Senior Development Operations Engineer - San Carlos, CA | Biospace
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Senior Development Operations Engineer


San Carlos, CA
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Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description


At Natera we build fast, reliable and scalable software that is easy to test and deploy.
Our Engineering team works on a set of applications such as a complex Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and Constellation – our cloud based data analytics SaaS platform hosted on Amazon Web Services. As a DevOps Engineer your responsibilities will include building scalable infrastructure on which we deliver our software as well as managing development tools that are used on a daily basis by the members of Engineering team.


•Lead development operations efforts and be the point person for any infrastructural activities.

•Build, configure and manage tools for fast and reliable deployments of our software.

•Build tools for monitoring our infrastructure and resolve any issues with instances running in production.

•Develop automation and processes to enable teams to deploy, manage, configure, scale and monitor their applications using technologies like Docker, Atlassian Bamboo and Rancher.

•Participate in architectural decisions to help improve reliability and scalability of our software.

•Help configure and manage development tools such as Atlassian Jira, Stash, Confluence, Artifactory and others.

•This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and have an access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job.

•Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.

•Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.

•Employee must pass post offer criminal background check.



•BS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.

•4 years of experience as a DevOps Engineer or a similar role.

•4 years of Linux/Unix administration experience.


•Experience with Shell or Python scripting.

•Ability to read and understand Java code.

•Strong ability to troubleshoot complex issues ranging from system resources to application stack traces.

•Practical experience managing applications deployed using AWS or Docker.

•Experience with Atlassian applications is a nice to have.

•Experience with SQL and relational databases is a nice to have.

•Experience programming in Java is a nice to have.

•Experience with Labvantage or Clarity LIMS software is a nice to have.


•Duties are typically performed in an office setting.

•The position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.

•Duties may require working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends) at times.

Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.


Competitive Benefits.  Healthy catered lunches, Premium snacks and beverages, Onsite gym with cardio and weight-training equipment, Game room with satellite TV, Onsite dry cleaning and alteration service with pick-up and delivery, Employee-organized sport leagues, Happy hours and BBQs, Generous Employee Referral program.
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Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.