Systems Engineer- Healthcare start-up

HireStarter's client is a healthcare analytics start-up revolutionizing the way data is used to rate quality and identify service providers.  Austin based role with a flexible work environment and a team of rock star technologists.  Support for learning and growth and using the latest and greatest tools is a big part of the culture.

The Azure System Engineer will ensure the system's high availability and maintain program Service Level Agreements (SLA). This is a critical role and key responsibilities include creating, maintaining,  and deploying AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service) resources for API and application services, and managing overall Azure environment resources including cache, search and datatbases. 

This person will be part of the operations team supporting development,
testing, QA and production environments. 


Responsibilities:

  • Creates and manages cloud compute, storage, and other cloud services in system on Azure

  • Creates automation for provisioning, decommissioning, deploying services, and security patching

  • Deploys and manages Kubernetes with Azure services using AKS

  • Manages development repositories, build automation and application deployment activities using CI/CD/CT pipelines

  • Works with Azure support to escalate the problems to find the product limitation solutions.

  • Maintains technical documentation for support and disaster recovery needs

  • Meets or exceeds SLAs on resolving open help desk incidents or requests

  • Estimates Azure costs and implementing cost optimization mechanisms

  • Identifies potential scaling issues and help define how to monitor and fix them

  • Delivers continuous improvement of recipes, scripts and templates for reproducible deployments

    TOP THREE SKILLS:

    1. Cloud Systems Engineering utilizing Azure (scaling, CI/CD)
    2. Managing DevOps - developing automation scripts to automate deployments
    3. Containerization experience utilizing Docker and Kubernetes

    Requirements:

  • 4 plus years of Cloud experience as a System Engineer

  • 5 years of experience supporting a 24x7 Internet-oriented production environment, preferably across multiple data centers, involving at least hundreds of servers

  • 3 years of hands-on experience integrating with micro services as a SaaS

  • Proficiency in any two Infrastructure as code script languages, along with shell and python scripting

  • Proven experience with Automation of Microservices deployment and maintenance

  • Strong knowledge of common Linux distributions (CentOS, Debian, etc.)

  • Experience with Agile methodologies and DevOps (CI/CD) pipelines

  • Experience with monitoring technologies, such as Datadog, Splunk, Nagios, etc.

  • Thorough understanding of fundamental internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP