Sr Devops Engineer (R1097110) in Warsaw, PL at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Technology Solutions division of IQVIA develops and markets healthcare-focused enterprise software applications including Master Data Management, CRM, Multi-channel Marketing, Content Management, Social and Compliance solutions.  The Digital Office leads the transformation of the Technology Solutions product portfolio and is developing a cloud-based Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence platform bringing a layer of intelligent services to Technology Solutions’ software offering called “Ada”. Ada’s services use machine learning, natural language processing and deep learning techniques as appropriate, and relies on a big data layer. 

Role Purpose:

The Ada devOps engineer plays a pivotal role the delivery of this AI/ML platform. In this role, you will be responsible for the container-based architecture and infrastructure, as well as the automation of its deployment. You will collaborate with a team of data engineers and data scientists to define the data architecture, and software developers to build the infrastructure. The ideal candidate is able to see big picture strategy while maintaining product roadmaps and customer deliverables to evolve new and exciting technology.

The Ada team is looking for its DevOps Engineer. 

Do you have a passion for building great products? Do you believe in customer-centricity? Do you have strong analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills? Do you want to work in a positive, can-do environment where collaboration and growth mindset are valued? 
Join us!

Our team’s values:

  • We focus on building software that adds value for our customers
  • We believe that the best idea or opinion precedes the title of its author
  • We are respectful of everybody’s “think” time, optimizing meetings and limiting interruptions as much as possible
  • We value attitude over aptitude; no jerks allowed
  • We value ownership, accountability, openness in collaboration and feedback
  • We test our code before handing it off: unit tests, ML tests, (continuous) integration tests, etc
  • We believe in reusing existing solutions over reinventing the wheel, and automating where possible
  • We seek continuous improvement, individually and as a team

Principal Accountabilities:

•     Design, implement, manage and build Docker and Kubernetes infrastructure

•     Design, implement manage networking and configuration of Docker and Kubernetes infrastructure

•     Design new strategies for optimizing all aspects of CI-CD pipelines using the latest techniques and technologies using modern DevOps Technologies

•     Must be able to innovate new solutions while integrating solutions with existing platforms 

•     Collaboratively develop features that would enable integration with other IQVIA products, including collaboration in requirements definition, prototyping, design, coding, testing and deployment

•     Participate with the engineering and development teams to define plans for standardizing, scaling and enhancing our products and services. 

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

•     1+ years of relevant work experience in Kubernetes or related

•    Familiarity with cloud engineering, terraform and ansible are required

•    Familiarity with linux system administration and BASH

•    Working knowledge of python is a must

•     Experience as a software engineer; demonstrated success developing a variety of software systems while taking on increasing responsibility for analysis, design, implementation and deployment tasks

•     Experience developing data-driven applications a plus

•     A strong passion for getting things done, solving real problems, and learning new things

•    Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

To be successful in this role, you must also:

•    Work well in a collaborative, team based environment (both work autonomously and as part of a team) 

•    Be a self-starter who enjoys collaborating

•    Be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

•    Be fast and efficient and able to juggle multiple projects

•    Be an expert, proactive communicator, and possesses strong leadership skills 

•    Experience in Agile Collaboration platforms (preferably Jira and Confluence)

Ideal Skills – Devops

  • AWS Experience – preferably with VPC, Route53, EC2, S3, IAM, ECR, ACM, and RDS as well as KOPS AWS Kubernetes solution.  Other cloud infrastructure experience a plus
  • Bytecode Repositories (Docker, Helm, PyPi)
  • Kubernetes.  Key projects like Helm, Prometheus, Graphana. Kubernetes HA and scaling solutions. Ingress, K8s security,  Development of Operational processes in K8s ecosystem.
  • CI/CD experience – specifically with Gitlab CI/CD and Jenkins
  • Skills related to Enterprise Runtime Operations like Monitoring, Notifications, Log Aggregation in Cloud and Kubernetes Environment.  Splunk, ElasticSearch, Fluentd

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1097110


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