Lead DevOps Product Software Engineer

at Wolters Kluwer
Published November 22, 2022
Location Austin, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Work on stuff that matters. Save lives. Deliver drug data products to support the decisions of healthcare professionals in 164 countries and screen over a billion prescription drug transactions per day.

We are seeking a talented, collaborative, high-energy DevOps professional with extensive technical expertise and a passion for software craftsmanship to help build, test, and release the next generation of our cloud-based data pipelines, embedded APIs, web services, and web applications. Medi-Span technology products are critical components of the clinical workflow when embedded in today's electronic health record systems and pharmacy systems.

Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization (www.wolterskluwercdi.com) is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of physician editors, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients.

**Essential Duties and responsibilities**

+ As a Lead DevOps Product Software Engineer, partner with and provide mentorship to Medi-span engineering teams to:

+ Design, implement and automate the creation of Cloud Infrastructure in Azure using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform and Ansible

+ Provide Leadership, experience and mentoring on the adoption and usage of Infrastructure as Code automation across engineering and as well as the broader organization

+ Build and help maintain CI/CD pipelines and batch job orchestration across multiple environments

+ Advise, implement and support the adoption of Cloud Native solutions as appropriate to the situation and needs

+ Build effective monitoring and alerting solutions for Medi-span applications and infrastructure

+ Ensure the infrastructure, automation, monitoring, and CI/CD solutions for Medi-span are compatible with the broader organizational Devops and Security patterns and processes

+ On a rotating basis, you will work as an embedded resource within existing Medi-Span teams helping them:

+ Deploy and maintain critical applications

+ Design new systems and modernize existing applications

+ Identify areas in need of architectural improvement and proposing replacement strategies

+ Resolve Production incidents and perform root cause analysis

+ Improve knowledge sharing across the organization on both devops best practices and our current devops platforms

+ Have on call responsibilities in rotation with the engineering team

**Job Qualifications**

Education:? Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field. Master's degree preferred.


+ Minimum 10 years of software related experience required, with a mixture of Site Reliability, DevOps, or Release Engineering experience with Software Engineering experience in backend services or data systems

+ Experience building applications using Java and or C#

+ Able to communicate complex technical projects to multiple staff types effectively in order to achieve buy in on plans and proposals.?

+ Demonstrated technical leadership or management delivering software or infrastructure platform for a global commercial B2B or B2C SaaS or IaaS product

+ Experience and deep commitment to the transformation to a DevOps culture focusing on continuous integration - full lifecycle of building, automated and performance testing, and automating deployment.

+ Experience maintaining and deploying highly available, fault-tolerant cloud-native systems at scale using Infrastructure as Code automation. Azure Certifications are a plus.

+ Experience building platforms for monitoring & alerting and defining standard operating procedures

+ Experience implementing Build/Deploy systems utilizing pipelines-as-code

+ Experience with diagnostic tools and script automation of Windows and Linux

+ Prior industry experience in the health care sector is a plus

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.