Senior DevOps Engineer - RIS

United States of America, California, Santa Clara

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Roche Diagnostics has created a new start-up business charged with building a modern software stack that will change the way patients are cared for. Our challenge is to bring together complex diagnostic and treatment data from medical devices and IT systems within a hospital and intelligently process and present this data to doctors and caregivers to improve patient care.

We are looking for candidates with a deep understanding of modern SaaS architecture and experience across the full stack with a “create tools, not band-aids” DevOps mindset. If you would rather improve health outcomes for millions instead of helping sell ads on the Internet, this is the job for you!

You'll get to build a SaaS business from the ground up with the ability to influence the product and architecture and lots of opportunities for growth. Plus you’ll get to work side by side with a team of world-class doctors and researchers who want to impact global healthcare delivery. 

The Position:

The DevOps​ ​Engineer​ ​is a key member of engineering and DevOps groups and will apply knowledge of design principles, practices in the implementation of complex, enterprise-scale software systems. General responsibilities include design concept generation, participating in reviews for components or features, development, and testing of the core software stack, and reliability testing. 

Your Responsibilities:  

  • Software​ ​Development​: This is a software development position to write high-quality software that will perform at scale, be supportable, and be extensible.

  • Process​ ​&​ ​Operations:​ Ensure the software stack integrates with our existing CI pipeline and contribute to continuous improvement; independently design, plan and deliver high-quality software 

  • Leadership​: Ensure a culture that values technical excellence together with support and compassion for individuals 


  • BS in Computer Science, or Computer Engineering, or related field.

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in public cloud AWS, Google, or Azure (AWS Preferred) of which at the minimum 3 years of experience in the software industry.

  • Experience in overall areas in DevOps including CI/CD with build & release, Cloud, Internal tooling, and production operation.

  •  Experience in the cloud including AWS and optionally other types of cloud such as VMWare, Openstack, or colocation vendors.

  • Build and operation tools that monitor backend production, Make sure backend services scale economically, Develop tooling framework, Help the dev team resolve production issues

  • Experience in typical Linux based data center related tasks including bare-metal server configuration, DNS, and DHCP.

  • Experience deploying or managing large scale distributed Linux environments Partake in an on-call rotation alongside the engineers who build our production backends, Comfortable with large scale production systems and technologies, including load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, and/or configuration management.

  • Experience in contemporary platforms extended from cloud such as docker container, Mesos, and/or Kubernetes.

  • Experience in a production operation mode that includes logging and monitoring.

  • Experience in NOC (Network operation center) and previous SRE experience is a big plus.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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