Senior Technical Operations Engineer


Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 06/03/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: New York, NY , 10018

About LetsGetChecked

LetsGetChecked is a virtual care company that offers at-home testing, telehealth services, and pharmacy capabilities.

Job Description

LetsGetChecked is a global healthcare solutions company that provides the tools to manage health from home through health testing, virtual care, genetic sequencing, and medication delivery for a wide range of health and wellness conditions. LetsGetChecked's end-to-end model includes manufacturing, logistics, lab analysis, physician support, and prescription fulfillment. Founded in 2015 and co-headquartered in Dublin and New York, LetsGetChecked empowers people to take control of their health and live longer, happier lives.

Our Senior Technical Operations Engineer will provide technical operations expertise and thought leadership towards our core mission of empowering individuals, corporations, universities, public sector, and health insurance companies to use technology in a simple but powerful way to give them greater control of their healthcare needs. This role supports our operations, products, and growth with the tools and solutions to meet market demand in a 24x7 globally distributed environment. You will be at the intersection of technical operations, product engineering, cloud computing, and complex data environments and will need to be deeply experienced in at least three, passionate about all four, and conversant with stakeholders in all. 

You will join us in supporting our large scale, distributed platform spanning across multiple geographic locations. Our platform resides fully in AWS, operates in dozens of markets globally and focuses on ease of use for our customers along with integrity & security for the data they trust us with. 

Position Description: 

We are currently seeking a Senior Technical Operations Engineer who will be responsible for monitoring the functionality of our production environments, encompassing systems and databases crucial for supporting vital business operations. This role entails managing incidents and offering real-time support for the LetsGetChecked platform and associated cloud infrastructure, ensuring that service quality aligns with our SLAs and operational requirements. Our Senior Technical Operation Engineers collaborate with peers to independently execute tasks, relying on problem-solving, strong communication and coordination skills which are imperative to seamlessly integrate various functions and fulfill responsibilities to the customer's satisfaction. This role entails managing incidents and offering real-time support for the LetsGetChecked platform and associated cloud infrastructure, ensuring that service quality aligns with our SLAs and operational requirements.

What we expect from you: 

  • Solve technical problems of the highest scope and complexity for the team.
  • Respond to reported / escalated support incident in a timely manner
  • Monitor applications for abnormalities and propose areas of improvement process
  • Intelligently articulate complex technical concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
  • Ability to operate and progress under minimal supervision
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure that operations are aligned with the design and development 
  • Participate in on-call rotation for critical after-hours incidents
  • Work closely with multiple teams and members of the TechOps team to rollout automated processes
  • Create / Maintain documentation (runbooks) our systems
  • Provide escalated technical support for complex technical issues which may include leading problem management cases and providing management status
  • Evangelize reliability practices within LetsGetChecked’s Technology organization (SLIs, golden signals, error budgets, etc)
  • Training and mentoring of other members of the team
  • Identification of gaps in monitoring and alerting to be provided to software development teams

Our preferred Qualifications: 

  • BS or MSc in Computer Science (or related technical discipline) or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a DevOps, TechOps, or Site Reliability Engineering role at a technology firm
  • Proficient in working with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Terraform
  • Extensive Experience using Continuous Integration systems (e.g., GitHub, Jenkins)
  • Must have fundamental working knowledge of SQL
  • Proficiency in SRE concepts
  • Excellent understanding of application monitoring / SIEM tools such as Splunk, Grafana, or Zabbix.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing technologies and cloud platform architectures, as well as proficiency in scripting and automation tools (AWS preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A technically savvy individual with excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, and the drive to stay up to date with the latest technology trends
  • Experience in Kafka and Kubernetes

Alongside base salary we offer a range of benefits including: 

  • Health insurance and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension matching contribution
  • Annual Compensation Reviews
  • At LetsGetChecked we have a Flexible PTO policy where you are not restricted to a specific number of holiday days/annual leave
  • 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • Free monthly LetsGetChecked tests as we are not only focused on the well being of our patients but also the well being of our teams
  • A referral bonus programme to reward you for helping us hire the best talent
  • Internal Opportunities and Careers Clinics to help you progress your career within the company.  
  • Bike to work scheme - and secure bike storage onsite.
  • Maternity, Paternity, Parental and Wedding leave. 

Base Salary Range

Salary Range
$90,000—$100,000 USD

Why LetsGetChecked?

Together we have a common goal to help people live longer, happier lives.

We want our employees to be healthy, travel often, and have the financial resources and support they need to live a fulfilling life, both inside and outside of work. We encourage our employees to build their careers at LetsGetChecked. We run regular career training clinics, interview assistance, and encourage employees to apply for internal opportunities. We support Learning & Development through our partner Udemy.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

As we continue to grow, LetsGetChecked is fully committed to creating an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued, where each and every one of our people feels that they belong and are empowered to do the best work of their career.

To learn more about LetsGetChecked and our mission to help people live longer, healthier lives please visit

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