Senior DevOps Architect


This is a senior tactical and strategic leadership position.  This position encompasses hands-on infrastructure, cloud and applications environment automation but also collaboratively leads/influences embedded DevOps administrators and specialists within adjacent applications groups.  This position is 50% hands-on Infrastructure and AWS cloud administration, and 50% leading strategies, architectures and tools/technology/process standards for environment and application deployment automation.  
  • Develop and deploy effective IT and related business transformation to improve the efficiency & efficacy of Natera and also reduce business risk.
  • Effective management of associated budgets, vendors and internal resources
  • Day-to-day tactical responsibilities may include: automated patching, config & change management, compliance enforcement, tools Implementation and maintenance.
  • Strategic planning and roadmap for Natera’s DevOps technologies & processes
  • Create a climate and culture of continuous improvement and elegant simple solutions.
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and has access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job.
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.
  • Employee must pass post offer criminal background check.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, business or technical field, or equivalent
  • 5 years proven success in Information Technology (IT)
  • 4 years proven success in DevOps and Environment Deployment Automation leadership
  • 3 years proven success in project/program management
  • 3 years proven success in department or team  leadership
  • 5 years’ experience working in a technology based global enterprise, preferably bio/pharma tech
  • Strong technical experience in IT applications, compliance and Infrastructure
  • Strong problem analysis and troubleshooting experience
  • Strong verbal and written english communications
  • Strong teamwork and problem-solving skills and behaviors
  • Has a broad range of enterprise experience with a variety of Infrastructure, cloud and application (full stack) DevOps/Automations tools, technologies and processes
  • Ability to drive Natera’s DevOps strategies to a higher level.
  • Technical Skills:
  • Operating Systems:  CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu Server.
    Databases:  MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, OracleDB (suggested), Replication
    Scripting, Languages and API:  Bash, Python, Java, Ruby, REST API
    DevOps, Automation and Configuration Mgmt:  Ansible, Cloud Formation, Docker, Rancher, Bamboo, Jenkins, Kubernetes.
    Monitoring and Alerting:  LogicMonitor, Nagios, Dead Man’s Snitch, PagerDuty
    Storage:  NetApp, SnapVault, SnapMirror, NFS, CIFS, ZFS
    Amazon Web Services: VPC, EC2, AWSCLI, S3, GLACIER, LAMBDA, ELB, EBS, IAM, RDS.
    Virtualization: VMWare ESX, VCenter, VSphere, VMotion, VM Templates.
  • Duties typically performed in an office setting.
  • Requires ability to read and understand legal, financial and scientific documents, laws and other technical and legal written materials.
  • Requires use of computer, phone, and ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • May require working flexible hours.
Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.

Competitive Benefits.  Healthy catered lunches, Premium snacks and beverages, Onsite gym with cardio and weight-training equipment, Game room with satellite TV, Onsite dry cleaning and alteration service with pick-up and delivery, Employee-organized sport leagues, Happy hours and BBQs, Generous Employee Referral program.
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Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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