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Senior Manager, DevOps



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Who We Are:

SmithRx is a rapidly growing, venture-backed Health-Tech company. Our mission is to disrupt the expensive and inefficient Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) sector by building a next-generation drug acquisition platform driven by cutting edge technology, innovative cost saving tools, and best-in-class customer service. With hundreds of thousands of members onboarded since 2016, SmithRx has a solution that is resonating with clients all across the country.

We pride ourselves for our mission-driven and collaborative culture that inspires our employees to do their best work. We believe that the U.S healthcare system is in need of transformation, and we come to work each day dedicated to making that change a reality. At our core, we are guided by our company values:

  • Integrity: Always operate with honesty and transparency so we earn the trust of our clients.
  • Courage: Demonstrate the courage needed to take on a broken industry and continuously improve what we offer to optimize health outcomes.
  • Together: Foster a collaborative and inclusive environment that values teamwork, respect, and open communication, and encourages creativity and diversity of thought.

Job Summary:

SmithRx is developing the next-generation modern pharmacy benefits management (PBM) platform that will change how companies administer and manage pharmacy benefits. Our unified technology platform provides real-time actionable insights that drives cost savings, powers clinical services and results in a brillant customer experience. A unified technology platform exists nowhere in the pharmacy benefit ecosystem to programmatically solve widespread deficiencies. The result is a PBM delivering unmatched service quality and operational efficiency that exceeds all industry standards.

We are seeking an accomplished and strategic Senior DevOps Manager who will play a crucial role in bridging the gap between development and operations, ensuring smooth deployment, operation, and scaling of software applications and systems. A successful candidate will bring a blend of strong technical expertise, leadership, and strategic planning to our growing organization.

What you will do:

Strategic Leadership: Lead the DevOps team and collaborate with development, IT, and security teams to develop and implement a comprehensive DevOps strategy that aligns with the organization's goals. Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Implement and optimize CI/CD pipelines to enable fast, reliable, and automated deployment of applications and services.

Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Promote and implement IaC practices to manage and provision infrastructure through code, improving scalability, and ensuring environment consistency. Experience with Terraform is a plus.

Tool and Technology Management: Evaluate, select, and manage tools and technologies to automate software development, testing, deployment, and infrastructure provisioning processes.

Monitoring and Reliability: Oversee the implementation of monitoring solutions to ensure the reliability and performance of applications and services. Address and mitigate any reliability issues.

Security and Compliance: Work closely with the security team to ensure DevOps practices meet compliance and security requirements. Implement security best practices throughout the development lifecycle.

Team Management and Development: Lead, mentor, and develop the DevOps team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and collaboration.

Vendor Management: Manage relationships with software and service vendors ensure they meet the organization's standards and contribute effectively to the DevOps strategy.

What you will bring to SmithRx:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 8+ years of demonstrated expertise in DevOps practices, including experience with automation, CI/CD, IaC,monitoring Docker and Kubernetes
  • Proven people leadership experience with 5+ years managing DevOps teams.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud technologies especially AWS
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation tools (Bash, Python, Ansible, Terraform).
  • Solid background in network, security, and database management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change and drive innovation.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Capable of working under pressure in a dynamic environment.

What SmithRx Offers You:

  • Total Rewards package that includes incentive bonus and stock options
  • Highly competitive wellness benefits including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Discretionary Paid Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Wellness Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Well-stocked kitchen in office locations
  • Professional development and training opportunities