Healthcare DevOps Engineer Consultant

posted on November 6, 2019

Job Description

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Duration: 3+ Months

Job Summary:

  • Plans, forecasst and implements new technologies of high complexity.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of multiple advanced technologies and expertise in the management, administration, configuration, maintenance, and repair of hardware and operating production systems.
  • Capable of interfacing and consulting with users, management, and support and technical staff on projects, planning, issues, policy, reports, troubleshooting, and installations.
  • Exhibits excellent technical and time-management skills which demonstrate the ability to manage projects and deliverables by expected due dates.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of and expertise in existing and cutting edge technologies.
  • Exhibits expert knowledge in the use of existing and future technologies.
  • Coaches and mentors Level I staff, Level II staff and peers with differing detailed knowledge.
  • Serves as expert for management task forces and committees.
  • Participates and provides feedback to improve corporate and IS processes including, but not limited to, work flow, project management, time accounts and employee reviews.

Job Responsibilities:

  • A Systems Engineer is a senior contributor with similar responsibilities as the Systems Engineer II, but with a greater degree of complexity.
  • A Systems Engineer III may be involved in some leadership activities.
  • Works extensively with the IT organization on projects, planning, issues, policy, reports, troubleshooting and installations.
  • Utilizes monitoring, performance analysis, systems management, software and hardware equipment to troubleshoot and isolate problems.
  • Provides technical support to manage and deliver projects by expected due dates.
  • Attends technical meetings with customers to gather information for reporting, project planning, and technical decision-making.
  • Communicates production problems to affected clinical users as appropriate, following problem management procedure.


  • Configure infrastructure and deploy and operate applications within both on-prem and AWS in both Windows and Linux.
  • Act as an SME on automation of current and new processes.
  • Lead engineer on a team building software and infrastructure to handle large and complex websites and backend office applications.
  • Supports engineering role from web server and library configuration through to CI/CD pipelines for code deployment.
  • Will gain a deep technical and quantitative understanding of the system, software, and security architectures to provide innovative and scalable solutions

IS Requirements:

  • Understand and comply with all enterprise and IS departmental information security policies, procedures and standards.
  • Support the integration of information security in the development, design, and implementation of Hospital Technology Resources that process, transmit, or store information.
  • Support all compliance activities related to state, federal regulatory requirements, healthcare accreditation standards, and all other applicable regulations that govern the use and disclosure of patient, financial, or other confidential information.


  • Amazon Web Services (AWS Certification a plus, but not required)
  • Linux system administration (Windows administration a plus, but not required)
  • Git, Stash, Bitbucket
  • Scripting languages, Bash and Python preferred
  • Infrastructure as code with tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Puppet.
  • Continuous integration and automated deployment with tools such as Jenkins, Circle CI
  • Containers/container orchestration with tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, ECS
  • Application Performance and IT Infrastructure Monitoring, logging and alerting with tools such as MS SCOM, Splunk, New Relic, AWS CloudWatch.
  • Collaboration tools such as Slack, WebEx teams.
  • Database administration support for MySQL/MariaDB, PostGreSQL, or MongoDB.
  • Strong knowledge of Networks, Load Balancing, Firewall Rules, Certificates to work with Network Engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile tools such as Jira, ServiceNow or Redmine.
  • Effective communication within a multidisciplinary team and an ability to work well with others.


  • AWS Certification a plus, but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in the DevOps field.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • AWS Certification a plus, but not required
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS Certification a plus, but not required)
  • Strong knowledge of Networks, Load Balancing, Firewall Rules, Certificates to work with Network Engineering.


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