Senior DevOps Engineer

Software Development

United States - NY, New York

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Medidata is the leader in developing the technologies that allow our customers to get the medicines to patients faster.  Building on our long history of delivering world-class clinical applications to the life sciences industry, Medidata’s Product Organization is staffed with a passionate team of product management experts, tackling the industry’s most difficult technical challenges in order to push the boundaries of possibility for our clients and most importantly, for patients. Together we can deliver meaningful advanced digital transformation to the industry in order to achieve our vision. 


Your Mission:


You are a developer with 4-6+ years experience building automation for deployment and management of cloud-based web applications or services. You’ll demonstrate a passion for your craft, be self-motivated and eager to engage in high impact, challenging engineering problems while continuously raising the standard of quality in our products and services in a full solutions-oriented SaaS environment. 


Your responsibilities will include hands-on implementation and development with continuous integration, continuous deployment, infrastructure as code, and advanced monitoring tools running on Amazon Web Services. The services you build will enable seamless deployment and management of cloud-base systems that make up Medidata’s newest generation of solutions. You will be comfortable working with Product Managers to turn great ideas into detailed requirements. You will also design how features should be implemented, and help determine the best architecture to use in each situation.




Your Competencies: 

  • 4-6+ years experience automating build, deployment, and test automation for web based applications and services

  • Strong DevOps skills including Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, and Infrastructure as Code - on the AWS platform

  • Understanding of source control management (Git/GitHub)

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment 

  • A passion to stay current with new technologies and engineering concepts

  • Hands-on cloud expertise (preferably AWS) with strong understanding of SaaS model


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Be responsible for building CI/CD pipelines including installation for all  components in an end to end life sciences solution which is comprised of multiple software products 

  • Design, development, and operation of all automation requirements to support the develop/test/deploy process 

  • Contribute to the team’s roadmap and project planning process, partnering with stakeholders to develop business objectives and translate those into action

  • Work with other Agile team members to build in test automation from the ground up for every part of the system 

  • Work with system architects to develop data flows and align to application integration standards

  • Ensure efficiency, quality, resiliency of the integrations 

  • Monitoring the processes during the entire lifecycle




Your Education & Experience: 

  • Continuous integration and Continuous deployment with tools such as GoCD, Travis, GitHub Actions, AWS CodeDeploy, Terraform and CloudFormation

  • Production operations in support of web-based applications in a service oriented architecture

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science, Engineering, related field or relevant experience


Bonus Points:

  • Developing services supporting mobile applications

  • Clinical research knowledge or worked in a regulated environment

  • AWS certification(s) 




Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform. 



Medidata Solutions have powered over 17,000+ clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.


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Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 


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