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Data Infrastructure Engineer

Company: Komodo Health
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We Breathe Life Into Data!
At Komodo Health, our mission is to reduce the global burden of disease. Smarter use of data is essential to this mission. We combine the world's most comprehensive view of patient encounters with innovative algorithms and decades of clinical expertise to power our Healthcare Map, the industry's most precise view of the U.S. healthcare system. With the Healthcare Map as our foundation, we offer a suite of powerful software applications that deliver exceptional value to the industry.
Our people are the center of our success. We are a smart, supportive team with diverse perspectives and a shared passion for fixing what's broken in healthcare. It's fun, challenging and important. Join us!
The Opportunity at Komodo Health:
You will be joining the Infrastructure team. Our team is lean, competent, and flexible. More importantly, we support and teach each other. We own Komodo's software infrastructure, which all applications, tools, and frameworks use to interact with public clouds like AWS. We build, operate, and constantly improve strategic tools that help with container orchestration, microservice management, ETL, CI/CD, monitoring, metrics, logging, and so on. We also manage third-party services and their procurement. With the rapid growth and deep transformation Komodo is undergoing, the Infrastructure team needs to re-architect and significantly expand our cloud and data infrastructure. Join us, and you will quickly be driving large projects and contributing to Komodo's success.
We are a Python and AWS shop, and most of us are Python and AWS experts. Our tech stack includes but is not limited to: Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Spark, Airflow, JupyterHub, Jenkins, ElasticSearch, FastAPI, Terraform, Packer, as well as third-party services like Snowflake, Ascend, Databricks, Great Expectations. We also heavily use AWS core Compute, Storage, and Networking services such as EC2, EBS, S3, Load Balancing, Autoscaling Groups, VPCs, and so on.
Looking back on your first 12 months at Komodo Health, you will:


  • Have led at least one strategic project (more for senior positions) end-to-end and be the go-to person in this area at Komodo
  • Have participated in multiple strategic projects using technologies in our tech stack (mentioned above). You will be among the few that people go to for help on these technologies
  • Have helped other teams resolved major problems and earned their trust
  • Have significantly improved your problem solving, software design, product management, and debugging skills
  • Be much better in making tradeoffs and translating resource and time constraints into design requirements
  • Be comfortable with communicating with all levels of the organization
  • Be comfortable with various open-source projects and have perhaps merged PRs
  • Be a subject matter expert in technologies that are in high demand

    Some Of The Projects We Are Currently Working On:

    • Improvements to our Kubernetes architecture to enable more efficient allocation of nodes
    • Improve the performance and ease of use of our Spark and Airflow platforms
    • Security hardening of cloud infrastructure
    • Internal software systems and self-service tools to enable the creation of secure and compliant AWS resources
    • Building our centralized logging and metrics collecting infrastructure
    • Open-sourcing some of our tools
    • CI/CD for applications and data pipelines

      -We are waiting for you to define more projects!
      What you bring to Komodo:

      • Passion! We hope you are passionate about our mission and technology
      • Ownership! We hope you own your work, be accountable, and push it through the finish line. We hope you treat yourself as a cofounder and do not hesitate to share any idea that helps Komodo
      • Expertise! We do not need you to know everything, but we hope you have deep knowledge in at least one area and can start contributing quickly. And we would love to learn from you in your area(s) of expertise
      • Experience with AWS's core services and their relationships. Ability to create solutions on AWS based on users' high-level descriptions. Ability to learn new AWS technologies and use them as needed.
      • Expertise in any general programming language(s) like Python, Java, C++, Go, Scala, and so on. Ability to solve problems and automate common tasks with your code. Ability to pick up a new programming language quickly and read large code bases written in a new language.
      • Experience with cloud and big-data tools and frameworks like Spark, Airflow, Snowflake, and so on.
      • Knowledge of Linux fundamentals. Comfortable working on Linux command line (e.g. BASH) and have experience with basic Linux commands and tools.
      • Experience with using and managing Kubernetes clusters. Experience with running services on Kubernetes. Basic knowledge of its ecosystem, e.g., helm, minikube.
      • Experience with CI/CD pipelines. Knowledge of basic concepts and their applications. Able to create Jenkins pipelines and manage Jenkins instances. Experience with related CI/CD tools like Harness, Travis, CircleCI, GitHub Actions.
      • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform, Cloudformation, and Packer.
      • Ability to learn new technical concepts quickly
      • Ability to operate in fast-paced and dynamic environment
      • Strong collaboration and communication skills

        #LI-Remote #LI-BN2
        Komodo Health has a hybrid work model; we recognize the power of choice and importance of flexibility and support for the well-being of our company. Roles may be completely remote based anywhere in the country listed, remote but based in a specific region, or local (commuting distance) to one of our hubs in San Francisco, New York City, or Chicago with remote work options.
        Curiosity piqued? Learn more about us!

        • Komodo Health Named to Top 25 Highest-Rated Private Cloud Computing Companies to Work For
        • Komodo Health Acquires Breakaway Partners
        • Komodo Health Secures $220M in Series E funding led by Tiger Global
        • Komodo Health Acquires Mavens, Series D funding led by ICONIQ Growth
        • Wealthfront: The 2021 Career Launching Companies List
        • In Conversation with Dr. Arif Nathoo, Komodo Health's CEO
        • Komodo Health's 'Meet a Dragon' series
        • Komodo's Values that Drive our Culture

Keywords: Komodo Health, New York , Data Infrastructure Engineer, Engineering , New York, New York

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