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Sr. AWS DevOps Engineer Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

San Jose, CA, US, 95101

Additional Location(s): US-CA-San Jose; US-CA-Fremont; US-CA-Irvine; US-CA-Laguna Hills; US-CA-Long Beach; US-CA-Los Angeles; US-CA-Los Gatos; US-CA-Menlo Park; US-CA-Mountain View; US-CA-North Bay; US-CA-Oakland/East Bay; US-CA-Orange County; US-CA-Sacramento; US-CA-San Bernardino/Palm Springs; US-CA-San Bruno; US-CA-San Clemente; US-CA-San Diego; US-CA-San Francisco; US-CA-Santa Barbara; US-CA-Santa Rosa; US-CA-Silicon Valley; US-CA-Sunnyvale; US-CA-Valencia; US-CA-Ventura County

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


Sr. AWS DevOps Engineer


About this role:

We are looking for a motivated Sr. AWS DevOps Engineer to join our agile cross-functional product team. This person will own our AWS infrastructure. This role is  responsible for architecture, design and implementation of platform solutions for our product on AWS. The person in this role will work with key stakeholders and technical leaders to analyze and build cloud platform solutions and processes to deliver highly secure, scalable and reliable services. The role will also be responsible for management of operational support and coordination with our internal IT team.


Key responsibilities

 include but not limited to:

  • Work with key stakeholders to clearly define detailed requirements, plan and prioritize work as per the business needs
  • Provide leadership and guidance for DevOps engineers
  • The person in this role will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, solid communication skills, a desire to tackle the complex problems and a genuine passion for technology. The person may come from an infrastructure background and should be comfortable with writing scripts and basic software code to enhance and streamline daily activities.
  • Ownership, keen attention to detail, quality of work and operational excellence are essential qualities for this role. A person who is a doer, able to role sleeves up, working on current problems while thinking about the future strategies
  • Design, implement and deploy cloud platform solutions
  • Ensure adherence to high security standards
  • Strive for zero downtime when deploying solutions/services
  • Develop and own processes/procedures for scaling, capacity planning, configuration management, monitoring etc.
  • Provide day to day operational support and perform systems administration tasks
  • Ensure high quality monitoring coverage
  • Identify potential points of failure in the infrastructure/systems and develop a mitigation strategy
  • Drive automation
  • Provide operational support and coordination with our internal IT team


What we are looking for:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering, or related field
  • 6 or more years of relevant experience
  • 3 or more years of experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments. Hands on experience in networking setup (VPC, subnets, routing, security group…)
  • 2 or more years of Jenkins experience
  • Good knowledge of security as it relates to cloud based infrastructure
  • Master of at least one scripting language (python/Shell/Bash)
  • Experience with Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Understand container runtimes and virtualization technologies. Hands on experience with docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • Proactive working mindset. Detailed oriented.
  • Willing/love to learn new technologies.
  • Sense of ownership and responsibilities.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Successfully leading a small devops team
  • Monitoring, logging and alerting of large distributed systems
  • Managing large scale tasks from inception to completion
  • Experience with infrastructure or application automation
  • Experience with maintaining and supporting large scale customer facing environments
  • Sound analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • We are currently using the following technologies (but this is evolving all the time). The more you know, the better
    • AWS - CloudFormation, EC2, RDS, Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS, CloudSearch, CloudWatch, VPC, EMR, Kinesis, Lambda, ECS, Route 53, etc
    • NoSQL - DynamoDB, CouchBase
    • Operating Systems - Windows, Linux, Mac
    • Database – MySQL, PostgressQL
    • Scripting Languages - PowerShell, bash, Python
    • CI / CD - Git, Gitlab, Bitbucket, TerraForm, Jenkins, AWS CodeDeploy
    • Other stuff – Kafka, Docker, K8S




Requisition ID: 531621


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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