DevOps Engineer

Tariffville, CT (full-time remote will be considered)

The DevOps Engineer is a lead contributor to the ongoing evolution and maintenance of our cloud-based infrastructure. The role focuses on scaling a security-first approach to incorporating best practices from architecture through the delivery of our product and service offerings.  Qualified candidates should have extensive, hands-on experience with high availability architectures utilizing AWS tools and services

As part of our Technology Solutions Team, reporting to the Vice President of Engineering, you will help support services and solutions of a global leading company in biomedical modeling & simulation with the mission of improving health and defeating disease. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create and deploy Infrastructure as Code and  automation within our cloud environments using technologies such as Terraform and various AWS services
  • Proactive management and ongoing optimization of the organization and security within AWS control plane
  • Lead contributor to infrastructure and software quality assurance efforts; advise colleagues in best practices; help identify and define company standards for software tools
  • Manage public and private code repositories
  • Demonstrate a fact-based approach and exceptional judgment; advises executive management of existing or potential issues; escalate critical matters
  • Understand contextual impact of technical changes on all facets of project stakeholders
  • Drive modernization efforts migrating legacy application to AWS Docker engines (ECS/EKS)
  • Participate in on-call rotation with the engineering team

Qualifications (Required):

  • 5+ years of recent, hands-on experience in AWS cloud computing and configuration management including Elastic Beanstalk, Cognito, and CloudWatch
  • 5 to 10+ years of technical experience across a multitude of systems and engineering disciplines including Unix/Linux systems administration, shell scripting, networking and security
  • Minimum 3+ years of hands-on experience of programming  in languages such as Python, Ruby, Go, or similar object-oriented language
  • Extensive experience building custom AMIs 
  • Extensive experience building and running Docker containers
  • Experience with architecting and automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure
  • Experience architecting cloud native CI/CD workflows and tools, such as Drone and GitHub 
  • Experience operating in an Infrastructure as Code environment utilizing  Terraform
  • Hands-on experience with microservices and distributed application architectures, such as containerized and serverless technologies
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle and delivery using Agile practices
  • Excellent, professional oral and written communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail, troubleshooting and critical thinking skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certification(s) such as Solutions Architect Pro, DevOps Engineer Pro, SysOps Admin, Developer Associate
  • Experience implementing and designing cloud native security concepts, DevSecOps, or GitOps
  • Experience with AWS ParallelCluster, ECS, EKS, and Lambda functions
  • Advanced knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing, and firewall
  • Experience with SSO, SAML, Oauth, and Active Directory
  • Experience with multi-account AWS organizations spanning multiple regions
  • Experience using Atlassian product suite and Slack in a team environment
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Education and Experience

AWS certification (any) is a big plus. Ideally, we prefer a 4-year college degree (technical or quantitative science) or equivalent work experience with evidence of proficiency and achievement in virtual infrastructure management and programming languages. Additional training and/or experience in virtualized infrastructure related tasks is preferred.

About Metrum Research Group
Metrum Research Group is a leading provider of biomedical modeling and simulation services in the U.S.A. and internationally. Founded in 2004, our experience spans R&D efforts for small molecule pharmaceuticals, biologic therapeutics, diagnostics, and medical device/drug-device combinations, across multiple therapeutic areas.

*Metrum Research Group is an equal opportunity employer.