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Senior Azure System Engineer

Amsterdam - Products

Senior Azure System Engineer

Join the banking revolution! As the global leader in Engagement Banking, Backbase is at the forefront of revolutionizing banking services through technology. Our team is committed to developing cutting-edge tools and applications that empower our R&D organization and drive innovation. We are looking for a skilled Senior System Engineer with a strong focus on Azure to join our Platform team.

The Platform team is responsible for managing customer runtimes - banks - and in that regard, we hold ourselves accountable to the highest professional standards in cloud ops. Resilience, Availability, and Scalability.

** Please note, We are restricted to hiring locally for this role so applicants must already reside in The Netherlands and have either Dutch citizenship, EU Passport or valid 'HSM visa **

What you'll do

● Design, implement, and manage Azure cloud infrastructure to ensure our customers have access to the best features Azure has to offer;
● Guarantee the availability and reliability of the managed hosting service we provide to our customers;
● Implement and contribute to best practices for cloud security, compliance, and disaster recovery;
● Ensure that the solution always runs in a compliant, secure and cost-effective way;
● Participate in our on-call pool and help to ensure maximum reliability, high availability and uptime.
● Help foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
● Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure-related issues, ensuring resilience, availability and scalability.
● Contribute to increasing operational efficiency and helping to bring overall cloud cost under control.

Who you are

●You have a deep understanding of cloud infrastructure security, cloud-native technologies, and desired state configuration, preferably using Terraform or OpenTofu;
●You are proficient with tools and tech like Helm Charts, Kubernetes, Istio;
●You have strong communication skills allowing you to drive initiatives and decisions inside and outside your team;
●You have at least 5 years of experience in system engineering including at least 3 years of working with Azure cloud services;
●You combine technical excellence with mentorship skills, and provide your peers with hands-on guidance and collaborative problem-solving.
●You are focused on automation-first. Not content with anything manual, your goal is to make every process predictable and automated;
●You have a proven track record of designing and implementing scalable, highly-available cloud infrastructure;
●Evidence of significant work experience with Azure is a plus;
●Work experience as software developer is a plus;
●Networking experience, including VPN configuration, is a plus;
●Your English communication skills are excellent.


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.


Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.


Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.


Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

Training budget

Specific budget for your personal development.


You can wear clothes you feel comfortable in.

High spec equipment

We provide all employees with high-spec Macs and tech set up.

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