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Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

DriveWealth, the pioneer of fractional equities trading and embedded investing, is a visionary technology company that empowers more than 100 partners around the world to engage their customers by placing the markets in the palm of their hand. We believe the future is fractional, transactional and mobile. Every mobile device should be a gateway to accessing investing and savings products, services, advice, and assistance for global citizens of all ages, wealth stages, and levels of financial expertise. DriveWealth’s unparalleled consultative support and cloud-based, industrial strength technology platform allow partners to seamlessly offer branded investing experiences to drive customer acquisition, loyalty, retention, and revenue growth. DriveWealth’s commitment to continuous evolution and innovation makes it the partner of choice for powering the future of investing.

Completing a Series D raise in 2021, DriveWealth’s mission is to democratize investing globally by working with partners to invent new ways to use its API-based technology to provide emerging investors with cutting-edge embedded experiences, offer first-time access to U.S. markets, and the ability to begin investing with as little as $1. DriveWealth is committed to empowering consumers around the world to become owners by delivering the most modern brokerage infrastructure, unparalleled industry expertise, and a culture of continued evolution.

About the role

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be a crucial team member on our infrastructure team managing and maintaining our financial services platform built on a 24x7, highly-available architecture. We are critical infrastructure for our customers, so your work matters to our business. We value simplicity over complexity - both in design and communication. We're seeking a candidate who will have a strong DevOps mentality and be passionate about building elegant, cloud-native fully automated solutions with security in mind.

What You'll Do

  • Architect infrastructure in AWS environments.
  • Own and drive projects development to delivery.
  • Manage and be responsible for Linux system up time and performance.
  • Manage and maintain: Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, Chef, Ansible, JFrog Artifactory.
  • Work closely with software engineers and tech leadership to drive projects.
  • Build and run production environments in AWS using Infrastructure as code methods.
  • Orchestrate environment development using Kubernetes, Terraform and/or CloudFormation.
  • Build & Deploy CI pipeline automation to a combination of Kubernetes/Docker and VM based systems in AWS.
  • Work closely with System Architects, Engineers, Product Managers and System Administrators to meet their
  • environment setup and service automation needs.
  • Develop a process to make DevOps a part of the engineering development, service deployment and operations
  • lifecycle – including patch and image management.
  • System monitoring & analytics.

What You'll Need

  • Expert in system build configuration automation – Jenkins or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience in Linux.
  • 5+ years of experience building and maintaining a SaaS platform.
  • 4+ years working experience with AWS: VPC, EC2, RDS.
  • 3+ years of experience using Terraform or CloudFormation
  • 2+ year of experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with project management tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Solid understanding of network and connectivity protocols – TCP/IP, DNS, VPNs, TGWs, and firewall appliances

Nice To Have, But Not Required

  • NetOps experience – Managing AWS Direct Connects, VPN’s, GRE tunnels, and Cloud Firewalls – Aviatrix a plus.
  • Must be passionate about automation.
  • Chef experience.
  • Experience with project management and tracking.
  • Professional experience in software engineering. Need to know software data structures and design patterns.
  • Mastered scripting skills in one of Ruby/Bash/Python.
  • Build and release automation tools: Jenkins, GIT, Kubernetes - Preferably ArgoCD
  • Production system integration, log collection and analysis, build and performance monitoring/tuning.
  • Design and implement availability, security, and performance monitoring.

Compensation package offerings are based on candidate experience and technical qualifications, as it relates to the role. These are identified and determined throughout your interviewing experience.

Please note
: at this time, we are not able to hire in all states.

Remote (Most US States) Pay Range
$185,000$200,000 USD

US Benefits

  • Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD & STD. HSA and FSA options.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Most role have flexible working hours and work from home
  • Continuing education and conferences reimbursement
  • Fitness/Wellbeing reimbursement
  • Lunch program, snacks and beverages available in the office

Singapore Benefits

  • Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life, LTD & STD
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible working hours and work from home
  • Continuing education and conferences reimbursement
  • Fitness/Wellbeing reimbursement

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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

TO ALL AGENCIES: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of DriveWealth outside of the Talent organization. DriveWealth’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via Greenhouse (ATS). Agencies must have a valid services agreement executed and must have been assigned by the Talent team to a specific requisition. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of DriveWealth. In the event a candidate submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment will be paid.