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Site Reliability Engineer (Remote)

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Bridgewater, New Jersey Full time R1414635

Bridgewater, New Jersey| North Carolina| Wayne, Pennsylvania| New Jersey| Remote

Job description

IQVIA’s Digital Enablement Center of Excellence powers exceptional brand experiences, delivering innovative solutions based on a customer-first, insights-driven, and integrated omnichannel vision. We provide authenticated, enhanced data and analytics, innovative fit-for-purpose healthcare technology, and the expertise to enable an effective and adaptable marketing model that drives better quality of care and patient outcomes. IQVIA is the leading global provider of data, advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services for the life sciences industry. 

The Site Reliability Engineering team is responsible for building and maintaining cloud-based infrastructure. This involves the use of modern tools and techniques to provision, deploy, configure and monitor a wide array of technologies, from serverless web applications to database clusters, traditional web-server farms and more.

The Site Reliability Engineer will, as a member of this team, participate in the planning, designing and implementation of many such services.  They will work closely with various business units throughout the organization, mostly development teams, to whom the team provides infrastructure in a rigorously defined set of services.

The successful candidate must possess a solid foundation of technical knowledge, as well as effective oral and written communication abilities. Written communication is particularly important, given that this is a remote work opportunity.

Above and beyond the requisite skill-set, the ideal candidate will take a holistic view towards infrastructure engineering, with the overarching goal of ensuring reliability of operations. Observable, reproducible, scalable and highly reliable infrastructure are of utmost importance and the SRE will endeavor to make this the de facto approach at all times.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Deploy and maintain critical applications on cloud based architecture
  • Implement automation, effective monitoring and infrastructure-as-code
  • Lead and assist product engineers in creating practical architectural implementation of proposed solutions
  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions
  • Provide clear goals for all areas of a project and develop steps to oversee their timely execution
  • Continuously evaluate existing systems with industry standards, and make recommendations for improvement
  • Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas
  • Collaborate and mentor other engineers throughout the company and seek to continually improve process

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent professional experience
  • At least five years of experience building, managing, and supporting cloud-based IT infrastructure
  • Good understanding of current security practices
  • Thorough knowledge of Unix and/or Linux fundamentals and system administration
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools or technologies (notably Terraform)
  • Expertise with public cloud services (notably AWS)
  • Solid foundational knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Knowledge of source control systems and workflow (notably git)
  • Knowledge of modern DevOps/SRE practices
  • Some programming/scripting experience with at least one language (Python, Go, Javascript notably)
  • Windows system administration knowledge is a plus, but not required


IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination status.

The potential base pay range for this role, when annualized, is $108,800.00 - $181,300.00. The actual base pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including job-related qualifications such as knowledge, skills, education, and experience; location; and/or schedule (full or part-time). Dependent on the position offered, incentive plans, bonuses, and/or other forms of compensation may be offered, in addition to a range of health and welfare and/or other benefits.
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