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Lead DevOps Engineer

Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Software Development

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.



It is not every day that you can say the software you helped develop will save hundreds of thousands of lives per year, but at bioMérieux, we put innovation to work in life-saving diagnostic devices deployed across the world.


bioMérieux is looking for a seasoned Software DevOps Engineer to support our software product development teams and lead enhancements to our CI-CD and release management practices.

Job Duties

  • Collaborate with the software product development and testing teams to make further improvements to the Software Development Life Cycle and promote Continuous Integration/Deployment.
  • Lead a team of 2-3 devOps engineers to create frameworks, services, and applications that support our software product deployment goals.
  • Sustain and improve the process of knowledge sharing within the software engineering team.
  • Improve efficiency by automating repetitive tasks.
  • Evolve the technology and tools utilized to keep the infrastructure up to date.
  • Implement infrastructure-as-code.
  • Create, deploy and maintain CI/CD pipelines.
  • Manage our CI-CD infrastructure in various environments (development, validation and release/production) and perform effective monitoring.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related scientific discipline, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 or more years of software development experience with at least 2 years of experience directly in CI-CD and devOps.
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.


  • Version control system (Git / GitLab)
  • Implementing CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab CI)
  • Build and continuous integration systems (Gradle, Maven)
  • Configuration management tool (Ansible, Python)
  • Windows/Linux administration and scripting (PowerShell, Groovy)
  • Virtualization Management tools (VMware)


  • Leveraging package managers (Chocolatey and Nuget); experience building custom Chocolatey packages would be a plus.
  • Backup/Restore tools (Ghost and O&O)
  • MS Windows images management (ISO, VM templates, etc.)
  • Automation frameworks and technologies (AWS: AWSTOE and Image Builder, other)
  • Working in Cloud (vs. on-premises) to host automated application build and release infrastructure (AWS preferred)

Preferred Qualifications


  • Credential management software (HashiCorp Vault)
  • Image management (HashiCorp Packer)

R&D Systems Development Environment

With engineering centers in St. Louis, Salt Lake City, France, and Italy, our Systems Development team collaborates globally to build products that ensure patient health and consumer safety.

From antibiotic susceptibility testing to organism identification with mass spectrometry, bioMérieux offers challenging opportunities in a science-based domain with a public health focus. If you’re passionate about solving real-world problems, you’ll find a home in our team of expert software developers, engineers, and microbiologists.

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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