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Site Reliability Engineer Avant
Chicago, IL

Avant is an online platform and a provider of credit alternatives to middle income consumers.

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About Avant

Job Description

Avant is a high growth financial technology company, dedicated to lowering the barriers of borrowing for all consumers. Since 2012, Avant has secured more than $4 billion in funding and connected customers to over $5 billion through 800,000 transactions and counting. Through big data and machine learning, Avant's mission is to provide better access to responsible financial products. Avant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, Bloomberg, and has raised over $600 million of equity capital. Visit, for more information.


Avant strives to build reliable and easy to use systems. We believe in measuring all aspects of our applications and infrastructure. Our focus on automation and process improvement enables us to accomplish innovative, scalable and reliable systems.

We value constant self-improvement, honest feedback, clear communication and empathy for the users of our services.

What you do at Avant:

* Prepare applications to work on Docker, Kubernetes, and other hosted systems
* Assist development teams with moving applications through all levels of SDLC
* Ensure application health and resiliency
* Educate and evangelize software systems knowledge across engineering teams
* Manage cloud resources
* Build scalable and reliable software systems

Why you are a fit for Avant:

* 3+ years of relevant professional experience
* Bachelor's degree in a field such as Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related degree
* Intermediate level programming experience. We use a mix of python, golang, ruby and bash
* Basic level experience with infrastructure as code. Terraform, packer and ansible are our tools of choice
* Intermediate Linux operating systems and containerization. We use Docker and Kubernetes
* Basic knowledge of networking resources - VPN, DNS, TLS/SSL
* Experience supporting production web applications
* Have worked with monitoring systems such as Sumologic, Datadog, and Prometheus
* Knowledge of development tool creation and application architecture design.

Why Avant is a fit for you:

At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:

We value, support, and help each other grow

We are committed to active inclusion and diversity

We are transparent and believe the best idea wins

We succeed when our customers succeed

We get sh!t done… responsibly

And we keep it fun!

We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

About Avant

Avant is an online platform and a provider of credit alternatives to middle income consumers.

1000 employees

222 north lasalle street

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