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DevOps Engineer at Force Therapeutics (New York, NY)

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Job Description

We are a small but passionate team, solving real world problems and helping to make a change in the healthcare industry. We are working with leading & innovative health systems across the U.S, and growing our team to meet new challenges. Force is seeking a passionate DevOps engineer — the operations engineer with a knack for code, or the programmer who’s grown to embrace systems. What you’ll be doing: You will be helping tune our deployment processes and scaling out our infrastructure -- in a nutshell, helping to make our developers more productive and ensuring the reliability of our systems. Skills: Master the overall site architecture and look for ways to improve the AWS cloud infrastructure Continuously improve the tools and processes for continuous deployment, orchestration, and provisioning Maintain, scale, and distribute critical systems such as databases, work with developers to remove scalability bottlenecks such as slow database queries Manage backups and disaster recovery and lead disaster recovery drills Working in an Agile/Scrum process with developers, maintain and improve testing  environments Support QA function by enabling automated testing with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins Create, setup, and run performance tests to help determine optimal hosting configurations Help ensure site reliability with target > 99% site uptime Monitor overall site performance, stability, and health, including being on call for site issues Experience configuring a server using a configuration management tool like Ansible, Chef, or Puppet Experience with caching technologies like Redis / Elasticache Experience with Git Proficiency in Windows and Linux server administration What we’re looking for: BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related experience 5+ years experience in supporting systems in a fast-paced environment with a complex distribution system A love for building scalable, high performance systems Strong problem solving and analytical skills Good communication skills Self-starter, able to work with little or no supervision Reliable team member to help us debug on and off hours