DevOps Engineer

New York, NY  •  Full-time

Category: DevOps
Experience: Some Experience


Want to work at the forefront of a fast-growing and award winning fintech company? With an incredible team and partners looking for innovative results, we’ve doubled in size our first year and doubled the asset classes we serve in our second. As a cloud-based company, we transitioned seamlessly into a socially-distanced workforce in recent months, and with a pace that hasn’t slowed, we’re still hiring and are currently on the lookout for smart and collaborative talent to join our remotely connected team.
Job Description
SIMON is looking for a DevOps Engineer. In this role, you will utilize strong DevOps principles and advanced cloud capabilities to facilitate SIMON strategy of market agility and lean operating principles with a strict focus on quality to meet the ever-growing demands of our clients. We are seeking highly collaborative, creative and intellectually curious DevOps Engineers who are passionate about forming and implementing cutting-edge cloud computing capabilities.
  • As a member of the DevOps Engineering team you will be involved in building highly available solutions across the entire SDLC stack with primary focus on an internet facing FinTech site. Develop software and tooling to secure and automate cloud infrastructure to accommodate building software delivery capabilities with fully automatic workflows.
  • Individuals on the team will interact closely with Application Developers and QA Automation Engineering.
  • You will be responsible for developing and maintaining tools to support the development environment on MacOS and Linux tool environment with focus on improving developer productivity.
  • You will also be part of the team responsible for maintaining Site reliability with focus on building highly scalable systems integrating resiliency and high availability at all levels.
  • Design and operation of a Kubernetes environment for container management and orchestration.
  • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and hands-on troubleshooting/debugging skills.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Software Development in a Linux/Windows environment with expertise in scripting language like Python, Powershell and/or Ruby
  • Coding beyond simple scripting with strong opinions on maintainable/reusable code
  • Experience with compute provisioning on a Cloud based platform using Terraform and Cloud formation
  • Experience in a public cloud offering, migrating or building tools and applications in AWS
  • Hands-on experience of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience building a microservices based architecture
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies and experience with SDLC tooling such as Git/Maven/Gradle and continuous integration platforms such as Gitlab or Jenkins.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present, persuade and influence peers, vendors and senior management.
Preferred Qualifications
  • AWS certifications a plus.
  • Experience architecting, implementing and managing a monitoring tool such as Nagios, CloudWatch, Splunk, and ELK in the cloud a plus
  • Use of Packer to standardize environment a plus.
  • Working knowledge of databases such as MongDB, Postgres, DynamoDB a plus.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea district.
SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company, on the lookout for smart, collaborative talent to join our team.
Originally founded within Goldman Sachs, SIMON Markets LLC spun-out in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions. Our team works to build transparency around complex, risk-managed financial products by way of a single, modern platform. Our platform provides financial advisors with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools, and advanced post-trade analysis that hasn’t before been possible.
By combining state-of-the art technology with the leadership of niche industry experts and an agile start-up mentality, SIMON is well-positioned to reshape our industry. We are leading the way in a space we helped create, we are passionate about pushing boundaries, and we are growing like crazy.
No matter which part of the team you join, there is something interesting to work on. Our front-end team is building out our web and mobile presence using React, Redux, and Webpack along with some very sophisticated data visualizations. Our back-end team is using Scala, Akka, Postgres and other open-source technologies to build a micro-services architecture that can scale to handle our ambitious roadmap. Our quantitative engineering team is researching and building novel financial strategies to widen our competitive advantage. Our dev-ops team is creating a development and production environment with Docker and Kubernetes to keep us nimble.

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