Principal DevOps Engineer

San Francisco
Engineering
Full-time

Come drive the transformation of financial services, solve big problems and make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Join the Upgrade team, the same team that built Lending Club and is now set to innovate again. Upgrade is combining a marketplace lending approach with credit monitoring and credit education features designed to be even more helpful to more people. The company is still at an early stage; this is your opportunity to join early and have a significant impact.
 
Come join a team of just over 70 talented and passionate fintech engineers, product, credit, finance, legal, compliance, operations and marketing professionals.  We are looking for new team members who get excited about constantly learning, and always seeking to design and implement new and better solutions.

Responsibilities:
Build and maintain a resilient, secure, and efficient cloud based platform to meet established SLAs
Automate deployment, monitoring, management and incident response
Monitor site stability and performance and troubleshoot site issues
Scale infrastructure to meet rapidly increasing demand
Manage cross-functional requirements working with Engineering, Product, Services, and other departments
Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production
Develop and improve operational practices and procedures
Proactively meet standards for information security and compliance, such as ISO, SOX, SSAE 16, etc.

Skills:
At least 7 years of relevant experience
In-depth knowledge of AWS services and prior hands-on experience in AWS provisioning
Advanced knowledge of Chef
Strong understanding of systems and networking concepts and troubleshooting techniques
Knowledge of application deployment and data migration on AWS
Experience in automated build pipeline, continuous integration and continuous deployment (Jenkins or similar)
Knowledge of monitoring, logging and cost management tools that integrate with AWS
Ability to operate in an agile, entrepreneurial start-up environment
AWS certification is a plus

Benefits/Perks:
Great OPEN office location!  
Conveniently located in San Francisco Financial District
Close to BART and Public Transportation
Comprehensive benefits package: Medical, dental, & vision
Unlimited vacation policy
Kitchen stocked with beverages, snacks & treats
Weekly & monthly social gatherings / happy hours 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status