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We are no longer seeking people for this position. You are still welcome to apply, but please be aware that we are not actively hiring for this role.

 

About Us:

SelfDecode is a well-funded biotech startup in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoples’ genetics, lab tests, and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations. Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live healthier and better life.

  • We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiency.
  • We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes from.
  • We thrive on open communication and dedication.
  • We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities or skills can move up in the organization fast, get raises, etc…
  • We expect people to work full-time without side gigs.
  • We expect the applicant to have a long-term relationship with our company.
  • We expect employees to be proactive and autonomous.
  • We do not micromanage.
  • Dishonesty is not tolerated at all, and we thrive on trust.
  • When you're working, we expect you to work.
  • We emphasize skills & abilities rather than formal education.

 

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced and motivated manager to take a lead role at a fast-growing, innovative biotechnology company. As a Team Lead, you will manage the DevOps team’s delivery of infrastructure, security, CI/CD, and internal tooling services to meet the needs of the business developed in consultation with our research scientists, computational biologists, front-end, and back-end teams.

The lead of the DevOps team will manage the evolution and operations of the company's production and development environments. Responsibilities will include delivering a scalable, resilient, and cost-effective architecture and building a team of first-class professionals by guiding and leading, planning career paths, and improving the hiring process.

 

The Role is: 

  • Full time.
  • Fully Remote.
  • No agencies.
  • Competitive salary; Will be in accordance with skill, abilities, and experience, and can vary widely.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the team of DevOps engineers.
  • DevOps project planning and management with best practices in mind: prioritize work based on business and developer requirements.
  • Effectively communicating with multiple teams, departments, and management representatives.
  • Be the team voice in meetings.
  • Mentor team members in terms of their personal development, goals, and advancement.
  • Developing and delivering on OKRs and/or KPIs.

 

Required Skills & Experience: 

  • At least 3 years experience in a team lead or product management role in DevOps, SysOps or Software Development.
  • Excellent soft skills necessary in order to be an effective team leader, such as:
    • Problem-solving
    • Communication
    • Negotiation
    • Analysis
  • Project management skills
  • General understanding of the technologies involved in our projects:
    • AWS
    • Containerized applications
    • Infrastructure as code
    • CI/CD
    • Microservices architecture

 

It’s a plus if you have knowledge of:

  • Cloud-based security and privacy best practices.
  • HIPAA, GDPR, and other relevant compliance experience.
  • Python, React, Docker and/or Terraform, AWS CloudFormation.
  • Security / Networking / Development.
  • ITIL / IT management best practices.
  • Startup experience.
  • Managing penetration testing, response, and mitigation.

 

Any relevant certifications are also a plus.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, you can email us at recruiting@selfdecode.com

 

Note: please complete the application and pre-screening within one week of starting.