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Senior Cloud Engineer

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Product & Tech

Job description

Why Recharge

Join Recharge, a global leader in online prepaid payments. Our mission is clear: "Make Prepaid Easy". We operate in over 180 markets worldwide and process millions of transactions annually. With a powerful global network of digital marketplaces, we serve businesses and consumers with over 16,000 products from brands such as Google, Nintendo, Netflix & Ikea.

Established in 2010 and headquartered in Amsterdam, with a secondary office in Eindhoven and a hub office in Lisbon, where over 38 nationalities work together. We're backed by Prime Ventures, Smartfin, Committed Capital, and BlackRock. We're rapidly growing, acquiring our competitors, highly entrepreneurial, and ambitious in our pursuit of market leadership.

If you're seeking a role that combines innovation, ambition, and transformation in the prepaid payments industry, click "apply" and join our exciting journey!

The Role

We’re looking for an ambitious and experienced Senior Cloud Engineer to join our growing team in Amsterdam. You will work on providing the infrastructure and tools that our engineering teams require to move very fast in our dynamic environment.

The engineering team consists of around 35+ engineers, mostly based in Amsterdam, but we also have an office based in Lisbon. Senior Engineers work with their peers within the team and other engineering groups to discover, prioritise and resolve technical challenges and drive technical projects across Engineering teams.

Job requirements

What will I do?

  • Own the infrastructure of our all our platforms and labels

  • Be proactive and constantly look for opportunities to raise the bar on quality across teams

  • Amplify your team members' efforts through structural coaching and mentoring

  • Be accountable for delivering the team's goals

  • Provide scalable and modular solutions that prepares us for the future

  • Act as a strong discussion partner for problems, with both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Have a flexible mindset where you are always ready to take on the next challenge

  • Understand the tradeoffs between make vs. buy decisions, and work together with the engineering manager to sell ideas to the engineering community

What You Have

  • 3+ years of recent experience in AWS

  • 6+ years of experience as a cloud engineer or DevOps engineer

  • Experience with automation/configuration with CI/CD pipelines and the cloud-based tools that support them

  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Experience with performance monitoring, log aggregation and analytics

  • Experience with automation tools like Terraform and CloudFormation

  • Knowledge of CDK and knowledge of Typescript

  • Experience with CDN services like AWS Cloudfront or CloudFlare

  • Experience with building and maintaining database systems of high availability with database types like MySQL or PostgreSQL

  • Experience with monitoring and alerting systems such as Datadog, or Grafana

What we offer

  • 30 days of holiday, a great pension scheme, and one of the best relocation packages in Amsterdam

  • Flexible working hours and an office overlooking the Amstel

  • Macbook Pro or Windows Laptop

  • Budget for noise-canceling headphones, travel to and from the office, working-from-home and self-learning

  • Free healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks by our in-house chef

  • Unlimited access to mental health support by certified psychologists via OpenUp

  • Free Dutch classes to help out with daily life in the Netherlands

  • Regular parties, celebrations and other events

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Recharge we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

The Process 

This role has a slightly different recruitment process from some of our other roles, you can find the details of the steps below.

1. Apply: Want in? Let us know! Apply for a role and help us get to know your best self.

2. Video interview: One of our recruiters will get in touch to help you both understand if Recharge is the right next move for you.

3. Technical Interview: During this 1 hour, you’ll be provided with a problem or exercise specific to your domain.

4. Ways of working: During this 1 hour, you'll have a discussion around stakeholder management and partnering with multiple teams.

6. Offer: You did it! There are only a few tickets available, and this one has your name on it. Welcome to the team.