Vacature Senior Site Reliability Engineer Amsterdam | Get Stock Option in the Next Fintech Unicorn | Research, Roll out SRE & platform-Security strategy in fully cloud native AWS environment | IaM, Policies, Cloud Native, SIEM, Security-Architecture | €120.000 + Stocks + indefinite contract

your job: Senior Site Reliability Engineer Amsterdam

  • Do you want to work for a fast-growing medium-sized very successful Fintech Scale-Up where you can work with inspiring management that already set up another Tech Unicorn?
  • Would like to lay the security foundation of a cutting edge AWS Based Cloud-native platform, where you have unlimited opportunities for R&D, and implement PCD-ISS + SIEM standards?
  • Do you love short decision cycles, lots of autonomy, innovative freedom and responsibility while working directly with the founders so your platform acts as an innovation catalyst for your elite engineering team colleagues?
  • Do you enjoy working within a medium sized hyper tech collaborative engineering culture where you know everyone by name, with some of the most complex challenges in fintech security, scaling, resiliency, security while receiving a permanent contract from day one plus stock options that will multiply x100 to 1000?

Then read on quickly!

Your employer: Innovative Fintech Scale-Up with amazing engineering culture is going to take over the world!

This successful fast-growing Fintech scale-up from Amsterdam was founded by visionary technical management, who have also successfully built a Unicorn before. So they have a solid recipe for success! They are well on their way to achieving their goal: to disrupt the entire world of Payments through innovative technology and only the best of the best engineers!

There is unprecedented growth within Fintech and Payments! So if you are in one of the largest growing industries (with the largest budgets, impact, security, availability, scalability and performance and growth opportunities) this is the place to be! There is a huge challenge with intercontinental data flows of great complexity.

Here you are part of a 100% high engineering culture. The founders are real tekkies and they only hire the best people! Working here means a modern stack and everything fully automated within AWS!!

The icing on the cake is that you immediately receive a permanent contract and a generous option package which will highly likely scale x100 or even 1000! As already happened in their previous Unicorn. That’s how you win together, once you’ve made it big!

Your role: Senior SRE Engineer AWS Amsterdam

As Senior SRE Engineer AWS Amsterdam you have an amazing impact to be had! As you will research and lay the foundation for all security/SIEM-practices and implement them in their Native AWS Cloud infrastructure together with titans in the field of AWS Cloud.  Where you enjoy a lot of autonomy, freedom and responsibility. There is a close and open atmosphere within the team, they have drinks every Friday and they regularly organize fun parties.

As Senior SRE Engineer AWS Amsterdam you will be part of a small but very knowledgeable platform engineering team where you now have the very interesting challenge of researching, architecting and implementing security measures regarding SIEM, PCD-ISS and IaM on their AWS platform.

Due to the importance of Security within Fintech, you will have get the chance In taking the lead and define their Platform-Security/SRE strategy (and team if you like!). Your platform will act as a key innovation catalyst for the various dev teams, with a 24/7 availability and uptime.

Some other things that you can look forward to are define, measure and monitor service line objectives, implementing SIEM, implementing measure to meet PCD-ISS requirements,  professionalize monitoring, add more CI/CD automation while of course enabling teams to delivery easy and effortlessly (security, built to scale, resilient, cloud native, self-healing).

If you love a high impact role, cutting edge technology and very stringent (global payment) requirements this job is for you.

Growth Opportunities:

Working here means unprecedented growth. Working and sparring with the best engineers in the industry, an unprecedented amount of space to spar and develop yourself. In addition, you will have the unique opportunity to set op and implement the SRE + Platform-Security strategy/policies.

What is required?

  • 5+ Jaar experience as a Cloud/Platform engineer
  • Experience within Mission-Critical AWS production environments
  • Experience with the AWS + Services (S3, EC2, VPC, CloudFront, Lambda, EC2, IaM, EKS)
  • Professional Experience as a Site Reliability engineer and/or SOC engineer
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience in Linux
  • Experience with CI/CD automation and IaC (Terraform)
  • Experience in doing R&D, implementing Tooling and creating PoC’s to improve business effectivity.
  • Experience working with Go of Python.
  • Knowledge of SIEM, PCD-ISS is a plus
  • Experience working in an high-traffic and/or payments environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle is a plus

What is offered?

  • Between €105.000 and 120.000 gross per year depending on experience and added value
  • Stock options that can x50 to x100 & X… in value in the coming years!
  • Permanent contract from the start!
  • Visa Support + 30% ruling
  • Unlimited Training and development budget
  • Working with some of the best and most friendly engineers you can find!
  • Working alongside business owners who already set up successful businesses.

Do you want to join this Rocketship and have an amazing time?


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