Lead DevOps Engineer

Remote / Flexible /
Technology – Cloud Management /
Full Time, Exempt
/ Remote
Technology at Best Egg is based on agile principles. We believe in quickly iterating and delivering secure solutions that add value to our customers and business. We learn by testing and failing, then apply those experiences to further our progress.

The organization routinely evaluates and incorporates new thinking and technologies into our best practices and standards. Best Egg is a cloud-first organization, embracing cloud technology and the potential it creates for technological innovation. We partner closely with AWS to identify new opportunities to advance our stack and business. We deploy to a modern technology stack leveraging advanced CI/CD and Infrastructure-As-Code targeting both managed containers and serverless platforms based on which solution serves us best.

Technology at Best Egg is based on agile principles. We believe in quickly iterating and delivering secure solutions that add value to our customers and business. We learn by testing and failing, then apply those experiences to further our progress.

The organization routinely evaluates and incorporates new thinking and technologies into our best practices and standards. Best Egg is a cloud-first organization, embracing cloud technology and the potential it creates for technological innovation. We partner closely with AWS to identify new opportunities to advance our stack and business. We deploy to a modern technology stack leveraging advanced CI/CD and Infrastructure-As-Code targeting both managed containers and serverless platforms based on which solution serves us best.




Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain, mature, and standardize the CI/CD process for code and infrastructure
    • Automate and codify infrastructure and supporting systems in all phases of the SLDC
    • Automate repeatable and event driven tasks using technology such as AWS Lambda and/or Kubernetes CronJobs
    • Design and implement pipelines to move toward immutable infrastructure
    • Support the following AWS services currently in use: EC2, EKS, Lambda, RDS, VPC, IAM, ElasticCache, CloudFormation, Cognito, Kinesis, Workspaces, Redshift, Route53, S3
    • Mentor junior team members and co-workers on AWS best practices
    • Take requirements from cross-functional teams and deploy network and computing architecture as needed to satisfy the requirements
    • Work and collaborate effectively in a geographically dispersed team
    • Create and document standardized processes
    • Keep up to date on infrastructure trends and best practices
    • May need to work off-hours in response to production issues or high impact system changes

Required

    • Experience with AWS security and infrastructure best practices
    • Experience with container technologies: Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, ECS, etc
    • Experience with the infrastructure automation tools Terraform and CloudFormation
    • Working knowledge of the scripting tools PowerShell and bash
    • Experience with a programming language such as python, nodejs, go, c# or java
    • Experience with networking concepts, terminology, and configuration
    • Demonstrated Systems Administration ability on both Windows and Linux
    • The ability to communicate with technical and non-technical co-workers, at all levels of the org chart
    •  Flexibility. There are multiple Teams at Marlette, all working on separate projects and individual schedules. The Technology Team often has to respond to incidents (system crashes, network outages, performance spikes)  and juggle priorities, all while making steady, reportable progress on sprint objectives
    • Willingness to speak openly, honestly, and professionally in planning meetings, then accept the decision of the group (or group leader) and lean in with the Team to accomplish the set task

Recommended

    • AWS certification
    • Experience with AWS "serverless" technologies (e.g. lambda, step functions, fargate, etc)
    • Knowledge of GitHub products (actions, workspaces, secrets, etc)
In addition to semi-monthly salary payments, this position is also eligible for an annual incentive bonus based on individual and company performance.  Base salary range 100,000 - 160,000, bonus target 20% of base salary. This position may also be eligible for long-term cash and/or equity incentives.  

Best Egg is a consumer financial technology platform that aims to help people feel more confident about their everyday finances through a suite of products and resources. Our digital financial platform offers simple, accessible, and personalized financial solutions including personal loans, credit cards, and a financial health resource center.
 
Our culture and values are one of the core reasons why our customers keep returning to Best Egg. We are committed to championing a culture of inclusiveness and diversity of thought, and we focus on providing a safe, flexible, and collaborative work environment. Our associates are encouraged to engage in creative problem solving, and we promote opportunities for growth and enrichment across the organization. 

If you are inspired by inspiring others, Best Egg is the place for you.

Best Egg celebrates diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better we will grow.

Employee Benefits
Best Egg offers many additional benefits for our employees, including (but not limited to):
·       Pre-tax and post-tax retirement savings plans with a competitive company matching
program
·       Generous paid time-off plans including vacation, personal/sick time, paid short--
term and long-term disability leaves, paid parental leave, and paid company
holidays
·       Multiple health care plans to choose from, including dental and vision options
·       Flexible Spending Plans for Health Care, Dependent Care, and Health
Reimbursement Accounts
·       Company-paid benefits such as life insurance, wellness platforms, employee
assistance programs, and Health Advocate programs
·       Other great discounted benefits include identity theft protection, pet insurance,
fitness center reimbursements, and many more!