Site Reliability Engineer

Chicago, IL
Chicago Headquarters – Technology Operations
Full-Time
Take your career to new heights working with an amazing company doing next level work in the FinTech industry.

Since 2012, Avant has connected customers to over $5 billion through 800,000 transactions and counting. In 2015, Avant leveraged our expertise and developed Amount as a new solution for banks who wanted to go digital in months instead of years. As an industry-leading technology company, Amount has grown rapidly with customers who collectively manage close to $1T in US assets and are servicing more than 25 million customers. To better align each company for future success Amount and Avant have made the decision to separate, becoming independently operating companies in order to focus each on their long term growth and goals.

Come join an organization with visionary leadership and FinTech disruptors as we continue to reinvent and innovate the consumer lending industry with groundbreaking and savvy solutions!

Amount strives to build reliable and easy to use systems. We believe in measuring all aspects of our applications and infrastructure. Our focus on automation and process improvement enables us to accomplish innovative, scalable and reliable systems. We value constant self-improvement, honest feedback, clear communication and empathy for the users of our services.

What you do at Amount:

    • Prepare applications to work on Docker, Kubernetes, and other hosted systems
    • Assist development teams with moving applications through all levels of SDLC
    • Ensure application health and resiliency 
    • Educate and evangelize software systems knowledge across engineering teams
    • Manage cloud resources
    • Build scalable and reliable software systems

Why you are a fit for Amount:

    • 3+ years of relevant professional experience
    • Bachelor's degree in a field such as Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related degree 
    • Intermediate level programming experience. We use a mix of python, golang, ruby and bash
    • Basic level experience with infrastructure as code. Terraform, packer and ansible are our tools of choice
    • Intermediate Linux operating systems and containerization. We use Docker and Kubernetes
    • Basic knowledge of networking resources - VPN, DNS, TLS/SSL
    • Experience supporting production web applications
    • Have worked with monitoring systems such as  Sumologic, Datadog, and Prometheus
    • Knowledge of development tool creation and application architecture design.
Why Amount is a fit for you:
- We have a thriving culture and possess an entrepreneurial spirit
- We value, support, and help each other grow
- We are ready to hustle and get sh!t done
- We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
- We offer the flexibility needed to thrive in a new and growing company

Benefits and Perks:
- Take the time you need when you need it through our Flexible PTO policy.
- Looking for parental leave? We offer 6 weeks of paid parental leave.
- Enjoy a lunch subsidy, healthy snacks, and our Coca-Cola Freestyle machine!
- We offer medical, dental, and vision benefits plus an Employee Assistance Program.
- Short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance are options too.
- Commuter benefits and 401k are also part of the package!