Intuitive Surgical Careers

Senior DevOps Engineer (Infrastructure Operations)

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California
IT/Information Systems

Job Description

Job: IT/Information Systems
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 190711


Company Description:

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Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position: 

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in devops engineering within a regulated environment, management of small to mid-sized teams, and success in developing infrastructure as code for dynamic environments.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

Lead SME on infrastructure automation, cloud integration, and execution of technical operations procedure development and execution. This position will work closely with developers, DBAs, QA, and project managers throughout the software lifecycle in delivering best in class technical infrastructure to support external product delivery

• Automation (Infrastructure as code, patching, release management, etc.)
• Drive the development, execution, and support of Infrastructure release management and operations
• Protect the stability of the infrastructure (i.e. consistency of builds and processes, reporting, monitoring, proactive tasks)
• Develop, monitor, anda report upon KIPs for Infrastructure health and security
• Ensure SLAs and OLAs are met or exceeded
• Enhance/extend a configuration/deployment/monitoring framework in partnership with Site Reliability Engineer(s)
• Work with NoSQL Datastores (such as MongoDB) and Microsoft SQL
• Leverage with Platforms as a Service such as AWS, Cloud Foundry, OpenShift, etc.
• Interact with customers and development team to gather and define requirements and document architecture and approach
• Follows a formal design process using formal specifications, data flow diagrams, other accepted design techniques and also adheres to regulations, standards, and established guidelines for development and delivery within area of responsibility
• Deploy and manage a DevOps pipeline using tools such as; Ansible Tower, Jenkins, and Docker
• Participate in the planning and design of Engineering infrastructure projects
• Provides off-hours support for critical applications as required

Skill/Job Requirements:

Competency Requirements: (Competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience). In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the individual must: 

• Team player, able to interface with highly technical SME’s across multiple disciplines to reach best-in-class solutions
• B.S in Computer Science or related technical major, or commensurate experience
• 2-3 years managing direct reports and/or project / implementation teams
• 7+ years Systems/Infrastructure engineering experience with at least 5 year Devops and at least 4 years’ experience in Windows Server/AD and Linux administration
• Minimum 4 years working experience with AWS technologies
• Proficiency in at least 1 programming language (i.e. Python, Ruby, Java, C#, C++, etc)
• Proficiency in Ansible, Terraform, or other configuration management and centralized configuration tools (applications, software, IaaS)
• Hands on experience with CI and Build tools such as Jenkins, Hudson, etc.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills and attention to detail; mission-critical production support experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience in working effectively in cross-functional team
• Experience with database systems (MySQL and/or SQL Server)
• Experience with Enterprise SIEM tools like Splunk, Nagios, etc.
• Location: Sunnyvale, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Norcross, GA, Raligh, NC
• Travel: <15%

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.