IT@JH Technology Innovation Center (TIC) is seeking a DevOps Engineer who will help support the Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline and associated DevOps infrastructure and processes for the TIC and the Precision Medicine Analytics Platform (PMAP), and help deliver complex infrastructural and application buildouts through automation and leveraging a strong Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) methodology. The DevOps Engineer will participate in strategic activities for geographically disparate and cross-disciplinary teams, applying solid DevOps and CI/CD methodologies to deliver new application systems, software, and new capabilities into the Johns Hopkins technology landscape.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Provisions and provides guidance for the adoption and support of Azure- and AWS-based architectural components and provide ongoing operational support of the IaC and CI/CD pipeline tools, applications, and artifact repositories.
Helps product teams deploy end-to-end cloud solutions that leverage a variety of Microsoft Azure PaaS/IaaS technologies and supporting middleware, with a strong focus on automation. Strong site reliability engineering (SRE) practices will be incorporated into infrastructure design to support the creation of scalable and highly reliable solutions.
Helps support the existing architecture and expansion of PMAP, providing technical and architectural guidance, augmenting existing capabilities to support new research and clinical demands, and helping evaluate emerging technologies for incorporation into the platform and its associated Centers of Excellence and customers.
Supports long-term institutional and organizational goals by working with the TIC Leadership Team, the Director of Product Development for PMAP, the PMAP Operations Committee, and other institutional leadership to identify and prioritize deliverables based on clinical and research needs.
Remains forward leaning by constantly evaluating emerging technologies to determine their maturity and applicability to the technology landscape, present findings and provide recommendations, and inform other critical institutional decision makers regarding technology selection.
Specific Devices, Software, Projects
As part of the TIC/PMAP DevOps team, the DevOps Engineer will improve application infrastructure stability and multi-environment consistency through automated deployment of Kubernetes clusters including network policies, service meshes, and ingress controllers.
Incorporates good site reliability engineering (SRE) practices by designing and incorporating robust platform monitoring and alerting capabilities, along with developing self-healing solutions for systems when possible, and improve application and platform security posture by incorporating vulnerability scanning into operations.
Works with TIC business units to help establish consistent build and deployment processes across the TICs portfolio of Enterprise applications, Contract Development Services, and PMAP development efforts using DevOps pipelines and underlying build and lifecycle automation, while contributing and sharing foundational scripts, libraries, and other common build tech across projects.
Scale/size of area, project and/or system supported
The scale is enterprise. All Johns Hopkins Medicine and/or all Johns Hopkins University affiliates, including international locales.
Complexity is at the highest.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong understanding of compute, network, storage and virtualization concepts.
Working knowledge of basic cloud infrastructure and networking with a focus on high availability.
Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services cloud management and administration including environment provisioning, configuration, performance monitoring and security
Proven track record of delivering infrastructure deployments and cloud-native applications using Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) and GitOps technologies (e.g., Terraform, ARM templates, Bicep).
Experience setting up development operations and pipelines for new and existing projects and/or familiarity with version control (i.e., Git, GitHub), CI/CD tooling (e.g., Azure DevOps Pipelines), build tools (e.g., Maven, Gradle, npm), artifact repositories (e.g., Azure Container Registry, JFrog Artifactory), monitoring tools (e.g., Grafana, Prometheus), and associated process automation.
Familiarity with Git workflows, forking, branching, and tagging.
Experience with containers and container orchestration using Kubernetes (Docker, Helm, kubectl, linkerd).
Experience managing and using database systems (relational and NoSQL).
Hybrid, East Baltimore
Five years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Exposure to data engineering tools and languages such as Apache Spark, Python, Java, and Scala.
Familiarity with complex Data Lakehouse and data management tools, standards, and techniques that support various modes of data ingestion and curation such as: Azure Data. Factory, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 (ADLS), Azure Databricks, Delta Lake, Azure Event Hubs, and Snowflake.
Experience in healthcare IT.
Familiarity with the HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) and/or Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR).
Familiarity with the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) and Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (ODHSI) tooling.
Classified Title: Software Engineer Working Title: DevOps Engineer Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: $71,230-$97,880-$124,510 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: IT@JH Technology Innovation Center Personnel area: University Administration
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