DevOps Engineer

Cambridge, UK
Job type
Full Time
Contract length

About us

Cambridge, UK | Full-time | Permanent

Riverlane builds ground-breaking software to unleash the power of quantum computers. Backed by leading venture-capital funds and the University of Cambridge, we develop software that transforms quantum computers from experimental technology into commercial products.

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

Working as part of a flexible Engineering group, you will help us improving 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

What we need

  • A Bachelor in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong Experience (commercial or academic) with: Docker (Container, Compose, Hub), Makefile, CMake, Jenkins, Azure CI, Github and Github Actions
  • Proficient in writing scripts to automate flows (Unix focused)
  • Knowledge of scripting for Windows and Mac
  • Exposure to testing on Python (unittest) and to documentation generation (sphinx or equivalent)
  • An interest in quantum computing

Even better if you have experience of

  • Relevant Industry experience
  • Open-Source collaborations
  • System/Cyber-Security
  • Collaboration across multiple teams


How to apply

Please upload a CV and covering letter by clicking ‘Apply Now’.  Your covering letter should explain why you are applying for the job and what skills and experience you can bring to the role.

If you have any queries, please contact

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.

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