The Jackson Laboratory

  • DevOps Engineer II

    Job Locations US-CT-Farmington
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2019 1:23 PM)
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  • Summary

    Responsible for developing and executing a Development Operations (DevOps) strategy to ensure quality software deployments and overall application health and performance. Optimizes relationships between the development and IT operations teams. Promotes communication, integration, and collaboration for enhanced software development productivity. Develops infrastructure to incorporate latest technology best practices and improve operational performance. Requires broad technical knowledge and experience across a variety of IT areas, including infrastructure, development and operations.

    An Experienced Professional that applies practical knowledge of the DevOps discipline typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Works independently with general supervision, problems faced are difficult but typically not complex. May influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies and practices.


    • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate processes including; deployments, unit/regression testing and application health monitoring/metrics
    • Partner with System Administrators and Architects to build, manage and troubleshoot application configurations
    • Collaborate with agile team members and raise issues/concerns throughout the software development life cycle.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve L2 production application issues
    • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation within software applications


    • Requires 3 – 5 years of experience
    • Experience with Software Development and Application Configuration in an Agile environment.
    • Experience with ITIL service management framework, including Release and Change Management
    • Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Deployment toolsets.
    • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work with limited direct supervision

    About Us

    The Jackson Laboratory ( is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 1,800 employees across three campuses nationwide. Our mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease, and to empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. JAX's research institute in Connecticut, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), is transforming medicine by improving patient care, lowering costs, and increasing life span and health span. JAX-GM’s research focuses on the complex genetic causes of disease, and on the development of genomic solutions tailored to each person's unique genetic makeup.


    JAX-GM sits on a 17-acre site on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center. The 183,500-square-foot facility opened in the fall of 2014. Now, it houses over 300 biomedical researchers, technicians and support staff in state-of-the-art computing facilities and laboratories. Our employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives.


    JAX-GM resides in the scenic town of Farmington, in the state’s capitol region. The Hartford region, which offers some of the best public schools in the country, is made up of both bigger cities and smaller, charming historic New England towns. JAX-GM is also geographically located within 2 hours of Boston and New York and is close to multiple transportation systems including bus lines, highways, railroads and international airports.


    Our Values:


    INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right
    PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all
    ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science
    EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results
    INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions
    STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us


    What do we have to offer?

    JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off and tuition reimbursement. JAX offers an MBA program, a fitness center with an award winning wellness program, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.

    Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.


    The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.


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