We’re looking for a Software Engineer in DevOps to support and maintain the core components of our financial platform and scale it to serve millions of users across the world. The technical scope of the project is broad and leverages a variety of cutting-edge commercial and open source tools to get the job done.

Responsibilities: 

  • You will help drive all application-level aspects of the company’s SaaS operations
  • You will build, deploy, analyze, troubleshoot and scale the service wherever and whenever
  • You will collaborate closely with Engineering and Data Scientists on all architectural decisions and stay current on nascent technologies to make influential recommendations
  • You will operate very large relational and NoSQL databases, queuing systems, pub-sub servers, and other core infrastructural components

Qualifications:

  • Tinker - you love to try out new tools and technologies to further improve the platform
  • Technology Toolbox - you have all of the tools for development plus a few extras
  • Leader - you have the ability to keep pace with, and set pace for, your teammates. Able to learn and teach new technologies and solutions
  • Solutions Driven - experience thinking out loud to create the best solutions to complex, tricky problems, using the latest technical methodologies/processes
  • Think Globally - you have the passion to deploy a service that is truly global and love the chance to solve complex problems that arise from this

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in DevOps processes and tools (Ansible, Docker, Vagrant, Chef/Puppet, PagerDuty, NewRelic, Splunk)
  • Expert knowledge in AWS (EC2, S3, RDS, ELB, ElasticCache, VPC, VPN)
  • Proficiency in Cloud and Application Security, and Certification (ISO-27001, SOC 1, SOC 2)
  • Degree in Computer Science and/or Math
  • Proficiency in Agile development process

Preferred skills & experience:

  • Highly motivated and self disciplined
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and communication in a fast pace environment

We strongly believe that inclusion fosters innovation and we’re proud to have a diverse team with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We focus on hiring talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Tala:

Tala (formerly InVenture) builds mobile products that help creditworthy individuals in emerging markets validate their financial identities and get access to fair credit to advance their businesses and families. Tala is providing choice and control to individuals around the world when it comes to their financial identity.

Tala is backed by Data Collective (DCVC), Lowercase Capital (Chris Sacca), Google Ventures, Collaborative Fund and other leading venture & impact investors. Fast Company ranked InVenture as the World’s Most Innovative Money Company in 2015 and our work has been highlighted by Wired UK, Forbes, the Economist, Vodafone, TED and many others.



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