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Lead Site Reliability Engineer

Berlin, Barcelona
A developer working on their computer at N26.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Lead Site Reliability Engineer to join the Platform Engineering Domain in the Cloud Control Team.

The mission of Platform Engineering is to provide trusted, performant, self-service platforms that empower product teams to build “the bank the world loves to use.” Cloud Control’s part of this mission is to develop solutions for cloud infrastructure deployment and management.

As one of the first banks completely hosted in the cloud - our security, resilience and productivity standards require not only the use of a modern technology stack, but the building of teams in line with our principles and in the service of our product teams, the company and our customers.

In this role, you will:

Be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our AWS cloud infrastructure in order to ensure the reliability, performance, and security of N26 services. Working in this area involves a deep understanding of cloud computing architecture, orchestration and deployment tools and languages, and policy validation approaches, as well as the ability to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues.

More specifically, you will:

  • Design, develop, implement and own products and solutions to improve the security, reliability, and scalability of N26 cloud infrastructure and systems in these domains:

  • AWS multi-account architecture and service provisioning

  • Authorization, access management and infrastructure security

  • Continuous improvement, simplification and automation of our infrastructure configuration and deployment

  • Guide and direct the Cloud Control team technical vision, priorities, and objectives

  • Mentor and support other team members and also learn from them

  • Work with Product, customers and stakeholders to understand their needs and build the right products and solutions

  • Expand and develop your cloud knowledge, skills, and technology expertise

What you need to be successful:

Background and skills:

  • Previous experience in leading a team of engineers

  • Hands-on, production expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Production experience with orchestration languages and services such as Terraform and in container virtualization and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Experience programming in Go and/or Python

  • Previous experience in systems (Linux), networking, Git and CI/CD tools

  • Monitoring, troubleshooting and incident management

  • Product mindset and experience collaborating with Product Managers

  • Good communication skills and a sense of ownership, with a systematic problem-solving approach

  • Proactiveness, collaboration and eagerness to learn.

What’s in it for you:

  • Accelerate your career growth by joining Europe’s most exciting FinTech company
  • Employee benefits that range from a competitive personal development budget, work from home budget, language apps and public transportation
  • As an N26 employee you will have access to a Premium subscription on your personal N26 bank account, as well as subscriptions for friends and family members
  • Vacation days vary depending on your location of work. Additional day of annual leave for each year of service
  • A high degree of autonomy and access to cutting edge technologies - all while working with a friendly team of peers of diverse nationalities, life experiences and family statuses
  • A relocation package with visa support for those who need it

Who we are

N26 has reimagined banking for today’s digital world. Technology and design empower everything we do and it’s how we are building the global banking platform the world loves to use.

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 7 million customers in 24 markets. We employ more than 1,500 employees across 3 office locations in Berlin, Vienna and Barcelona. Besides the main offices, N26 also has local offices in Paris, Madrid, Milan, 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.