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Web Services Engineer, Specialist Job

Date: Nov 3, 2017

Location: Prague, CZ

Company: MSD

Requisition ID: BUS002270

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 seeking energetic, forward-thinking professionals to join our Information Technology group in Prague. As part of that team, you will help launch our new IT Global Innovation Center focused on developing and applying advanced capabilities in information sciences, information security, mobility, social media and big data. You will have the opportunity to work on global teams to identify and tackle the biggest opportunities and challenges at the intersection of healthcare, information and technology. We offer project-based rotations to help with your professional development, and a flat, collaborative environment. Overall, our new Global Innovation Center in Prague offers technology professionals incredible opportunities to learn from others across the globe, to challenge them, and to enjoy a reward that technology careers don’t often bring: the satisfaction of helping to save lives.

The Web Platform Services organization provides technical and architectural support to utilize a shared web platform service in a cost effective and controlled environment.

Primary job responsibilities include:

  • Performs Product owner role for a Cloud Foundry based platform and manages onboarding of work loads into the platform.

  • Assists in architecting, designing, planning, building, and operating MSD's Cloud Foundry Platform.

  • Defines best practices and guidelines for the Cloud Foundry platform, acting as a subject matter expert.

  • Identifies capability gaps in MSD's Cloud Foundry capabilities and design solutions to address those gaps

  • Contributes to Web Platform Services engineering technology roadmaps and future state capabilities

  • Maintains current industry knowledge of web platform concepts, best practices and technologies

  • Prioritizes workloads to project with commitments and scheduled timelines. 

  • Partners with project leaders and delivery teams to onboard applications on to a Cloud Foundry based web platform

  • Coach and mentor all levels of the organization to promote the utilization of the methodologies and tools to improve service delivery.

Experience/Technical Skills:

  • Linux Operations or System Administration experience 

  • Experience supporting a web-based application or platform

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as JavaScript, Python, or Unix shell scripts

  • Knowledge of web and network protocols such as HTTP/S, JSON, TCP/IP, DNS

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services such as VPC, EC2, ELB, S3, etc. 

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a matrixed and highly concurrent environment

  • Experience delivering products and features using Agile/Scrum methodologies in a DevOps environment

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute on a project or experiment, including milestones and endpoints
Besides a great atmosphere and flexible working environment, we also offer:

  • Competitive remuneration

  • Position in a world leading global company

  • Challenging career

  • Professional growth based on performance

  • Innovative working environment

  • Wide range of benefits

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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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