Sr. Data & DevOps Engineer-REMOTE

Req ID #:  121411
Location: 

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 US

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 

 

Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 

 

As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.

 

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   


 

Job Summary

 

About the Job: There’s never been a more exciting time to be on the Analytics team at Charles River Labs!   Charles River Labs is on an exciting journey to modernize the data landscape, building a Customer 360, implementing new data standards, bringing to life the ‘art of the possible’ to our business partners, integrating with several new data sources, and ultimately building a brand-new Modern Data Warehouse in Azure.  If you are an engineer who enjoys cloud technologies, data warehousing, data analytics, and designing innovative analytical solutions, this job may be for you!

 

This role will work collaboratively, in a consultative way, across the business units and IT, supporting and mentoring engineering teams, as well as advising on best approaches to leveraging Azure in the most effective and efficient manner. The team is seeking top notch talent in the Microsoft Azure full data stack and modern data toolset.  If you are interested in using your leadership, expertise and innovative skills to build something brand new, enjoy making architectural decisions, are a thought leader in the data space, have a passion for data and analytics, and like to mentor others, then we want to talk to you!  A truly exciting and unique opportunity awaits you! 

 

Basic Qualifications
•    Strong and extensive hands on Experience with Azure cloud big data architecture
•    Good understanding of Microsoft Azure security, privacy, and compliance.
•    Implement best practices for Azure services authentication using service principals and managed identities. 
•    Familiarity with Azure resources service level agreements (SLA), and pricing for planning and cost management.
•    Configure and manage Azure virtual network, define Inbound and outbound rules.
•    Manage source control with GitHub best practices and define standards for the pull request (PR) process. 
•    Define and manage a release workflow to update latest code to the corresponding environments.
•    Build continuous integration (CI) pipelines with GitHub actions.
•    Experience with Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Data Catalog, Azure Analysis Services Azure HDInsight/Spark/Eventhub, Azure Virtual Machines, Blob Storage, Azure SQL Database, Azure DNS, Virtual Network, DocumentDB, Azure App Service
•    Experience with Big Data Technology Stack: Hadoop/Spark/Hive/MapR
•    Experience designing and building cloud native applications as well as Azure Cloud migration experience.
•    Experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS services.
•    Project experience using Azure cloud, data lake storage, installation, security and infrastructure (IaaS) set up
•    Experience with Big Data Management (BDM) for relational and non-relational data (formats like json, xml, avro, parquet, copybook, etc.)
 

 

Job Qualifications

 

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline, Master’s Degree preferred
•    4+ years of Microsoft Azure experience.
•    3+ years of experience implementing automated deployments with GitHub integration and CI/CD pipelines.
•    5+ years of experience in defining GitHub branching strategy for Dev, TEST, PROD, and Hotfix deployments. 
•    2+ years of experience automating infrastructure as code using ARM templates.
•    5+ years of experience in scripting with bash, PowerShell, and Azure CLI.
•    3+ years of experience supporting Azure resources by monitoring diagnostics logs and alerts.
•    2+ years of experience in defining security strategy for Azure resources with networking and firewall rules.
•    2+ years of experience in defining and managing access control strategy for Azure resources.
•    Understand different types of storage (filesystem, relation, MPP, NoSQL) and working with various kinds of data (structured, unstructured, metrics, logs, etc.) 
•    6+ years of experience working with SQL.
•    Experience in ETL design, development, and performance tuning in general.
•    3+ years’ experience managing offshore teams
•    Experience managing and governing cloud costs for a data team
•    Experience working without other public cloud technologies AWS, GCP 
•    Experience with setting up and operating data pipelines using Python or SQL 
•    Experience working with relational databases 
•    Strong analytical problem-solving ability 
•    Great presentation skills 
•    Great written and verbal communication skills 
•    Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team 
•    Capability to conduct performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to manage multiple efforts concurrently
•    Strong problem-solving skills
•    Strong knowledge of emerging technologies and tools
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Effective collaboration of tasks across the business and technical teams
•    Able to work quickly and under tight delivery deadlines with focus on details 
•    Interface with key customers from all functional areas - Analytic skills are needed
•    Proven and recent experience of implementing solutions from requirements gathering and process design to functional production deployment
•    Demonstrated ability to produce high quality deliverables

 

 


IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 
 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  
 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
 

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.
 

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


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