DevOps Systems Engineer


At NextCapital, we build financial software that helps everyday investors build and manage a world-class financial portfolio. Our work directly benefits the millions of Americans who can’t afford traditional financial advice, by providing them a solution driven by software. Working with the world’s leading financial institutions, our software tackles the complex challenges of providing financial advice through an intuitive and engaging user experience.


Our ability to be successful starts with our people, and we’re looking for someone who is passionate about developing and supporting our cloud-based SaaS platform. The ideal candidate is an experienced DevOps engineer who is comfortable architecting and managing a growing Amazon Web Services (AWS) SaaS application. Learn more about NextCapital at



  • Administer multiple production Amazon Web Services hosted environments
  • Build, enhance, and automate our continuous integration and deployment infrastructure using Chef, Jenkins, CloudFormation and other tools
  • Collaborate with development teams operating to refine our Agile development processes and automated testing
  • Write code and scripts to improve deployments and reliability
  • Build, test, and maintain our Disaster Recovery environments in different AWS Regions
  • Create and maintain system design and operation documentation
  • Mentor junior systems administrators


  • You’re an experienced Cloud systems administrator with 3+ years of experience
  • You have implemented continuous integration and deployment systems
  • You have experience supporting multi-tier production applications running at AWS or another cloud provider
  • You have advanced scripting and coding skills
  • You are passionate about application reliability and automating everything
  • You enjoy working on variety of different projects and try to continuously improve systems and processes



  • Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
  • See the impact of your work as you help in our continued growth
  • Enjoy a laid back work environment surrounded by top quality people that enjoy working with each other
  • Receive great benefits like stock options, 401(k) match, and top notch health benefits
  • Get in on the ground floor of a growth stage company where you can have a real impact on the company’s future
  • Participate in company-sponsored cornhole leagues, Thursday After Hours (cards, video games, treats), fantasy football leagues, hackathons and other fun events
  • Enjoy our newly renovated office, located on Michigan Avenue, with an unobstructed view of both the lake and Millennium Park.
  • Enjoy locally roasted coffee, cold brew, iced tea, or espresso at your modular sitting/standing desk

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