Lead IT Systems Engineer at Dave | Powderkeg

Location: Los Angeles

Employment Type: Full Time Exempt

Team: Security

Dave is a banking app on a mission to build products that level the financial playing field. To date, we've helped more than 11 million customers bank, budget, avoid overdraft fees, find work, and build credit—and we're just getting started. We believe in a world where everyone has access to financial opportunity and the ability to reach their personal financial goals. With a growing suite of tools and services, we provide a superior banking experience for anyone living paycheck to paycheck.

As a virtual-first company, there is no preference on where we get our work done. You are able to live anywhere in the United States, with the exception of Hawaii.

Dave is looking for talented Systems Engineers to build the IT foundation that empowers all Daves who build products that help millions of people improve their relationship with money. If you're excited to join a tight-knit collaborative team with a mission of helping others, we'd love to hear from you!

What You'll Do

  • Design, build, and maintain IT infrastructure
  • Automate and integrate SaaS & 3rd party systems into core IT infrastructure
  • Administer core enterprise & IT tools
  • Regularly participate in design reviews, code reviews, and other team functions
  • Collaborate with key business partners to deliver simple, effective, and scalable IT solutions
  • Develop system monitoring, alerts, and self-healing / auto-remediating automations
  • Document and maintain procedures, standards, and other documentation
  • Offer mentorship and pair with other engineers regularly

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in any field which requires logical creative thinking, STEM majors, and/or equivalent industry experience
  • 6+ years of experience working with systems with a focus on CLI tools, various programming/scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python, Terraform, etc.)
  • Must be commutable to our West Hollywood, CA office to go onsite when needed (minimum 1 day/week)
  • Experience with administration of various SaaS tools and cloud infrastructure (e.g. Okta, Google, Slack, Atlassian, etc.)
  • Strong infrastructure fundamentals and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills, a positive attitude, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, Github, and other developer tools

Benefits & Perks

• Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans

• Insurance premiums 100% covered for you and 80% for your dependents

• Company provided Basic Life and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability plans

• Generous paid parental and caregiver leave

• Voluntary Life Insurance

• 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions

• Unlimited PTO and generous company holidays

• Company laptop and home office stipend

• Personal financial advisor

Dave Inc is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Lead IT Systems Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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