Principal Software Engineer – AWS / Cloud, DevOps & Infrastructure

Lending Club

San Francisco, CA, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/04/2021
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  • Company Address: 71 Stevenson Street Suite 300, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Lending Club

LendingClub is America's largest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, facilitating personal loans, business loans, and financing for elective medical procedures and K-12 education and tutoring.

Job Description

  • Current Employees of LendingClub: Please apply via your internal Workday Account

    LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC) is the parent company of LendingClub Bank, National Association, Member FDIC, and the only full-spectrum fintech marketplace bank. Members can gain access to a broad range of financial products and services through a technology-driven platform, designed to help them pay less when borrowing and earn more when saving. Since 2007, more than 3 million members have joined the Club to help reach their financial goals. We’re leading the governance of a new industry by developing ethical, responsible ways to bring greater value and better opportunities to our members. Everyone deserves a better financial future and our team is committed to making that a reality. Come join us!

    About the Role

    As a member of the DevOps team, you will build and support applications and infrastructure enabling teams to configure, deploy, operate and monitor the mission critical services powering LendingClub. You will work in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment. You will influence strategy and direction of our infrastructure by helping us build scalable solutions to challenging technical problems.

    What You'll Do

    • Build applications and infrastructure to enable LendingClub deliver high quality software fast 
    • Build monitoring and alerting infrastructure that is scalable and simple to maintain  
    • Collaborate with operations, security and engineering teams to provide self-service frameworks that ensure the platform stability, reduce risk and control costs 
    • Work throughout the full infrastructure including design, architecture, capacity planning, monitoring, alerting, security, scaling, failover and recovery 
    • Ensure site uptime and performance SLAs are met 
    • Collaborate with broader engineering team on new feature rollouts 
    • Be on periodic on-call duty to support the infrastructure 

    About You

    About You 

    • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or a related field 

    • 5+ years hands-on experience operating enterprise class infrastructure 

    • 5+ years coding experience and proficient in an object-oriented programming language / Java 

    • AWS experience: EC2, ASG, ELB/ALB, AMI, EBS, VPC, CodeDeploy, IAM, S3, Route53, ECR, API Gateway 

    • Expert in building automated deployment and scalable systems 

    • System-level thinking and ability to move up and down the stack 

    • Familiarity with our stack a plus: AWS, Terraform, Docker,  EKS, Java, Python, Jenkins, Elasticsearch, Splunk 


    Active Projects and Roadmap 

    • Modernize infrastructure orchestration as containerization for scalability and portability  

    • Modernize deployment orchestration to support AWS migration  

    • Migrate AWS clusters from ELBs to ALBs 

    • Operations Efficiency – automate and improve existing systems to reduce toil and on-call overhead and false positives  

    • AWS Role and Tag refactoring and enforcement to simplify policy management  

    • Cost Optimization and Operationalization 


    LendingClub is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger as we work together to transform the traditional banking system. 


    We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected]

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