Senior SRE / DevOps Engineer

Silicon Valley, CA, United States

Step


Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States

Employees

51 - 100 people

Address

120 Hawthorne
Palo Alto, CA, 94301, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Kotlin
  • PostgreSQL
  • React Native
  • TypeScript
  • Google Cloud Platform

Role Description

Step is a next generation financial services company building the best banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. Step’s mission is to create a bank that gives you the tools to become smarter with your money and reward you along your financial journey. Step is a well-funded Series C company focused on disrupting banking through a differentiated mobile-first consumer experience. The founding team has extensive background in FinTech and building successful consumer products and brands. If you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a strong mission and vision that puts people first, we want to meet you.

Role

Step is looking for its first SRE/DevOps Engineer to help us define and implement how we deploy and run our software in the cloud. You are a self-starter passionate about automation who is comfortable working cross-functionally with other teams across Step.

Responsibilities

  • Work in a small, tight knit cross-functional team
  • Be part of a high energy, fun, world class engineering team
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and running of a high-volume, low-latency, distributed transaction processing systems
  • See your contributions make a weekly impact to an evolving product

Must haves

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 3+ years relevant work experience
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
  • Solid grasp of your favorite modern programming language
  • Passion for uptime and automation
  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery

Pluses

  • Familiarity with Google Cloud and Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes
  • PostgreSQL experience
  • Familiarity with Agile, CI/CD, DevOps

Core technologies we use

  • Kotlin, Java
  • gRPC, Protocol Buffers, jOOQ, Dagger, Swagger
  • PostgreSQL
  • Google Kubernetes Engine

Working at Step

  • Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits
  • Stock in an early stage startup that is growing
  • Flexible WFH and vacation policy
  • Free daily lunches
  • Free snacks & drinks
  • Monthly team events outside the office
  • Monthly stipend for commuter benefits and card testing
  • Office right next to Caltrain

About Step

Mission: Improve the financial future of the next generation

Step is the next generation financial services company building the best banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. Step is founded by a team with 50+ years in combined financial technology experience. Our mission is to create a bank that gives you the tools to become smarter with your money and reward you along your financial journey.

Step gives you a free bank account with zero fees. Track your balance and see your transactions from the Step mobile app. You can also send and receive money instantly on your phone, shop with a personalized spending card and earn rewards for inviting your friends to Step.

Company Culture

Customer Focused Build products that better our customer’s financial journey, always putting them first.

Transparency Always be open about our business, intentions, and actions. This applies to our customers, business partners, and employees.

Security We must approach every product and platform decision with customer and employee data protection at the forefront.

Execution Move quickly with precision and purpose. Be disciplined. Be nimble. Iterate and improve.

Integrity Honesty, righteousness, and fairness. Strong moral principles. Be accountable.

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