Staff DevOps Engineer- Remote

  • Figure
  • Remote
  • Mar 22, 2021
Full time Computer Science Engineering

Job Description

About Figure
Figure Technologies creates innovative consumer financial solutions for home improvement, debt consolidation, and retirement while providing financial literacy and financial empowerment. Our mission is to build and promote innovative financial products on a blockchain that benefits consumers and eliminates rent-seeking, illiquidity, and other inefficiencies present in current financial markets.

At Figure, we build really big things. And to build big, we need a company in which everyone is supported in doing their absolute best work. That is what culture means to us.  We are a team of incredibly smart people who love architecting and building things from scratch. We know we are working with the absolute best and are challenged by our colleagues every day. We are the kind of people who wake up curious each morning and go to bed each night wanting to accomplish more.

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a startup focused on solving real problems with blockchain and to work with a team of proven leaders who have created billions of dollars in value in the Fintech space. Join us!


About the Role
Figure is excited to be growing our business and creating a new team.  We are looking for curious, innovative, and collaborative team members.    Engineering is at the heart of the action, building out our blockchain protocol and direct-to-consumer products that will transform the financial services industry.  Everything is from scratch development and every engineer has a big impact on the team and the growth of the company. 

A successful member of the Figure engineering team embraces formidable goals and excels at delivering solutions in a responsive and communicative fashion. We use Kubernetes across multiple cloud providers making security, scalability, and change management of the utmost importance. To deliver solutions, infrastructure as code is a necessity, and Terraform provides IaC for our foundation of instances, databases, and networks.


What You’ll Do

  • Adhere to iterative principles driving the production of innovative tech solutions in a team environment 
  • Originate, champion and execute new ideas for projects
  • Collaborate with project leads and other software engineers across multiple teams and projects


What We Look For

  • Bachelor's degree with a Computer Science major preferred 
  • Proficiency in managing cloud data centers and provisioning cloud data stores and maintenance of production data at scale
  • Proficiency in managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience with Helm or Kustomize
  • Familiarity with the following:  Redis, Postgres, Hyperledger, Kong, JWT, Nginx
  • 2+ years Building Kafka Clusters for Scale
  • Familiarity with Terraform or another equivalent IaC framework.
  • Experience in a fast-paced development environment where “If it’s not in production, we aren’t iterating.”
  • Ability to drive a project from concept to release and implementing infrastructure from the ground up with code. IaC - http://bit.ly/2BkHDAF
  • Previous experience managing infrastructure within an enterprise data center or cloud-based data center
  • Proficiency in securing data using cryptographic best practices and securing enterprise networks
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment with limited direction 


Benefits To You

  • Competitive salary based on experience and skills
  • Firm-wide performance-based bonus 
  • Competitive stock options package as an early member of the team
  • A flexible paid time off and vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance
  • Company FSA, 401k, commuter benefits
  • And much more to come!

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Figure will NOT sponsor work visas for this position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.