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Job ID :
57677BR
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Sr. Engineer, Cloud Platforms (GIS) Advanced Computing Systems
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

The Sr. Engineer, Cloud Platforms will play a key role in Thermo Fisher’s digital transformation, by driving the company’s cloud first initiative and being part of a DevOps culture. This is a great opportunity to work with global platform and development teams in leading functions such as: Cloud Computing, Networking, Tools and Automation, Large Scale Cloud Migration and DevOps.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own continuous delivery framework and focus on automation
  • Automate the provisioning of the environments through Ansible, Chef or Puppet. Maniacal about automation and continuous improvement
  • Engineer high performance and high availability cloud based systems for the organization.
  • Design and develop automation workflows performing unit reviews
  • Experience building and managing in a cloud environment, preferably AWS or Azure
  • Drive continual improvement in systems operations through tools and automation
  • Report on overall health and optimization of cloud services to management
  • Participate in the definition of the roadmap for cloud services in collaboration with the architecture team
  • Drive root cause analyses, and coach others on doing them, in collaboration with software development teams
  • Responsible/assist in incident and problem management of cloud platform services
  • Works closely with our external partners and industry leaders to ensure we have a keen understanding of where industry trends and technologies are going and factor those into our strategies and roadmaps
  • Ensure the solutions the Cloud Engineering team designs and delivers are meeting defined business requirements and will stand the test of time from an operational excellence perspective
  • Assist in creating roadmap and work towards dev-ops model of service engineering
  • Work closely with IT Security to ensure the solutions we’re designing and delivering meet data security and compliance requirements
  • Provide regular communication to peers on areas for improvement, progress, milestones, and areas of success
  • Ensure documentation and processes are well defined

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of IT experience
    • Additional relevant experience will be considered in lieu of the degree requirement
  • 2-3 years’ experience within development or operations, specifically working with cloud technologies: Amazon Web Services, Azure, GCP
  • Scripting abilities (CHEF, Puppet, Ansible, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Understanding of PaaS, SaaS, IaaS delivery models
  • Knowledge of Networking and Distributed Systems
  • Ability to identify performance bottlenecks
  • Working knowledge in Docker
  • Strong understanding of fundamental distributed system principles
  • Experience in building highly available platforms running in production handling no downtime rollouts
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent documentation skills are a must
  • Takes ownership of work assignments and manages them to completion
  • Ability to explain and champion technical concepts to a broad technical audience
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills required
  • Ability to problem solve and work well in complex, ambiguous situations
  • Ability to present technical problems and solutions to management in a manner that can consumed and translated into appropriate program improvement requests

Preferred Experience:
  • AWS proficiency (ec2, s3, RDS, Route 53, Lambda, IAM, VPC, Security groups) and other services
  • Defined experience in Cloud Solutions Delivery and Cloud architecture
  • Relevant certifications including:
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Cloud Platform
    • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization
    • CCNA Cloud Certification



At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.




Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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