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Site Reliability Engineer - US

Department:
Technology
Location:
New York City or Remote
A developer working on their computer at N26.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Site Reliability Engineer to join the Platform Engineering Segment in one of its sub-teams.

The Platform Engineering goal is to provide easy to use, self-service platforms to enable other segments to easily build, deploy and monitor their business applications.

As one of the first mobile banking platforms completely hosted in the cloud - our security, resilience and productivity standards require a motivated and well balanced team. We are using a modern technology stack to match our principles when it comes to providing the framework for our development team, the company and our customers.

In this role, you will:

  • be part of one of the following teams: Infrastructure, Observability, Connectivity or Software Logistics, while providing support to the product segments.
  • maintain and develop N26’s completely virtual infrastructure
  • ensure reliability, scalability and adhere to the DevOps philosophy
  • interact with a variety of stakeholders; most notably, engineers from product teams, TechOps (OfficeIT)
  • participate in a modern setup with hundreds of live deployments per week and automatic software supply chain checks
  • increase the productivity of our development teams by leading blameless postmortems
  • identify potential outages with our cutting edge monitoring stack

What you need to be successful:

Background and skills:

  • Experience with at least one glue language (Python or Go preferred)
  • Your brain runs Linux
  • <3 for the cloud while knowing limitations and advantages (experience with cloud computing preferred)
  • Strong interest in security-related topics
  • CI/CD is your second name
  • Working knowledge of protocols and standards like TCP, HTTP, UDP, DNS, TLS (you also know where they are in the OSI model)
  • Ability to identify repeatable processes and automate them quickly
  • Open mind and interest in providing a bleeding-edge infrastructure
  • Desire to learn and improve 

Traits:

  • Actively help yourself (and others) be successful
  • Continuously learn and challenge the status quo
  • Think globally, act locally
  • Strong bias for action
  • Give and receive open, direct and timely feedback

What's next?

The qualities that lie at the heart of our interview process include candidate experience, equal opportunity and transparency. With these guiding principles in mind, our process is designed to allow both parties to get a better understanding of what working with each other would look and feel like. Here are the steps you can expect throughout your interview experience with us: 

  1. Screening Call  - the screening call will be your first touchpoint in clarifying the framework conditions for the role
  2. Hiring Manager Interviews - your next step will be a conversation with the hiring manager who can provide you with more information specific to the day-to-day expectations for the position
  3. Technical Challenge/Code Pairing Session - at this point, a technical assessment and simulation of on the job interaction is required to help our team better understand your capabilities
  4. Final/Team Interviews - finally, meeting key stakeholders and peers who you would be working with is an important last step in allowing both parties to engage in meaningful conversations to help make a final decision. The interview partners will assess your skill-set and knowledge via a competency and technical framework. 

Interviewing for a new role is a big deal, and we know that. We appreciate you considering N26 as the next step in your career. The Recruiting Team is here to support and advocate for you through the interview process, so please don’t hesitate to let us know how we can help.

Who we are

N26 is the mobile banking platform that is redesigning banking for the 21st century. Technology and design empower everything we do and it’s how we are building the global banking platform the world loves to use. 

N26 launched in the U.S. in 2019 and already has over 500,000 customers. We've eliminated physical branches, paperwork, and hidden fees for an elegant digital experience and supreme savings. Giving people the power to live and bank their way is what gets us out of bed in the morning and inspires the work that we do.

Founded in 2013, N26 now has more than 7 million customers in 25 markets across the world. The company employs more than 1,500 employees across 8 office locations: Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Vienna, New York and São Paulo. 

Sound good? Apply now for this position.

N26 is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.