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Senior DevOps Engineer in Redwood City, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2121995

Nelson Technology is in search of a Sr. DevOps Engineer for a prominent Digital Health company located in Redwood City, CA. The Sr. DevOps Engineer will be joining a team of other dynamic engineers and other digital health industry pioneers, and assist us with achieving thier compelling vision, "Healthcare for Everyone, Everywhere.". In this role, the Sr. DevOps Engineer will leverage your AWS DevOps experience in the cloud to keep the mission-critical multi-account infrastructure running securely and efficiently.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Maintain and optimize our AWS PaaS development and Production environments.
  • Establish and publish AWS best practices for the Product and Operations team.
  • Automate DevOps processes
  • Continuously improve security and monitoring of development and Production environments.
  • Debug issues across our cloud-based platform
  • Perform day-to-day system administration and maintenance tasks.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the Product Development team.
  • Participate in on-call rotations along with rest of DevOps team.


  • 4+ years' hands-on industry experience with for AWS Cloud platform of which 2 years should be with automation.
  • Demonstrable expert level knowledge in AWS services such as IAM, CloudFormation, S3, EC2 etc.
  • Prior success in automating a real-world AWS environment.
  • Strong scripting skills (bash, python etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritize tasks and work independently

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Apple Appstore and Google Play app submissions.


  • BS in Computer Science or Software Engineering or related discipline


About Nelson:

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