Cloud & Database Engineer

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Germany
  3. Information Technology
Frankfurt, Germany
Posting date: 04 Mar 2024

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Proclinical are recruiting for a Cloud & Database Engineer to join a Cloud & Database Engineer to join a biotech organisation. This role is on a permanent basis and is located in Frankfurt.

Please ensure that you are eligible for working in the location without any sponsorship or relocation assistance.


  • Guide the execution and configuration of scalable AWS infrastructure, which involves compute and storage configurations.
  • Work alongside interdisciplinary teams to form seamless interfaces for data acquisition from sequencing facilities, public data sources and clinical samples.
  • You will migrate current pipelines, guaranteeing that version control and acknowledging possible challenges, for example: data volume and environment dependencies.
  • The ideal candidate will develop and uphold both production and development settings, integrating and working with crucial tools such as Nextflow, Conda, and Matlab.
  • Responsible for automating procedures, containerising applications, and growing interfaces to foster a dynamic and effective computational ecosystem supporting research teams.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Educated to a degree level in a computer science, bioinformatics or similar field.
  • Demonstrable experience in HPC and cloud infrastructure management.
  • Know-how of Amazon Web Services, which involves AWS parallel server, VPC networking, S3, EC2, RDS, EFS, etc.
  • Expertise on AWS clous resources management and optimisation.
  • Knowledge of Terraform and containerisation technologies such as Docker/Singularity.
  • Acquaintance with SLURM and workflow management systems such as Nextflow.
  • Competent in scripting languages such as Python, SQL, etc.
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Github.
  • Works well with others n a team.
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to think analytically with the capacity to resolve issues.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Tania Maphoso at

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.