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IT AWS Automation Architect Disaster Recovery
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Raleigh, NC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • High School Degree and twelve year's experience OR Associates Degree and ten years experience OR Bachelor's Degree and eight years' experience OR Masters' Degree and six years' experience
  • Develops subject matter expertise (SME) in Gilead's suite of DR Tools and their integration with relevant other systems such as AWS, VMWare, Storage (SAN/NAS), Network and DNS and Active Directory
  • Serves as the Technical lead on relevant DR automation solution design for Gilead systems and related projects
  • Partners with the DR program Manager to automate solutions for Disaster Recovery requirements that must be met by the defined platforms
  • Assists other DR program team members and Gilead application owners with deploying DR solutions for various Gilead applications using the supported DR automation tools
  • Develop an overall automation framework using the available standard tools, and repositories, and AWS DevOps lifecycle requirements
  • Assist as a technical lead in annual DR testing and DR incident response
  • Assist DR Program Manager with documentation creation or updates relating to DR policies and procedures as needed
  • Provides visibility of projects or changes to other systems that may affect DR applications/systems and ensures there is no degradation of service
  • Keeps abreast of industry trends and advancements in relevant technology
  • Helps ensure DR program and DR solutions maintain compliance with DR policy, and other applicable policies and procedures as needed
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
Desired Qualifications
  • Hands on experience working in an AWS automation responsible role, developing and operation automation solutions to perform routine activities within AWS such as calling APIs, updating DNS records (Rt53), managing autoscale solutions, as well as simple activities such as EC2 power on/power off automation
  • Direct Experience with development using AWS APIs, Lambda functions, CloudShell, Cloud9, Terraform, GitHub
  • Some experience with AWS system administration, design, migration or development is preferred
  • Proficiency in Gilead's standard suite of AWS solutions such as AWS CloudEndure, AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery, Rt53, EFS, FSX, ELB, etc, as well as the extensive suite of AWS APIs for the solutions listed above
  • Experience using or automating with AWS Cloud Endure is highly preferred
  • Experience using GitHub as a code repository and the development lifecycle
  • 5+ years' experience working in a Technical Lead role
  • Basic understanding system administration (Windows, Linux) and network security fundamentals - Firewalls, AntiVirus, etc
  • Basic understanding of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity practices
  • Familiarity with GxP processes a big plus
  • AWS certifications highly desired
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely
  • Eager to learn and improve processes
  • Sense of ownership, initiative and responsibility for the overall success of the program
Gilead Sciences

10,001+ employees

Critical disease biopharmaceutical development
Company Overview
Gilead’s mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The company is committed to creating a healthier world for everyone through their research, development of forward medicines, and clinical trials.
  • Paid family time off and paid parental time off
  • Generous 401(k) contribution matching
  • Comprehensive medical plans that cover both physical and mental healthcare
  • Global Wellbeing Reimbursement
  • Time Off
  • Global Volunteer Day
  • Giving Together Program
  • Employee Support Programs
  • Flexible Work Options
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Doing What’s Right
  • Inclusion: Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork: Working Together
  • Accountability: Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence: Being Your Best