Director, DevSecOps in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/16/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” Quest Diagnostics is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that doctors and patients need to make better healthcare decisions. They are pioneers in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

With corporate headquarters in Secaucus, NJ, Quest Diagnostics is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DGX) and included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.  With 2020 revenues of $9.44 Billion and approximately 50,000 employees and 6,600 patient locations across the US, Quest Diagnostics serves half of the physicians and hospitals in the US with their large variety of products and services. 

The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics also provides services to employers, life insurance companies, other commercial labs, clinics, health plans, government agencies, and organizations involved in clinical trials research.

Approximately 150 million times each year, patients and their physicians rely upon Quest Diagnostics results to make important healthcare decisions and approximately one third of U.S. physicians – and many of the country’s leading hospitals and health systems – relies on Quest Diagnostics healthcare information solutions to foster better patient care and outcomes.



•       FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 7 consecutive years; one of only five companies to attain Most Admired status in the "Health Care, Pharmacy and Other Services" industry category. 

•       Fortune magazine’s Fortune 500 list

•       Forbes® Global 2000

•       Forbes®' America's Best Employers List for third consecutive year

•       Forbes® 2020 America’s Best Employers for Women for second consecutive year

•       S&P 500

•       Barron’s 500

•       Member of the Dow Jones® Sustainability World Index

•       Included in the FTSE4Good, Calvert, and Ocean Tomo sustainability indices

•       Listed in the most recent Newsweek Green Rankings

•       Consistently named one of the best places to work in U.S. business journal rankings

•       Named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for third consecutive year

•       Listed on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), recognizing companies for prioritizing the inclusion of people with disabilities

•       Named Top 23 ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ in New Jersey

•       Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by scoring a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year.

•       Achieved Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, recognizing our actions to reduce the cancer risk of employees and their families

•       Received C. Everett Koop National Health Award for Efforts to Promote Employee Health in 2020


Diagnostic Testing Services


Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information, and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. Their services range from routine blood tests — such as total cholesterol, Pap testing and white blood cell count — to complex, gene-based and molecular testing. They perform medical tests that aid in the diagnosis or detection of diseases, measure the progress or recovery from a disease or confirm that an individual is free from disease. In addition, they have specialized expertise in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and neurology.



In the $60 Billion and growing US Diagnostic Testing Market, Quest Diagnostics is the leader. Quest Diagnostics’ reputation as a leading innovator, provider of high value, low cost solutions and its financial strength and flexibility make it well positioned to capitalize on the evolving healthcare landscape.

Quest Diagnostics’ long-term strategy is to become the undisputed world leader in diagnostic testing, information, and services. To drive this profitable growth, Quest Diagnostics plans to leverage capabilities to create differentiation:

•       Deliver Innovative Solutions

•       Leverage their Unparalleled Access and Distribution Network

•       Expand their relationships with large payors and health systems

•       Deliver Superior Patient Experiences

Position Description

We are looking for an independent thinker who makes convincing, evidence-based decisions. The ideal candidate will devise clear roadmaps to innovation and is comfortable thinking strategically and diving deep; a vanguard leader who can identify opportunities and leverage the team to translate them into live solutions, to improve efficiency in application support and optimize support run cost.

You will bring empathy, humility, and a continuous learning mindset to every interaction. You are motivated to innovate and create, to always do the right thing, and to improve both what we build and how we build it.

The Director of DevSecOps Core Platform will manage a team of manager and DevSecOps engineers in the US and India; will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing Quest’s DevSecOps self-serve platform footprint.


•       Deliver scalable, resilient, reliable, secure & cost-effective DevSecOps platform capabilities with an automation bias, following infrastructure as code, security as code and continuous compliance/compliance as code patterns

•       Oversee design and implementation of DevSecOps core components (e.g. related to terraform modules, K8, CI/CD, gitops capabilities)

•       Define the processes, practices and tools enabling CI/CD, maximizing the speed, security, and quality of product delivery

•       Responsible for building the core platform solution to enable CDN, database caching (e.g., Memcache, Redis etc) with extremely high availability, reliability, scalability to ensure that the system is stable, low latency, high availability, and easy to scale under extremely high concurrent access scenarios

•       Conduct design and code reviews to ensure compliance with standards

•       Lead, manage and grow multiple teams of DevSecOps.

•       Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-the-box thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity.

•       Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best application engineering talent



•       Bachelor's degree in Computer engineering/Computer Science or a closely related discipline, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience.

•       10+ years of experience building and leading DevSecOps/Engineering team.

•       Experience in public cloud environments (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud).

•       Hands-on experience with Kubernetes, specifically:

o   Native Container Tools (Docker etc.)

o   Vendor Container Service (AKS, EKS)

o   Expert level knowledge of pods, nodes, deployments (blue-green, canary, rollbacks etc.), load balancers and Helm charts

o   Deploying microservices / Java REST based containers

o   Maintaining Security in a Kubernetes cluster

o   Deploying tools for container monitoring, metrics, and logging

•       Experience in either SAFe agile or Scrum or Kanban model

•       Hands-on experience with automation, orchestration, and system configuration tools (Gitlab, Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform)

•       At least 5 years’ experience with object-oriented programming, functional programming, and data design.

•       At least 5 years' experience in developing scalable web applications and architectural standards.

•       At least 5 years' experience with Cloud technologies.

•       At least 5 years' experience utilizing DevSecOps technologies to drive Continuous Delivery

•       Certification in AWS or Azure or GCP is plus

•       Experience with Site Reliability is a plus

•       Working knowledge of managing RESTful/FHIR APIs.