Senior DevOps Engineer

Engineering · Remote working, Pennsylvania
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

About Prospection

Prospection is a pioneer in health data analytics technology. Combining advanced AI/ML algorithms and real-world data to unearth health journey insights. We provide actionable real-world evidence that enables better outcomes for patients, across Japan, Asia-Pacific, UK, and USA.

Founded out of Sydney’s Cicada Innovations in 2012, Prospection is guided by credentialled experts and innovative leaders within their respective fields. We analyse large health care data sets (script claims, EMR, Registry, Insurance, Commercial Supply Chain), to better understand the healthcare journey.

Working with government, researchers and the health and pharmaceutical industry we have delivered evidence across more than 90 therapy programs, including rare and complex diseases such as oncology, immuno-oncology, virology, metabolic conditions, respiratory and cardiovascular disease. Prospection is backed by Ellerston JAADE, Main Sequence Ventures, and Horizons Ventures.

Vision & Values

Integrity - Always do the right thing 

Collaboration – Everyone plays, everyone contributes

Customer focus – Get to the heart of the matter, create impact beyond expectations

Innovation – Bring the future into the present

Expert – Be the “go-to” person

The Opportunity

At Prospection, we follow DevOps principles. Software Engineers are responsible for creating and maintaining the infrastructure required to get their services up and running.

The DevOps Engineer will be the custodian of best practice and Prospection Standards for Cloud architecture, look at cost optimisation and have Security in mind for every change in the infrastructure proposed by the engineers.

Along with that, you will maintain and support the core of our infrastructure with services like RDS Database Instances, VPCs / VPC Peerings, NAT Gateways, Subnet, Route Tables, Security Groups, ECS Clusters, Application Load Balancers, Service Discovery.

It is also your responsibility to make sure that all the services are being monitored and have a proper backup and recovery strategy.

We work with sensitive data that, by data governance requirements, must stay in the country of origin. You ensure that these requirements are met and provide tools for our internal team to work efficiently within those restrictions.

This is a great role to make a difference. Our rapid growth provides the opportunity to practice advanced concepts, and we are open to new ideas and solutions.


To be successful in this role you will have:

    We are looking for someone with strong verbal and written communication skills - you will be working with a variety of people and teams. It is essential that you possess strong oral and written communication skills to ensure that people and teams are on the same page. The use of diagrams is encouraged to make the communication clear.

    • Strong project management and people skills
    • Strong experience with AWS - many of its various services from setting up, managing and maintaining: in particular EC2, RDS, S3, ECS/EKS and networking
    • Experience with cloud security and compliance
    • Experience working in a dynamic, cross-functional agile environment with various stakeholders
    • Highly proficient inTerraform, & best practice in “Infrastructure as Code”
    • Experience in automation CI + Deployment pipelines
    • Experience in secure design and multi-region workloads
    • Experience in Linux administration and shell scripting
    • Experience in Docker or similar container technology
    • Experience with monitoring tools and services such as the ELK stack



      • Flexible and remote working options - We are hiring wherever you are! Our team is fully supported and successfully working remotely and from home, delivering on projects around Australia
      • Stimulating and diverse problems to solve - Improving healthcare outcomes through data driven insights and RWE
      • Great team culture - Supportive, fun and food loving and creative
      • Lots to learn  - Strong knowledge sharing team culture, Hackathons and industry experts in Data Science, Product and Engineering
      • Rapidly scaling! - Grow your career as we grow

        If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please submit your most up to date resume

        We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and learn, and pay respect to the First Nations Peoples and their elders, past, present and future.

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          Remote working, Pennsylvania
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