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Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer (Remote position)

Revolution Medicines

Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Post Date: 09/20/2022
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 700 Saginaw Drive, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Revolution Medicines

REVOLUTION Medicines discovers and develops new drugs that harness the therapeutic potential of frontier oncology targets on behalf of cancer patients. Our innovative product engine draws inspiration from nature and evolution, which offer insights into cancer targets, disease mechanisms and therapeutic approaches.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer.  An ideal candidate has a solid foundation in cloud engineering, such as automation, IaaC, and scripting, and is enthused by the prospect of applying their experience and learning new technologies to enable cancer drug discovery and development.

Reporting to the Director, Scientific Computing, the successful candidate will be a key contributor in our Information Sciences Department and will partner with technologists, data scientists, bioinformaticians, and other scientists to develop, operate, and maintain cloud infrastructure, data systems, and software in a modern DevOps-focused public cloud environment.

The person in this role will have significant ownership in adopting new technologies, clouds, and technology stacks in an environment that encourages exploration and growth. We greatly encourage the use of modern technologies, cloud services, tools and software and are looking for an engineer that is excited to learn and implement new solutions.

There is an opportunity to learn life science-focused technologies like scientific computing, high performance computing, machine learning, data pipelines, and data lakes.

This position is 100% remote.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Experience with one or more cloud providers, especially Azure ( greatly preferred ) or AWS and with fundamental infrastructure services therein, such as Object storage,VM, Databases,DNS.

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaaC), i.e. experience Terraform is mandatory, Terragrunt and Ansible is a strong plus.

  • Cloud Networking, VPCs, VPN, and cloud security models.

  • Experience with a scripting language (such as bash and python), and containerization

  • In-depth knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu) services, users, networking, and security.

  • Familiar with working on an agile team using git, gitops, kanban, scrum, and altassian tools ( Jira) etc.

  • More than 6-8 years of experience in a DevOps or infrastructure cloud based role is mandatory.

Desired experience: (we are happy to train for the right candidate on any of these technologies)

  • Multi cloud environments between AWS and Azure.

  • HPC, Slurm scheduler, AWS/Azure batch processing.

  • Basic experience with relational and non-relational databases managed in the cloud, such as RDS.

  • Data visualization tools, jupyterhub operations.

  • Some operational knowledge of Windows Server OS.

  • Experience with containers and Kubernetes.

  • Basic experience with ETL, Spark, and data migrations (AWS Glue, AWS Data Synapse, etc. )

  • Basic experience with Azure AD or another identity provider and SSO/ SAML.

  • Some basic familiarity with HIPAA, FDA compliance, and validation.

Revolution Medicines currently requires that all personnel and visitors to its offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Revolution Medicines is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, and veteran status.

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