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Principal Platform Architect

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024


Workplace Flexibility: Field

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

Do you have a passion for innovating and developing the next generation of healthcare technology and platforms? At Olympus, you can make a meaningful impact on the world. Your work can help save lives and improve patient outcomes. As a leading provider of advanced medical technologies, Olympus is at the forefront of a new strategic initiative to become a digital leader in the healthcare industry. Join us in building our next generation digital platform, which integrates data and AI to streamline and automate medical workflows and transform the way healthcare professionals provide care.

The Principal Platform Engineer is a key member of the Digital Engineering team. The role concentrates on accelerating time-to-value for the business by fostering improved developer experiences and self-service capabilities within a framework that is both secure and governed. This role will define and drive the implementation of Cloud strategy and adoption, feeding into wider digital unit strategic decision making and providing leadership to different stakeholders, and technical teams as needed.

If you are a talented and innovative technical leader with a passion for making a meaningful impact, we want you on our team. If you are ready to join a team of game-changers and work on a project that has the potential to transform lives, we encourage you to apply for this role and help us create a brighter future for healthcare.

“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce.”

Job Duties

  • Cloud Strategy, governance & Implementation
  • Responsible for Olympus Cloud provisioning and supporting strategies.
  • Ability to adopt a product-based mindset, focusing on improving the developer experience and facilitating self-service within a well-governed framework.
  • Empower developers to become self-reliant through the provision of starter kits and IDE plugins, facilitating their day-to-day tasks
  • Distill common patterns and best practices into reusable building blocks enhancing efficiency and coherence across projects.
  • Offer preemptive advice and feedback on potential issues and security risks, ensuring a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Collaborates with Olympus DU leadership to determine appropriate strategies, architectures, implementation approaches, and strategies across cloud infrastructure.
  • Manages the relationships and contracts with key stakeholders and vendors.
  • Provides technical guidance to cloud engineers around Olympus.
  • Drive the business objectives of the digital unit by ensuring best of class cloud infrastructure and continuously improving its processes and technology whilst ensuring compliance and security.
  • Provide oversight, strategic thought leadership, and innovative solutions towards maturing a cloud strategy, architecture, and service capabilities.
  • Ensure and align the cloud adoption plan to the needs of Olympus Digital Unit.
  • Work with stakeholders and other DU teams to align cloud strategy with business objectives and goals.
  • Ensure and maintain a healthy relationship within and outside the DU team including stakeholders, peers, cloud vendors, etc.

Job Qualifications


  • BS/BA degree, ideally in computer science, engineering, or a comparable background.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in working with different infrastructure strategies and implementations.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working with Microsoft Azure technologies.
  • Ability to design and implement the infrastructure for applications, considering reliability, disaster recovery, and scalability.
  • Automation and orchestration experience with Visual Studio, Azure Resource Manager, Bicep, and Terraform.
  • Proficiency in architecting Microsoft Azure infrastructure and topologies using Landing Zone and Cloud scale analytics.
  • Expertise in CI/CD including automated testing, deployment, and configuration management processes to streamline the product development lifecycle.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages like PowerShell, Bash, or Python for automation of deployment, configuration, and management tasks.
  • Container management and orchestration experience with Kubernetes
  • Traveling: 10%


  • Certification in Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions is a plus.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

The anticipated base pay range for this full-time position working at this location is $125,634.00 - $175,888.00 / year, plus potential for annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements). Olympus considers a variety of factors when determining actual compensation for this position including: level of experience, working location, and relevant education and certifications.

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at OCAAccommodations@olympus.com. If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Digital Product Development