DevOps Engineer (159 views)

February 21, 2018

DevOps Engineer

Reporting to: Operations Manager Australia
Department: Operations

Summary of role:

The individual will be part of a team who design, develop, deploy, maintain and support applications running on client facilities. Particular focus is on client roll-out, development, troubleshooting, training and repairing customer issues. Tasks are project driven, so there are new challenges, experiences and learning with each client. The role necessitates a strong hand in scripting languages, server knowledge, SQL databases and interconnected architectures. With client exposure, the role is also open for the candidate to contribute to the product development cycle. The candidate will work with our Irish and off-shore development teams, extending existing products and supporting existing clients within our global sites.

Job description:

Primary role will involve:

  • Developing to specifications for web applications
  • Delivering performance or functional improvements
  • Developing and creating integration solutions
  • Review and document functional and technical specifications
  • Documenting server and application configurations
  • Installing and configuring Vitro applications for clients
  • On-going technical product support;
  • Assisting the testing team for pre-acceptance testing of products under development from a user’s point of view;
  • Managing customer training and product acceptance;
  • Other duties as may arise from time to time.

Responsibilities extend to include:

  • Identifying performance or UI improvements;
  • Managing customer deployments and installations;
  • Project management;
  • Managing customer training and product acceptance;
  • On-going client support;
  • Developing software components and systems;

The individual will gain real-life exposure to the workings of a growing technology company and an insight into change management, remote working, and end-users perspectives. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to experience technologies such as Javascript, LUA, T-SQL in addition to other Web Development languages. Applicants should have a strong grasp of good coding standards with strong knowledge of JavaScript and other scripting languages such as Python, SQL etc.

Person Specification


  • Positive attitude is a must;
  • Experience of a technology company, ideally with a growing technology company;
  • Ability to travel within Australia and abroad to client sites if necessary, so valid passport and full driving license is a pre-requisite;
  • Strong technical acumen in relation to SQL databases, Internet protocols, IIS, Web Services, Scripting languages, Windows application servers, their deployment, configuration, monitoring and maintenance is highly desirable;
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, able to take requirements through to completion and problems through to resolution;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, both in a team or alone, juggling several projects simultaneously;
  • Strong communications skills are required, particularly with clients; as the candidate is expected to interact with IT professionals, healthcare administrators, clinicians, etc.;
  • Strong motivation and determination to see product, project and client projects through to closure, within managed and agreed timelines.
  • Ideally 2+ years’ experience in a similar or related role in the healthcare sector or technology field;


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in an information technology/engineering/computer science related field;
  • Experience with any of T-SQL, JavaScript, Lua or other scripting languages;
  • Skills with or working knowledge of Azure, OData is desirable;
  • Knowledge of HL7 and any related healthcare IT is advantageous;
  • Recent graduates with technical acumen will also be considered.

Applications close 13 March 2018.