Our DevOps team is a critical part of our engineering organization creating scalable systems and automation processes for our infrastructure. From building software delivery pipelines to working with developers ensuring best systems engineering practices, our DevOps team is responsible for the uptime of business-critical systems that operate our day-to-day business. This individual will be joining our DevOps group as a subject matter expert in security. In addition they will be leveraging cutting edge automation tools to build and support highly scalable infrastructure for our diverse environments and clients in the financial sector.


In this role you will:

  • Serve as a primary point responsible for the security, health, performance, and capacity of our business systems
  • Take a lead role in audit activities (SOC2 and others)
  • Promote security best practices for all of Engineering
  • Develop tools to optimize our ability to rapidly deploy, secure, and effectively monitor our application stack.
  • Work closely with software engineers to ensure our applications are designed with "operability", security, and scalability in mind
  • Develop, implement and maintain highly scalable Kubernetes-based infrastructure to meet our business needs and managed via IaC tools such as Terraform, Helm, and Kustomize
  • Manage and maintain Github/Gitlab/ArgoCD CI/CD pipelines


We are looking for:

  • Prior experience in an enterprise-facing technical operations role
  • 5+ years in a UNIX-based operations role
  • Deep UNIX/Linux systems knowledge and/or systems administration background managing large business critical deployments
  • Strong troubleshooting skills that span systems, network, and code
  • Demonstrated programming skills in one or more of: Python, NodeJS, Java, C, Shell
  • Demonstrated skills in information security
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, Google Cloud
  • Experience with Lacework or similar security tools
  • Experience with security audits


Perks and benefits:

  • People – the best part of Zest
  • Robust healthcare plans, matching 401K and unlimited vacation time
  • Weekly company wide “all hands” meetings giving insight into current business agendas
  • Virtual weekly happy hours, sometimes casual and other times with a focus around topics like racial discrimination and LGBTQ+ history
  • Monthly employee care packages to make WFH more enjoyable
About Zest AI:
Zest AI has been perfecting AI for consumer lending decisions since 2009. Our Model Management System helps lenders make better decisions and better loans—increasing revenue, reducing risk, and automating compliance. Our mission is to make fair and transparent credit available to everyone and our software creates some of the most inclusive risk models in the industry. Using Zest-built machine learning software, financial institutions can dramatically expand credit access to deserving people with no added risk. Learn more at Zest.ai and connect with us on Twitter @Zest_AI or our Insights blog.
Zest is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages professionals from underrepresented groups in technology and financial services to apply.
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