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Senior DevOps Engineer - Remote

Boston, Massachusetts | Waltham, Massachusetts | Remote

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D


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Location(s) Boston, Massachusetts, Waltham, Massachusetts, Remote Status Regular Job ID JR-034013

We are seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to be a part of a team to lead the transformation to DevOps and Continuous Delivery across the organization.

You will work with multiple development projects. In addition to this you will:

  • Support both development and production environments

  • Implement monitoring processes and design/deploy monitoring dashboards

  • Coaching, mentoring of team members

  • Work directly with development teams to bring new products into the cloud

  • Help to design and support internal development environments inside in AWS

  • Design, Implement and Maintain all Amazon Web Services Infrastructure and Operational Services

  • Participate in agile process across multiple development teams

  • Create process to perform continuous deployment, including full orchestration of deployment process

  • Develop tools and scripts to improve efficiency of operational task

  • Create and provide best practices to the organization for DevOps, builds, continuous integration and deployment and infrastructure

  • Build and support system automation, deployment, and continuous integration tools

  • Effectively communicate project status, metrics, and issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer

  • 3-5 years working in cloud providers AWS

  • 3-5 years working in Linux environments

  • 3-5 years scripting languages with at least one of the following: Bash or Python

  • 3-5 years using SCM Git, GithHub, and solid understanding branching and merging

  • 3-5 years’ experience with the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field of study

  • Expert in Cloud infrastructures and deployment models

  • Experience using AWS services and cli

  • Bash and/or Python scripting skills

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD) tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity, and/or GitLabs

  • Knowledge of Cloud best practices, operations and security

  • Experience with big data processing tools such as Hadoop or Spark

  • Experience administering Databases such as Postgres, MariaDb, Mongo, MySQL, and or MSSQL

  • Experience with performance tuning and benchmarking

  • Knowledge of Build technologies, Mavin/Gradle/Node/NPM 

  • Skilled with Log aggregation using SumoLogic or other tools

  • Experience with Container Infrastructure, ECS, Kubernetes, Docker Swam

  • Skilled with Jira, Confleunce, Jenkins, TeamCity, Artifactory. DockerHub, Github 

  • Nginx experience

  • Experience with Agile methodology

  • MongoDB and cluster configurations

  • RabbitMQ and cluster configurations

  • ElasticSearch and cluster configurations

  • Experience with NoSQL technologies like Memcache or Redis

  • Excellent communication and written skills


PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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