Sr. Cloud Network Engineer

| Greater Boston Area | Remote
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Abacus Insights is a mission-driven, growth-stage technology company focused on transforming the healthcare payer industry, ultimately creating a more personalized patient experience, improving health outcomes, and lowering the overall cost of healthcare. Abacus Insights provides a flexible, efficient, and secure platform that organizes and exchanges healthcare data from various sources and formats, allowing our customers to uncover differentiated insights that address their clients' needs. Our employees know that they play an active role in keeping our customers' data safe and are responsible for ensuring that our comprehensive policies and practices are met.

With our deep expertise in cloud-enabled technologies and knowledge of the healthcare industry, we have built an innovative data integration and management platform that allows healthcare payers access to data that has been historically siloed and inaccessible. Through our platform, these health insurance payers can ingest and manage all the data they need to transform their business by supporting analytical, operational, and financial needs.

Since our founding in 2017, Abacus has built a highly successful SaaS business, raising more than $53 Million by leading VC firms who have deep expertise in the healthcare and technology industries. We are solving problems of massive scale and complexity in an industry that is ready for disruption. We're growing quickly and would love for you to be a part of it!

About the role:

Our Engineering team is looking to bring on an experienced Senior Cloud Network Engineer. If you are interested in building and delivering a cloud-based, highly secured, and highly resilient networking infrastructure, this is the position for you. You will be exposed to every area of our platform as well as our corporate networking infrastructure, but even more so, help drive the evolution of it including automation, monitoring, and ongoing support of it. We believe heavily in designing infrastructure with scalability, automation, and security at the forefront.

You will:

  •  Manage, monitor, and optimize production infrastructure within AWS including native AWS services such as VPC, Transit Gateway, and EC2-related networking configurations as well as enterprise-grade virtual firewall infrastructure (Palo Alto)
  • Respond to network connectivity issues and resolve any wireless communication or client VPC issues
  • Develop expertise in cloud-native networking and cloud-based virtual firewall platforms such as Palo Alto VM-series firewalls to enhance the resiliency and scalability of the current infrastructure
  • Work with the engineering team to enhance automation that can be used within the CI/CD pipeline to enhance deployment efficiency for solutions using a centralized network fabric
  • Consult on network architecture to transmit and secure sensitive healthcare data among multiple customers for multiple projects within a multi-tenant environment
  • Build, manage, and monitor site-to-site VPN tunnels between Abacus and its customers
  • Mentor and work collaboratively with other team members both more and less experienced in networking and fire-walling
  • Work closely with the Abacus Security team to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive customer data

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of Network Engineering Experience
  • In-depth AWS knowledge, notably core AWS networking services and basic routing protocols
  • Experience with firewall management including in-depth firewall management, VPN, and firewall-based security tools such as IPS, anti-malware, and threat detection
  • Experience with DNS (most notable AWS Route 53 and Azure DNS)
  • Experience working with infrastructure automation platforms such as Terraform or Cloudformation
  • Experience monitoring network infrastructure to identify and solve problems before they arise
  • Experience performing root cause analysis to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement of the
  • infrastructure and other tools
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to identify network latency or configuration issues
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment

Equal Opportunity Employer

As a mission-led technology company that is helping to drive better healthcare outcomes, Abacus Insights believes that the best innovation and value we can bring to our customers comes from diverse ideas, thoughts, experiences, and perspectives. We are dedicated to building diverse teams and providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants. Abacus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type in regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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We're in the heart of Boston's Financial District - a short walk to the historic Faneuil Hall for shopping and the North End for top-notch dining.

An Insider's view of Abacus Insights

How does the company support your career growth?

Career growth is a focal point in the Abacus culture and is always promoted by our leadership team. We deeply value developing our employees so Abacus dedicates funds for each department to attend conferences/workshops, attain certifications, and more. I'm consistently impressed by the level of commitment to professional development by our leaders.

Dave Aquilino

Talent Acquisition Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We are a small but growing company, located in 2 cities, have beads working remotely, and some travel a lot. Remaining connected to the team is critical and I use as many of the existing tools as possible - email, Slack, Zoom, confluence. Our offices are all open plan so accessing me is easy and it is more likely that I will access my team!

Minal Patel

CEO, Founder

What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Abacus partners with The Wonderfund, a non-profit focused on providing comfort and dignity to children in traumatic situations and enrich childhoods that have been impacted by abuse and neglect.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Abacus employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their Health Care FSA, and up to $5,000 annually to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12500 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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