and automation problems? Are you a solution-focused team player who enjoys operating in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects, taking ownership at all stages from inception through to delivery?

Aridhia’s cloud-based business model is delivered through AnalytiXagility, our innovative data analysis platform. Our services enable healthcare and research organisations to accelerate their analytic projects to develop new, data-driven approaches to healthcare and improving patient outcomes. Working with us is a chance to make your mark improving lives, working with a team of highly creative and talented people using cutting-edge technologies.

We’re looking for a motivated Operations Engineer to support our client platform, internal services and infrastructure, in either Glasgow or Edinburgh.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to

What you’ll deliver

The successful candidate will be working on multiple platform projects, with involvement in design, implementation and support. You’ll have a say in how Aridhia implements and maintains our products and features from end to end, working across our world-class research platform and technology stack.

This will involve:

  • Administering and maintaining mixed Linux and Windows platforms
  • Provisioning infrastructure and virtual machines
  • Providing technical and application guidance and support during the development and release processes
  • Managing the configuration management system for production environments
  • Assisting with provision of 2nd/3rd line support

What you’ll bring

  • Proven experience in a similar role (circa 3 years)
  • Good applied knowledge of Linux/UNIX and Windows
  • Knowledge of operations automation and configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef and Ansible
  • Experience of continuous integration and deployment tools such as Jenkins, Codeship, TeamCity
  • Scripting knowledge in ShellScripts or Powershell
  • Experience with VMWare offerings
  • Experience of firewall configuration
  • Experience of change management processes

What we offer in return

Aridhia is an entrepreneurial and ground-breaking company leading the way in bringing clinical research into the digital age. Today, academic, pharma and healthcare organisations across the world are using our AnalytiXagility services to make research more open, global and connected than ever before, with the aim of improving clinical practice and patient outcomes. Join us and you have the chance to change lives.

As a high-growth, innovative business we work with a cutting-edge technology stack and follow an agile working method with daily team stand-ups, progress boards, sprints, and show and tell sessions, to keep people informed and involved as projects evolve, and to share knowledge across teams.

In addition to competitive remuneration packages with opportunities to share in our commercial success, we offer the following benefits:

  • 35 days annual holiday entitlement, inclusive of four public holidays
  • Private healthcare for employees and their families
  • Death in Service scheme
  • Generous Company Pension scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and sick pay benefits
  • Individually tailored induction and personal development plans
  • Opportunities for international travel


Lisa Thomson

Head of HR

Lisa has a range of HR experience gained in high-growth, Scottish technology companies including Wolfson Microelectronics, Axios Systems, and Sumerian Europe prior to working with Aridhia Informatics in 2010. Lisa is also Director for Scotland of Startup Grind, a networking organisation for entrepreneurs, and is a 2014/15 Saltire Fellow with Entrepreneurial Scotland. She has recently returned from a programme of accelerated MBA programme studies at Babson College in Boston USA and is Founder of Purpose, a niche HR/Management growth consultancy to early stage and investor backed businesses.

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