Manager, Platform Engineer

Pfizer Inc.

Ringsend, Ireland

Job posting number: #7234727 (Ref:pf-4909590)

Posted: April 5, 2024

Job Description

The Enterprise Platforms & Security (EP&S) team delivers the following capabilities for Pfizer. Business application platforms supporting Pfizer’s enterprise application and critical business processes. Infrastructure allowing business traffic to travel where it needs to go, internally and externally, along with the appropriate access controls. EP&S secures Pfizer's most important information assets through world class controls and protections and enables Pfizer's business results by making security an enabler and not a roadblock to achieving business results.

The Developer Products and Platforms (DPP) team within Business Operations and Cybersecurity Analytics (BOCA) group owns and operates common platforms that help EP&S and its customers build, deploy, and run leading-edge products on-premises and in the cloud. These platforms are the standard for the delivery of secure, integrated, scalable, and reliable products.

As a Manager, Platform Engineer you will design, implement, and maintain automated systems for infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and deployment. You have expertise in cloud platforms, containerization technologies, and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to optimize performance, scalability, and reliability of the infrastructure. Ideal candidate has prior experience working as a Sr. DevOps / SRE Engineer in a global team structure.

This role requires strong collaboration skills, the ability to work independently with a focus on high quality and a strong sense of accountability. The role also requires a strong desire for continuous learning to stay current with the rapidly evolving global technology landscape and significant attention to detail and quality.


  • Design, implement, and maintain infrastructure as code and configuration management tools like Terraform and Ansible.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and automate infrastructure provisioning using Terraform.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and resolve issues related to infrastructure and automation platforms.
  • Continuously optimize and improve infrastructure and tooling performance, reliability, and scalability.
  • Ensure compliance with security and regulatory requirements in all infrastructure and tooling configurations.
  • Collaborate with development teams to identify and implement best practices for continuous integration and deployment.
  • Create and maintain documentation related to infrastructure, tooling, and configuration processes.
  • Stay up to date with the latest industry trends and best practices related to configuration management and infrastructure automation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience), master's degree in engineering preferred.
  • 5 years of experience working with tools such as Terraform and Ansible, with a deep understanding of their configurations and capabilities.
  • Proven experience as a DevOps/SRE Engineer or similar role, with a focus on infrastructure and tooling configuration.
  • Solid understanding of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and experience with their respective infrastructure-as-code services.
  • Excellent scripting skills (e.g., Bash, Python, PowerShell) for automating infrastructure tasks.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) and their integration with infrastructure automation tools.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues efficiently.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.


  • Certification in relevant technologies (e.g., AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Terraform Certified Associate).
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and protocols.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure monitoring and log management tools (e.g., Prometheus, ELK stack


  • Respond to requests on short notice, which may require working during extended hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Limited travel may be required.


Additional Information 

  • In order to be considered for this position in Ireland you need to be legally eligible to work in Ireland. 

  • Please note there is no relocation support available for this position 


How to apply 

  • Make a difference today, all suitable candidates should apply with CV below.  We are looking forward to hearing from you! 


Breakthroughs that change patients' lives... At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: courage, joy, equity and excellence. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives. 

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Job posting number:#7234727 (Ref:pf-4909590)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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