Infrastructure Linux Engineer

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD is seeking an infrastructure automation specialist.  Your hands-on can-do approach to document, visually represent, configure, deploy, script and automate infrastructure will improve our global capability. Your contribution will increase process efficiency and deliver innovative technology in part by collaborating with DevOps teams. As the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to MSD business, drug development, and patient health.

The ideal candidate will have a software defined mindset with experience in platform as a service and infrastructure as a service
What we need you to know:

- you are comfortable working on Linux/Unix/Windows systems ideally as system administrator
- speak shell and know at least one other scripting language such as Perl, Python, PL/SQL, JavaScript, Powershell or similar
- familiarity with common network and security protocols and services such as SSH, DNS, LDAP, HTTP, TLS
- you have passion to improve things and attention to detail
- understanding how to create, expose and consume REST API's and understand Web Services design principles
- you have passion to improve processes and technology through innovative approaches and automation
 

However, we will be happy if you know or heard of one of these:
- configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Salt or similar
- containers concepts and supporting tools such as Docker, Kubernetes or similar
- orchestration tools and IT automation
- security standards and auditing

You will learn to:
- work in global infrastructure engineering team of talented individuals
- contribute to infrastructure automation by producing orchestration flows, scripts and templates
- have opportunity to work with major cloud services and follow latest trends in server technology
- work on hardening and updating gold images for OS instantiations
- collaborate across different technology areas to innovate and optimize existing capabilities
- produce high quality technical documentation of your work
- contribute to operational automation with ultimate goal of setting up self-managing and self-healing environments


 We offer:
- Competitive remuneration
- Position in a leading global healthcare company
- Challenging career
- Professional growth based on performance
- Innovative and flexible working environment
- Wide range of benefits


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.            
            
           
MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms / recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.             
            
            
            


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