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Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Raise
Chicago, IL, US

About Raise
Raise is the leading digital prepaid and retail payments platform where consumers can save money and earn rewards on every purchase. With over 450 national brands partnerships, Raise offers an opportunity for retailers to redefine their customer acquisition and retention strategy through direct-to-consumer relationships that empower consumers to maximize their spending.

Since 2013, we’ve saved millions of consumers over $150 million and have received $147 million in funding from investors including Accel, PayPal, Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates.

About The Position
Raise is looking for a Senior Reliability Engineer to join our Platform team. In this position, you will be responsible for maintaining, designing, implementing and upgrading our cloud infrastructure to support our microservices platforms. At Raise we embrace automation and infrastructure as code as a means of empowering the delivery team’ frictionless ownership of applications and services. The ideal candidate has a background in developing distributed applications, cloud technologies, and delivering self-service infrastructure.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the rest of the engineering organization to build automated processes and tools for managing application and service deployments
  • Own and support underlying infrastructure and cross-cutting services such as logging and monitoring
  • Collaborate closely with Engineering teams to understand the behaviors and configuration of underlying applications and services and empower their delivery

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5+ years of engineering expertise, practicing software development professionally in a collaborative environment (e.g. Test-driven development (TDD) and paired programming)
  • 5+ years experience with high availability, concurrent, large-scale distributed infrastructures
  • 5+ years working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Extensive experience with leading cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services
  • Extensive experience with “infrastructure as code” and automation/configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, SaltStack, Puppet, or Terraform as well as the selection process around these tools
  • Extensive experience working with Linux containers, schedulers and surrounding tools such as Docker, Kubernetes and Helm
  • Expertise in creating automated CI/CD Pipelines with tools such as Jenkins
  • Strong background managing and supporting Linux servers
  • Familiarity with cloud-friendly network architectures and network security best practices
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts, possibilities and limitations to a non-technical audience
  • High attention to detail and constructive attitude in peer code reviews
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or comparable experience

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(K) plan, company paid short term and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
  • Raise Gives Back, paid time off for volunteering
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Credits for employees
  • Company provided breakfast, coffee and soda
  • Voluntary benefits like Pet Insurance and Identity Protection