DevOps Engineer

Chicago
Technology – Technology Operations
Full-Time

Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and bank partnerships that improve people’s financial lives.

Job Description
You will be responsible for assisting in the build out of the existing Ruby on Rails web application stack as well as any future technologies. We are looking for pragmatic generalist programmers who can not only help us execute in building our application, but also have a real say in the technological direction that it goes.

Qualifications:

    • Self-driven and thrives in unstructured environments.
    • 2+ years’ experience with a major orchestration technology (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.)
    • Extensive Unix/Linux experience.
    • Experience supporting production web applications.
    • Knowledgeable with N-Tier cluster technologies (nginx, apache, haproxy, memcache, redis.)
    • Experience preparing for regulatory audits preferred (PCI, SOX, etc.)
    • Knowledge of development tool creation and application architecture design.
    • Worked with service based architectures in applications, preferably with experience migrating from a monolithic application to service based architecture.
    • Self-driven and thrives in unstructured environments. 2+ years’ experience with a major orchestration technology (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.) Extensive Unix/Linux experience. Experience supporting production web applications. Knowledgeable with N-Tier cluster technologies (nginx, apache, haproxy, memcache, redis.) Experience preparing for regulatory audits preferred (PCI, SOX, etc.) Knowledge of development tool creation and application architecture design. Worked with service based architectures in applications, preferably with experience migrating from a monolithic application to service based architecture.

Why Avant is a fit for you:

At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:
We value, support, and help each other grow
We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
We are transparent and believe the best idea wins
We succeed when our customers succeed
We get sh!t done… responsibly
And we keep it fun!

We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.