• Dev Ops/System Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    6 days ago(7/13/2018 2:32 PM)
    Software Development
  • Overview



    Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


    If you have experience transitioning Microsoft stack web sites to Azure IAAS and PAAS, we want to talk to you.  When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to make a name for yourself evolving our platform as new Azure functionality emerges, gain fame as you solve challenges thought to be “impossible” and grow your career learning new solutions and technologies.


    • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our application's Azure foundation footprint
    • Work closely with our architects and engineers to recommend and design database or data storage solutions that effectively reflect our business needs, security, and service level requirements
    • Help architect, design and lead our application team in the transitional journey into the Azure cloud platform of services
    • Work with our application teams to understand our applications and make migration recommendations and to-be architectures in Azure
    • Collaborate with other systems architects on the infrastructure, support design, and implementation of network infrastructure for the Allscripts Care Management cloud solutions
    • Support the technology roadmap in the Cloud network space and work with other architects for overall roadmap direction development
    • Design and execute plans for proactive system fixes that prevent incidents that impact availability and user experience from occurring
    • Perform network protection environment troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common problems
    • Be involved in applying a formal change management and problem management methodology for Cloud environments
    • Support and execute pro-active improvements by assessing past problems and current weaknesses in the existing system architecture
    • Apply formal methods to assess the technical and financial viability of network architectures for systems & solutions to be leveraged within a cloud hosting environment
    • Work with technical management to architect networked environments that reflect business needs, service-level and availability requirements, security and other technology parameters
    • Provide technical leadership over new infrastructure deployment, platform software management, system troubleshooting, performance engineering and optimization, and infrastructure maintenance
    • Lead operation of storage & BCDR infrastructure and participate in the development of business requirements and implementation plans to support storage infrastructure/Data Protection for BCDR
    • Write procedures for installation, use, or troubleshooting of network virtual appliances and/or software
    • Work directly with project management group to help manage implementation of network infrastructure projects from a technical, educational level
    • Establish governing principles for network design and deployment & BCDR needs
    • Continually update understanding of business and technology status and objectives and respond to strategic design requests as the business evolves
    • Stay abreast of network infrastructure technology and how it is currently impacting and/or driving business solutions & direction of technology with partners, vendors, and applicable industries
    • Serve as a liaison to vendors and/or third-party providers
    • Be a point of escalation for systems engineering, and work on-call as needed to assist in resolving critical issues
    • Have a team first attitude, and a passion for working with an equally committed technology team that has a laser focus on reducing TCO and maintaining & exceeding expected service levels


    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

    • Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree or relevant Technical / Business experience
    • Minimum of 3 years of Azure experience
    • Azure MCSE or MCSD preferred




    • Typically 8+ years experience.
    • Microsoft Azure IaaS & PaaS Services
    • ARM Template/Image creation and maintenance
    • Experience with Cloud networking technologies Express Route, Point-to-site and Site-to-site VPN’s, NSG’s, Routing.  ARM Templates, PowerShell or other scripting technologies and the ability to provide working examples of how you have used scripting to automate deployment, monitoring, or to implement corrective actions across a large remote hosted environment
    • Azure experience with Site to Site and Point to Site VPN’s, ExpressRoute over MPLS circuits, Azure load Balancers and Application Gateways.
    • Must have strong knowledge of LAN switching protocols, F5 global and local load balancer, security components such as ASA Firewalls and IDS/IPS devices
    • Good understanding of data center design and principles
    • Experience in building scalable, fault-tolerant network infrastructures to support cloud computing & remote hosting
    • Functional understanding of Windows/System Patch Deployment, WSUS/SCCM and Microsoft System Center components: SCCM, SCOM, SCVMM
    • General understanding of networking/LAN/WAN/DMZ concepts, firewall knowledge
    • Knowledge of troubleshooting tools and techniques related to networks and systems i.e. remote access tools, Windows Support tools, connectivity tests, etc.
    • Understanding of performance monitoring and capacity analysis


    Travel Requirements:


    • Very little or no travel is required in this role.


    Working Arrangements:

    • Monday through Friday or as defined by local requirements



    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


    Allscripts policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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