Wolters Kluwer Senior Dev Ops. Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Our talented team of physician and pharmacist editors, technologists, and product visionaries collaborate to provide advanced clinical decision support solutions that measurably improve clinical effectiveness by helping healthcare professionals provide optimal care for their patients.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing healthcare information technology business as a DevOps engineer. You will play an important role in supporting and transforming the core technology of a leading healthcare SaaS product company, bringing thought leadership and new techniques to a challenging and exciting DevOps role. We are looking for a dynamic individual who has a passion for the art of DevOps, release management, and production environment support and standards. This is a tremendous opportunity to help transform the public facing user experience of a leading healthcare technology company.

The DevOps engineer will play a key role in aiding UpToDate to support existing technology project infrastructure and to help develop the strategy for our next generation efforts. This person will support and augment the current team, bridge the technologies between current and next, and help lead the strategy and implementation of new technologies. These improved tools, technologies, and processes will enable us to deliver Product and Infrastructure Roadmaps in a more nimble, predictable, and quality fashion. In addition, this role will help us in our ability to provide round the clock operational system support for current and new systems.


" Design and implement future state SaaS / IaaS architecture.

" Enable and implement continuous delivery and continuous integration.

" Analyze a variety of approaches to a DevOps problem - provide pros and cons of different approaches to the team to arrive at an agreed upon direction.

" Develop and administer tools to enable rapid micro service deployment. Create operations handbook as required for others to assist in the administration.

" Collaborate to incorporate automated unit, integration, functional, and performance testing into the continuous integration process across multiple projects.

" Collaborate with the Development, Project Management, and Product Management teams to align projects, releases, patches, and other efforts.

" Evolve and automate our processes to provide increased flexibility related to the development and testing of multiple simultaneous projects.

" Development Project Support

" Build, maintain and deploy the application level software in our development and test regions.

" Prioritize and troubleshoot development and test region issues.

" Develop run-books that detail building, deploying, and troubleshooting processes.

" Promote and contribute to best practices.

" Plan and execute tasks within an agile environment.

" Production Support

" Monitor production regions and environments

" Provide first level support for application software issues in all environments.

" Prioritize and rapidly troubleshoot issues to ensure maximum uptime and optimal performance for customers in our production environment.

LOCATION: The preferred location for this position is Hudson, OH. Waltham, MA and Indianapolis, IN are also alternative locations.


Migrate existing source control system to GIT.


Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent job experience.


" Ability to define and manage projects using a variety of tools and methods. Agile Scrum and Kanban, Jira and confluence a plus.

" Able to communicate complex technical projects to multiple staff types effectively in order to achieve buy in on plans and proposals.

" Minimum 5 years of software related experience required (DevOps, Release Engineering or Java development preferred)

" Experience and deep commitment to the transformation to a DevOps culture focusing on continuous integration - full lifecycle of building, automated and performance testing, and automating deployment

" Experience with VM, Docker, container solutions, management tools and challenges.

" Experience with Ansible, Chef, Puppet or other Configuration Management tools

" Extensive experience with Linux is a must. Unix and Windows are plusses.

" Hands on experience with Python, shell scripting, Groovy, etc

" Experience with Jenkins, TeamCity or other Continuous Integration tools

" Experience with build tools such as Grunt, Gradle and Maven

" Hands on experience with SQL, DB Release Management

" Some experience with Cloud technologies (AWS or Azure)

" Demonstrate strong problem analysis, problem resolution, and decision making and judgment skills.

" Demonstrate understanding of complex software architecture, and the ability to help enhance, support, and troubleshoot that architecture.

" Demonstrate strong collaboration skills, within function and across peer stakeholders.

" Demonstrate excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening), with ability to build positive working relationships with all levels of the organization.

" Ability to leverage technical know-how to find viable compromises amidst competing business needs.

" Demonstrate ability to plan and excel in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

" Solid understanding of agile methodology and Release Engineering. Be able to leverage what has worked and adapt it to fit new situations.

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

" Cloud architecture and experience.

" Agile scrum master experience.

" Able to plan and execute projects as part of a collaborative team.


5%-10% Travel


Able to lift server equipment if needed.


Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY). For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (4985) 4771.

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