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Avant | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Avant is a high growth financial technology company, dedicated to lowering the barriers of borrowing for all consumers. Since 2012, Avant has secured more than $4 billion in funding and connected customers to over $5 billion through 800,000 transactions and counting. Through big data and machine learning, Avant's mission is to provide better access to responsible financial products. Avant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, Bloomberg, and has raised over $600 million of equity capital. Visit www.avant.com, for more information.

What you do at Avant:

* Lead an engineering team and provide mentorships, reviews and technical guidance
* Work with other engineers and technical product managers to write, test, and deploy your code safely and automatically to production. We deploy multiple times a day.
* We work mostly in Terraform, Ansible, Golang, and Python. Our ideal candidate is someone with some experience in application development who has shifted into infrastructure. We want strong programmers - our interview process is unbiased and language agnostic
* Be a part of a strong culture of ownership, pragmatism, and testing
* We have a culture that treats engineers as both teachers and students, and encourage this by presenting weekly Lunch and Learns, hosting hackathons, and attending conferences

Why you are a fit for Avant:

* 4+ years of relevant engineering work experience and
* 2+ hands-on technical management experience
* You're a pragmatic generalist programmer who will provide a strong voice for technological direction of systems at Avant
* You're entrepreneurial, self-driven, and takes pride in improving our customers' experiences
* You have strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals and coding/testing best practices
* You thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts and enjoys working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
* You like communicating directly with business units from all over the company to ensure you understand and can best handle the pain points and the wide range of stakeholders needs

Why Avant is a fit for you:

At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:

We value, support, and help each other grow

We are committed to active inclusion and diversity

We are transparent and believe the best idea wins

We succeed when our customers succeed

We get sh!t done… responsibly

And we keep it fun!

We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

About Avant

AvantGo, Inc., formerly Bombardier Software, Inc., provides mobile enterprise software and services that enable and enhance the use of Internet-based content and corporate applications on hand-held devices and Internet-enabled phones. The Company's AvantGo M-Business Server products and mobile business applications are designed to automate business processes and improve the exchange of information between companies and their employees and customers, resulting in improved business efficiencies and more effective customer interactions. AvantGo licenses its AvantGo M-Business Server products and mobile business applications to help companies provide their employees, customers, suppliers and business affiliates with easy access to business information. In February 2003, the Company was acquired by Sybase, Inc., an enterprise infrastructure and integration company. (Source: 10-K)

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