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Platform Engineer - Fintech in Madrid or Remote


40,000 - €60,000
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Job Description

At Tymit our mission is to give people the self-confidence to live life to the fullest by offering them credit that's smart, flexible and honest.

That's why we launched the world's first installment credit card – and why we're now partnering with only the most iconic brands to bring the next generation of installment experiences to their customers.

We believe that everyone deserves financial peace of mind, that credit should only work for you, and that tech will continue to transform the way to shop, pay and manage our spending.

Our talented and growing team is based in the UK, Spain and Greece, and we're all committed to creating a diverse, fun work environment, with collaboration and the customer at the core of everything we do.

Following our £23m Series A round, closed in October 2021 and led by Frasers Group, we're focused on our next phase of growth - and creating the future of installment experiences.

Compensation & Perks

💰 The salary range of this role is 40k-60k € per annum, depending on experience.

🏝 25 days of paid holiday plus bank holidays.

🥳 Your birthday off.

🏡 Tymit is working fully remote, and all employees can remain working from home if they want, traveling to our offices when agreed with the team.

🌇 If your preference is working from our office and working onsite with other Tymiteers, we have you covered with our offices - Postpandemic.

⏰ Flexible working hours.

🤓 Additional days to attend conferences and workshops related to technology and/or events related to Tymit’s industry and sector.

💲 Budget for remote home expenses.

📚 Learning & Development is a big asset for us, and we count with a yearly budget.

🏥 Private health insurance.

👩🏽‍🤝‍👩🏻 Referral program.

💳 6 months free-interest for all Tymiteers in our Tymit card.

💻 Budget for your home office set up.

About the role

We're looking for a Platform Engineer, a passionate person with some experience working in a Platform team following a DevOps philosophy. You will help us improve our platform, improving developers' experience, reliability and scalability using a lean approach.

You will work with a techie, multi-disciplinary and lovers team which will give support across the company and integrate with all squads! We need you to help us with very attractive challenges in order to help Tymit to scale to the number of users we are aiming for; in reliability, scalability, observability, and security!

We need you to help us with the main task: Apps migrations from clusters technologies (field project AWS ECS!), with the challenges, that this implies on Monitoring/Insights, Configuration, Logging, zero-downtime upgrades, CI/CD, all around this new technology which is being an amazing journey of tech learning and problem-solving.

About the culture

Be ready to join a company where collaboration is key. You will be expected to share knowledge and speak up, at the same time you have the ability to listen to others and consider their opinions. At Tymit we are also big fans of good atmosphere and humor, prepare yourself to receive a bunch of GIFs.

Platform Engineers at Tymit collaborate with different squads giving support to Engineering areas. Within the team, you will find FranDiegoHéctorRaul and Manu.

During your time at Tymit you will

  • Perform Platform Cloud Architecture designs and implementations.
  • Perform Data Platform Cloud Architecture designs and implementations.
  • Maintain and expand CI/CD Pipelines: ensure Security and QA checks are in place in order to deliver quality artifacts.
  • Expand observability functionality to measure: Service Latencies SLOs; Service Availability SLOs; hardware and service performance; and maintain the observability services.
  • Run support Platform Support tickets: help engineers configure their Apps Securely; setup secrets following the right security policies; help engineers detect potential service problems on their deployments.

Key technologies we use at Tymit

Platform team: Cloud Provider & Clustering (AWS, ECS), IaC (Terraform, Ansible & Packer), Observability (Prometheus, Grafana, Fluentd + Opensearch), CI/CD (Jenkins), Network stack (NGINX & Traefik).

At Tymit team we also work with technologies such as Java/Kotlin Quarkus/Micronaut, GraalVM, Gradle, Kotlin, SwiftUI, Swift, NodeJS, React/Redux/WebPack, Python, among others.

We are always open to adopting new tools to solve complex problems, so we’re ready to discuss options with anyone with the right experience.

What you will bring along

  • Understand how to use CI/CD systems from a user and admin perspective (desired Jenkins or similar ones with Pipelines as code concept)
  • Some experience using and admin SCM solutions like Bitbucket/GitHub, etc.
  • Understand how basic Git version control works main concepts, and how to manipulate the different branch life to follow a git life cycle.
  • Experience using Linux systems from a user and admin perspective level, and the main core UNIX principles.
  • Knowledge and experience with at least one programming language such as Python, Golang, Ruby, etc.
  • Ability to design minimal/basic architectures within the preferred cloud provider (desired AWS) and the main components (Networking, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Databases, Clusters/Instances/Serverless).
  • Familiarity with Cloud Watch, Prometheus, or similar metrics, and understanding how to query them.
  • The capability of implementing nominal access to a system with minimal permissions in the preferred cloud provider.
  • Experience creating clear technical documentation.

What you can expect from our hiring process

Stage 1
45 min. video call with Carla, part of Tymit’s People team. Understand your career plan and what motivates you about Tymit.
Stage 2
30 min. video-call with Fran, Platform team!. Brief technical discussion to understand more about the role and your skills.
Stage 3
90 min. video-call with FranDiego, or Hector, from our Platform team! Technical discussion around a task to better understand your skills and give you a sneak peek of what it could be working at Tymit.
Stage 4
60 min. video-call with two people from our mix of IT team (Fran H.JesusLuciano or Toni). Introduction to your future team to get a sense of Tymit’s culture.
Stage 5
🏁– Offer 📧

If you have any disability, please let us know whether there are any adjustments we can make for our process to be more inclusive.

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company in the UK, Tymit needs to take background checks, Criminal and Credit checks, our new hires to help us safeguard our users.If you have any concerns regarding this process, please discuss this with our People Team.

Tymit is made up of people from various backgrounds, and you are welcome for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work to show up every day as their authentic selves. So, bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background.

We do not make hiring or employment decisions based on race, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other difference. If you have any disability, please let us know whether there are any adjustments we can make for our process to be more inclusive.


About Tymit

  • Fintech

  • London, UK

  • 11-50

  • 2017


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