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Engineering Manager (Infrastructure)

Job Description

Posted 21 days ago

SoLo Funds is on a mission to help the millions of Americans that live paycheck to paycheck and can't survive a money crunch. Launched in 2018 as a unique and proprietary lending marketplace, today SoLo is the leading alternative financial solution providing the fastest loans available for borrowers and the opportunity for lenders to earn significant returns. We are a VC funded Fintech company backed by Techstars, and have partnerships with Visa and Kiva. 

Our Infrastructure Lead fills the mission-critical role of ensuring that our complex, web-scale systems are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale. You will lead and help grow a high-performing and diverse team of developers, and build relationships with cross-functional partners across SoLo Funds. You will use your background as an operations generalist to work closely with our development teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues. The ideal candidate will be passionate about an operations role that involves deep knowledge of both the application and the product, and will also believe that automation is a key component to operating large-scale systems.

What You'll Do

  • Drive technical decisions within the company that align with the product roadmap and growth trajectory of the company
  • Manage a team of engineers, helping to develop their careers with goal setting and consistent feedback
  • Work with engineering team to design a modern, scalable technical architecture and be a hands on builder
  • Review high level product features for technical feasibility and make technical recommendations
  • Provide both technical and product leadership
  • Work with engineers, product managers, and designers across the company to establish product synergies and launch our products and features at scale

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years in a UNIX-based large-scale web operations/administration role
  • Trouble-shooting skills that span systems, network (TCP/IP), and code
  • Programming skills (we like Golang, Python, Perl, Ruby, Java/Scala, or C)
  • In-depth experience with config management tools like Chef, Ansible, Puppet, or SaltStack
  • Experience building and deploying container-based web applications and APIs (Docker etc)
  • Experience creating and supporting AWS environments, and working with and supporting Terraform 
  • Skill in developing and improving CI/CD scripts and services for development and deployment
  • Experience supporting web technologies and websites running Apache or NGINX
  • Experience with Linux operating systems including installing, configuring and troubleshooting
  • Desire and ability to mentor and train other engineers

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with geographically-distributed coworkers
  • Knowledge of: data structures, relational and non-relational databases, networking, Linux internals, filesystems, web architecture, and related topics

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About SoLo Funds

Launched in 2018 as a unique and proprietary lending marketplace, today SoLo is the leading alternative financial solution providing the fastest loan option to borrowers and option for lenders to obtain significant value. We're on a mission to provide the most intelligent (affordable + financially empowering) option for funds and banking services by leveraging the best technologies in the world.

Our Benefits

  • Remote Workplace
  • Unlimited Vacation Time
  • Full Healthcare Benefits
  • 401K Offered

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solofunds.com Website
Los Angeles, CA, US Location

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