Sr. Systems Engineer
Enova Financial - Chicago, IL

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Reports to: Senior Manager of Technology

Position Summary:

Enova is currently searching for bright, energetic, and talented individuals to join our team; problem solvers and action-oriented thinkers are required. Candidates will be expected to hit the ground running learning the technologies, strategies, and analytical techniques that will enable them to contribute to the continued success of the company. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, analytical, and will be able to work effectively in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.

  • Candidate will work in a team environment building and supporting infrastructure for complex web applications
  • Involved in setting architectural direction and responsible for implementing parts of system projects
  • Lead projects independently while working with other members of the team to ensure its success
  • Implement server and server cluster best practices such as security, OS patching, networking, code deployment, and configuration management
  • Recognize and recommend new equipment to solve needs and perform the necessary stress testing of the recommended equipment
  • Plan and execute large scale projects
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and solve complex problems
  • Provide mentoring for other team members
  • Maintain a private cloud in a fast paced environment
  • Provide tier 2 support to Operations in a 24x7 on call environment
  • Systems automation will be a key function of the role on a day to day basis
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 + years of Unix systems administration, Unix Shell scripting and the Unix command line
  • Subject matter expert in Linux systems administration in a production environment
  • Experience in a high availability, scalable environment with large data volumes at multiple locations
  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as Xen or Debian
  • Experience implementing and maintaining a managed production environment
  • Strong understanding of networking, including but not limited to, routing, VLAN, VPNs, TCP/IP, Wireshark, tcpdump, load balancing and Netflow
  • Experience in web development technologies, tools and protocols, such as HTTP and HTTPS
  • Bash, Perl, SH, Ruby and Python scripting
  • Knowledge of SNMP
  • Passion for expanding personal knowledge and staying on the cutting edge of technology

Distinguishing Characteristics:
  • Asterisk or VOIP
  • iSCSI, SMTP, DNS and related tools
  • PostgreSQL or other relational databases
  • Experience with Ruby or Ruby on Rails

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • Debian Linux
Why work for Enova?

We’re proud to say that we work amongst the best and the brightest. We encourage collaboration between teams and in return we simply ask for our employees to be eager, driven and laugh at our jokes from time to time. Want to institute a new idea? Speak up! Want to take on a new challenge? Tackle it! Our open door policy and unlimited growth potential ensures that anyone can become a leader as long as they’re willing to put in the work.

Get a glimpse at some of the perks of being an employee at Enova…
  • Tuition reimbursement for those itching to get another degree.
  • Paid Sabbatical Leave for those needing some time to recharge.Onsite perks! Our “Chill Hub”, haircuts, yoga sessions, manicures and massages.
  • Casual dress code means the freedom to wear jeans and flip flops.
  • We know you’re human and things come up! We can provide flexibility on hours depending on your role and the department needs.Don’t have time for breakfast? Our kitchens are stocked with plenty of food options that are grab-and-go ready.
  • Working in the office super late? Dinner is on us.
  • Want to decorate your office? Fish tanks and bean bag chairs are encouraged.
  • Dry cleaning services available that will return your garments right to your door.
  • Prime downtown Chicago location.

If you thrive in an environment where you are constantly challenged, motivated, and have fun while working, read below to see if this position fits you. We look forward to reading your application!

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