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Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Node Operations


Lisbon, Portugal
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About the job


At SwissBorg, our mission is to democratize financial assets, allowing ordinary people the ability to achieve financial freedom.

SwissBorg is Europe’s fastest-growing Crypto app and since launching in 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland our innovative app has taken the market by storm! We currently offer 54 cryptocurrencies, operate in 100+ countries, and have a community base of 650,000+ users.

The crypto revolution is reshaping the financial landscape, offering transparency and financial opportunities previously limited to the wealthy. Our mission is to create a user-friendly and community-centric product that opens doors for everyone. At Swissborg, we aim to provide accessible tools that empower individuals to safely grow their wealth using the potential of DeFi.

We're in search of an SRE Engineer to become part of our team, dedicated to maintaining the stability and scalability of our platform. We operate with a sense of ownership and responsibility, and we're seeking an Engineer who aligns with this mindset. If you're passionate about ensuring the stability and scalability of our platform and are eager to take ownership of the SRE function at SwissBorg, we want you on board.

Our engineering team embraces a robust DevOps culture, where you will be involved in working on internally and externally facing services, improving perfecting operations and ultimately scale the system for the next Bull Run.

We embrace trust in each other and find a balanced dynamic to enhance everyone’s ability to deliver their best work. Carrying mission-critical responsibilities, we are committed to proactively identifying and addressing issues around security, scalability, responsiveness and runtime through careful planning and preventive measures.

Closely collaborating with development, product and marketing teams you will be closely involved in all aspects of the company's life aimed at providing the best service to our community members.

Our stack

Main stack: AWS, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, KafkaConfiguration: Terraform, Ansible

Observability: Opensearch, Prometheus, Grafana, Open-telemetry

CI/CD stack: GitOps, Gitlab, ArgoCD

Networking: Certificate management, DNS

You will

  • Design, maintain and optimize public-facing infrastructure stack
  • Design, maintain and optimize internal facing infrastructure stack
  • Manage projects regarding cloud computing, Kubernetes and databases
  • Continuously improve frontend, backend and even mobile team CI/CD pipelines
  • Continuously improve our monitoring and observability stack
  • Take part in capacity planning and performance optimization projects
  • Automate tasks to improve efficiency and reduce manual effort
  • Respond to incidents and outages in a timely and effective manner
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure using Terraform, Ansible, and Git
  • Troubleshoot complex technical problems and identify root causes
  • Collaborate with other engineers to design and implement new solutions
  • Be part of the on-call rotationDocument procedures and processes
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and trends

We're looking for:

  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining large-scale, distributed systems
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, including AWS, Kubernetes, and TerraformExperience in observability and monitoring of applications, services, and networks, using tools such as Prometheus/Grafana and ELK logging
  • Strong proficiency in infrastructure-as-code, GitOps, CI/CD
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex technical problems and identify root causes
  • A knack for breaking down complex problems into manageable steps
  • High level of autonomy, discipline, and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a cross-cultural team
  • Ability to express your ideas clearly and defend them if need be
  • A keen interest in Crypto/Web3

What you can expect from us:

We offer a remote working environment

25 days annual leave plus local bank holidays

Annual bonus paid in BORG

A welcome BORG bonus

Flexible working hours

Individual learning and development budget

Annual team retreats

A MacBook Pro

An equipment voucher to ensure that your home office is up to your standards

Menstrual leave

At SwissBorg, we embrace diversity. We strongly believe that getting the best outcome requires different perspectives and backgrounds. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture because we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone!To ensure a safe & welcoming space, please feel free to let us know of anything you require to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to the recruitment process.

Skills required
Employee location
Lisbon, Portugal
Experience level
Not specified
Workplace type
Job type
full time
$70000 - 100000 /yr

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