DevOps Engineer (Chicago or Remote)

| Chicago

Why VillageMD?

VillageMD is changing the trajectory of healthcare by empowering primary care physicians to make informed decisions and engage patients in meaningful ways. We work with thousands of clinicians and healthcare disruptors across the country to build and contribute to our platform to improve patient health while driving down the cost to deliver it.

We are a mission-oriented organization and are thrilled about the work that we do every day. We’re transparent, collaborative, and relentless in pursuit of our mission, all while doing so with humility and a low ego. We believe that diverse backgrounds and experiences create the best opportunity for innovation and the community that we are creating is greater than any individual.

We’ve built our technology using the best of cloud and open-source technologies to create an open, data-first platform that is enriched with analytical models and modernly connected to internal and external apps. These apps drive clinical decision support, patient engagement, and other facilitators of innovative, information-enriched health experiences.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will build software that operates the modern and scalable infrastructure at VillageMD. You’ll design and implement systems and software that deals with federally protected health information, systems which much be continuously available for our patients, clinical operators and doctors.

What are examples of work that DevOps Engineers will do at VillageMD?

  • Lead the design, architecture and implementation of the systems, software, networks and services required to operate VillageMD products
  • Identify and exploit efficiencies in operational engineering through automation
  • Implement security controls that support compliance with ISO 27001 security requirements
  • Practice sustainable incident response, root cause analysis and blameless postmortems

What will make you successful here?

  • A real passion for problem solving and learning new technology
  • Vision to balance speed and maintainability in solution design
  • The ability to handle multiple, concurrent projects
  • Excellent ability to create and implement requirements, keep projects on track, and engage constituents
  • Challenging the status quo to improve our processes and tools
  • Communicate complex technical details in meaningful business context
  • A low ego and humility; an ability to gain trust by doing what you say you will do

What you might do in your first year:

  • Manage the business result of healthcare technology products
  • Integrate 3rd party tools to drive outcomes, including Cloud Services, Salesforce, and best-of-breed healthcare products such as an EMPI

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science, math or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years experience designing and coding in Java, Python, C#, C++, Ruby or similar language for production commercial services that operate on public internet
  • Comfortable understanding of Linux fundamentals and network protocols such as TCP, HTTP, DNS and TLS
  • Experience using AWS (API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB, WAF, CloudFront, EC2, ECS, EFS, RDS, VPC) or similar solutions to build infrastructure
  • Experience with configuration management tools – Ansible and/or Terraform preferred
  • Experience with a container management solution
  • Experience running mission-critical, 24/7 systems
  • Experience with incident response and root-cause analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to communicate with technical and business teams

What can we offer you? 

  • Competitive salary, bonus, and health benefits
  • Paid gym membership
  • Fun, fast-paced, startup environment (with snacks)
  • Pre-tax savings on commute expenses
  • Remote flexibility
  • A highly-collaborative, conscientious, forward-thinking environment that welcomes the impact you can make from Day 1. 
  • A clear link between our daily work on products and services and the improved quality of healthcare that this work facilitates for patients. 

At VillageMD, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength in transforming healthcare. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse perspectives. To us, acceptance and respect are rooted in an understanding that people do not experience things in the same way, including our healthcare system. Individuals seeking employment at VillageMD are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
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    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

Location

We are in the heart of downtown Chicago - accessible to all trains and plenty of food/drink options nearby!

An Insider's view of VillageMD

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Aggregating disparate into one consumable interface is difficult. We constantly think about how to solve it faster and better while keeping it flexible and scalable.

Mario

Principal Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

It’s an individual’s willingness to get into the details, fully understand the current delivery , and think critically about the problems that face primary providers today, that will make them successful at VillageMD.

Dave

Director, Product Development

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe is centered on holding our work to high standards while maintaining an environment focused on fun and . My coworkers and I will often be working on completely unrelated projects, but when we hit a roadblock we step back and ask each other for feedback and help. That’s usually when we find the best solution to .

Emily

Healthcare Informatics Analyst

What are VillageMD Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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