Vacature Senior SRE Engineer AWS Amsterdam | Lay the SRE Foundation for Unicorn Level FinTech Scale-Up! | €110.000 + Stock + Indefinite Contract!

Your Job: Senior SRE Engineer AWS Amsterdam

  • Do you want to lay the cloud fully cloud native AWS and SRE for one of the most successful FinTech scale-ups (soon to be a unicorn) from Amsterdam, where you can work with some of the best FANG level engineers from Europe?
  • 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 scaling, resiliency, and security while receiving a permanent contract from day one plus stock options?

Then this my friend is your job!

Your employer: FinTech Scale-Up Unicorn to be while still knowing everyone by name!

This is one of the most interesting “Unicorn to be”-stories of the last couple of years! Visionary serial entrepreneurs, with decades of experience within the FinTech industry, got together to do what has not been done before. For this global disruption, they gathered some of the most brilliant business- and engineering minds and built a unique tech culture all about autonomy, freedom, and responsibility.

Since their inception, they have continuously grown and have attracted some of the biggest names in the industry that left their cushy jobs at the FANG companies to jump onto this chance of a lifetime. To work solve once in a lifetime tech challenges around scaling, resiliency, self-healing, and security, work with the best of the best people, disrupt a global market and have total freedom in tech strategy, tech and tooling!

Joining this FinTech Unicorn to enable you to have an amazing time AND achieve financial freedom, through their stock options. With the real chance to go x50 to x100!

Your role: Senior SRE Engineer AWS Amsterdam

As Senior SRE Engineer AWS Amsterdam you will be part of a small but very experienced team of DevOps engineers, with the very interesting challenge of setting up and running the entire AWS cloud native infrastructure + SRE strategy. Your platform will act as a key innovation catalyst for the various dev teams, with 24/7 availability and uptime.

Some things that you can look forward to are defining, measuring, and monitoring service line objectives, professionalizing monitoring, moving to multiple AWS regions, adding more CI/CD automation, and setting up and running on-call 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.

What is required?

  • 5+ years of DevOps experience
  • Experience within mission critical AWS production environments
  • Solid fundamental understanding of systems, networking, and storage
  • Professional experience with SRE and System Engineering
  • Solid understanding of the software development cycle
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with CI/CD automation and IaC (Terraform would be great!)
  • Experience with setting up infrastructure and tooling from scratch and able to get people on board with your ideas
  • Experience working directly with developers is a big plus
  • Experience with Go or Python is a plus

What is offered?

  • Between 90.000 and 110.000 gross per year depending on experience and added value
  • Stock options that can x50 to x100 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!

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


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