Verana Health is hiring a

DevOps Engineer

San Francisco, United States

Verana Health  partners with leading medical associations to transform clinical data into actionable real-world evidence. These partnerships enable Verana to harness the comprehensive data found in qualified clinical data registries and other specialty data sources to accelerate medical research and enhance patient care. Verana raised $100 million from investors including GV, formerly Google Ventures, and Bain Capital Ventures, showing a continued thirst for new data-driven approaches to treating disease.

Our team is reinventing how medical research happens with data and technology. This is a company built by and for people who are looking to get out of their comfort zone and try new things, who want to learn and grow quickly, and who seek to be part of a mission-driven team committed to improving patient lives. Our headquarters are located in San Francisco and we have additional offices in Knoxville, TN and New York City with employees working remotely in AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, MA, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. All employees are required to have permanent residency in one of these states. Candidates who are willing to relocate are also encouraged to apply.

The Verana Health DevOps team is seeking a highly skilled DevOps Engineer who will play an integral role to help us achieve our mission. The DevOps Engineer will be a critical member of the DevOps team, helping convert existing AWS infrastructure into IAC, providing technical guidance to other teams, working to enable development and data engineering teams to produce at greater efficiency and much more.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provision and manage new AWS infrastructure using IAC tools such as Terraform, Ansible and the Serverless Framework
  • Participate in the conversion of existing AWS infrastructure to IAC
  • Maintain and improve CI/CD automation
  • Work with engineering teams to provide guidance on development best practices
  • Seek to optimize cloud costs through more efficient patterns and architecture
  • Aid the release manager by ensuring smooth running and effective CI/CD tooling and processes
  • Stay up to date on DevOps industry best practices and fine tune to build a world class DevOps ecosystem
  • Meticulously document architectures, processes and anything which cannot be codified

Basic Requirements

  • Knowledge of/experience with a wide array of AWS services such as: Lambda, API Gateway, SNS, SQS, S3, EC2, EMR, Fargate/ECS/EKS, RDS, DynamoDB, Redshift
  • Experience working on CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with IAC tools such as Terraform and Ansible (or Chef)
  • Docker container management/deployment experience
  • Python
  • Strong Git knowledge
  • Experience working with Jira/Confluence
  • Understanding of good development design patterns such as AWS Well Architected and 12 Factor principles
  • AWS Certifications at associate level or above greatly desired

Bonus points

  • Experience developing/deploying serverless apps with the Serverless Framework
  • Step functions
  • Rundeck experience
  • Experience working in a big data environment
  • Experience working in a healthcare industry context (HIPAA etc…)


Verana Health values our employees well-being and happiness. We provide fully covered health, vision and dental for employees, Flexible vacation plans, learning and development allowances, a generous parental leave policy, 401K and commuter benefits. 

Final note

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Verana, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.



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