Senior Devops Engineer

Upgrade Inc. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 5 months ago

Upgrade is a consumer credit platform that is changing how people think about credit. We use technology to innovate and create responsible and affordable credit products that help our customers understand and manage their credit better.

Our founding team pioneered online lending over a decade ago and launched Upgrade in 2016 using their experience and the latest available technology to make credit more transparent and affordable. While Upgrade is very well funded with $142 million in equity capital, we're still in the early days and you have a great opportunity to make your individual impact towards our collective mission.

Upgrade has been named a "Best Place to Work in the Bay Area" by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal.

We are looking for new team members who are excited about creating, designing and implementing new and better solutions to join a team of just over 300 talented and passionate professionals. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.


  • Build a resilient, secure, and efficient cloud based platform.

  • Automate deployment, monitoring, management and incident response.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot platform issues.

  • Build and scale the technology infrastructure to meet rapidly increasing demand.

  • Manage cross-functional requirements working with various company stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with Development and QA to launch new features and services.

  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedures.

You are:

  • Highly motivated and self driven.

  • Enjoy learning and solving problems.

  • Enjoy collaborating and working in teams.

  • Technically strong and hands-on.

  • Good at multitasking and thrive in fast paced environments.

  • Methodical, thorough, and solution oriented.


  • At least 4 years of relevant experience.

  • In-depth hands-on knowledge of AWS.

  • Advanced knowledge of Ansible and Terraform.

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and Istio.

  • Experience with Windows Server and IIS.

  • Understanding of Java applications.

  • Strong understanding of systems, networks and troubleshooting techniques.

  • Experience in automated build pipeline, and continuous integration.

  • Working knowledge of relational databases (SQL Server, PostgreSQL).

  • Knowledge of cloud monitoring, logging and cost management tools.

  • Strong programming/scripting knowledge (e.g. Bash, Python, Powershell etc.).

  • Experience with other IaaT platforms is a plus.


  • Located in the heart of the Loop, in between the Financial District and Theatre District.

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, & vision.

  • Kitchen stocked with beverages, snacks & treats.

  • Unlimited vacation policy.

  • Periodic social gatherings / happy hours.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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