DevOps Site Reliability Engineer IVD

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life.

  POSITION SUMMARY:   The Site Reliability Engineer position is responsible for a variety of process and infrastructure initiatives, including platform maintenance and enhancements for Archer’s flagship cloud-based genomics product, automating existing pipelines to improve efficiency and long-term ecosystem health, performing software updates across our AWS platform, and ensuring that managed assets are performing as expected through the use of telemetry, automated alerts, and self-healing infrastructure.   RESPONSIBILITIES:   Job performance will involve a variety of activities including:
  • Ensure that the infrastructure supporting Archer’s genomics platform is highly available, scalable, and maintainable
  • Maintain and extend existing configuration management deployments
  • Perform software installations using existing infrastructure and configuration management tools
  • Collaborate with the Cloud Operations team to migrate existing deployment tools into a fully automated and managed process
  • Collaborate with DevOps team to extend and enhance existing CI/CD pipelines
  • Work directly with the DevOps team and software engineers to ensure system integrity
  • Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve telemetry gathering, reporting, and alerting
  • Follow all best practices and procedures as established by company
  • Review, understanding, and compliance with ArcherDX HIPAA Security policies and procedures
  • Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information and European Union personal data
  • Processing and handling of European Union personal data only as directed by ArcherDX for purposes of personalized molecular pathology
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, engineering, software engineering, or related field, or equivalent working experience
  • 3 years in an SRE/DevOps role, or related IT or operations field
  • Strong Linux and Bash skills
  • Proficient with configuration management tools (e.g. Salt, Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
  • Proficient with AWS tools and infrastructure (EC2, S3, IAM, ECS, Lambda, and CloudWatch),
  • Proficient with CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins), and scripting languages (Python strongly preferred)
  • Proficient with IAC tools such as Terraform (preferred)
  • Proficient with containerized systems in a cloud environment
  • Familiar with Scrum and Agile development methodologies
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Drive and determination
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to participate with others as a member of the team to ensure that demanding and difficult projects are handled smoothly and cooperatively to enhance the success of the projects and maintain strong relationships within all parts of the company.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter
  • Driven to perform
  • Self-directed: needs little explicit direction
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and delegate tasks to efficiently move projects forward.
  • BS/MS in computer science, information system, or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

In Colorado, our competitive compensation package includes a base salary starting from $100K+. In determining the final salary offered we will evaluate a specific candidate geographic location, education, skills and experience.


Invitae offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes healthcare coverage, 401k, and a broad range of other benefits, outlined below:

  • Health, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and basic life insurance coverage
  • Paid time off, holiday pay, parental leave, and other health and wellness supports


At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Job tags: Ansible AWS Bash CD Chef CI EC2 Lambda Linux Puppet Python S3 Salt Terraform
Job region(s): North America
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