Senior Devops Engineer - Digital Healthcare Platform VARA

Contract Type
Information & Communication Technology
D'Abadie, Trinidad And Tobago
Salary & Benefits
Competitive salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Senior Devops Engineer - Digital Healthcare Platform VARA

ZS is a global professional services firm who recently acquired Medullan, a digital health consultancy with Caribbean offices in D'Abadie, Trinidad and Kingston, Jamaica. Together we are a strengthened digital and connected health practice which provides consulting, technology, and analytical services to life sciences clients globally. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are always celebrated. We are proud to call some of the world’s largest healthcare organizations clients and partners alike. The projects, collaboration and learning opportunities from these relationships as well as the broad global impact your work will have in changing lives of patients, caregivers, teammates and even your own is part of daily life as a ZSer.  Likewise, our commitments to cross-training, internal mobility and ongoing professional development are foundations of our academic culture and employment experience.


VARA is ZS|Medullan’s Virtual Care and Patient Engagement Platform. It is designed to harmonize patient data from multiple sources into a single standards-conformant data structure, keeps patients engaged and connected throughout their care journey, and creates customized experiences and workflows. VARA powers digital health solutions across the globe and the healthcare spectrum, including clinical trials, digital therapeutics, Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) applications, and next-generation patient support hubs.


Position Overview

The VARA Platform team is looking to add a DevOps Engineer to build and manage our increasingly complex production stack. DevOps engineers are at the heart of modern software stacks and are critical to their team's success. We use state of the art cloud-based technologies, practice infrastructure-as-code, and continue to push the envelope of security, availability, and scale. 


Our technology stack is based on microservices and includes: AWS, Docker, MongoDB, Node.js, ELK, iOS, Android, HTML5, REST APIs.


At ZS you will: 

  • Work with a team of smart, driven and globally distributed engineers designing, developing and maintaining enterprise-level applications 
  • Have the flexibility to propose and implement your own ideas and solutions to challenging problems 
  • Receive mentoring and guidance from experienced industry veterans 
  • Own your career growth as far as your abilities, skills, and adaptability will take you while building a unique company that will produce the next generation of global business leaders 


What we're looking for in a DevOps engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering/computer science or related field
  • 3 – 6 years of experience developing complex web applications
  • DevOps expert or a software engineer passionate about uptime/availability, infrastructure, automation, and monitoring 
  • Strong attention to detail and insatiable curiosity 
  • Eager to experiment with, learn, and apply new technologies, ideas, and concepts 
  • Able to multi-task, absorb new technologies, and work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment 
  • Can take initiative and work independently with little supervision, taking ownership of tasks 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (technical writing, diagramming, and presenting solutions are a key aspect of the position) 


Desired Skills & Experience: 

  • A strong understanding of Linux, the networking stack and related concepts 
  • Cloud-based infrastructure such as AWS, GCE, or Azure 
  • Docker and container-based infrastructure and orchestration frameworks (Kubernetes/Swarm/Rancher) 
  • Configuration management tools such as Ansible/Chef/Puppet/Salt 
  • Development languages: Python, Node.js, Bash 


ZS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities without regard to any class protected by applicable law.

ZS is committed to providing and maintaining a safe workplace. Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required. Religious/Medical Exemptions can be requested on a limited basis upon hire.


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