Infrastructure Engineer

Who We Are:

SmithRx is a rapidly growing, venture-backed Health-Tech company.  Our mission is to disrupt the expensive and inefficient Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) sector by building a next-generation drug acquisition platform driven by cutting edge technology, innovative cost saving tools, and best-in-class customer service.  With hundreds of thousands of members onboarded since 2016, SmithRx has a solution that is resonating with clients all across the country.

We pride ourselves for our mission-driven and collaborative culture that inspires our employees to do their best work. We believe that the U.S healthcare system is in need of transformation, and we come to work each day dedicated to making that change a reality. At our core, we are guided by our company values:

  • Integrity: Do the right thing. Especially when it’s hard.
  • Courage: Embrace the challenge.
  • Together: Build bridges and lift up your colleagues.

Job Summary

SmithRx is developing the next-generation modern pharmacy benefits management (PBM) platform that will change how companies administer and manage pharmacy benefits. Our unified technology platform provides real-time actionable insights that drives cost savings, powers clinical services and results in a brillant customer experience. A unified technology platform exists nowhere in the pharmacy benefit ecosystem to programmatically solve widespread deficiencies. The result is a PBM delivering unmatched service quality and operation efficiens that exceeds all industry standards.

As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will play a key role in the continual improvement of SmithRx’s  cloud operations and infrastructure. You will help scale SmithRx’s technology infrastructure while adhering to industry best practices and common security frameworks.

What will you do:

  • Help build, maintain, and scale a cloud-native infrastructure that is elegant, redundant, and compliant.
  • Manage systems with forward thinking automation and orchestration tools.
  • Partner with development teams to improve services through testing and release procedures.
  • Introduce workflows, toolsets, or processes that help streamline developer productivity.
  • Gain a deep understanding of the challenges that SmithRx faces, technical and otherwise; collaborate with other teams to identify and carry out effective solutions.
  • Be the cornerstone of a collaborative learning culture through exploration of new technologies, application of best practices, and any other innovations you would like to experiment with.
  • Understand the health regulatory space and maintain HIPAA compliant systems.
  • Make pragmatic decisions about technical tradeoffs.
  • Participate in on-call rotation as needed

What will you bring to SmithRx:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years building and managing infrastructure systems in a cloud environment
  • 3+ years experience in cloud (AWS) infrastructure
  • Experience building and maintaining a container based infrastructure with Kubernetes and serverless architecture with Lambda functions
  • Experience building devops-oriented toolset scripts or applications 
  • Knowledge of infrastructure automation, monitoring, and capacity planning
  • Experience working with modern devops tools like Terraform, CircleCI, and Github Actions to help automate application delivery
  • Experience working in regulated environments and how to architect for compliance
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-available service
  • Experience in database administration (postgresql and RDS) is a bonus
  • Positivity; non-dogmatic, team-first attitude
  • Flexibility; someone who is extremely responsive and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Demonstrable troubleshooting methodologies and root cause analysis
  • Ability to work on-call as needed

Remote - PST Time Zone Preferred

Partnering with SmithRx to provide transparent pharmacy benefits helps us deliver low-cost, high-quality care. Their pass-through model is the best way to ensure prescription drug pricing is fair.

Will Young
CEO at Sana Benefits

My loudest and most challenging group was handled perfectly in the first 30 days post-go-live by SmithRx. If it were up to me, I would put every one of my new groups with SmithRx.

Ken Mensio
Vice President at Risk Strategies

Ready to make the leap?

Ready to make the leap?


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