DevOps Engineer

Komodo Health, San Francisco

Making healthcare make sense.

Komodo Health is focused on building a leading platform for expertly curated big data and analytics in healthcare and life sciences. Our cloud-based data integration platform brings together disparate data from all over the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry, the public domain, and proprietary sources. Through our real-time analytical applications, Komodo Health helps enterprise customers make better decisions that improve patient outcomes. We value our culture of encouraging growth, collaboration, and constructive debate as well as delivering innovative solutions that “wow” our customers.


We are looking for a DevOps engineer to play a pivotal role in the continual development of our leading healthcare platform. As a core member of this team, you will work closely with the business to build cutting-edge solutions following the lean/agile development process. This is an opportunity to join a growing team of talented individuals focused on using the latest technology to address complex real world problems currently impacting the healthcare industry.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with the Engineering team to support the full stack of system infrastructure
  • Developing and maintaining scripts, tools, and documentation for administering multiple server environments, including creating solutions that account for scalability and performance optimization
  • Design and implementation of compliance policies and processes in support of system security and encryption
  • On-call support for production issues, including monitoring and detection of production issues




  • Strong hands-on experience with fundamental components of Amazon Web Services (2+ years)
  • Strong practical Linux based systems administration skills in a cloud environment
  • Experience and strong interest in building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure
  • Strong ability to take ownership of projects and see them to completion
  • Willingness to participate in on-call rotation
  • Strong scripting skills in at least 1 language, e.g., Python, Bash, Ruby, etc.
  • Knowledge of foundations of networking, routing, DNS, load balancing
  • Understanding and experience with deployment of code to Production

Preference for candidates with:

  • Experience or interest in life sciences and healthcare
  • Knowledge of AWS Elastic Beanstalk, CloudFormation, System Manager, Trusted Advisor
  • Prior success in automating a real-world production environment
  • One or more of:
    • Experience in the architecture of continuous integration and delivery (Jenkins, Bamboo, CircleCI)
    • Experience in infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring (New Relic, Datadog, collectd+Graphite+Grafana, etc.)
    • Experience establishing and maintaining cloud security (vulnerability scanning, port security, penetration testing, IP whitelisting)
    • Familiarity with container based development environments (Docker)
    • Familiarity with container orchestration tools (Kubernetes)


  • Competitive salary and equity compensation
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Your choice of equipment setup (computer, monitor, and accessories)
  • Flexible hours and unlimited vacation days policy
  • Opportunities to attend industry conferences and events
  • Awesome team and culture
  • Great office location(s) in SF/SOMA

About Komodo Health

Komodo Health was founded on our collective experiences navigating the ever-expanding, dynamic, and challenging data environment in healthcare. We see the scale and speed at which data are expanding outpace technologies that are currently used to find and act on signals. By leveraging the same foundational big data technologies found in other industries, we’re able to drive better intelligence in healthcare.

Komodo Health

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