Cloud Services Engineer Job

Austin, TX, US
August 24 2017
Organization Type
Cloud Services Engineer-INF004756


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its 125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Information Technology organization partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing Merck’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

How will you invent the future?

As a Cloud Services Engineer at Merck’s Austin IT HUB, you will be part of inventing tomorrow. Our Innovative centers are where great people come together and deliver solutions that save and improve lives.

Candidate will be part of innovative and energetic global team responsible for advancing, maintaining and operating production cloud services environment in Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

- Improving services reliability by writing and maintaining automation code for operational tasks

- Troubleshooting incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems and implement preventive measures.

- Interacting with both Business and Technical teams throughout the various organizations

- Leveraging analytics for cost optimization opportunities

- Interacting with both Business and Technical teams throughout the various organizations for project consulting, design reviews, and technical guidance

- Marketing cloud services throughout the organization to help drive meaningful adoption.



- Bachelors Degree in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field


- Working knowledge of public cloud hosting services such as Amazon Web Services and/or Azure.

- Knowledge of servers, networking, monitoring, patching and security best practices would be a plus

- Must be able to develop and update light-weight applications, scripts, and services.

- Must have experience reading and understanding Technical Documentation.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to work in a distributed global team


- Code Development skills with Ruby, Python and Java.

- Working knowledge of utilizing analytics software

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Information Technology

Job Title:Spclst, Eng., Dev. & Integration

Primary Location: NA-US-TX-Austin

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:Merck