Posted 5 days ago
Senior DevOps Engineer
University of Maryland Medical System - Linthicum Heights, MD
Company Description


Treating over 330,000 patients every year, the University of Maryland Medical Center is at the vital core of Maryland's health care system and community. We're known for our prestigious expertise in innovative research and education, along with the talented staff and advanced centers that make it all possible. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the world's first center dedicated to trauma, treats more than 7,500 critically injured patients a year with an incredible 97 percent survival rate. We also have one of the nation's largest kidney and pancreas transplant programs at The Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Division of Transplantation, home to Maryland's first steroid-free protocol and pancreas/kidney transplant. From our National Cancer Institute-designated UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center to The University of Maryland's Children's Hospital, one of the largest pediatric centers in the state, we are dedicated to saving and transforming lives.

Job Description

General Summary:

Under limited direction, responsible for managing and maintaining the data repositories that is required to extract, transform, cleanse and manage data in support of the organization's analytics ecosystem.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks:
  1. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
  2. Manage DevOps-focused work for diverse projects, including ongoing support and maintenance of data stack, analytics and software lifecycle.
  3. Research and plan system architecture, design, and automation in support of in-house-developed software, platforms, data and analytics products.
  4. Confer and deliberate with personnel from across the org chart, including DBA, Developer, and non-technical staff, where needed.
  5. Manage the release and maintenance of open and close source software and projects.
  6. Complete capacity planning as well as make recommendations to management about infrastructure decisions.
  7. Mentor DevOps engineers on problem solving techniques as well as skills development and transfer own knowledge to them at appropriate intervals to develop scale on DevOps.
  8. Manage availability and performance problems for clients; automate resolution to prevent re-occurrence.


Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences or closely related field or equivalent related professional experience is required. Experience may replace degree requirement. Additional certifications are preferred.
  • 8 years of experience in a DevOps/Admin role.
  • Must have 3+ years of professional experience managing complex systems infrastructure and workflow.
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps/Agile/Scrum environments and development.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience with open technologies and related Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, JIRA, including Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Git, Ansible, and others.
  • Experience successfully managing and deploying reliable data systems and data quality management system\
  • Have experience managing complex projects with tight deadlines.
  • Strong hands-on experience with configuration management, cloud orchestration, and automation tools.
  • Passion for stable and secure systems management practices including performance tuning and monitoring.
  • Proven ability and desire to learn new technologies and develop solutions using a variety of integration technologies, patterns and approaches.
  • Ability to work effectively with both business and technical stakeholders. Strong written and verbal communication skills to influence others.
  • Proven ability to complete capacity planning as well as making recommendations to management about infrastructure decisions

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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