Oportun. Inc

Senior System Administrator (AWS / Linux)

Req No.
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


Oportun is a financial technology company founded in 2005. Our mission is to provide affordable loans that help people with limited credit history so they can establish credit and build a better future. Oportun uses advanced data analytics and technology to “score” and lend money to individuals with limited credit history – people other lenders consider “unscorable.”  


In recognition of Oportun’s goals of increasing economic opportunity for our clients, promoting community development, and serving low-income or underserved communities, Oportun was certified by the United States Department of Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution or CDFI. 


At Oportun, everything we do reflects our corporate values of Service, Care, Innovation, Courage, Excellence, and Empowerment.


Oportun is a great place to work if you are as enthusiastic about helping others as you are about your own professional development and career. As our CEO Raul Vazquez says, “Earning a paycheck to support yourself and your family is critical. Satisfying career ambitions is rewarding. But there is no greater privilege than having a challenging job where you are growing and learning professionally, while having a strong positive impact on the lives of others… And that is what we do here every day.”


• Experience with infrastructure as a service. (Amazon web services) • Experience working with engineering development teams • Architect, manage and operate service running in a cloud environment. • Architect Active directory. • Experience with Samba • Linux • VM Ware • NetApp SAN • Strong understanding of engineering development environment • Strong documentation skills • Patch management • Maintain MySQL databases • Maintain Mongo databases • Ability to effectively manage time between projects and daily operational task.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science, Computer Science or similar areas or equivalent work experience. • 10-15 years of Information Technology experience. • Financial industry experience and experience operating in a regulated environment. • Exceptional infrastructure experience delivering advanced networking, system administration, and cloud technologies. • Strong Linux administration • Technology product architect assessments. • Experience working in partnership with engineering organizations. • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Strong project management skills. • Highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done Advantageous but Not Required • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish




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