SRE Site Reliability Engineer to 160,000 Euros

Company: BizTek Recruitment Ltd
Job type: Other

Site Reliability Engineer

Amsterdam, The Netherlands | Permanent Opportunity | English Speaking |No remote working

Basic salary of up to 80,000 + a HUGE BONUS and benefits

BONUS UP TO 100% of base salary in year 2! - OTE up to 160k
(Year 1 Bonus 10-15%)

Potential LOW TAX option - 30% tax free

Please READ this advert thoroughly before applying

Mandatory Skills: Kafka/ Cloudera/Hadoop/Terraform/AWS/Continuous Delivery infrastructure/CI and CD/DevOps/Python or Bash/Linux

About the Client:

This is an opportunity for the ideal candidate to join one of the top 10 High Frequency Financial Trading companies, based in Amsterdam. You will be working within not only the new IT Capital of Europe, but one of the World's premier financial capitals where bonuses are paid akin to the traders. In this role the opportunity is to earn up to 160,000 Euros per annum. With tax incentives set by the Dutch Government to attract non residents into The Netherlands, it is possible to be only taxed on 70% of income - 30% tax free.

Additionally, Benefits offered to employees include:

  • In-house bar and gym, and a company boat;
  • Free lunch, snacks and amazing coffee;
  • Table tennis, pool table, arcade and console games;
  • A yearly company trip and Christmas party that exceed expectations;
  • Fun team outings during the year;
  • Nutritionist support, personal trainer, health checks
  • Weekly chair massage
  • And many more.

And now about the role:

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will closely collaborate with the Development, QA and IT team to build the most efficient pipelines for the continuous delivery of the Client's trading software and infrastructure.

A typical day for a Site Reliability Engineer is a blend of short cycle maintenance and ongoing development and engineering work with a focus on optimizing the Continuous Delivery infrastructure, by improving performance, scalability and efficiency of the setup. It is required work closely with message broker systems, like Kafka, and long time storage systems, such as HDFS. Some of the usual tasks are implementing security, monitoring and tuning the configuration of these systems.

The role scope includes standard infrastructure and operational maintenance and ongoing development and engineering work with a focus on optimisation of the Continuous Delivery infrastructure by improving performance, scalability and efficiency. Key elements of this role is maintaining a hybrid infrastructure of cloud and internal systems.

What skills and experience you need to apply for this role:

  • Proven experience working as a Systems Engineer or DevOps or Site Reliability Engineer with a Cloud and on premise infrastructure (Hybrid set up)
  • Proven experience in a complex Linux infrastructure environment, ideally with in-depth knowledge of Debian Linux and CentOS
  • Extensive experience in working with AWS or GCP, Terraform, Kafka, Kubernetes, Hadoop, Spark, Elastic Search, and Cloudera
  • Design, implementation and maintenance experience with Kafka clusters
  • Setup and maintenance experience with the Cloudera stack
  • Orchestration and automation experience with a configuration management system, preferably Puppet and Ansible
  • Working experience with CI/CD setups
  • Solid working knowledge of TCP/IP, routing, switching, and multicast
  • Excellent Scripting skills in Python, Bash, Ruby, or Perl
  • Ability to work with version control systems (preferably git)
  • Feeling perfectly at home within a complex Windows environment is a big plus

About BizTek Recruitment

BizTek are an established recruitment partner with offices in the UK.

Note that if you are not a resident in The Netherlands, then you can apply to benefit from a lower tax scheme. We are advertising this role across different locations to attract anyone who is looking to relocate to one of the hottest technologies and iconic cities in the world right now, Amsterdam. With Brexit on the horizon, Amsterdam represents one of the most sought-after locations for IT professionals.

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