CommonBond is hiring a

DevOps Engineer

New York, United States

CommonBond is building a values-driven, customer-centric financial services company. Our mission is to change the way people think about student loans. We accomplish this with lower interest rates, a state-of-the art technology platform, and caring customer service. We also are the only financial services company with a 1-for-1 social program: For every loan funded, we fund the education of a child in the developing world. CommonBond has been named to the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, the 50 Best Places to Work by Inc., and the Forbes Fintech 50. We are backed by great investors, have an awesome team, and are looking for our next great team member.

Creating a robust tech-powered organization is essential to our success and we are looking for someone who will help design, build and maintain the infrastructure foundation that supports our multiple business lines. Our production environment includes Kubernetes running on AWS virtual private cloud technology. We are actively migrating to a microservices based architecture.

In joining our Software Engineering team, you can expect to have ownership over building new products, solving for challenges we face as a company, creating products that help people, and supporting an incredible social mission.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain responsibility for system administration of containerized, virtual environments and development services in a cloud-based environment 
  • Build and maintain development and production infrastructure to support continued product growth using Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS and associated technologies 
  • Effectively manage SQL databases including maintenance and configuration of system security admin controls, operating systems, and FDL and SSL data transmissions 
  • Manage operating production environment web servers, application service, mircoservices 
  • Contribute to pertinent ad hoc projects including debugging code within a React, Enterprise Java (including Spring Boot and DropWizard) 
  • Help migrate to a best practices micro services architecture 
  • Participate in an on-call rotation

Job Qualifications / Experience Requirements:  

  • 3-5 years of experience working within a modern web-based environment 
  • 1-3 years of experience with Docker and kubernetes 
  • System administration of virtual environments and development services in a cloud-based environment 
  • Deep knowledge of security configurations of operating systems 
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash and Python 
  • Exposure to SQL and Linux System administration 
  • Experience with Java, Postgres, Python, Elasticsearch, Redis, MYSQL, Golang 
  • Proficiency in building deployments using a CI/CD tool
  • Working knowledge of AWS Administration and Instance Management 


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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