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DevOps Specialist – EU

The life sciences industry performs a considerable function in enhancing quality of life – or even saving lives – for millions of people all over the world. We at BASE find this to be a highly motivating purpose, not least how the use of technology and data increases the potential impact of the industry exponentially.    


Who We Are  

BASE life science is a business and technology consulting company founded in 2007. Working exclusively within the life science industry, we work very closely with the customer – in most cases, even on behalf of the customer-on-customer side.  

From our offices in Denmark, Switzerland, France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain, we serve customers across the globebeyond. Our clear focus on life science – based on our deep understanding of the local market – enables us to deliver tailored solutions that deliver significant value and lasting impact.  

BASE partners with industry-leading solution providers, including Veeva, Salesforce and IQVIA and help to carve business value from digital platforms and data.  


About the role 

As a DevOps Specialist with BASE life science, you will be a crucial part of ensuring our projects are operationally viable. You will part in designing, implementing, and maintaining infrastructure in both internal and external projects. In addition, you will bring your operational expert knowledge to these projects, providing valuable insights and strategies to optimize processes and ensure the highest level of operational efficiency. Your expertise will be instrumental in driving the success of our projects and achieving our organizational goals. 

As a DevOps Specialist you will have these responsibilities: 

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining infrastructure project infrastructure through Infrastructure-as-Code. 

  • Collaborating closely with development team to implement and optimize CI/CD pipelines and related processes. 

  • Troubleshooting and resolving infrastructure related issues with the development team. 

  • Continuously optimizing and improving development and operational practices such as monitoring, alerting, SDLC and so on. 

  • Implementing and refining DevOps practices across projects. 


What makes you the best person for this job?  

If you are a good self-starter, able to work independently, be a problem solver and lead projects effectively. You will succeed in a professional and dynamic international top team like ours. If you enjoy working in a global environment, interact efficiently and remotely with all your key partners, and are not afraid of changes. 

On top, you have the next skills: 

  • At least 3 years of experience working with  DevOps practices (IaC, GitOPS, CI /CD, etc.).

  • Deep knowledge  in 1 or more major cloud providers (Azure, AWS, GCP).

  • SDLC and Software development practices. 

  • CI / CD platforms (Azure DevOps / GitHub Actions).

  • IaC tools (Terraform).

And it will be a plus if you have this additional Skills: 

  • Experience with at least 1 programming language such as Poweshell, Bash or Python. 

  • Operating complex infrastructure. 

  • Experience working with DevSecOps. 


Why BASE?   

BASE life science has been recognized as one of the 25 best workplaces in Denmark and what makes us special is the diversity, we value with more than 36 different nationalities in our team. Our people and culture are uniquely defined by incredibly talented professionals, and we adopt a progressive approach to people management. No matter our differences as characters and personalities, we work together, and we respect and trust individuals’ niche skills and specialisms. Open-minded and goal-orientated, our employees are encouraged to speak up, raise ideas, flag risks, and challenge the status quo.


Team Values 

  • Code-first as our primary technical approachCode-first means we will prioritize building things through code before going through, for example, a UI. Code can be tested verified. GUI actions cannot. 

  • Continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) to maintain a consistently releasable state: We aim to keep our production workloads in a state where they can always be released. 

  • Cloud-based hosting and leveraging native components when feasible: We will prioritize cloud based hosting and native components, when it is feasible and when they are available. That said, there’s a time and place for custom solutions. 


What we offer 

We encourage flexibility and trust our employees, we believe that you can get things done while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. More specifically: 

  • Flexible schedule: Fit it into your routine!

  • Remote friendly: within the CET time zone! 

  • Home office setup: You will get a laptop + electronic devices.

  • Gym membership.

  • Health Insurance. 

  • Culture of trust, diversity & inclusion.

  • An entrepreneurial and multicultural work environment, where you will be able to quickly make an impact for our customers. 

  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow your career. 

  • You will be part of our mission to support our pharma customers better serving their customers … which are eventually the patients.



If you are interested in this position, do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible. We will screen and evaluate all incoming candidates on an ongoing basis. We look forward to receiving your application. 


As soon as possible


Aranzazu Botto, People Partner


Denmark / Spain / United Kingdom

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