Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) - Remote


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We’re SwissBorg, a fintech startup headquartered in Switzerland. 
Our flagship product, the SwissBorg app, offers over 450,000+ users the best price and liquidity across 15 fiat and 12 cryptos, as well as giving them the opportunity to earn passive income with our new Smart Yield account. And the community is growing fast, with over $1 billion in assets under management, weekly volume of over 250 million, and over 20,000 Premium users.
But that’s just the start in our mission to democratise wealth management by building products that allow individuals to manage their crypto assets at a touch of a finger. Whether you’re in Andorra or Zimbabwe, and whether your portfolio is worth one dollar or a million, SwissBorg gives you the best tools to learn about digital currencies and manage your wealth.
And this is where you come in...
Your Mission:
We have ambitious plans to keep growing and are now looking for an Intermediate Site Reliability Engineer to join our SRE team to ensure the stability and scalability of our platform.
We act as responsible owners and we are hoping that the right person shares this belief and wants to take pride in the stability and scalability of our platform and wants to own the SRE function at SwissBorg.  We are growing quickly and there is scope for the person coming into this role to progress towards a Senior position and continue to scale the SRE team.
The Engineering team at SwissBorg operates with a strong DevOps culture, meaning you will be working collaboratively with development teams to ensure projects are efficiently developed, integrated and deployed. We believe a healthy work-life balance within our teams will enable everyone to do their best work. However, due to the mission-critical nature of this role, there is a real possibility of a 3 am emergency call if we experience an unexpected outage. As a team, we will do everything to avoid such a situation from happening and plan accordingly for the work. 
Please note this is a fully remote role for a candidate who can be based anywhere in European timezone.

What you might be doing:

    • Provide expertise and guidance to build self-healing system with high availability and scalability to ensure high availability of SwissBorg products
    • Ensure the health of all environments by monitoring technical and business metrics, setting up alerts for things going wrong, acting proactively to prevent disasters, acting fast and effectively when they happen
    • Identify opportunities to automate or improve processes and then implement the automation
    • Continuously improve our CI/CD pipelines
    • Ensuring emergency events can be responded to, quickly and precisely. 
    • Active participation in incident response impacting multiple teams -- clearly understanding and communicating what is going on, next steps, and participate in post mortems
    • Be on-call for production services
    • Discovering new technologies and exploring how we could integrate them into our processes to improve our systems and solve problems.

What you might bring:

    • Proven track record in a DevOps, or SRE role in a cutting-edge SaaS environment.
    • Experience in observability and monitoring of applications, services, and networks, using tools such as Prometheus/Grafana and ELK logging
    • Experience with site reliability, developer productivity, devops, or server infrastructure engineering (including on-call incident response)
    • Knowledge of Python, infrastructure-as-code, GitOps, CI/CD (expertise on CI/CD a strong plus)
    • Prior experience with AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, and Ansible
    • High level of autonomy, discipline, and willingness to learn
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a cross-cultural team
    • Ability to express your ideas clearly, mostly written, and defend them if need be
    • Curiosity and interest in fintech and the cryptocurrency space
    • Experience to work remotely or with remote teams
Why you should apply:
- Freedom to build up the company that you’ve dreamed of
- Learn with (cool) experts in finance, engineering, AI, psychology and business
- CHSB bonus based on our meritocratic system
- We'll provide you with a Macbook and a cutting edge tech stack to help you do your best work
- Flexible work hours
- Annual team retreats with colleagues around the world.
- Continuous learning and development opportunities
Oh and are you planning on having a kid? That’s great! We have a bunch of those: you’ll get time off to enjoy that (other) adventure! 
At SwissBorg, we embrace diversity. We strongly believe that getting to the best outcomes requires different perspectives and backgrounds. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
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