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GNS Healthcare Devops Engineer in Somerville, Massachusetts

Company Overview

Imagine if we could match patients with the treatments that prove the most effective for them . . .GNS Healthcare applies a powerful form of AI called causal machine learning to predict which treatments and care management programs will work for which patients, improving individual patient outcomes and the health of populations while reducing the total cost of care.

Our patented REFS? technology is based on recent breakthroughs in causal machine learning and AI that transforms massive quantities of patient data into computer models of disease at molecular, patient, and health system levels. These computer models power up solutions, products, and services that health plans, biopharmaceutical companies, health systems, and patient foundations utilize to slow disease progression, reduce adverse events and hospitalization, and improve therapeutic effectiveness. Our platforms and solutions have been validated across more than 45 diseases including oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, autoimmune diseases, neurology, etc. and have appeared in over 50 peer-reviewed publications.

Position Summary

We?re looking for a motivated and experienced Devops Engineer to help our rapidly growing team leverage the cloud. This role will ensure the timely, efficient, secure implementation of enterprise infrastructure solutions to help power GNS?s products and services, while working with our stakeholders. This position presents a tremendous opportunity to push the cloud to the limit for an individual capable of working in a fast-paced, customer-focused, and challenging environment. We are seeking a problem solver who has the ability and willingness to continually learn and update their skills as well as the ability to establish themselves as a critical player within a team.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, HPC/Cloud, the DevOps Engineer is responsible for supporting operations and scoping, planning, designing, delivering, and maintaining systems in a security?critical environment based on needs and requirements. The DevOps Engineer will have expertise with Microsoft-based cloud operations, including Active Directory implementation and maintenance, Exchange server deployment and operations, and Azure infrastructure-as-a-service. Linux fluency is also a must. AWS experience is desirable. The DevOps Engineer will play an active role within the organization, while collaborating with our Information Technology, Software Engineering, and Product Teams. Adaptability, attention to detail and completeness of work (documentation) is required.


  • Design and implement Azure-based solutions to support GNS?s needs

  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot servers, OSs, software applications, and other computing systems

  • Monitor and manage Azure cloud-based infrastructure and associated services

  • Active Directory

  • Exchange

  • Proactively resolve open issues with scientists or other team members as needed

  • Proactively communicate risks, obstacles, and deficiencies in plans to the IT team

  • Set up system-wide software

  • Update systems upon release of new software

  • Implement computer, network and security policies for system and network users

  • Contribute to business continuity and disaster recovery efforts

  • Implement script-based solutions as needed

  • Support the rest of the IT team as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science or a related discipline (preferred) and 5 ? 10 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with:

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange and LDAP

  • Linux fluency

  • AWS experience (preferred)

  • Cluster/HPC experience (preferred)

  • Open source enterprise software

  • IT automation software (e.g. Puppet, Chef)

  • Healthcare privacy and security (e.g. HIPAA) is a plus

  • Planning IT implementations

  • Networking and enterprise firewalls

  • Monitoring, troubleshooting, and supporting enterprise infrastructures

  • Solid communication and collaboration skills

Company Culture

Our philosophy at GNS is simple: we cannot transform healthcare with anything less than an all-star team. We are seeking smart, driven people who are experts in their field, have a track record of success and a passion for creating change. We believe that strong teams supercharge the performance of individuals, create a fun and dynamic workplace and great results for our clients and the people they serve.

We are passionate about our work and believe in the ability of our technology to change the world. Our core values of integrity, collaboration, value, diversity, and game-changing guide our behaviors with each other and our clients.

GNS offers competitive salaries, stock options, unlimited vacation, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, 401(k), generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteering opportunities, virtual social gatherings, and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

GNS Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GNS Healthcare complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.