Agilent Technologies, Inc. Site Reliability/DevOps Engineer in Japan


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The Agilent CrossLab Laboratory Operations Platform (LOP), formally iLab Solutions, offers a suite of web-based tools for academic research management. The LOP SaaS product is used at over 160 academic research institutions across 16 countries serving over 20M requests per month. Its functionality includes core facility service request management, enhanced sample management functionality, equipment reservation and usage tracking, billing and invoicing, reporting, and lab requisitioning and spend tracking tools.

  • Join a global, virtual team that launches new features to customers twice a week on its enterprise SaaS platform (Ruby on Rails) used by tens of thousands scientists and researchers across the globe daily

  • Solve problems relating to mission critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions.

  • Design and implement innovations that improve software engineering velocity, infrastructure resiliency, security, and data availability

  • Implementing scalable Web Services

  • Conduct periodic on call duties using a follow-the-sun model

  • Ensure SaaS site and platform reliability and availability

  • Write robust and easy to maintain system provisioning, configuration management, and deployment code

  • Design, configure, and implement robust monitoring and alerting systems

  • Solve live performance and stability issues and prevent their recurrence

  • Demonstrate capability and have at least 2-3 years experience with managing the deployment of an enterprise SaaS product

  • Knowledge of and interest in implementing continuous integration tools, systems, monitoring processes, etc.

  • Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Linux and NGiNX;

  • Ability to diagnose root causes and find sources of instability within distributed systems;

  • Familiarity with NewRelic and Ansible provisioning/configuration management tools a plus

  • Continuous deployment pipeline with Jenkins a plus

  • Ability to write code. You use automation to make your job more efficient.

  • In-depth understanding of web operations best practices. You’ve operated websites at scale for years.

  • Meticulous and cautious. You identify and consider all risks, and balance those with performing the task efficiently.

We offer:

  • Training and development opportunities.

  • A commitment to work/life balance.

  • Total Compensation Package including medical and dental benefits, retirement programs and more.

  • A company with values around innovation and contribution, uncompromising integrity, trust, respect and teamwork, speed, focus, and accountability.

  • The diversity of cultural and individual perspectives held by our employees and their commitment to inclusion.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.

Date Posted: 06/Dec/16

Requisition: 2068946

Job Title: Site Reliability/DevOps Engineer

Company: Agilent

Business: Agilent CrossLab Group

Job Category: R & D

Job Sub-Category: R & D

Region: Americas Asia Pacific Europe

Country or Area: Brazil Canada Mexico United States Australia China Hong Kong India Japan Korea Malaysia New Zealand Singapore Taiwan Thailand Vietnam Austria Belgium Denmark Finland France Germany Ireland Israel Italy Netherlands Norway Poland Russia Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom

Shift: Day Job

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: No

Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable