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Betterment // online financial advisor
 
Engineering, Full Time    Betterment HQ - New York City    Posted: Monday, October 24, 2022
 
   
 
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About Betterment:

Betterment is a leading, technology-driven financial services company that offers investing & retirement solutions for retail investors & investment advisors as well as financial wellness solutions, including a 401(k) for small & medium-sized businesses. Our growing team of 400+ is passionate about our mission to make peoples lives better. Were headquartered in NYC, with hubs in Philadelphia & D.C, & offer in-office, hybrid, & remote working based on role & location.

About the Role:

The IT team works closely with all employees & across all of the technology they rely on every day. We are responsible for access management, Systems/SaaSops, traditional software, hardware, & the networking infrastructure at our offices. We are committed to automating as much as possible to make it easier for our staff to support themselves, while still providing them white-glove service. We are always looking at the latest tech to see how we can incorporate it into the business & working with Procurement to roll it out to staff. We work closely with Security to make sure our staff is kept safe from any zero-day exploits through our Mac-based management tool. We know the right tools & automation are a force multiplier for the continued success of a fast growing business.

Betterments IT team is looking for an experienced IT Senior Systems Engineer to provide technical leadership for the future design & management of our Mac endpoint fleet & our SaaS Systems. As our endpoint fleet grows, we need a candidate who will ensure that our processes & user experience are able to scale through automation & simplified workflows. You will administer systems to design new IT solutions, modify, enhance & implement current systems, & integrate new features or improvements in order to improve efficiency for Betterment internal.  As a Lead Engineer, you'll help balance delivery of new features/updates alongside system stability & scale, all while helping mentor & grow a team of amazing folks.

We are looking to hire for this role based in our NYC office where we offer hybrid working conditions.

A Day in the Life:

  • Maintain our current JAMF Pro infrastructure, as well as architect improvements based on Betterments growth & security requirements (get us to zero-touch deployment!)
  • Partner with the Security & Risk Teams to maintain our endpoint security baseline, add additional automation to our patching schedules & ensure quick response to critical vulnerabilities. 
  • Act as our macOS & Jamf Pro subject matter expert and, as a final escalation, field questions from technical support teams. 
  • Partner up with other teams on placing apps behind Okta
  • Using alerts, create or update automations using Okta Workflow or BetterCloud
  • Work on SOC audits to ensure IT is following guidelines & making sure administrators/owners of systems are accounted for
  • Perform high-level configuration changes on our SaaS tools using our Change Management Process
  • Attend conferences or classes to further your skills & knowledge

What Were Looking For:

  • JAMF Certified Administrator/Expert certification or similar years of experience
  • Strong experience supporting MacOS user environments, Okta, Google Workspace, Slack Grid, Zoom, Duo or other comparable SaaS technologies
  • BetterCloud Certified Administrator
  • Deep knowledge of system extensions, PPPC, configuration profiles, security context, login / boot process, file system, permissions, SIP etc.
  • Patch management experience in a macOS environment leveraging technologies such as Automox
  • General knowledge of AWS
  • Experience with JAMF Connect
  • Knowledge of system migrations in JAMF, Okta and/or Google Workspace
  • Comfortable with python & bash scripting
  • Experience leading a team & wanting to grow into a managerial role

What Being at Betterment Means for You:

Joining Betterment means belonging to a community of folks passionate about change, being on a team that cares for your well-being, & continuing on a journey of non-stop growth & evolution. 

Youll join a Community that Cares: 

  • Betterment is a place to bring your whole self & make meaningful connections with your peers through interest groups, sports clubs, social events, meetups, & regular knowledge sharing.
  • Join one or more of our 6 Employee Resource Groups as a member or an ally, & help us shape Betterments culture & product for years to come.

Youll stay Happy & Healthy:

  • We will ensure youre set up & cared for with a customizable workstation, benefit packages that fit your needs (including infertility support & World Professional Association for Transgender Health approved benefits), a Self Care stipend of $600 per year to invest in your wellness however you see fit, as well as additional professional development opportunity.
  • Youll have flexible paid time off, & a team that cares about you, not just what youre working on.

Youll Learn & Grow:

  • Enhance your skills & abilities through Betterment University courses & additional allowance for outside learning.
  • As part of a team that values knowledge sharing & transparency you can opt into mentoring & career coaching programs as well as weekly company meetings.

Please note that Betterment is dedicated to providing accommodations to candidates with disabilities. If you need accommodations at any point throughout the interview process, please reach out to interview.accommodations@betterment.com 

What Happens Next?

We expect to take a few weeks to review all applications. If we would like to spend more time with you, you will hear from us to arrange next steps. You can expect 3-4 sets of conversations, all remote, with your future colleagues in the weeks following your application.

Throughout the interview process, well look to learn more about your skills, experiences, capabilities, & motivators. Many of our interview questions will be behavioral, aimed at understanding how you might operate here at Betterment. We may ask you to complete a case study exercise or technical assessments, depending on the role, as we aim to collect a robust set of data points throughout the interview process.

On average, it takes us around 2-3 weeks to make a hiring decision, depending on your availability & sense of urgency. As a best practice, we aim to interview at least 3 final round candidates before making a hiring decision. 

Please note that were unable to offer individual feedback during the interview process. We usually see 1,000+ applications for open positions, & our hiring team simply doesnt have the bandwidth to offer personalized feedback to each candidate. 

We recognize that interviewing for a new role is a big deal. We appreciate you giving us consideration as the next step in your career. Our Recruiting Team is here to support & advocate for you through the interview process, so please let us know how we can help. 

Come join us!

Were an equal opportunity employer & comply with all applicable federal, state, & local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit & do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity & status as a transgender or transsexual individual), sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, predisposing genetic characteristic, domestic violence victim status, arrest records, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

 
 
 
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