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Senior System Engineer (Dev Ops)

Products | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Full Time

Job Description

The Opportunity

The Senior System Engineer (Dev Ops) is a member of the Products team. Products is a multi-disciplinary team of experienced and highly skilled UX designers, software developers, test engineers, technical writers and support engineers, guided by the Chief Architect and the Products manager. The team is responsible for the entire software development lifecycle of Backbase's portal product suite including out-of-the-box portal solutions. With your experience and skills you will contribute to the quality of our software products, helping to realize successful customer implementations by our Professional Services consultants and partners. You will also benefit from the knowledge and experience of your Products colleagues. We work in Scrum teams in order to deliver new functionality in every release, closely cooperating with Project and Product Managers, as well as with the Professional Services team. The complexity and nature of the product combined with the latest technology trends makes working in Products at Backbase a great and challenging experience.

As Senior System Engineer (Dev Ops) you will be working hands-on with the unit’s experts, Products engineers and other teams within the company, making Operations and IT happen. With your experience and skills you contribute to the ongoing development of our software products, driving your team to deliver great new capabilities. You’ll be working closely with the development teams, architects and other Leads to align on priorities and technical design decisions.

Your profile

  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment where you have a lot of responsibilities and see immediate impact of your efforts;
  • Team player who is passionate about software development and actively shares knowledge;
  • Leader by example who takes pride in delivering high-quality software according to plan;
  • Flexible, balanced, always striving for improvements.

Requirements

  • Bachelor / University degree or equivalent;
  • You have designed and/or built mission critical services (large scale internet or cloud-based services);
  • Shell, scripting and Python programming experience;
  • Expertise with Linux / Unix systems;
  • Experience with any of configuration management tools (such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt);
  • Experience with any of continuous integration server (such as Bamboo, Jenkins, TeamCity, GoCD);
  • You love efficiency and find smart ways to automate tasks for you and your team;
  • Knowledge of cloud computing concepts, experience with AWS, or Azure, or GCE;
  • Solid understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (Zabbix, NewRelic, Cactai, Graphite, Log Stash, Nagios, Ganglia etc.);
  • Proven experience with production systems and dealing with production issues;
  • Driven, focused self-starter who takes ownership;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with automation tools;
  • Experience deploying to application servers such as Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, Websphere in enterprise environments, and working with Relational and NoSQL Databases;
  • Experienced with using Agile development methodologies;
  • Excellent communication skills in English

Very nice to have as well:

  • Software development background is a big plus;
  • Experience programming in Java;
  • Insightful opinions about systems architecture;
  • Experienced in developing custom solutions for systems monitoring, deployments, continuous integration, etc.

Next steps

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The offer

Backbase provides excellent company benefits for this role including:

  • Market rate salary (depending on experience);
  • 25 holidays (based upon a 40hr work week);
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Free lunch, drinks, snacks and fruit;
  • Company fitness plan;
  • Potential International career opportunities.

Backbase offers you a challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment where personal development is highly valued. This is all within a successful, young and growing organization with a matching company spirit.

About Backbase
Backbase employees come from all over the world to do what we do best, which is work with other passionately devoted professionals to create inspiring products. We are the best at what we do because we’re dedicated to pushing innovation in the digital banking world. Every person at Backbase believes in promoting a collaborative, fun and inspiring work environment, and we’re committed to creating a beautifully designed product that inspires not only our clients, but us too. Each day, we strive to learn something new from our customers and colleagues that contributes to the holistic nature of our growing success as a technical innovator in the world of digital banking.