Senior DevOps Engineer


SmartBiz Loans

Role Location

  • Remote


101 - 250 people


433 California Street, Suite 900
San Francisco, CA, 94104, US

Tech Stack

  • React
  • Apollo
  • GraphQL
  • Gatsby
  • Storybook
  • Python/Flask
  • Docker
  • AWS technologies
  • TensorFlow
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • Sidekiq/Redis
  • Nginx
  • JS
  • Ruby on Rails

Role Description

Senior DevOps Engineer

Overview With hundreds of thousands of small businesses coming to SmartBiz for their financial needs, we arguably have one of the most comprehensive US small business data sets in the country. This continually refreshed set of data allows us to develop and provide never-before-possible products and services. We use a full spectrum of machine learning and data analytics technologies.

Small businesses trust us with their data because we deliver unparalleled data-driven insights, and transparent recommendations, and value.

#1 online platform for SBA 7(a) loans under $350,000 for small businesses 50% + of the loans funded by our banks are for women-owned, minority, or veteran businesses. American Banker's Best Places to Work in Financial Technology in both 2017 and 2020. TechBullion named SmartBiz as one of the 5 Best Fintech Companies to Work For in 2019 #313 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. in 2018 Named one of the Best Places to Work and one of the Bay Area’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies by the San Francisco Business Times. A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and rated excellent by review websites TrustPilot, Consumer Affairs, and Google

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, on the Cloud, Data and Security Team, which was newly created due to our exponential growth last year, you will be both tactical and strategic. Your main responsibilities will be all things DevOps and you will ensure the stability and security of our platform deployments in AWS, be responsible for our CI/CD pipeline, help define our software engineering practices and help define AWS architectures for future initiatives. As a result of these responsibilities, you need to be well versed in working with continuous integration CI/CD tools, monitoring, and change management applications. You will work closely with Engineers and Architects to build and automate the deployment of software that fulfills business needs, current, and future.

Deliverables you’ll be measured on: Operate, maintain and develop the tools and environments that keep SmartBiz cloud infrastructure and the engineering teams productive and successful Collaborates with others on the project to brainstorm about the best way to tackle a complex technological infrastructure, security, or development problem. Implement CI/CD using EKS, Terraform/Ansible Automate AWS security controls and governance process Manage monitoring, alert, and logging systems. Automation of different operational processes. Ensuring availability, performance, security, and scalability of AWS production systems. System troubleshooting and problem resolution across various application domains and platforms. Provision of critical system security by leveraging industry best practices. Automate deployment, monitoring, management, and incident response. Scale infrastructure to meet rapidly increasing demand.

Skills and Experience that will help set you up for success in this role: 5 years+ experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services) 5 years+ experience in DevOps 3 years+ experience with Infrastructure as Code using Ansible/Terraform Expertise in creating CI / CD pipeline, developing scripts for integrating the DevOps tools for the creation of the pipeline. 1 year+ experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes 1 year+ experience in developing RESTful API and Microservices using Python/Flask Experience with relational, non-relational, and time-series data stores Have the ability to operate independently as technical lead on small projects A fast, passionate learner Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills BS in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience AWS Certified DevOps Engineer

Our Benefits Competitive salary and equity 100% paid comprehensive health and dental insurance for you and your dependents 401(k) program offering Roth and Traditional options Generous vacation and holidays

COVID: Our team is currently working from home, and we expect to WFH through the summer of 2021. Engineering is a Remote-First organization and you can work from home indefinitely. We keep our spirited company culture and promote team-building through fun activities and events - such as virtual happy hours and online wellness initiatives.

SmartBiz Loans is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law.

About SmartBiz Loans

10% of the entire nation's volume of SBA 7(a) loans under 350k are processed using SmartBiz's platform. 50% of the loans funded by our banks are for women-owned, minority, or veteran businesses.

Company Culture

Collaborative. Diversified. Respectful. Passionate about impacting small businesses; helping them thrive and get capital when they need it. There is no way we would have survived the intense last 5 quarters if the team hadn't done a great job building relationships, not just within engineering. This was group who pulled together to impact thousands of businesses, lives, and jobs. Knowing this is what we were doing, was the fuel that sustained us.

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