Senior DevOps Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote



Make an impact at a dynamic and growing life sciences company!

Invicro’s mission is to develop smarter drug discovery programs and we are currently seeking an energetic and solidly technical and creative professional to be part of our highly motivated and skilled software product team.

The Sr. DevOps Engineer will support our web-based study management and storage application (iPACS). iPACS is a platform used by researchers worldwide to provide tools for managing, data mining and reporting on large amounts of medical imaging data. A flexible solution developed for both in-house and external applications, iPACS is currently installed at more than half of the nation’s top 25 pharmaceutical companies.

The qualified candidate will report to the Director of Cloud Infrastructure & Operations and be a member of multiple cross-functional Agile teams. This position will establish a consistent delivery pipeline and configuration management, and will automate our infrastructure, implement continuous integration and continuous delivery across our iPACS application servers. Additionally, the ideal candidate would bring the necessary experience to streamline current deployment strategies, while training the current DevOps team and driving the adoption of industry best practices to keep our infrastructure secure, scalable, and efficient. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain our on-prem Linux servers (we mainly use RHEL/CentOS) as well as Cloud infrastructure (mainly AWS)
  • Work on efficient deployment of our web application iPACS, configuration and change control management, working closely with the development teams
  • Implement new large-level storage strategies
  • Automate installation, upgrade and monitoring of applications, servers and infrastructure
  • Streamline interactions between our software developers and IT team members
  • Reduce lead time and enhance quality of assigned applications 
  • Be able to justify the business value add of the DevOps standards you will be implementing
  • Train other members of the DevOps team

Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or similar qualification with at least 5 years of work experience as a DevOps or Linux Systems Engineer
  • Solid understanding of Linux (we mainly use RHEL/CentOS), including file systems, networking/routing, backup, web and database
  • Proficiency in a script language (e.g. Perl (preferred), Python, Ruby, Shell …) is beneficial
  • Configuration Management experience such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or similar
  • Container and container management (Docker, Kubernetes) experience is a big plus
  • Detail-oriented and able to work both independently and as part of a team; being a problem solver with a strong customer focus
  • Fundamental understanding of web applications and their technologies (HTML, CSS, JS, Ajax)
  • Some basic knowledge in relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Postgres) required
  • Experience with NAS/SAN and/or cloud storage setups, distributed filesystems and off-site backup solutions
  • Ability to present Architectural decisions and designs in a visual form to leadership and team

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 401k with generous matching
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Catered lunch Wednesdays
  • “Second Fridays” – monthly company-wide team updates and happy hour


Invicro is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.