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Senior DevOps Engineer (IT)

United States

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required.

POSITION TITLE: IT Senior DevOps Engineer



Our IT Infrastructure & DevOps team works on various platforms including AWS infrastructure, VMware Virtual Machines, Bare Metal Servers, and Google Cloud Platform.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer your responsibilities will include building scalable infrastructure on which we deliver our software as well as managing development tools that are used on a daily basis by our team and others throughout the business.

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In this role you will be working in a dedicated group of hard-working and skilled engineers within the IT Infrastructure & DevOps team focused on developing infrastructure and corresponding tools and software.

  • Work tightly with groups within and external to IT for best overall systems design and operations.
  • Work closely with customers in all phases of SDLC to investigate areas of improvement and eliminate bottlenecks.
  • Guide and encourage the team and our customers to follow DevOps practices.
  • Participate in operations efforts and be a point person for infrastructure activities.
  • Build and deploy cloud-based infrastructure to support the business.
  • Build or extend tools for monitoring applications and underlying infrastructure, and ensure critical applications are monitored in the right ways
  • Develop automation and CI/CD processes to enable teams to build, test, deploy, manage, configure, secure, scale and monitor their applications using the latest technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform and others.
  • Participate in architectural decisions to help improve the quality of our infrastructure and applications.
  • Configure and manage development tools such as Atlassian Bitbucket, Jenkins, and others.
  • Be ready to respond to a team or business critical incident in a timely manner. (Share an on-call rotation)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, business or technical field, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years of related relevant experience
  • 5 years proven success in Information Technology (IT) preferred
  • 4 years proven success in DevOps and Environment Deployment Automation leadership preferred
  • 3 years proven success in project/program management preferred
  • 5 years' experience working in a technology based global enterprise, bio/pharma tech preferred

  • Experience in Linux/Unix administration.
  • Experience with Python and Shell scripting.
  • Experience with AWS.
  • Experience with Terraform and Ansible.
  • Practical experience building CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Practical experience managing applications deployed using Docker in Cloud.
  • Experience with container orchestration tools.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resourcing, network issues to application stack traces.
  • Strong communication skills. Be able to justify and stand for the proper solution.
  • Experience with Atlassian applications is nice to have.
  • Experience programming in Python or other OOP languages is nice to have.
  • Experience with Kubernetes is nice to have.
  • Experience with GCP is nice to have.

  • Duties typically performed in an office setting.
  • Requires ability to read and understand legal, financial and scientific documents, laws and other technical and legal written materials.
  • Requires use of computer, phone, and ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • May require working flexible hours.


Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you'll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you'll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.


Competitive Benefits. Healthy catered lunches, Premium snacks and beverages, Onsite gym with cardio and weight-training equipment, Game room with satellite TV, Onsite dry cleaning and alteration service with pick-up and delivery, Employee-organized sport leagues, Happy hours and BBQs, Generous Employee Referral program.

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Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.


Job ID: Natera-8288
Employment Type: Other