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Avant

Software Engineer, DevOps 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 www.avant.com, for more information.

Avant is building an infrastructure platform and set of tools that enable creating, managing and delivering computing resources to the entire organization. All our infrastructure is in code and we believe in creating or using systems to enable autonomy and self-service for our engineering teams.

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

What you do at Avant:

* Create infrastructure that enables rapid iteration across engineering teams
* Design and implement build, release, delivery, and deployment pipelines
* Manage cloud resources
* Ensure operational excellence of autonomous software systems
* Educate and evangelize software systems knowledge across engineering teams

Why you are a fit for Avant:

* 5+ years of relevant professional experience
* Extensive programming experience. We use a mix of python, golang and bash
* Experience with infrastructure as code. Terraform, packer and ansible are our tools of choice
* Deep understanding of Linux operating systems and containerization. We use Docker and Kubernetes
* Extended knowledge of cloud infrastructure. We run on AWS.
* Experience supporting production web applications
* Knowledgeable with N-Tier cluster technologies (nginx, haproxy, memcache, redis.)
* Knowledge of development tool creation and application architecture design.
* Experience with networking paradigms (not a must, but, nice to have)

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.

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