Engineer DevOps Sr 1

Date: May 31, 2024

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

 Requisition ID:          60232
Title: Engineer DevOps Sr 1
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01)
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Salary Range:
Salary Minimum: $109,250.00
Salary Maximum $172,500.00





Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively seeking a Sr I DevOps Engineer who works directly with the engineering departments within Arthrex To provide engineering support to development, maintenance and optimization of the software development environment and infrastructure, build, integration, cybersecurity, and software development process. Excellent communications and analytical skills, strong technical project management skills will be essential for this position. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.

The ideal candidate would work from our Santa Barbara location; however, we are open to full-time remote anywhere in the United States.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

§  Support development and management of build systems for Yocto-based embedded Linux projects

§ Customize Linux distributions using Yocto tools and recipes

§  Troubleshoot build issues and provide timely resolution

§  Research, assess, and implement new technologies to improve build infrastructure and automation processes.

§  Collaborate with developers to ensure that operations are aligned with the design and development process.

§  Works closely with other teams including software quality assurance and product security to ensure compliance.

§  Remains current with ISO/FDA standards, internal quality assurance policies, and advancements in embedded Linux development.




·         Demonstrated understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Full knowledge of industry practices.

Reasoning Ability

·         Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems.  May refer to established precedents and policies.


·         Advanced knowledge of entire software development lifecycle as a technical lead of projects.

·         Leads team in the design and implementation of solutions to problems posed by the software development team.

·         Expertise with managing and implementing build pipelines.

·         Expertise with administering and deploying both development tools and production applications on Linux.

·         Ensures best practices and documentation procedures are followed.

·         Proactively communicates ideas, results, recommendations, and status effectively in oral and written forms to leadership.

·         Expertise with provisioning and managing cloud infrastructure using automated tools.

·         Ability to create and maintain internal and external documentation for both TechOps and other software development teams.

·         Reviews internal documentation for standard operating procedures.

·         Ability to coach & mentor junior level engineers.

·         May have direct reports.



·         High school diploma or equivalent required.

·         Bachelors degree preferred

·         5 years of relevant experience building designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines for embedded software development projects.

·         Minimum of 5 years of contributing to entire software development lifecycle required.

·         Proven experience leading projects required.


Required Technical Skills:

§  Proficient with scripting languages such as Python or Bash

§  Proficient with build tools and pipelines such as GitHub Actions, Bitbucket Pipelines, Jenkins, CircleCI, Artifactory, etc.

§  Proficient with distributed version control systems such as Git.

§  Experience working with Linux in a production environment.

§  Experience with logging, performance monitoring and performance tuning tools.

§  Experience with container runtimes and orchestration tools such as Docker or Kubernetes.


Preferred Technical Skills:

§  Experience working with Yocto / bitbake to build embedded Linux systems

§  Deep understanding of Linux system configuration, package management, and image generation.

§  Knowledge of Linux kernel and bootloader configuration

§  Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment utilizing JIRA.

§  Knowledge of security tooling and resources for software composition analysis (SCA) and static application security testing (SAST)

§  Understanding of development/coding methodologies required.

§  Understanding of security and compliance, preferably in the medical device space.


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Arthrex 2024 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Gym Reimbursement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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