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Location: Cambridge, England
Industry: IT, Infrastructure, Other
Rate: £275 - £425 per day
Job Type: Contract (3 months)

Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Solutions Job Description:


  • Architectural design, development and deployment of specialised solutions to manage and process large quantity of data using AWS services.

  • Input to design and implementation of integration protocols across the systems operated by CGR.

  • Integrating 3rd party software (commercial and open-source) with bespoke components to build end-to-end genome analytic and informatic software solutions

  • Automating processes to improve efficiency of the Centre's interaction with genomics data

  • Assessing future scalability needs; contribute to demand planning and prioritisation

  • Ensuring the high quality of the code and adherence to industry standards and best practices for all stages of software lifecycle

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:


  • Expert in design and implementation of solutions on top of AWS infrastructure (Step Functions; Batch; RDS; Lambda written in Python; S3; Glacier)

  • Solution deployment using AWS CloudFormation

  • Application, workflow and infrastructure monitoring and logging using AWS Cloud Watch

  • Error handling and retrying against shared AWS resources

  • Detailed knowledge of core computer science concepts (e.g. object-oriented design, memory management, algorithm implementation) and practices (e.g. version control, agile development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, DevOps)
Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis group of companies, the fourth largest staffing group in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems, Aston Carter and Aerotek are trading names of Allegis Group Limited. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at Please note when you give us your data, we will share it within Allegis Group and this involves the transfer of such data outside the European Economic Area, subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice.

About TEKsystems:

TEKsystems® provides technology staffing and services, helping businesses deploy high-calibre IT and communications expertise under a range of delivery options including Staffing Services, Team Services, Global Services, and Workforce Management Services. We’ve become a billion-dollar services company by continually building on what we do best – blending superior client service with an unrivalled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Our offerings address various applications, infrastructure, and communications needs including technology deployment services, enterprise software support services, and asset management services. TEKsystems is a division of Allegis Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allegis Group® Inc., the fourth largest staffing company in the world. Allegis Group Ltd is an Employment Business and Agency.

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