DevOps Cloud Engineer

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) is embarking on an exciting mission of establishing state of the art computational, data and informatics infrastructure for supporting cutting edge biomedical research and innovation to care. We are seeking a Cloud Engineer to join our biomedical informatics team and help us modernize the tools and processes that support researchers. Join now and participate in the creation of a new research platform being built using multiple public cloud providers.

Successful candidates assist in the design, integration, delivery and operational support of applications or services using development operations (DevOps), through automated delivery. Provides day-to-day maintenance to ensure subsystems and infrastructure function together and project needs are met.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

This Cloud Engineer position will be housed within School of Medicine and Public Health and will report to the Director Scientific Computing.

Strong people and communication skills are required. The ideal candidate is curious, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision. The selected candidate must be committed to providing quality customer service and uphold SMPH core values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence, leadership, inclusivity, innovation, collaboration, accountability, and communication.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

This position is remote and requires work be performed at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Qualifications: Skills

-Excellent oral and written communication skills

Qualifications: Experience

Bachelor's degree required; preferred focus: computer science, informatics, information systems or related field

-Minimum of 1 year of professional experience automating deployment of cloud services using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools (e.g., Terraform, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt)
-Minimum of 1 year professional experience managing resources in a Public Cloud (e.g., Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform)
-Experience with modern programming languages like Python, Go, Java or Ruby
-Professional experience designing, architecting, or developing IT systems or services

-Experience with research and healthcare environment
-Experience with Agile or Scrum methodology and tools
-Experience with Git version control system
-Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CICD) pipelines
-Experience with container and container orchestration solutions like Docker and Kubernetes
-Experience with regulatory or security regulations, controls and benchmarks like HIPAA, NIST 800-53 and CIS

Qualifications: Education
Bachelor's degree
Application Instructions

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. 


Questions may be directed to point of contact Kim Mcfarlane at or (608) 263-1130.

The deadline to apply for this position is October 20, 2021 at 11:55pm CST.

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Madison, WI
United States

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Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 15:00