Vestwell is hiring a

Senior DevOps Engineer

New York, United States

Who are we?

Vestwell provides every employee in America with access to a retirement account by removing the friction points financial advisors and companies have in establishing and maintaining defined contribution & benefit programs. We look out for everyone’s best interest, including financial advisors, companies and employees.

Why Vestwell?

Vestwell is at the forefront of a wave of change in a $6 trillion 401(k) market; creating a new platform that lowers fees and ensures that individuals retire wealthier. We’ve raised some money from great investors in the Fintech and Finserv world to achieve this goal and are have gotten great response from customers as well as industry heavyweights like Bank Of New York and Nationwide.

Who are we looking for?

At Vestwell, the ideal trifecta for the Senior Dev Ops Engineer is 2-4 years of Linux admin experience, coding experience (ideally in Javascript, Java or Python) and AWS. Ideally you know multiple programming languages, have experience shell scripting, and know GitHub and Jenkins as well. You should be at least familiar with Bash, Postgres, Agile development, Jenkins, Docker, Git, and Jira. The best thing about you is your passion about learning and contributing on a small team where your impact will be meaningful, visible, and immediate.

Day-to-day, you will bring your technical skills to the team. You’re a hands-on engineer who will be responsible for running with critical DevOps initiatives. We have an exciting year of extreme growth ahead of us so help us scale in a secure, manageable way with reliable automation and efficiency consistently top of mind. Through your knowledge, judgment, and diligence, you’ll give the team some vital leverage.


The Necessities

  • Linux Admin experience, shell scripting, Javascript, Java or Python, Git, Postgres, AWS
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills are a must
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for creating top-notch production & lower environment
  • CS related degree or equivalent work experience required

The Extras

  • Jenkins, Docker, Jira, Agile, Sumo Logic, Salt Stack, some basic networking
  • Prior startup experience, preferably somewhere fast-paced


We’re an early stage startup with lots of exciting milestones ahead. We value health and wellness at Vestwell and, as such, offer competitive health coverage, an open vacation policy, cappuccino & healthy snacks, and a bright, comfortable office with lots of workspace options so you can be comfortable and as productive as possible. And naturally we have a great 401(k) plan!

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