Site Reliability Engineer

We are OppLoans

Growth with a Purpose 
OppLoans is a growing FinTech company that provides accessible and simple-to-understand lending products for middle-income consumers with five-star customer service. We’re growing fast with profitable returns, and new employees can make an immediate impact.

OppLoans is a team of caring and inventive “Opptimists” with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. OppLoans employees approach every new challenge with an unparalleled ability to see what could be rather than settle for what is. We want people to be excited to come to work every morning and know they are a part of something great. That’s why we prize collaboration, collegiality, and letting the best ideas win the day. We are looking for engineers who are excited by the chance to challenge the FinTech status quo. 

What you get to do: 
As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will work with other SREs and Software Engineers to “automate all the things” for our AWS deployment platform, in support of our flourishing product portfolio.
  • Establish and refine deployment patterns and tooling for use by feature development teams, targeting Kubernetes / EKS, ECS, and Lambda, running on AWS.
  • Write Terraform, yaml, and scripts to fully automate the deployment of services and environments.
  • Continuously improve the observability of our tech stack by evolving the use of logs, metrics, tracing, dashboards, alerts, and integration of metrics with CD pipelines.
  • Partner with other engineers to troubleshoot issues in production and other environments, identifying opportunities to improve automation.
  • Migrate legacy technologies and environments to EKS or ECS on fully automated environments
  • Troubleshoot issues in production and other environments, opportunistically improve observability and automation

What you will bring to the team:
  • 2+  years of experience with at least one cloud platform such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • 2+ years of experience with at least one container orchestrator such as Kubernetes, ECS, or Swarm
  • 2+ years of experience with at least one IAC / CM tool such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or SaltStack
  • Familiarity with at least one CI / CD tool such as Harness, GitHub Actions, Spinnaker, Jenkins, or CircleCI
  • Experience with at least one log / metrics / alerting tool such as DataDog, Sumologic, FluentD, Prometheus, ELK, or Splunk
  • Fluency in at least one non-Bash programming language such as Python, Ruby, Go, JavaScript / Node.js, Java, C#, or C/C++
  • 2+ years of experience deploying to Linux-based environments
  • Bonus experience: PostgreSQL, Security Scanning Tools, AWS Multi-Region configuration


Why OppLoans?

Employees Love Working Here
With a dynamic startup culture and great benefits, we’ve attracted top talent and boast one of the most engaged offices in the country. In 2019, we were named the 4th fastest growing company in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business and celebrated our fourth straight year on the Inc. 500. We’ve been named one of the best companies to work for in the nation by Glassdoor two years in a row. Check out our Glassdoor reviews to see why our employees love us!

Customers love our product
OppLoans is committed to delivering an outstanding experience to our customers. Don’t believe us? See what our customers are saying on Google and the BBB! We were also named a number one personal lender by Lending Tree, and a “Leader in Quality and Innovation” by the Center for Financial Services Innovation=. 

Benefits
We offer a great compensation package and benefits package to support you inside and outside of work as you define your career with us. Some of these benefits include a 401(k) matching program, paid vacation policy, free PPO medical option with BCBS for Employee Only Plans, dental, vision, and accident coverage, free gym membership, discounted Divvy memberships & ClassPass fitness classes, CTA and Metra benefit programs, casual dress policy, subsidized daily lunches, a stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks, an employee and peer recognition program, and intramural sports leagues. 
Our office is conveniently located in downtown Chicago with panoramic views of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan with rooftop access. 

OppLoans is an equal opportunity employer. OppLoans does not discriminate against any applicant for employment due to age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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