Who we are 

M1 Finance has created a personal wealth-building platform made for the modern era, uniting personal perspective and automated ease. We seamlessly combine free investing, low cost borrowing and digital checking all in one intuitive, automated Finance Super App, and we’re driven by a mission to empower personal financial well-being. We believe that financial well-being is fundamental to overall well-being, and we strive to deliver products that are simpler, smarter, and stronger than those created by our staid, boring, entrenched, slow-moving competitors in the personal finance industry  

Our clients have already trusted us with over $2 billion of assets, we’re currently helping more than 500,000 people grow and manage their wealth with our industry leading automation and tools, and we’re adding thousands of new clients every day.  

We’re looking for passionate people who want to improve and build on what we’ve created and take responsibility to help others build something meaningful and sustainable for their futures.   

We mean it when we say. “M1 is yours to build. 

If this sounds interesting to you, we’d love to have you read on. 

What we’re looking for 

M1 seeks a DevOps engineer looking to take the next step in their career: an energetic, enthusiastic, optimistic candidate searching for a smaller organization where they can try on many different hats, create and manage new processes, and grow with us. The individual we seek will be a generalist with knowledge of many different parts of infrastructure and excited to deepen their knowledge of every part of the DevOps stack.  

At M1, we value diversity and foster a positive, creative work environment. We seek individuals who want to enable each other’s' best contributions, are willing to take an active yet compassionate role in helping guide the vision of our business and aren't afraid to become an integral component of our company.  

What You'll Do

  • Operate and own production-grade Kubernetes clusters for a variety of workloads 
  • Implement clean and maintainable infrastructure-as-code that adheres to industry best practices 
  • Resolve issues with build, test, and deployment pipelines 
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the build, test, and deployment processes 
  • Work with fellow DevOps team members on other configuration and trouble-shooting tasks as needed 
  • Participate in the design and execution of significant platform architecture changes. 
  • Perform upgrade and administer OS, software development tool and web app server on various build system infrastructure servers. 
  • Collaborate with peers and external engineering teams in gathering software build and release deployment cycle requirements. 
  • Adhere to software development standards and practices. And help to drive improvements to our build system scripts, tools and processes. 
  • Grow alongside an exciting, committed team of engineers who will always help you be your best  


  • 3+ years creating, executing, and troubleshooting complex, automated processes used to configure servers and/or deploy code 
  • Experience supporting Linux servers and environments (Debian Preferred).  
  • 3+ years performing complex scripting tasks BASH, Perl, Python, Ruby, or Shell scripting languages 
  • 2+ years using configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform. 
  • 1+ years supporting complex, distributed applications 
  • 1+ years supporting production applications in Kubernetes. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with public cloud providers (AWS preferred) 
  • Experience with high level programming language such as Go, Python, Java 
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment concepts and tools and technologies such as Node, NPM, postgres db, Artifactory, Git, Confluence, NGINX, elasticsearch, openvpn, Consul 
  • Experience with containerization technology such as docker, docker-compose, docker swarm 

M1's Commitment to Diversity

M1 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate different experiences and we're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at all levels of the company. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. With our three DEI task forces (internal education, recruiting, and community involvement), M1 employees and leaders set aside company time to tackle DEI projects and achieve goals every quarter.

Our Values 

Our team embodies our eight core principles and if these principles speak to you – we’d love to talk with you.  

  • Mission Driven: We will passionately apply ourselves to deliver immense value to our customers, knowing if they succeed, so too will the company 
  • Extreme Ownership: We think and act like owners. Our focus is building long-term value, not scoring short-term marks. We own everything in our domain, including the outcome and everything that affects it 
  • Boldness: We want to do things of consequence. Make a difference. We would rather fail at something meaningful than succeed at something trivial 
  • Bias for action: The best way to make progress is to act 
  • Economical: Efficiency is important, and we consider both the costs and benefits to our actions 
  • Team oriented: In working together, we maintain low ego, make everyone feel welcome, assume good intent, trust one another, and seek out different perspectives. We empower our teammates to be at their best.  
  • Challenged, but not overwhelmed: We are curious people who always want to grow. Growth happens outside our comfort zone. We achieve our potential through consistent, manageable growth 
  • Integrity: We do the right thing. When we make mistakes, we own and correct them. We would be proud if our actions are shared with our family, friends, and strangers. Everyone can count on us to act according tour values, beliefs, and principles we state we hold. This trust must never be broken.  

Our Perks 

  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance 
  • Stock options for all employees 
  • Retirement benefit with employer match 
  • $500 to spend on home office equipment while working from home 
  • Stylish M1 swag 
  • Socially distant team outings, celebrations, and events 
  • Transparent and open communication 
  • Office in the Loop with a Game Room and Gym 


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