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Principal DevOps Engineer

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Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Job Band:  Job Band 7 (JB7) 
Hiring Manager:  Kristi Lynn Craig 
Lead Recruiter:  Kim Attea 
State:  Colorado (US-CO) 
Country:  United States 


Our ability to grow, develop new capabilities and serve even more patients around the world depends on associates like you, who are passionate about our mission. Thank you for considering this new opportunity to further unlock your potential.

JOB TITLE: Principal DevOps Engineer



Serve as a key leader and expert of DevOps frameworks by leading the establishment and maturation of all DevOps internal practices to include Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Continuous Delivery. Collaborates and partners with distributed technical teams to provide appropriately architected solutions to support automated and repeatable software delivery. Manage and maintain multiple deployment models such as cloud, private cloud and on-premises infrastructure.



  • Develop and implement enterprise level software build and deployment standardization to include Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Deployment
  • Lead engagements to improve DevOps environment management and footprint across all functional areas
  • Present a diversified knowledge of DevOps strategies and best practices as they relate to multiple engineering disciplines and technologies
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for software development lifecycle tools as they relate to the DevOps ecosystem – source control, container management and orchestration, application performance monitoring, server monitoring, configuration management, CI/CD, and artifact management
  • Demonstrate expert level application of source code management tools, encompassing the implementation and management of branching methodologies and policies in multi and mono repository environments
  • Collaborate with software engineering teams to ensure system designs are secure, scalable, and reliable
  • Enable automated unit, performance, and security testing in the automation pipelines. Ensure appropriate security controls are achieved and maintained as mandated through regulatory guidelines
  • Design, develop and maintain necessary infrastructure ecosystem required to provision and consistently configure multiple dev/test/prod environments, ensuring robustness
  • Review deployment and operational environments, i.e., execute initiatives to reduce failure, troubleshoot issues across the entire infrastructure stack
  • Partner heavily with internal teams such as Architecture, Software Engineering, Quality Assurance, Product Definition, Cybersecurity, and IT Infrastructure



  • Provide oversight of automation initiatives as a participant in scrum teams and ensures success of the team supporting the process to deliver project specific deliverables
  • Holds self and team accountable for adherence to Agile and DevOps principles and practices
  • Maintains general knowledge of industry and company regulatory and software quality standards and applies this knowledge to the completion of all projects
  • Develops and maintains pertinent documentation and procedures for the technology area according to industry, vendor, and company standards





Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.



Minimum 8 years’ experience

  • Must have experience supporting software development teams in a distributed environment or a combination of hands-on software development experience and software development team support
  • Thorough knowledge in the design and implementation of continuous integration and continuous delivery automation frameworks


  • Architect and implement best practices to increase the quality & velocity of the continuous integration and continuous delivery of engineering applications and products
  • Expertise in one or more scripting languages, such as PowerShell, YAML, JSON, Go, Ruby, Shell scripting, Perl
  • Extensive experience in common DevOps toolsets (Git, Artifactory, NuGet, NPM, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Jira, Azure DevOps)
  • Heavy experience implementing automated deployments for .NET/.NET Core, Java, NodeJS, Angular, React, C#, C++, SQL schema
  • Strong experience with Linux-based infrastructure (Redhat, Ubuntu, Fedora)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Azure solutions and services (Compute, Network, Security, Storage)
  • Hands-on experience in implementing and maintaining Azure Kubernetes Services/Clusters, Docker containers
  • Prior experience in using cloud APIs to automate provisioning, deployment, and improve system performance
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Demonstrated team-oriented behavior and ability to work well in collaborative relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure, adhere to project deadlines and procedures, multi-task and be detail oriented


An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Target Pay Range:  $130,000 -162,000  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  10.0


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

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