Senior DevOps Engineer

ePocrates   •  

Watertown, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 273 days ago

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Contributions to the Team

  • Act as the subject matter expert of one or more data storage/processing engines such as Postgres, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Redis, Kafka, Neo4j, etc…
  • Participate on agile teams following practices outlined by team
  • Take ownership of and support the product in production after the release; consider stability, scalability and performance as success criteria
  • Contribute to agile ceremonies to improve team performance
  • Participate and contribute to scrum meetings i.e. daily stand-up, sprint planning, readouts and retrospectives
  • Drive self-organization; help determine how the team functions in collaboration with your peers

  Cross functional Coordination and Communication

  • Work collaboratively across the Technology and Product organizations to ensure alignment towards business goals
  • Collaborate with members of product and UX teams to design solutions
  • Builds strong relationships with cross-functional team members and business stakeholders
  • Share business and technical learnings with the broader engineering and product organization, while adapting approach for different audiences

Education, Experience, & Skills Desired:

  • 4-6 years of experience in an engineering and/or IT operations role
  • Ability to code and script
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Experience in an Agile environment preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Software engineering skills and/or IT operations skills.
  • Background in computer science or equivalent preferred
  • Experience configuring and operating 1 or more RDBMS or NoSQL database (eg. Postgres, mySql, Cassandra, Elastic Search, Redis, Neo4J, MongoDB, etc…)
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux, Big Data, SQL, NOSQL, and various othertechnologies
  • Use of Kafka, Spark a plus
  • Experience with containers such as Docker on AWS or Azure

Behaviors & Abilities Required:

  • Ability to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment, while producing quality code
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a cross-functional team with a wide range of experience levels
  • Ability to prioritize both individual time and the time of the team
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills that encourage growth for more junior members
  • Ability to write code that is technically sound, performant, scalable, and readable
  • Ability to collaborate with business owners to understand and refine business requirements
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate ownership of an area of athena’s technology
  • Passion for data and data storage technologies