Golang Job: SRE Developer

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Amsterdam - Netherlands

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Please note that we won't consider applicants that live outside Europe or those unable to relocate to The Netherlands.

Payconiq is shaping the future of payment by creating a modular, API-based technology platform that can seamlessly integrate within the European payment ecosystem. Our 110-person team of over 40 different nationalities is rapidly expanding as we set out to become a trusted lead in smart processing and payment solutions across Europe.

Transparency, collaboration, ownership, adaptability to change, and achieving excellence. That's how we roll at Payconiq. We make sure we're ever-evolving: always raising the bar higher than it was yesterday!

To help us achieve our ambitious goals we are now looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to join our international team of open-minded, ambitious and fun colleagues. Do you like what we do and what we stand for? Do you want to grow with us and add real value? Join us today!

Being an SRE Developer at Payconiq means you play a key role within our infrastructure team. Within this team, you will be responsible for building secure, scalable, reusable infrastructure architecture. You will work on creating effective high-quality cloud-based secure solutions to prevent our systems from failing and you will set up clear monitoring mechanisms for the times it does. To do so you’ll be working with Docker, Amazon Web Services, Kubernetes, Terraform and Python.

Throughout your work, you’ll remain self-critical, use a sound rationale and follow our existing procedures. On occasion, some creativity may be needed too though. On a day-to-day basis, you will spend a lot of time coding and building infrastructure process automation. You’re constantly on the lookout to find solutions to further improve our infrastructure and prevent future outages. Throughout your day you will work very closely with the team of Site Reliability Engineers and effectively communicate with them when needed.

Next to this, you will go on-call for one week every month for which you will of course be compensated!

As an SRE Developer you’re able to bring:

  • A self-starter mentality, being able to take the lead on new infrastructure projects and proactively detect and resolve existing infrastructural issues.
  • A desire to automate as much of your work as possible.
  • An analytical mindset with an intrinsic sense of curiosity; being able to see the bigger picture and wanting to understand how things are working at all levels of the system.
  • A high sense of responsibility for our infrastructure and the ability to be a reliable force within the team.
  • Good communication skills; high proficiency in English and the ability to clearly and concretely express yourself.
  • Your honesty opinion and ability to provide constructive feedback to others.
  • Positivity attitude; always looking for ways to create a welcoming environment for colleagues and never shy to take action where needed.
  • A critical view; always looking for ways to further improve your own and our team's efforts.
  • A desire to share knowledge and the ability to act as a mentor to others.

In a
ddition, you're able to bring the following technical expertise:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development in Java/Kotlin and GoLang/Python languages. Familiar with best practices of code writing.
  • Experience in owning an infrastructure (build/support) (Having experience with Terraform (or ansible/checf/salt), Kafka, KafkaConnect)
  • Familiarity with Cloud technologies (AWS)
  • Container, docker is not just a buzzword
  • Very good understanding of REST API principles and internal structure.
  • Hands-on experience with Git, CI/CD systems.
  • Familiarity with principles such as IaC (infrastructure as a code)
  • Familiarity with technologies such as oAuth and JWT.
  • Experience with tools such as Elasticsearch
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Prometheus and NewRelic
  • Extensive knowledge of cloud security and best practices in the industry (Knowledge of the principle of least privilege and Kubernetes cluster security)
  • Efficient working in a Scrum team and collaborating with the other teams across Payconiq.

Working in the team:

  • Hybrid way of working.
  • The team is new, and be the first who will tune how the team is working
  • Technologies in use: Java/Kotlin, AWS, Kubernetes, Nonrelative DB, Terraform, Vault.
  • Development cycle: we organize our work with Agile methodology in mind. The sprint duration is 2 weeks.
  • We build, we support, and we are making team products more reliable and secure with each development cycle.
  • Monitoring: As part of owning the platform we have a responsibility to be aware in a proactive way if something is not right.
  • Operations: we have an on-call rotation, at this moment it's a mix of functional and nonfunctional alerts.
  • Hybrid way of working.
  • You are based/living in Europe.

If you like what you’ve read, feel free to apply and get the conversation started.

Not sold just yet? Have a peek at some of our perks

  • 25 vacation days per year with the possibility to purchase up to 10 extra days.
  • Pension plan (pension contribution fully paid for by us, no personal contribution necessary).
  • Training Budget: 5% of annual gross salary (in addition to your base salary).
  • Structural WFH Policy: hybrid model with a WFH allowance as well as home office supplies.
  • Commuting allowance.
  • Hardware: a MacBook (Pro or Air) and a mobile phone policy.
  • Relocation package: Visa sponsorship and a relocation stipe in to be received together with your first paycheck (if you are from outside The Netherlands).

How the hiring process will look like:

  • 3 interviews and a workshop assignment. The interviews will be with: HR, your team and the Hiring Manager.

Do you want to grow with us and add real value? Join us today!

Please note that we won't consider applicants that live outside Europe or those unable to relocate to The Netherlands.