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Tech Lead, DevOps

Company: Cedar
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

U.S. healthcare is frustrating and deeply flawed. Cedar's mission is to drive better outcomes for everyone involved, including providers, insurance companies and the people they serve. At a time when consumer-friendly healthcare experiences are more critical than ever, our platform is uniquely equipped to solve problems that lead to billing issues and administrative waste. At Cedar, know that your work will have a meaningful impact on people's lives.

Tech Lead - DevOps

The Role

U.S. healthcare is frustrating and deeply flawed. Cedar's mission is to drive better outcomes for everyone involved, including providers, insurance companies and the people they serve. At a time when consumer-friendly healthcare experiences are more critical than ever, our platform is uniquely equipped to solve problems that lead to billing issues and administrative waste. At Cedar, know that your work will have a meaningful impact on people's lives.

The Platform pillar is tasked with building, delivering, and maintaining the technology platforms that Cedar builds its business on. In a company that moves fast with an ever-growing application and client base, we love tackling big challenges and finding creative solutions for them. Our DevOps squad is a team of seasoned professionals responsible for the care and feeding of our infrastructure; using infrastructure as code, imaginative automation, and industry-standard best practices to orchestrate our complex product suite and seek out new opportunities for efficiency.

We are looking for a thoughtful and experienced DevOps Tech Lead to help us level up the Cedar application infrastructure, internal tools, and development environments. They will lead hands-on work across diverse responsibilities ranging from problem-solving, system and feature design, making designs into action plans, and staff mentoring. The Tech Lead also plays a key role in partnering with other Engineering leads to evolve our long-term technical strategy and guide the team through the realization of these solutions. This individual will work closely with other specialists across the organization, so excellent communication skills and a collaborative mentality are crucial. This is a technical leadership position that does not include people management in its current scoping, though there is longer-term potential for this.

Responsibilities
Provide technical direction and mentorship to a squad of engineers within DevOps who impact Cedar's suite of products
Manage the team's backlog and advocate for technical initiatives.
Take a leadership role in multiple simultaneous high-impact projects, including facilitating design discussions, breaking down plans into work items, and mentor team members
Architect, build, and maintain tools for a self-service infrastructure that improves developer efficiency and code reliability
Help scale and solidify Cedar's production application infrastructure while improving monitoring and application performance management
Communicate clearly in verbal and written forms, from peer training to design documents
Maintain a culture that adheres to Cedar's values of focusing on our vision, using good judgment, staying positive, and disallowing mediocrity

Required Skills & Experience
6+ years of DevOps, infrastructure, or site reliability experience
Experience with technical leadership over a team of DevOps engineers
Demonstrated competence deploying applications/tools into production cloud environments with configuration management tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Chef and/or Puppet
Expertise with AWS services such as ECS, RDS, and S3
Managed Linux systems and containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
Scripting or programming skills (Bash, Python, Go, Ruby, etc.)
Solid understanding of infrastructure security (https, SSH, 2FA, etc.) and modern networking for private cloud and public Internet services
Familiarity with database performance management

What do we offer to the ideal candidate? [Do we add this at the end of the role description?]
A chance to improve the U.S. healthcare system at a high-growth company! Our leading healthcare financial platform is scaling rapidly, helping millions of patients per year
Flexibility to work from home or in the office, depending on what works best for you
Unlimited PTO for vacation, sick and mental health days-we encourage everyone to take at least 20 days of vacation per year to ensure dedicated time to spend with loved ones, explore, rest and recharge
16 weeks paid parental leave with health benefits for all parents, plus flexible re-entry schedules for returning to work
Diversity initiatives that encourage Cedarians to bring their whole selves to work, including three employee resource groups: be@cedar (for BIPOC-identifying Cedarians and their allies), Pridecones (for LGBTQIA+ Cedarians and their allies) and Cedar Women+ (for female-identifying Cedarians)
Competitive pay, stock options (for qualifying roles) and health benefits that start on your first day
401k plan with 3% employer non-election contribution
Access to hands-on mentorship, employee and management coaching, and a stipend for learning and development resources to help you grow both professionally and personally

About Us

Cedar was co-founded by Florian Otto and Arel Lidow in 2016 after a negative medical billing experience inspired them to help improve our healthcare system. With a commitment to solving billing and patient experience issues, Cedar has become a leading healthcech company fueled by remarkable growth. Over the past several years, we've raised more than $350 million in funding from investors such as Andreessen Horowitz and Tiger Global, bringing Cedar's valuation to $3.2 billion.

Today, Cedar helps over 15 million patients annually-and partners with more than 50 leading healthcare providers, including Yale New Haven Health, Summit Health, Novant Health, Allina Health, Providence, ChristianaCare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, CommonSpirit Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

What do we offer to the ideal candidate?
A chance to improve the U.S. healthcare system at a high-growth company! Our leading healthcare financial platform is scaling rapidly, helping millions of patients per year
Flexibility to work from home or in the office, depending on what works best for you
Unlimited PTO for vacation, sick and mental health days-we encourage everyone to take at least 20 days of vacation per year to ensure dedicated time to spend with loved ones, explore, rest and recharge
16 weeks paid parental leave with health benefits for all parents, plus flexible re-entry schedules for returning to work
Diversity initiatives that encourage Cedarians to bring their whole selves to work, including three employee resource groups: be@cedar (for BIPOC-identifying Cedarians and their allies), Pridecones (for LGBTQIA+ Cedarians and their allies) and Cedar Women+ (for female-identifying Cedarians)
Competitive pay, equity (for qualifying roles) and health benefits that start on your first day
401k plan with 3% employer non-election contribution
Access to hands-on mentorship, employee and management coaching, and a stipend for learning and development resources to help you grow both professionally and personally

About Us

Cedar was co-founded by Florian Otto and Arel Lidow in 2016 after a negative medical billing experience inspired them to help improve our healthcare system. With a commitment to solving billing and patient experience issues, Cedar has become a leading healthcech company fueled by remarkable growth. Over the past several years, we've raised more than $350 million in funding from investors such as Andreessen Horowitz and Tiger Global, bringing Cedar's valuation to $3.2 billion.

Today, Cedar helps over 15 million patients annually-and partners with more than 50 leading healthcare providers, including Yale New Haven Health, Summit Health, Novant Health, Allina Health, Providence, ChristianaCare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, CommonSpirit Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

Keywords: Cedar, New York , Tech Lead, DevOps, Other , New York, New York

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