(Senior) Infrastructure / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE/DevOps) (f/m/div)

  • Operations
  • Berlin, Germany

(Senior) Infrastructure / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE/DevOps) (f/m/div)

Job description

Join us to Unlock Consumer Financial Potential with one Click!


finreach solutions is a SaaS API platform enabling our partners to build impactful financial products, across Europe. Together with the fintech innovation challengers and leaders, finreach solutions develops B2B2C plug-n-play solutions and our microservices architecture enables our business clients to have best-in-class interfaces and reduced back-end complexity. In March 2019, finreach solutions and figo decided to join forces; our two great locations (Hamburg and Berlin) and a team of 90 employees form the leading European Software-as-a-Service API platform for financial products. We combine experience, passion and commitment, bring all players in the financial world together at eye level, and drive the digitalisation and transformation of the financial industry.


About the role:

Site Reliability Engineers at finreach solutions are able to bridge the gap between the Engineering and Operations teams. They are responsible for setting up and managing project development and test environments as well as the software configuration management processes for the entire application development lifecycle.


What you'll achieve:

First weeks:

  • Become comfortable with our tools and processes by partnering with a member of your team to ramp up effectively

  • Consult with internal stakeholders in Operations & Engineering  on best practices and standards within Finreach Solutions

  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure

  • Install and configure, test and maintain operating systems, databases, application software and system management tools

  • Ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.

First Months

  • Take ownership of more significant, large-scale projects and deliver solutions

  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies

  • Build tools or processes that make the whole team more efficient and effective

  • Thrive for pragmatic perfection, pay attention to the details of security, scalability, performance and fault-tolerance

  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes

  • Create and maintain automated infrastructure to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on tasks

  • Provide application incident support and troubleshooting

  • Collaborate  with external and internal stakeholders for proactive problem resolution.


What you'll need to be successful:

  • Strong current  experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Linux based environments
  • Strong DevOps culture advocate with excellent communication skill in English
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (e.g. Tomcat, Ruby, NGINX)
  • Experience with monitoring systems (e.g. Grafana, ELK Stack)  & automation software (e.g., Puppet, Ansible)
  • Good hands-on experience with Docker, CI/CD, Travis and GIT branching strategies
  • Experience with Cloud providers and virtualization techniques
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g. shell scripts, Perl or Python)
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes is a plus
  • A strong sense of ownership of the work you do and believe in doing things the right way for the right reasons

Requirements

Our Tech stack for API Platform building:

finreach solutions engineering team is a cross-functional Agile (Scrum) team. Tasks are driven by clearly defined goals and their business value. Our team includes technical product managers, and software and QA engineers. Our mode of operation allows us to integrate internal and remote engineering teams smoothly.


We serve both internal and external customers. Our technology is based primarily on Java stack: Java 8, Spring 4 (Boot, MVC, Data, Maven, JUnit). Our databases are powered by MongoDB, MySQL, Elasticsearch and Redis. Furthermore we have a Ruby stack (Ruby on Rails, RSpec) and many of our interfaces use ReactJS or AngularJS. We have a microservices oriented architecture, use Git as source control, have a continuous integration pipeline with Travis CI. Our software runs in docker containers and is deployed with Ansible.


What you'll get from us:

Working with us means you will be challenged every day by our partners and your peers. You can be yourself, speak freely, be trusted and respected. You get to give and receive regular feedback, to improve yourself and others. We know that exceptional people don’t choose jobs based solely on benefits, but we do our best to make sure that you’re set up for success. In other words;


  • We'd love for you to join our international, solution-oriented team, where collaboration and transparency are our core values.

  • You can bring your fresh ideas to the company, and define the way you want to work. Our culture cares about you as an individual.

  • You can take advantage of a leadership team with tremendous industry expertise, that is dedicated to continuously improving both your personal growth and development and the organization, in a way that ensures long term success.

  • Our highly experienced People & Organization department with a long track record of hiring and supporting international employees, will be there to support you and your family; to make sure your experience relocating to Berlin is a great one :-)


Additional benefits and rewards can be found on our careers website.


Your application:

What have you done before? What are you interested in? What motivates you?  Please apply online with your LinkedIn profile (or CV if you prefer). For more information about finreach solutions as an employer, check out www.finreach.com/careers. If you have any questions, our colleague Satu will be happy to answer.

 

To all recruitment agencies: finreach solutions does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to finreach solutions employees or to any other company location. finreach solutions  is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with the company.