Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutchs pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC) represents a new organization within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center with a mission to develop new capabilities and resources to facilitate the centers interaction with large and complex data sets. HDC data and software engineers develop robust resources for the management and analysis of data in support of both local and extramural research activities. The HDC also serves as a nexus within Fred Hutch for data-centered partnerships with technology companies and academic organizations.
The DevOps Engineer works collaboratively with the HDC engineering and Product teams to identify and optimize the interdependencies between applications development and infrastructure operations to support continuous delivery of solutions.
Monitor and tune the performance, reliability, and security of the infrastructure. Identify and correct bottlenecks in the system, while working with development teams on optimization and best practices.
Participates in a team responsible for configuration, packaging and deployment of software
Provides subject matter expertise on application server technologies
Responsible for key system design and integration decisions around tools, processes and practices enabling teams to apply DevOps practices
Actively involved in the daily operational activities that impact important components / processes of the HDC engineering function
Executes deployment operations to monitor and improve on pre-release, upgrades and current versions of software
Evaluates compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software features.
Develops operating procedures to support established standards
Improves operation and monitoring of advanced or complex features
Develops processes and interface requirements
Responsible for data development and definition of acceptance criteria
Bachelors in computer science or related field
Minimum of 4 years experience in a DevOps role.
Strong Experience with provisioning and configuration management tool(s) Terraform, Puppet, Chef
Strong Experience in Cloud services - AWS and Azure
Solid scripting skills (Bash, Python);
Experience with Software Delivery Automation - Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Paradigms
BigData systems experience (e.g. Hadoop, Kafka, Cassandra, Spark)
Monitoring and logging systems (e.g. Splunk, CloudWatch, ELK)
HA and FT systems provisioning, deployment, production support;
Good teaching/mentoring abilities;
Solid Documentation and presentation skills;
Passionate about technology (Operating Systems, Clouds, Clusters);
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with managing Solr/ElasticSearch environments.
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.