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DevOps/Python Developer
Mounds View, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on October 20, 2021
Job Id #51136 Posted October 5, 2021

Position Description:

  • Provide architecture design and direction for the various application development projects and integrations services portion within the Connected Care sub domain of the Digital Health organization
  • Ensuring alignment of technical capabilities to the planned architecture & strategies
  • Provide technical guidance, direction, and governance within the development team
  • Establish and communicate architecture and design tenets for the technology stack and ensure compliance within the sub domain team
  • Provide guidance & direction for business unit or regional teams leveraging the technology platform for best practices
General Responsibilities:
  • Overall architectural design of web application, integration and business logic components on the platform technologies
  • Hands on development of key platform capabilities
  • Collaboration with other developers on the platform working across various domains of Connected Care
  • Code review of contributing developers on the platform to ensure quality and consistency in standards
  • Performance tuning and participation in performance testing capabilities within the domain
  • Draft and review architecture related items with lead platform architects
  • Review security related items with Global Security
  • Collaborate with BAs on functional design related issues / questions
  • Participate in Functional testing, Integration testing, and User Acceptance Testing for technical support
  • Provide input on estimates for new demand
  • Participate in global governance sessions that ensure the regional IT teams are developing code and sharing reusable components efficiently
  • Exhibit self-motivation, enthusiasm, and positive attitude while performing as a team player across the region and global teams.
  • Help set up a co- development environment to enable Global IT team and regional IT team to work together and develop solutions  
  • Make decisions on what to build, what to adapt and what to customize in collaboration with global IT and regional IT teams
  • Design and Develop code across all projects
  • Strong understanding of development process, hands on development experience and expertise
  • Translate business requirements and source system understanding into code
  • Work with remote projects teams using the Agile project methodology for development activities
  • Drive system architecture and coding standards
  • Collaborate with other developers on the team to resolve architectural issues/technical blocks
  • Ensure coding standards are followed at all times
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Create technical documentation for all new or modified components
  • Lead unit testing and fixes and write scripts for validation
  • Troubleshoot and carry out/ assist with root cause analysis
  • Communicate with technical and non-technical users
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Strong analytical thinking, communication and problem solving skills
  • The candidate should be flexible on working hours
  • The candidate should be self-starter and self-learner

Basic Qualification:

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree
Years of Experience
  • 5-7+ years of IT experience with a Bachelors 
  • 5+ years of IT Experience with a Masters   

Technical Expertise

  • Python design and development experience
  • API Development and Frameworks experience (e.g. Restful services, Microservices, Enterprise Service Bus , Messaging & Streaming Technologies)
  • Cloud native architecture, development & deployment –AWS and/or Azure
  • SQL / NoSQL database experience (e.g. PostgresSQL, DynamoDB, MongoDB…)
  • Dev Ops Pipelining Tools experience (e.g. GitLab CI/CD, Jenkins…)
  • Monitoring and Application performance tools (e.g. Elk, Splunk, etc…)
  •  5+ years of relevant experience in job offered or a similar role in leadership, facilitation, and communication
  •  Experience with organizing and communicating with global teams
  •  Proven communication skills to technical & non-technical resources
  •  Demonstrated experience in executive-level communications and messaging
  •  Experience facilitating large disparate groups
  •  Experience working with Technical team members in a global model
  •  Previous working experiences within Life Sciences environment
  •  Good understanding of SDLC and/or Agile project management methodology
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  •  Ability to work in a high pace environment and with aggressive project schedules
  •  Ability to develop effective relationships with business users, technical staff and executive management
  •  Ability to combine strategic thinking with operational activities
  •  Fast learner with the ability to quickly master new applications and develop domain knowledge
  •  Strong client facing and presentation skills
  •  Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a high-energy and fast-paced environment
  •  Passion to contribute to high-quality services and solutions
  •  Team player comfortable to work in an international and culturally diverse team
  •  Willing and able to travel on occasion (5-10%)
  •  Ability to manage multiple priorities and work with ambiguity
  • Must possess self-motivation, enthusiasm, and positive attitude and perform as a team player.

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