DevOps Engineer (H/F)

Owkin is hiring!


Efficient Data. Effective Medicine

OWKIN uses AI and machine learning to augment medical and biology research. Its proprietary platform, Owkin Socrates, uses machine learning technology to integrate biomedical images, genomics and clinical data to discover biomarkers and mechanisms associated with diseases and treatment outcomes. The company develops scientific collaborations with top-tier medical institutions and partners with leading pharmaceutical companies. Owkin has developed a state-of-the-art federated learning technology in healthcare to overcome the sharing problems associated with medical data, building collective intelligence from distributed data at scale while preserving privacy and security.

Our data scientists are among the best in the world, with several Kaggle Masters, DREAM Challenge top performers, and publications in ICML, NIPS and other top scientific journals. OWKIN is proud of its unique physician-scientist team trained in Weill Cornell and Paris University as well as pharma and CRO senior directors from Novartis, Roche, and Parexel.. Owkin is backed by renowned investors — such as Google Ventures and F-Prime — as well as a distinguished scientific board chaired by Bruno Strigini, former CEO of Novartis Oncology. To build this vision, Owkin is growing rapidly, with offices located in the USA, France, and UK.

Job Description

The DevOps Engineer has the opportunity to build a world-class federated learning (FL) platform. This platform is distributed and makes it possible to train machine learning models on highly sensitive data stored in different centers (hospitals or pharmaceutical companies).

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be key to scale the development of our solution in production.

You’ll work directly with the lead Devops of our FL platform on building and improving the tools that allow the teams to operate smoothly from development to production.

In particular, you will:

  • Contribute to the packaging of our solution.
  • Advocate and Train the software engineers on devops best practices.
  • Guide deployment processes of the platform in the different centers.
  • Contributing to and improving our development tooling and processes.
  • Improve the observability of the stack and increase it's resiliency.

The position is located in our Nantes-based offices (applications for Paris will be studied)

At Owkin, we are working at the cutting edge of technology and we always encourage ours teams to keep uptdated on technological change.

Preferred Experience

We are looking for someone with:

  • A first successful experience as a devops engineer
  • Strong experience with containerisation
  • Strong experience with kubernetes
  • Familiar with Infra as Code processes and associated tools (Terraform, Ansible)
  • Knowledge of network and security
  • Strong team spirit
  • Highly organized and meticulous about details

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Nantes, France ()
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 2 years
  • Possible partial remote