Systems Administrator 1

Manila, Philippines

IT Automation Specialist


Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. For nearly 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 1,300 employees across 9 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

The IT Automation Specialist job facilitates IT's role in the development and integration of all automation systems, supporting our efforts to improve and expand IT's automation footprint. The job coordinates with the IT leadership, Systems Administrator and nontechnical teams to help to the IT contribution for accomplishing automation projects which will refine operations, reduce costs and improve employees productivity. Create and deploy important automation systems in a regulated, process-oriented environment.

You Will:

    • Be an IT expert for enterprise-wide automation projects; will collaborate with team members of Technology organization (infrastructure, Sys Corp, Sec) during project execution.
    • Identify automation and digitization opportunities in the business; craft efficient and practical solutions for their realization.
    • Develop test plans and related documentation.
    • Participate in technical reviews of solutions proposed by external automation vendors and during internal design efforts.
    • Actively resolve automation issues affecting operations or the business; determine technical, working and operational requirements to answer issues.
    • Lead and mentor other IT staff members in automation technologies, methods and implementations to promote knowledge sharing within the team.
    • Report to the IT Manager. 

You Have:

  • Demonstrated being an owner and ability to bring issues to resolution
  • Expertise in one or more general purpose languages like JavaScript, Go, or Python
  • Experience building client-side applications.
  • Built integrations for web applications using REST APIs.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and 1+ years of software development experience or equivalent.

Our Benefits

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

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