Lead DevOps Engineer at HealthTap
Palo Alto, CA, US
HealthTap: A Mission-Driven Company

Our mission is to help people live healthier, happier, longer lives. HealthTap is the world’s first global health practice. We connect millions everywhere with the most trusted doctors and health advice–from any mobile device or computer. Launched in 2010, we are the world’s fastest growing virtual care company, and our products are used by hundreds of millions of people. We’re based in Palo Alto, founded by successful serial entrepreneurs passionate about making a positive difference in the world.

HealthTap is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and the world’s first Global Health Practice delivering immediate, world-class healthcare 24/7 from Query to Cure. Our founders come from Stanford, Yale, and IIT, and our team is composed of people from top schools like Stanford, Berkeley, CMU, and IIT. Our team is entering growth-mode, and we need sharp talent to help us take HealthTap to the next level.

Lead DevOps Engineer

As a Lead DevOps Engineer, you will have the opportunity take ownership of the overall health and performance of our platform and services. HealthTap needs someone to build from the ground up reliable infrastructure to deliver highly scalable services. Key expertise will be required for automating the deployment, administration, and monitoring of our large-scale Linux environments. You will have the opportunity to learn about our exciting applications and services and be an active partner in shaping their future. Working side-by-side our development teams to improve the operability and security of our systems, your ELK-stack skills will help us save the lives of millions!


BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
3+ years of experience building and monitoring Linux-based platform in AWS using ELB, EC2, S3, SQS, Kinesis, EMR, RDS/MySQL, DynamoDB, etc.
Expertise in setting up monitoring dashboards, alerts, log management
Excellent coding skills in some of the popular scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, Bash
Experience with devops tools and technologies such as Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, Puppet, CircleCI, Terraform, Consul, Packer
Database management experience
Familiarity with NoSQL (DynamoDB/Cassandra/MongoDB), Time-series databases (InfluxDB/OpenTSDB), Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Hadoop/EMR, Spark
Familiarity with Java and Javascript (bonus)

More about working with us

We connect people with trusted doctors and health-information, and deliver immediate, world-class healthcare 24/7 through video, voice, and text chat, directly from any mobile device or computer. You can read our Vision and Credo here.
We are a fast-growing startup that's making a transformational impact (while helping millions worldwide). We value passion, intelligence, experience, tenacity, and diversity.
Our contemporary offices are based in downtown Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley, a short walk from the CalTrain Station
We take care of our team and offer fantastic benefits. We provide daily catered lunches, chef-prepared dinners, and healthy snacks. We offer competitive compensation and equity. We provide full medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as subsidized gym memberships, and much more.