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Senior DevOps & Cloud Engineer

Aliya Financial Technologies and Analytics New York, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Aliya Financial Technologies & Analytics (AFTA) Position Description

JOB TITLE: Senior DevOps Engineer




A rare opportunity for a Senior DevOps to join a growing machine learning and big data analytics organization has become available in the Greater NY Area. This is an excellent opportunity to work on exciting projects that are vital to the company's expansion.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will work with engineering leadership to design, develop and maintain software required to meet Aliya's business objectives. You'll work across a broad spectrum of systems from micro-services to distributed data analytics and cluster computing as is required to fulfill business requirements.

The culture is technology-drive, high-energy and entrepreneurial. We have an open office environment that encourages interaction, communication, and collaboration.

What you will do

This individual will be responsible for developing next-generation architecture and managing the server environment that runs our cloud platform. This role will provide an opportunity to make substantial contributions into the design and implementation of our platform's infrastructure and improve its capacity and scalability. Additionally, the engineer will work closely with the application teams to optimize integration between our software and infrastructure. The role requires a mix of systems engineering and software development.

This is an ideal career opportunity for an operations engineer, who is keen on learning new technologies, working in an autonomous environment, whilst applying their wealth of experience.

The successful candidate will have a passion to explore technology solutions combined with operational support experience and the following:

• Demonstrable experience in an Operations or System Engineering role.

• Experience of using AWS Cloud

• Sound understanding of ElasticStack (ElasticSearch, Kibana, Watcher, and Logstash)

• Very good knowledge of Docker and related technologies (experience with Swarm/Kubernetes/Kafka advantageous)

• Experience or understanding of managing a Linux environment including administration and configuration.

• Experience with Hadoop, Spark or Kafka

• Experience of using Automations tools such as Terraform

• Proven experience of scripting in Python, Bash, or Perl

• Exposure to continuous integration and build tools

• Understanding of Micro-Services Architecture

• Expert experience with automation/configuration management using Ansible, Chef, or Puppet; CI/CD tools, such as Jenkins, Artifactory, GIT, etc.

• Strong experience with APM tools such as Dynatrace, NewRelic, AppDynamics, as well as Log Analysis and Monitoring tools such as Splunk, CloudWatch, Dynatrace, Nagios, SysDig, etc.

• Experience in network security (DNS, VPN/VPC, IDS/IPS, Subnets/Security Groups/Network ACLs)

• Very good communication, problem solving

Bonus Points

• Provisioning via AWS CloudFormation

• AWS Certified Solution Associate


• None

Work Expectations

• Minimum travel expected

• Local, or willing to relocate to Greater NY area


Full-time employee benefits

• Medical: United HealthCare Standard with no annual deductible (100% employer paid) for individual employee and family

• Dental: MetLife Enhanced (100% employer paid)—annual deductible of $50 (individual) & $150 (family)

• 401(K): 3% employer match

• Group Term Life Insurance (up to 2x annual salary)

• Short Term Disability

• Long-Term Disability

Voluntary elections

• Vision: VSP UHC Standard

• ADP Commuter benefits (pre-tax contribution)

• United Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

• MetLife Critical Illness coverage

• Hyatt (MetLife) Legal Plan coverage

Aliya Financial Technologies and Analytics

Why Work Here?

Innovation, great work environment, benefits, and a lot of room for growth

ABOUT ALIYA Founded in early 2015, Aliya Financial Technologies (Aliya) is a data and analytics company founded and fully funded by the industry's leading innovators, engineers, and capital markets specialists, whose successful careers have spanned from world-class companies like Sofi, and Amazon to Capital One, Fortress Capital, Tiger Management, Credit Suisse, and Bank of America. We are located in New York City. OUR MISSION Our mission is to create a paradigm shift in the financial ecosystem. We accomplish this by building intelligent systems to provide fair and efficient pricing to outdated sectors within the financial system. Our goal is to become the modern-day Village Banker. The traditional Village Banker conducted business through relationships and deep knowledge of the end customer’s true financial situation and behavioral characteristics. Aliya is doing the same through the use of modern machine learning and alternative data analytics. We have enabled financial institutions to create deeper, more profitable lending relationships within their existing customer base, while helping millions of hardworking individuals gain access to credit at fair, transparent pricing. Our proprietary advanced analytics risk engine is in production with a top 10 U.S. bank originating over $100 million of loans per month. Ultimately, we want to make a major impact on the standard of living of every hardworking individual by giving them access to less expensive loans and other financial products, thereby positively benefiting society as a whole. OUR VALUES ● RELENTLESS pursuit of our mission. We believe nothing is impossible—obstacles are meant to be overcome. We encourage and reward those who push the team to the limit in pursuit of our mission. ● COLLABORATIVE—We are a company run by ideas, and we believe ideas flourish in a team environment. For us, team always comes first. ● CURIOUS—We are constantly questioning the status quo and searching for revolutionary alternatives to antiquated solutions. ● EMPATHETIC—We are obsessed with ensuring that our partners have the best partner experience possible. ● INNOVATIVE—We are financial innovators and talented data scientist who believe that creativity and imagination are critical to intelligent risk-taking. ● COMMITTED —We are committed to our Aliya family, culture, and values, and take care of each other. We also strive to positively impact the communities around us through service, fundraising, and community outreach efforts.


521 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
New York, NY

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