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Enterprise Portal Agile Applications Operations - DevOps Job

Date: Oct 31, 2017

Location: Prague, CZ

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: SER001238

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD’s Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing MSD’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

Have you heard about MSD?

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us using technology.

We are looking for passionate and experienced professionals with application operations background willing to work in an agile way to be able to deliver value to the business in the fastest way possible.

Looking at the best practices on the market, with our DevOps initiative, of which you will be a part, we are looking to bringing Operations and Development together to build better products faster

What is the job about?

As an Enterprise Portal Agile Applications Operations you will be responsible for executing the DevOps initiative in the Enterprise Portal teams, driving us to improve and automate our operational processes and providing operation support for our products. You will be embedded into one of our Enterprise Portal Scrum teams having opportunity to work directly with the developers to drive continuous improvement of the product.

As part of your daily job you will participate in the agile activities, cooperate with the developers, Product Owner and Scrum master. You will be doing hands on technical work, following the established ITIL processes in the company and finding better ways to do things.


What we need is a person who:
  • has experience with operations support for applications in business environment
  • has experience of operating in a matrix organization and handling 3rd party vendors
  • knows, understands and likes Agile product development 
  • has experience with application life cycle
  • has working knowledge of application management continuous improvement
  • is fluent in English 
  • has curiosity, communication, enthusiasm
  • has experience with SharePoint sites administration and development, PowerShell scripting and familiarity with PnP-PowerShell library
  • has experience packaging and deploying modern frontend JS applications: npm repository, configuration, webpack
  • knows automation tools (do Jenkins or Ansible sound familiar?)
  • has experience with version control systems (e.g. Git)
  • has scripting skills (e.g. bash, Python)
However we will be happy if you know or heard of any of these:
  • experience with supporting web applications, web server configuration (nginx)
  • DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Delivery
  • databases & database administration
  • knows ITIL processes, CMDB management
  • cloud experience (e.g. AWS, Azure)
  • monitoring tools and their integration
  • application testing skills
Our benefits:
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Opportunity to implement something new for us - DevOps
  • Position in a leading global healthcare company
  • Challenging career
  • Professional growth based on performance 
  • Innovative and flexible working environment
  • Wide range of benefits
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

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Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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