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Principal Cloud Engineer
 
Careers that Change Lives
We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.
Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. It’s no accident —we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe it’s the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.
 
The Cardiac Management brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe.
Cardiac Rhythm Management offers devices and therapies to treat abnormal heart rhythms, as well as cardiac diagnostic and monitoring solutions.
 
We are looking for a talented Principal Cloud Engineer for our Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Software division. This role will be a key player for leading the transformation from a more traditional infrastructure support team to a Platform Engineering team.
This person should have a passion for “automating us out of a job”.
With some good core processes already in place using AWS, Terraform, Ansible, and Octopus Deploy, this role is looking to build on the success of the infrastructure automation already in place and turn it into true IAC that can be consumed by the development teams.  The first phase is to finish out what exists for the more traditional AWS deployments and follow that up with maturing the same principles on our new platform of AWS/Kubernetes (EKS) as applications move over.
This is largely a hands-on role but will also be expected to mentor and train where necessary to the broader team.  The person in this role should have a passion for the journey to a Platform Engineering and want to bring their experience and expertise in doing so to a new company that is eager for modernization.
 
Day in the Life
  • Develop software and solutions across the stack that improve product reliability and product velocity
  • Work with product teams to assess the production readiness of services
  • Troubleshoot production incidents and participate in blameless post-mortems and follow-through
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Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or technically related
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Specialized Knowledge Required: 

  • 5 years of experience operating a large, distributed, production software stack, ideally 24x7x365
  • 5 years of experience with Linux systems administration (preferably RH/EPEL derivatives)
  • 3 years of experience in a public or private cloud environment
  • Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Windows Server Platforms or ability to learn
  • Proven experience delivering software using C, C++, Python, Perl, Golang, or Ruby or similar languages
  • Strong understanding of computer networking and security fundamentals and tools and techniques typically encountered in troubleshooting distributed systems
  • Experience with CI/CD/CT pipelines and source code control and artifactory tooling (Git, JFrog, …)
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, concepts, and methods
  • Ability to participate in an on-call rotation
  • Ability to work with a globally distributed team

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with operating production services running in AWS
  • Experience operating and securing Internet/public facing production service
  • Experience troubleshooting complex distributed systems
  • Experience with Hasicorp Terraform and AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience with Hashicorp Packer
  • Experience with Octopus
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience with Kubernetes, a plus if have experience with EKS
  • Experience writing Kubernetes Operators
  • Experience with Service Meshes (e.g., Istio)
  • Experience with Azure DevOps (SCM, Ticketing, Pipelines)
  • Experience with monitoring stacks (ELK, AppD, Datadog, Prometheus, …)
About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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