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Internal Systems

IT Support Engineer

With over 35 nationalities and a range of backgrounds represented in our Benevolent team, we aim to build an inclusive environment where our people can bring their authentic selves to work, be respected for who they are and the exceptional work they do. We welcome and actively encourage applications from all sections of society and are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, age, citizenship, or any other basis. We see our diversity as an asset as we tackle challenging problems that bridge the gap between drug discovery and technology.


The Role

We are seeking a well rounded IT Support Engineer with knowledge of a broad range of technologies. You will be working on a range of different projects within our rapidly growing start-up environment adopting a wide range of technologies on the cutting edge. This role will involve taking ownership of the IT stack and taking it to the next level whilst maintaining and implementing new technologies. A vital part of the role is to work with teams with varying levels of technical expertise. This is an excellent opportunity for someone starting their IT career enabling them access to cutting edge technologies in a fast-paced environment allowing for rapid growth.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implementing automation to streamline IT tasks (BetterCloud, Ansible, Scripting) with infrastructure as code.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with external vendors. (Gitlab, Atlassian, Apple, Amazon, MVS, Juniper)
  • Active Directory user management, policies and automation around onboarding and offboarding users.
  • Managing multiple cloud environments (GSuite, Okta, O365, SSO, SAML) and in-house systems.
  • Implementing monitoring of Office and data centre equipment.
  • Rolling out security policies.
  • Ownership of data centre and office networking equipment (Juniper routers and switches, Meraki) and hardware.
  • IT Support for Mac OS, Windows, Linux and software including Mobile Device Management (MDM such as JAMF).
  • Maintenance of formal backup and disaster recovery strategy including regular testing.
  • Administration of cloud-based VOIP and video conference systems.

We are looking for someone with

  • A good understanding of MacOS & Windows in a corporate environment, including hardware and software.
  • A keen interest in Cloud technologies and containerised environments.
  • A flexible approach to supporting cross-functional teams with varying technical knowledge.
  • An understanding of networking principles including TCP/IP, switches, WiFi and VPNs.
  • Experience with supporting MS Office, sharepoint, GSuite.

Nice to haves

  • AWS and/or GCP experience.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and container technologies.
  • Experience implementing security frameworks and backup management projects.
  • Working knowledge with one or more of the following services: Confluence, Jira, GitLab, Asana, Aha, Spoke, Impraise, Sage.

We share a passion for being part of a mission that matters, and we are always looking for curious and collaborative people who share our values and want to be part of our journey.  If that sounds like a fit for you, hit the apply button and join us.

About us

BenevolentAI unites AI with human expertise to discover new and more effective medicines. Our unique computational R&D platform spans every step of the drug discovery process, powering an in-house pipeline of over 25 drug programmes. We advance our mission to reinvent drug discovery by harnessing the power of a diverse team, rich with different backgrounds, experiences, opinions and personalities.  In our offices in London and New York and research facility in Cambridge (UK), we work in highly collaborative, multidisciplinary teams, harnessing skills across biology, chemistry, engineering, AI, machine learning, informatics, precision medicine and drug discovery.

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