Senior SRE/DevOps Engineer

Step

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Full time

May 5

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Step is a next generation financial services company building the best banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. Step’s mission is to create a bank that gives you the tools to become smarter with your money and reward you along your financial journey. Step is a well-funded Series C company focused on disrupting banking through a differentiated mobile-first consumer experience. The founding team has extensive background in FinTech and building successful consumer products and brands. If you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a strong mission and vision that puts people first, we want to meet you.

Role

Step is looking for its first SRE/DevOps Engineer to help us define and implement how we deploy and run our software in the cloud. You are a self-starter passionate about automation who is comfortable working cross-functionally with other teams across Step.

Responsibilities 

  • Work in a small, tight knit cross-functional team
  • Be part of a high energy, fun, world class engineering team
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and running of a high-volume, low-latency, distributed transaction processing systems
  • See your contributions make a weekly impact to an evolving product 

Must haves

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 3+ years relevant work experience
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals
  • Solid grasp of your favorite modern programming language
  • Passion for uptime and automation
  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery

Pluses 

  • Familiarity with Google Cloud and Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes
  • PostgreSQL experience
  • Familiarity with Agile, CI/CD, DevOps

Core technologies we use 

  • Kotlin, Java
  • gRPC, Protocol Buffers, jOOQ, Dagger, Swagger
  • PostgreSQL
  • Google Kubernetes Engine

Working at Step

  • Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits
  • Stock in an early stage startup that is growing
  • Flexible WFH and vacation policy
  • Free daily lunches
  • Free snacks & drinks 
  • Monthly team events outside the office
  • Monthly stipend for commuter benefits and card testing
  • Office right next to Caltrain


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