DevOps Engineer

Cambridge, UK
Job type
Full Time
Contract length

About Us

Cambridge, UK | Full-time | Permanent | Salary: DOE

Riverlane is the world’s first quantum engineering company. We are hardware obsessed, qubit agile and commercially driven. We’re a passionate team collaboratively tackling some of humanity’s biggest opportunities, from climate change to materials science and new drug discovery.

You will join our cross-disciplinary team of software developers, mathematicians, quantum information theorists, computational chemists and physicists – all world experts in their fields. Our collaborative, close-knit team has a track record of delivering high-quality R&D across the full quantum stack. As a growing company, you will have the freedom to think independently and creatively, as well as contribute to Riverlane’s business development.

About the role

At Riverlane, working as a DevOps can be loosely defined as any work that is not specifically to do with the creation of a new product. This could mean you will be working on:

  • Tool setup
  • Automated testing
  • Packaging/release mechanisms
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
  • Artifact & Docker management
  • Compute configuration
  • System admin
  • EDA & Licensing management

To help maximise the benefit you could bring to Riverlane, you would be working within one of our teams doing product development.

What you will do

Working as part of a flexible Engineering group, you will help us improve our testing and cloud infrastructures. As part of your role, you will:

  • Identify how to optimally test our codebase on multiple platforms, providing valuable metrics to our Product Owners
  • Improve our build toolchain, leveraging cloud and distributed resources
  • Identify improvements and adjustments that we can apply to our codebase and development/testing practices
  • Improve and optimise our workflows

What we need

  • A degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline from a top university
  • Experience (commercial or academic) with: Docker (Container, Compose, Hub), Makefile, CMake, Azure, Github and Github Actions
  • Proficient in writing scripts to automate flows
  • Knowledge of scripting for Windows and Mac
  • An interest in quantum computing

Even better if

  • Relevant Industry experience
  • Exposure to testing on Python and to documentation generation (sphinx or equivalent)
  • Open-Source collaborations
  • System/Cyber-Security
  • You want to be involved in product development
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 Everyone is welcome at Riverlane. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from eligible and suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity/paternity.

 If you need any adjustments made to the application or selection process so you can do your best, please let us know. We will be happy to help.