DevSecOps Engineer


Mountain View, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/07/2021
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  • Company Address: 1975 W El Camino Real Suite 101, Mountain View, CA, 94040

About DNAnexus

DNAnexus combines expertise in cloud computing and bioinformatics to create the global network for genomic medicine. DNAnexus provides security, scalability, and collaboration for enterprises and organizations that are pursuing genomic-based approaches to health in order to accelerate medical discovery. DNAnexus is supporting customers around the world that are tackling some of the most challenging and exciting opportunities in human health.

Job Description

DNAnexus is the leading cloud-based SaaS company serving the global life science community. DNAnexus’ health informatics platform serves customers across a spectrum of industries — government, biopharmaceutical, clinical diagnostics, healthcare, and academic research in 33 countries with compliant protection of data, privacy, and intellectual property. The platform provides a secure and collaborative environment where genomics, multi-omics, and real world data can be combined with clinical data at scale, providing new insights that can lead to improved diagnostics, new targeted therapies and better patient care.

Job Description

Who We’re Looking For

  • Do you live and breathe DevOps and like to stay up to date with new developments?
  • Do you enjoy automating solutions for manual tasks?
  • Do you write clear, concise documentation?
  • Do you enjoy turning complexity into clarity with metrics and data visualization?
  • Want to also help accelerate the pace of genomics and disease research? Then come join our team!


  • Collaborating with engineering teams to optimize performance and scalability including autoscaling techniques.
  • Managing incident response protocol and provide hands-on quarterbacking during major service interruptions.
  • Testing and improving our disaster recovery procedures and automation.
  • Working on automation and tooling and modernizing DevOps procedures.
  • Working closely with the Security team and implementing security best practices.
  • Documenting new procedures with precision on our DevOps wiki.
  • Training new DevOps team members and support teams on how to debug and identify/solve issues.



  • Leverage detection and threat data to identify defensive security control improvements needed across endpoints, production workloads, and SaaS applications.
  • Utilize threat modeling approaches to identify collection, detection, and response capability gaps.   
  • Implement feedback models to drive system owner behavior to properly instrument systems and prepare rapid threat response capabilities.
  • Worked on FIPS/FEDRAMP certifications
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • 3-5 years Linux Server system administration experience in a large-scale cloud-based environment. (AWS preferred)
  • 3-5 years of software development in a high-level programming language such as Python, Ruby, etc. Must be capable of writing clean, well-structured code.
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration solutions such as Kubernetes.
  • Familiar with modern web infrastructure technologies, virtualization, clustering, load-balancing, autoscaling and content delivery networks like Akamai.
  • Know how to work as part of a high performing team and can collaborate effectively.
  • Have an insatiable appetite for technology.
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or related field or applicable experience.

Additional Experience

  • Familiarity with Redis, SQS, ECS, opsworks, mysql and MongoDB.
  • Have implemented or are familiar with blue-green deployments and other strategies to minimize downtime.

Additional Information

Based in Mountain View, California, DNAnexus is experiencing rapid growth and is searching for the best talent to join our team. We recently completed a $100 million financing round to advance our growth globally to further serve leading healthcare and life science organizations. Key investors include Google Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Northpond Ventures, TPG Biotech, and Foresite Capital.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply today! 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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