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DevOps Engineer - (1804463) in Great Britain at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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.
DrugDev (An IQVIA Company)
DrugDev is committed to providing sponsors, CROs and sites with solutions that transform clinical research through collaboration, standardization and technology experience.

Job Summary

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

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Push forward our SaaS infrastructure to support rapidly increasing user demand
  • 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

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

Job Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelors degree or higher
  • At least 1 year of experience managing production systems in a SaaS environment.
  • At least 1 year of experience supporting MySQL
  • At least 1 year of experience in developing configuration management scripts (Ansible/Chef/Puppet/etc.)

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: 1804463