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Senior Dev Ops & Test Automation Engineer (work from home)

American Red Cross
United States, North Carolina, Raleigh
August 29, 2022

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment ****

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Job Description:

We have 2 positions to fill for Senior Dev Ops & Test Automation Engineers. One role will focus on operations and the other on testing.

The work location for this exciting opportunity is virtual. The selected candidate will work 100% remotely from home and can be located anywhere in the United States with preference for East coast-based candidates &/or working an east coast schedule.

Position Summary:

As an IT Test and Reliability Engineer for the American Red Cross, you will be part of the Enterprise Data Group that is modernizing and transforming our data and reporting capabilities across multiple verticals, including Biomedical Services, by implementing a new modernized data architecture. The Senior Test and Reliability Engineer role requires you to be a natural problem-solver with strong analytical capabilities and verbal and written communication skills as well as being a technical leader, and mentor within the Department. Therefore, you are an innovative professional who can easily acquire new business acumen, enjoy technology and systems, and are passionate about their adoption. You are a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills, a keen attention to detail and solid writing skills.


  • Design, develop, maintain, and upgrading of automated test process, system, and scripts.
  • Lead Environment Management Design with Infrastructure as Code and Configuration as Code systems
  • Define new and enhance existing Agile and DevOps SDLC processes with Teams that operate under Scrum or Kanban.
  • Inform Agile Team members about guidance from Software QA and on any new findings including best practices.
  • Learn and understand business processes and how individuals and technology can best ensure the success of business users.
  • Elicit, collect, clarify, and analyze business requirements into technology artifacts from which technology solutions are developed.
  • Participate in all phases of the solution lifecycle and works closely with a variety of internal, and external business, and technology partners. This includes requirements analysis, specification writing, and authoring and executing test plans.
  • Evaluate system and component releases for impact to business processes.
  • Work in conjunction with development team to prioritize and coordinate software releases and to ensure that development efforts are in alignment with business requirements.
  • Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. The American Red Cross does not sponsor employment visas.

    Education: 4-year college degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Minimum: 4+ years of professional experience acting as a Test or Reliability Engineer with expertise in analyzing requirements for system integrations, authoring automated tests, and managing SDLC environments.

    • Experience with programming languages such as: python, javascript, golang, or bash
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Experience using release management and projects management tools like Jira, EasyVista, ClearQuest, or Git/Gitlab.
    • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
    • Must be comfortable with formal documentation development and working in a regulated environment.
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and comfortable working remote as required.
    • Experience with Terraform or Ansible.
    • Experience with Cloud Providers like AWS, Azure, or GCP.
    • Experience with being a Jira admin and configuring Jira Integrations a plus.
    • Experience with CICD Pipeline as Code tools like Gitlab or Harness a plus.
    • Experience with BDD or Contract Based testing strategies a plus.
    • Experience with Monitoring Solutions and Strategies like New Relic or Datadog a plus.
    • Experience in a biomedical, healthcare, blood or regulated environment is a plus.
    • Experience with Rational ClearQuest is a plus.


    The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.


    For those candidates located in Colorado or Connecticut, the salary range for this position is: $130K+ annual salary. We do not offer bonus pay for this role. Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.

    The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

    The American Red Cross requires all new hires be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of Employment, except in states where it is prohibited by law. This means that all individuals working for the organization must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of their employment or seek an exemption. Upon being offered a position, individuals will be required to submit proof of vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, you may qualify for an exemption. If seeking an exemption, you will be required to submit documentation at the time of offer and your request must be approved prior to hire.

    Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

    The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Interested in Volunteering?

    Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

    Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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