Senior Site Reliability Engineer

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ABOUT HAPPY MONEY 

Happy Money is a financial technology company on a mission to develop and deliver affordable, accessible financial tools and services that empower people to use money as a tool for their happiness. Members benefit from loans funded by a national network of customer-focused lending partners and designed to help them accomplish their goals. 

Backed by leading investors, Happy Money has helped nearly 205,000 members since inception – working with lending partners to fund over $3.7 billion in loans*. Founded in 2009, Happy Money has a passionate and purpose-driven employee base of approximately 400 people across the United States. For more information, please visit happymoney.com

*As of 12/31/2021

ABOUT THE TEAM

  • You will be part of an overall organization composed of various engineers and specialists that focus in infrastructure, operations, development, observability, and security.
  • Along with a few other specialist people, the Platform Engineering/SRE is instrumental in the future public API-driven services which define Happy Money's road forward

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Be a foundational member of our Platform Engineerings' or Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practice
  • With senior Engineering leadership and in consultation with functional areas (Systems Engineering/Operations, Development, QA, Program Management, Data Engineering, etc), scope, create, deploy, and manage platforms to measure and increase site availability and responsiveness
  • Will bring significant experience to bear in assessing and remediating site reliability issues
  • Believes in robust automation everywhere (of course)
  • Exhibits extreme ownership mentality
  • Can anticipate future infrastructure/platform/applications needs at scale, and can offer and implement practical solutions
  • Be on-call
  • Work Pacific time hours
  • Will successfully mentor others in SRE fundamentals

ABOUT YOU

  • Have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • 5+ years experience as an SRE, full-stack developer, systems engineer, DevOps, or other such contributor
  • 3+ years experience with AWS services
  • Strong facility with either Java or Python is required; strong ability with both is highly desired
  • Adequate capability in Javascript, Ruby, and/or other scripting is a plus
  • Experience with monitoring/analysis tools such as Datadog, Sumo Logic and PagerDuty
  • 5+ years with modern, agile SDLC practices, orchestration tooling, and CI/CD platforms (e.g., Terraform, Cloudformation, CodeDeploy, Jenkins, CircleCI, etc)
  • Experience working closely with Security teams to drive compliance with SOC2, PCI, or similar certifications

BONUS POINTS FOR

  • Ability to make nuanced threat assessments
  • Experience with financial systems or loan origination systems

BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Competitive salary and equity in a high growth start-up
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance options covered at 100% for you & family
  • 401k Plan with a matching contribution
  • Generous PTO
  • Monthly Health and Wellness Days
  • 12 Weeks Paid Family Leave
  • Company-paid short & long term disability and life insurance
  • Happy Home Allowance to contribute to your home office workspace 
  • Happy Money is a 100% fully distributed workforce

Here at Happy Money, we live by our core values of Love, Trust, and Hustle and welcome all. Love is shown in how we develop meaningful relationships with everyone we interact with; whether it’s a member or your manager. Trust is shown through how we empower each other to come to work as our true selves and embrace our differences. Hustle is shown through how we fail fast and learn from our mistakes. No one is perfect, we’re all human; if this job description doesn’t exactly match your background, we encourage you to apply anyway!

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