Senior Specialist, DevOps Engineer (Remote)

Job Description

Our Information Technology team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

Development Operations Engineer

We are looking for a talented DevOps Engineer to join our dynamic and growing team. This person will oversee operations, maintenance, and deployment of many servers and services at Cloud & On-Prem alongside customized scripts development, Source Control management, and Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery pipelines. If you are a team player and thrive in fast-paced environments, we would like to hear from you!

  • Build systems that are secure, scalable, and self-healing in the public cloud alongside standard Development Operations tools.
  • Manage and create Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery procedures.
  • Be part of product architecture and infrastructure design and write documentation of the infrastructure and Development Operations pipelines.
  • Responsible for our company Animal Health Intelligence echo system, infrastructure, scale, costs & up-time.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test, and production environments.

  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on of AWS & Azure services
  • Knowledge in Software Development Life Cycles, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Source Control Management utilizing GIT in development environments
  • Experience with Docker approach, Kubernetes (EKS, AKS), Helm charts and Terraform
  • Understanding of the basics of database administration for SQL Server, MySQL or comparable SQL database
  • Monitor and Metrics gathering (Are you familiar with one of the following tools: AWS CloudWatch, Nagios, Datadog, Azure Monitor, Grafana)
  • Knowledgeable in standard protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, SSH, TLS, SMTP, SFTP, etc.)
  • Network management skills (firewalls, DNS, NAT) and cloud security services such as AWS Security group, WAF, ACL, Shield, etc.
  • Experience with a variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Keen interest in learning new and emerging technologies and passion for innovation
  • Must be a team player!!!

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field. Will substitute for relative work experience

Our Animal Health division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to the health and well-being of animals. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world's food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society and our planet. We offer one of our industry's most innovative portfolio of products, services and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species.

Who we are ...

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for ...

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.




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Remote Work, Telecommuting, Work Week

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Requisition ID:R94157