Staff DevOps Engineer

at Dexcom
Published September 17, 2023
Location San Diego, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


About Dexcom

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class - while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported full-year 2022 revenues of $2.9B, a growth of 18% over 2021. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 8,000 people worldwide.

Position Summary:

Dexcom's R&D Data Platform Team is currently seeking a Staff DevOps Engineer to join our team based in San Diego, CA.

The DevOps team is responsible for defining and implementing a world class DevOps practice to enable the R&D Engineering organization to rapidly release new features and enhancements. The primary focus of this role will be partnering with the software development teams to automate their build and deployment pipelines with a self-service mindset across multiple cloud regions globally.

This is a role that requires strong technical leadership guiding junior DevOps engineers and partnering with the overall organization to drive the implementation of best DevOps practices and define strategy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor junior to midlevel engineers
  • Help drive technical strategy for DevOps
  • Partner with product development leaders to prioritize initiatives
  • Participate and help drive team's planning sessions.
  • Design and implement automation and tooling solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • Expertise in the SDLC process leveraging CICD best practices
  • Proven track record partnering with development teams to drive a DevOps culture across an organization.
  • Expertise deploying to a Kubernetes environment leveraging tools such as ArgoCD or Helm
  • Extensive Cloud experience (GCP or AWS)
  • Ability to write maintainable code using python, Go, or similar.
  • Self-motivated and able to collaborate with a diverse set of people from many disciplines.
  • Ability to lead when appropriate and step back when necessary to help teams through triages, issues, and hard decisions
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals and software engineering principles and processes
  • Eager to collaborate, learn and share with the team
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert understanding of development SDLC
  • Familiar with Github Actions
  • Cloud experience using GCP
  • Experience using Artifactory
  • Experience implementing security tooling
  • Experience implementing Cloud FinOps methodology

Experience and Education

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 8-12 years related experience or Masters degree and 5-7 years equivalent industry experience or a PhD and 2-4 years of experience.

Exempt Salary Details

  • The annual base salary range for this role is $122,500 to $204,100. Final compensation package will ultimately depend on factors including relevant experience, skillset, knowledge, business needs and market demand.

Please note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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