AWS Release and Deployment Expert

Aug 19, 2021

Job Description

2021 is an exciting year for Novartis as we accelerate our growth in the digital space. Healthcare Professionals and Patients will be impacted by our Salesforce solutions, designed and built to support some of the most innovative therapies on the market. This is an excellent opportunity to support our platforms by designing and implementing AWS DevOps processes at scale!

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Responsible for leading E2E design, implementation and automation of CI/CD pipelines in AWS (OLTP).
• Define DevOps standards in collaboration with Architects and Developer Leads
• Collaborates with Architects and Engineering Leads (internal and external) to ensure both environment and tooling setup adheres to Novartis DevOps standards and best practices.
• Coordinate DevOps activities across multiple timezones, aligning priorities with Developer Leads and Program Plan.
• Reporting of DevOps status to senior business and IT stakeholders
• Supervise and contribute (SME) development of DevOps pipelines
• Supports troubleshooting and resolution of pipeline and deployment issues.
• Continually drive continuous improvements through the service and be responsible for the results

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• 5 - 10 years’ experience in AWS DevOps engineering practices
• Professional background in Life Sciences, Salesforce, Veeva, Patient programmes, CRM projects or an equivalent area
• Good coordination/communication/management skills
• Strong experience with CI/CD, Devops and AGILE methodology
• Proven results setting up and managing the delivery CI/CD solutions for highly integrated products
• Deep knowledge of DevSecOps toolchain (GitLap/Git-based repos, SonarQube/static code testing, ChekMarx/static code analysis, Artifactory/Artifact repositories, Jenkins/automated deploy,…)
• Deep knowledge of AWS Cloud technologies (IAM, Lambda, Cloudformation; Amplify and CDK are a strong plus) with particular focus on authorization model and segregation of duties
• Hands-on experience in scripting and programming
• Good Experience with container services (Docker, K8S, ECS/EKS or equivalent)
• Professional background in Life Sciences, Salesforce, Veeva, Patient programmes, CRM projects or an equivalent area
• Ability to work with others in a high paced, fluid, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team
• Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills at all management levels
• Business proficient in English (written and spoken)
• Flexibility to work across multiple time zones supporting global teams

Desirable requirements:
• Confirmed track rack record in large, global, multi-team projects dealing with sophisticated process areas and business groups

You’ll receive: Company Pension Plan; Life and Accidental Insurance; Meals Allowance or Canteen in the office; Flexible working hours

Why Novartis
750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
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