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DevOps Engineer (R1040899) in Boston, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

The DevOps Engineer is responsible for contributing to the streamlining the DrugDev Spark platform from development to deployment. The Systems Engineer 2 helps improve existing infrastructure as it pertains to performance, security, and scalability. 

Summary of Essential Job Functions
 Lead small projects to push forward our SaaS infrastructure to support rapidly increasing user demand 
 With oversight, build out and automate our development tool chain to support continuous validation of software in compliance with strict regulatory requirements.
 Perform performance tuning, monitoring, patching and other system administration tasks to support fault tolerant, high availability infrastructure.
 Participate in the design and development of our software solutions, ensuring that we deliver solutions that are suited to our operational demands as well as customer needs.
 Write and maintain Ansible playbooks to thoroughly automate our operations processes.
 Support our integrations pipeline and troubleshoot issues.

 Technical/functional expertise
 Communication
 Decision making
 Customer focus
 Conflict management
 Energy, motivation and work rate

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position does not have responsibility for managing people.  

Minimum Experience Requirements
 Bachelors degree or higher
 At least 3 years of experience managing production systems in a SaaS environment or equivalent experience
 Experience in developing configuration management scripts or equivalent experience
 Fewer years of experience will be acceptable with directly relevant coding expertise

Skill Requirements
 Experience with managing systems in production using an infrastructure as code model
 Knowledge of networking and system security
 Linux knowledge and strong familiarity with Redhat/Centos
 The ability to be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation
 Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills
 Attention to detail

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1040899