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Staff DevOps Engineer

Alto Pharmacy

Alto Pharmacy

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Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

Alto Pharmacy is a full-service, digitally-powered pharmacy that makes it simple to live your healthiest life by providing an easier, more supportive and more affordable pharmacy experience. We’re redefining what a pharmacy can do, with fast and reliable prescription delivery, tools like treatment reminders and medication bundling, direct access to care specialists, and support with insurance and cost savings. By focusing on the person behind the prescription, our model boosts adherence, improves health outcomes, and keeps our customers returning month after month. Learn more at

We are looking for a Staff DevOps Engineer to join our DevSecOps team. Alto’s DSO team:

  1. Manages the infrastructure that runs our pharmacy platform with high uptime and throughput
  2. Builds tooling that empowers engineers to work effectively and produce safe and compliant code
  3. Ensures the security of sensitive systems and data

Alto’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients by providing a better pharmacy experience; the DSO team provides the foundations that will enable us to achieve our mission at scale!

Example Projects:

  • Secure sensitive systems and data through an Okta backed just in time access tool with self and third party approved privilege escalation and audit logging
  • Support testing, bug bashes, demos, and trainings by enabling engineers to easily stand up and seed customized non production environments
  • Improve scalability by enhancing our platform to independently deploy, run, and scale pharmacy platform domain applications
  • Enable a high quality development environment through purpose built tooling and workflows

Accelerate Your Career as You

  • Extend Alto’s platforms and infrastructure for our next phase of scale, observability, and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate with product engineering, operations, and compliance to shape a world class pharmacy experience
  • Tackle complex technical and domain problems at the intersection of healthcare and e-commerce
  • Shape the culture and charter of DevSecOps at Alto

A Bit About You

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering; preference for a Master's degree
  • 10+ years of progressive software engineering experience in a production environment
  • 5+ years of experience working with AWS Cloud infrastructure
  • Background in Backend or Full Stack technologies
  • Proficiency in Alto's tech stack: Rails, Python, Javascript, React, React Native
  • Expertise in architecting complex systems for long-term maintainability, performance, and scalability
  • Strong engineering fundamentals
  • Proven commitment to technical best practices, including code style, documentation, code review, bug fixing, and production issue mitigation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment and maintain a growth mindset
  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving that’s biased towards impact
  • A strong sense of ownership over your work and a desire to uplevel your peers
  • Passion for Alto’s mission and our company values
  • Experience designing and implementing service oriented architectures
  • Experience leading a team of at least 3 other engineers
  • Experience in a senior or leadership role on a DevOps team

Additional Physical Job Requirements

  • Read English, comprehend, and follow simple oral and written instructions. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Frequent repeating motions required to operate a computer that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Sedentary work: Sitting most of the time, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

Salary and Benefits

Salary Range: $200,000 - $280,000

*Salary ranges for remote candidates working outside of tier 1 markets can be subject to regionalized compensation based on their respective work location.

Commission Eligible: No

Equity Eligible: Yes

Travel: Yes - Required up to 15% of the time

Location Requirement: Employment at Alto is limited to individuals residing in the following states: Washington, California, Nevada, Colorado, Texas, and New York.

Benefits: Full-time: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Group Life, AD&D, Employer paid STD/LTD, generous PTO and parental leave.

Alto Pharmacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We are an E-Verify company.

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