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Sanofi Group Data DevOps Engineer in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Data DevOps Engineer

JOB PURPOSE:

As a senior software engineer you will work as an integral part of our Cloud Data DevOps team within the Corporate Digital Data Architecture, Operations and Governance Team. The ideal candidate has extensive DevOps knowledge and experience and has previously been part of a DevOps team running an analytical ecosystem in modern cloud-based big data systems in a fast-paced, agile environment. The Data DevOps Engineer will focus on processing engine development as well as design, development, automation, and optimization of its usage in each data platforms across the group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise in a geographically dispersed team across the globe.

  • Participate in a continuous delivery pipeline to fully automate deployment of the highly available cloud data platforms that supports multiple teams/projects

  • Build tools for deployment, monitoring and operations. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, test, and production environments

  • Work with platform architects on software and system optimizations, helping to identify and remove potential performance bottlenecks

  • Stay up-to-date on relevant technologies, plug into user groups, understand trends and opportunities to ensure we are using the best possible techniques and tools

  • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation

  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • 4 or more years working in DevOps, software development

  • 2 or more years’ experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix administration and scripting

  • Strong background in Hadoop, Spark, Python, Java

  • Extensive experience with a public cloud provider, ideally Amazon Web Services

  • Strong understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery and infra as code principles and practice

  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services

  • Research & investigative skills

  • Strong experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores

  • Software process automation with popular scripting languages (i.e. Python)

  • Experience developing code in at least one high-level programming language with code quality and code security at heart.

  • Experience in automation and testing via scripting/programming

  • Understanding of Agile and other development processes and methodologies

  • Source, build/release, and configuration management in a continuous integration & delivery environment

  • Application performance analysis and monitoring

  • Knowledge of best-practice security and networking techniques for an Internet-facing system

HIGHLY DESIRED, SKILLS INCLUDE:

  • Experience with automation and configuration management using Ansible, or an equivalent

  • Terraform, Docker, Openshift

  • Java development experience

  • Technology vendor management

  • Amazon Web Services certification highly desired

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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