Better is hiring a

Sr. IT SaaS Engineer

New York, United States

Better is redefining homeownership and making it simpler, faster—and most importantly—more accessible for everyone. We leverage technology and expertise to find ways that we can make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable. 

  • Right now we’re funding over $3 billion in home loans per month
  • We’ve funded over $35 billion in loans and $3.5 billion in insurance 
  • We ranked #1 in the U.S. on LinkedIn's Top Startups 2020
  • We ranked #11 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in Financial Services 2020
  • Our Founder and CEO was named in Comparably's Top 25 CEOs for Diversity
  • We were listed to Forbes’ FinTech 50 2020
  • And #15 on the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 
  • We’ve secured over $254 million from our investors to date 

Our company is made up of driven, passionate people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to everything we do and we are committed to fostering diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We see the perspectives that each person brings and a diverse workforce as essential for individual and collective success. We believe it’s important to foster a company culture that encourages curiosity and passion—from employee resource groups and learning opportunities to team outings and community outreach.

A Better opportunity:

Better is looking for a self driven person to help us build, maintain, and oversee our growing library of SaaS apps. This person will work strategically with our Infrastructure and IT Support teams to make sure our IT practices stay aligned with business needs. The ideal candidate is a customer-service driven, technical person who can balance day-to-day operations with a majority of project based work. This person should be comfortable making decisions that will have impact company wide. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing, maintaining, and improving an Okta environment with hundreds of applications and thousands of users. Must be comfortable adding new app integrations with SAML, creating group rules, editing attribute mappings, and leveraging API’s when needed. A deep understanding of Okta (or another IdP) is required.
  • Designing and configuring integrations between multiple applications. Working with stakeholders to get the information they need from one platform to another as needed. 
  • Experience supporting NetSuite and Workday (or another enterprise HRIS)
  • Forming relationships with stakeholders throughout the company to improve and maintain the applications they rely on daily.  
  • Leading junior engineers and operations team through deployments, technical escalations, procedures and project tasks.
  • Engaging and managing relationships with 3rd party vendors.
  • Partnering with IT leadership to ensure our efforts align with security objectives and standards.
  • Enforcing best practices of IT security and working within a compliance framework. 
  • Developing training programs and writing documentation.
  • Update our processes and design new processes as needed.

About You:

  • 5-10 Years Experience
  • Experience with Active Directory, Azure, and O365 
  • Understands basic networking (Experience with VLANs, Subnets, Firewalls)
  • Preference for those who have worked in companies that require compliance
  • Preference for those who have worked with global teams 
  • Team player, you work well with cross functional teams
  • Great communicator, comfortable leading meetings and representing the SaaS team
  • Have successfully lead projects, deployments, or company wide initiatives from start to finish 

Bonus Points for:

  • Scripting and automation experience.
  • Experience with Dell Boomi

The Better mission is rooted in values that drive us.

  • We do what’s in the best interest of the consumer, not ourselves
  • We have growth mindsets, not fixed ones
  • We believe that success lies in execution, not credentials
  • We act like owners, not just employees
  • We work to find answers on our own, not wait for them to be given to us 
  • We optimize for mission, not ego

Our mission speaks for itself—we continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We’ve recently joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank, and our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, and others have invested in our vision for what homeownership can be.

Better Benefits & Compensation is committed to paying NYC HQ salary bands, for all employees, regardless of where they are located and does not adjust salaries based on cost of living location. Our total rewards package consists of base salary, yearly cash bonus, equity and benefits. Additional employment-related benefits include:

  • Comprehensive healthcare, retirement, and voluntary benefits—including medical, dental, vision, savings accounts, 401k, and more
  • Personalized care and tools for realizing your mental health and wellness goals
  • Robust holistic wellbeing offerings where you can experience unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy, and more
  • Unlimited time off (with manager approval)
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave after only 90 days of employment, and 20 weeks after 24 months of service
  • Inclusive fertility benefits for you or your eligible dependents, regardless of participation in a Better medical plan

Better is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, age, or any other basis protected by law. All employment decisions at Better are based on a person’s merit, business needs, and role requirements.

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