Cloud Developer

Technology & Security · St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Department Technology & Security
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Commensurate with experience and education

90% of drug candidates fail, delaying help for people in need. We’re on a mission to change that.  Sequence Bio is a drug target discovery company. We are a committed team united in our purpose to discover the true signals of disease and accelerate the development of life-changing medicines. By coming together across diverse skill sets and backgrounds, we’re achieving something incredible that can only happen at Sequence Bio. If you are looking for meaningful purpose in your work — to be a part of something that can make a lasting impact — consider joining our growing team of local and global experts. 


Overview of the Role

Reporting to the Director of Security and Infrastructure, the Cloud Developer will work closely with the rest of the technical team to build a robust, secure, and scalable platform. This platform will support cutting edge genetic research, improve participant engagement, and make all of our initiatives more effective. You will have the opportunity to develop best-practice cloud infrastructure on AWS using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) technologies. 


Ideal Candidate

  • Desire to learn cloud technologies inside and out.
  • Programming background in Python, Ruby or other related languages.
  • Recent graduate from a technical program and/or 2 - 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Detail oriented with an ability to develop solutions for complex problems.
  • Passion to learn, grow and collaborate with others.
  • Background working with AWS or another cloud service provider considered a plus but not required (we will show you the ropes!).
  • Team player who likes to ask and answer questions in order to draw on and expand the experience of others.
  • An appreciation for the latest technology tools, and basic proficiency with and/or willingness to learn business intelligence tools (e.g. Salesforce, Google Docs, Slack, etc.).


Main Business Functions

  • Develop cloud infrastructure on AWS. This includes, but is not limited to, everything from:
    • Optimizing storage and computer usage.
    • Configuring production-ready monitoring.
    • Organizing security groups.
    • Designing solutions for deploying new applications.
  • Become proficient with scripting and building system bootstrap scripts and AWS Lambda Functions using bash, Python, and Ruby.
  • Become proficient with infrastructure as code (IaC) technologies like Terraform and GitHub to build, test, and deploy cloud infrastructure.
  • Get certified as a Hashicorp Certified Terraform Associate,  AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or AWS Certified Developer.
  • Maintain cloud infrastructure responding to outages and/or security events.
  • Factor security best practices into Sequence Bio architecture and reason about network security concerns.
  • Assist and support Sequence Bio’s operational security program as it applies to cloud infrastructure.
  • Manage container-based deployments using tools like Docker and ECS.
  • Reporting structure is subject to change by the CEO.
  • A commitment to flexible working hours during peak project deployment is required.
  • Other duties as required by your team lead(s) or the executive team.
  • Willing to take initiative and create and take on new responsibilities as our company continues to grow.


Working at Sequence Bio


Ethics, Privacy & Security

Ethics, privacy and security excellence is rooted in everything we do at Sequence Bio. We are  transparent about our information sharing policies and practices, and are committed to returning benefits to Newfoundland and Labrador. All our employees must uphold the company's commitment in all they do.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Sequence Bio is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recognize the importance and value of a diverse workforce and we are committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all employees.


Culture and Benefits

Sequence Bio is one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2022! We were selected because of our commitment to employee benefits, our flexible people-first policies, training and development opportunities for our team, our leadership in gender diversity, and much more. 




Location: Remote 

Salary: Commensurate with experience and education



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  • Location
    St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Department
    Technology & Security
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    Commensurate with experience and education