Software Engineer - DevOps

San Francisco, CA
Feb 21, 2017
Mar 01, 2017
Full Time
Job Title: Software Engineer - DevOps Job Type: Full-Time Location: San Francisco, CA   Job Description:

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is seeking a Software Engineer - DevOps to work in our San Francisco, CA office. ASCO has embarked on a pioneering effort to develop a learning healthcare system in oncology. This system, CancerLinQ (, aggregates data from the routine care experience of cancer patients to improve the quality of care and health outcomes of all patients with cancer. Join us in our fight against cancer using big data technologies as a Software Engineer - DevOps.   This person will be responsible for delivery and availability of the CancerLinQ platform. This an excellent opportunity for a technically competent Software Engineer - DevOps who likes to solve infrastructure problems as if they are software problems – with code. We are looking for a hands-on, passionate professional with integrity, attention to detail and ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.   Responsibilities:
  • Manage the hosting platform (SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud infrastructure and/or Amazon Web Services) for CLQ
  • Design, develop and maintain automated processes that enable the continuous delivery of improvements to the CLQ platform
  • Work with the Security and Privacy Officer to drive best practices, establish the proper set of controls and ensure that established policies are followed
  • Monitor and troubleshoot issues with the infrastructure to meet uptime and performance requirements
  • Drive adherence to industry standards for information security and operations and support external audits 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent educational background
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing the technical operations for a secure and scalable hosted web application or service
  • Solid background in Linux administration
  • Knowledge of relational databases, storage, networking, virtualization and cloud infrastructures
  • Ability to write high-quality code (Go, Python, Ruby etc)
  • Passion for relentless automation and ruthless testing
  • Prior experience working with Docker, Chef, GitHub, Splunk and New Relic 
The ideal candidate will also possess:
  • Experience with HIPAA regulations and addressing privacy and security issues in healthcare 
ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, growing membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time. This is a San Francisco, CA-based position that offers an excellent benefits package and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about ASCO, please visit   ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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