DevOps Engineer at Payactiv | Powderkeg

Location: San Jose, California

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: DevOps

Who we are…

We are Payactiv, a FinTech company in the heart of Silicon Valley, devoted to giving workers access to their earned wages when they need them. Payactiv is the pioneer and industry leader in Earned Wage Access. We are the only Certified B Corporation and Public Benefit Corporation in our industry. Our app provides millions with financial services that help them avoid debt, manage their finances, and regain flexibility to pay for things on their own schedule.

This position is responsible for software development, maintaining, and troubleshooting applications, the person will also be responsible for setting up and maintaining a highly reliable and scalable cloud infrastructure using Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain best practices around DevOps
  • Provide production support on-demand
  • Assist teams in troubleshooting systems to identify errors or deficiencies and develop solutions
  • Create and manage infrastructure for applications that meet the needs for scalability, reliability, and performance
  • Ensure solution availability, performance, and stability at scale
  • Develop and implement instrumentation for monitoring the health and availability of services including fault detection, alerting, triage, and recovery (automated and manual)
  • Provide production support on-demand
  • Develop, improve, and thoroughly document operational practices and procedures
  • Create dashboards and other tools for Project Teams and Engineering Operations to use in day-to-day monitoring and troubleshooting and enhance operational transparency with the project teams
  • Drive operational cost reductions through service optimizations and demand-based auto-scaling

Required Skills

  • Strong experience (2+ years) building and maintaining production systems on AWS using EC2, RDS, S3, ELB, Systems Manager, CloudWatch, Certificate Manager, etc., and familiarity interacting with the AWS APIs.
  • Solid understanding of fundamental technologies like DNS, Load Balancing, SSL, networking, and security best practices
  • Deep understanding of Security (Security Group, NACL)
  • Experience analyzing and resolving performance, scalability and reliability issues
  • Experience with Internet Information Server (IIS) administration and configuration
  • Experience of DevOps with AWS CLI & Lambda
  • Strong scripting skills (PowerShell is preferred)
  • Experience with Internet Information Server (IIS) administration and configuration
  • Experience in .Net development stack (C#), Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL scripts
  • Azure DevOps (VSTS/TFS) for CICD pipelines.
  • Maintain Build and release pipelines and troubleshoot errors/issues.
  • Well organized, possess outstanding follow-through and attention to detail
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Independent, self-motivated
  • Development Background is a plus
  • Must have 4 + years Powershell experience
  • Must have MSBuild 4+ years of experience

What we offer:

· Fully paid health, dental and vision insurance

· 401K, traditional and Roth

· Tuition Assistance or Tuition Reimbursement

· Monthly Gym Reimbursement

· Paid time off to volunteer

· Paid Family Leave (California)

· Paid Vacations

· Complimentary office lunches

· Opportunity to grow

· Opportunity to work with a great team committed to making a difference.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    DevOps Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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