DevOps Engineer

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Req ID: 21022

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Center for Data-Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D3b - is seeking talented engineers to build and scale solutions for accelerating discovery and advancements in child health. We’re looking for creative problem solvers that are passionate about automation and measuring everything. In the role of devops engineer, you will join a team building software and infrastructure for handling large and complex biomedical data. Your role will focus on automation, reliability, performance, and security of the software and infrastructure. Successful devops engineers will gain a deep technical and quantitative understanding of the system, software, and security architectures to provide innovative and scalable solutions. Experience with protected health information is beneficial, but not required. 

Job Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include: 
1.    Provide technical expertise in designing and developing systems and best practices that are cost effective and meet user requirements complying with appropriate security standards
2.    Design, develop and maintain automated frameworks for enabling cloud-based agile software development and testing
3.    Deploy the latest in CI/CD technologies and containerized solutions.  Maintain and improve CI/CD infrastructure and pipelines to rapidly deliver software applications. 
4.    Develop solutions that will provide monitoring, logging, and alerting capabilities.  Use monitoring tools and metrics to analyze performance and characterize limitations and bottlenecks.
5.    Continuously learn and evaluate emerging devops principles, methodologies, and technologies 

Required Education and Experience


  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in the DevOps field

Additional Technical Requirements

Required experience with:
-    Amazon Web Services
-    Linux system administration
-    Git
-    Scripting languages, Bash and Python preferred
-    Infrastructure as code with tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible
-    Continuous integration and automated deployment with tools such as Jenkins, Travis CI
-    Containers/container orchestration with tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos, ECS  
-    Monitoring, logging and alerting with tools such as Elastic Stack, Graphite, CloudWatch, PagerDuty, OpsGenie, SumoLogic
-    Effective communication within a multidisciplinary team 


Preferred experience with:
-    Cloud platforms such as AWS/GCP/Azure
-    Data frameworks such as EMR, Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Flink
-    Database administration and performance
-    High performance computing and schedulers
-    Network configuration and security

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288




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