DevOps and Senior DevOps Engineer

Alexandria, VA
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 26, 2017
Full Time
Job Title: DevOps and Senior DevOps Engineer Job Type: Full-Time Location: Alexandria, VA   Job Description:

CancerLinQ, ( aggregates data from the day to day care of patients to improve the quality of care and improve health outcomes of all patients with cancer. Ours is a big data project designed to learn from real world evidence to improve care and to drive clinical and scientific insights. We are looking for hands-on DevOps engineers who are looking to make an impact in the fight against cancer by deploying the latest technologies on challenging problems. We have openings in our San Francisco, CA office and our offices in Alexandria, VA.

This person will be responsible for the availability, security and integrity of the CancerLinQ platform. This an excellent opportunity for a technically competent DevOps Engineer to take on responsibilities around all aspects of managing a cloud based big data platform while protecting the privacy of patients and security of clinical data. We are looking for a hands-on, passionate professional with integrity, attention to detail and ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

  • Manage CancerLinQ’s hosting platforms.
  • Focus on compliance, security, documentation, audit and processes associated with operating the CancerLinQ platform.
  • Design, develop and maintain automated processes that enable the continuous integration and delivery of improvements to the CancerLinQ platform and applications
  • Work with the Security and Privacy Officer to drive best practices, establish the proper set of controls and ensure that established policies are followed
  • Plan, budget and provision the infrastructure needed to support growth and adoption of the platform
  • 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
  • Ability and knowledge to think of infrastructure and configuration as code.
  • Prior experience working with Docker, Chef, GitHub, Splunk and New Relic in a production environment.
The ideal candidate will also possess:
  • Experience with HIPAA regulations and addressing privacy and security issues in healthcare
  • Experience with security audit standards, ITIL processes and certifications
CancerLinQ is a non-profit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). We operate independently as a nimble and fast moving technology startup while still tapping into the institutional support of ASCO and the medical knowledge of its 35000 oncologists. We are head quartered in Alexandria, Virginia along with ASCO and also have an office in San Francisco, CA.

This position offers an excellent benefits package and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about CancerLinQ, please visit

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