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System Engineer (DevOps)

Cardiff - Products

System Engineer (DevOps)

Use your devops experience to install, configure, monitor and manage a diverse set of cloud-based systems designed to support our banking SaaS offering.

What you'll do

As a Systems Engineer, you will become an expert in operating Backbase services and delivering operational value to our SaaS teams. With an ever growing number of implementations, you will help to shape how Backbase services are run and validated.

Working closely with your local product development teams, you will also have the opportunity to collaborate with, and be fully supported by, an engaged System Engineering community spanning across both the R&D and Customer Success organisations.

As a member of one of our Value Streams, you will work closely with all team functions, including: Java, Frontend, and QA Engineers, as well as with technical writers and product owners as you support the entire software development life cycle of our best-in-class banking products.

With your experience and skills, you will contribute to the quality and delivery of our software products. Your work has a direct impact on the ability to continually innovate our products and improve our ways of working.

Who you are

● You love working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you have a lot of responsibility and see the immediate impact of your efforts;
● You enjoy constantly learning new skills as you search for the best solution to fit each unique requirement;
● You lead by example and take pride in delivering high quality solutions;
● You demonstrate a mature level of flexibility by knowing when to meet and when to exceed any requirements;
● You have previously worked with containerisation (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes);
● You have a deep knowledge of cloud platforms (Azure, AWS);
● You have gained practical network and security experience through regular threat modelling and pentesting participation;
● You have operated and supported mission-critical services (preferably cloud-based services);
● You have a background of operating production Linux/Unix systems;
● You have scripting (shell) and javascript experience together with a good working knowledge of other programming languages;
● You have experience of operating Java services;
● You have experience of tooling such as Github, NPM, Helm, Helmfile , FluxCD or AgroCD;
● You have a strong understanding of CI/CD principles and their best practices.


Our Perks

Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.


Option to take up private health insurance for you and your family members.


Loan bikes and cycle equipment plus benefit from a generous tax allowance with our Cycle to Work Scheme.


Pension scheme with a 4.5% contribution matched by Backbase.


Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.


Referral bonus incentive for bringing the best talent.

Training budget

Specific budget for your personal development.