Cloud Software Architect (f/m/div) at Solarisbank AG

Solarisbank AG is a tech company with a full German banking license. Our Banking-as-a-Service platform enables businesses to offer their own financial products. With our straightforward APIs, our partners can access and integrate a wide range of solutions such as digital banking, payments, cards, identification and lending services. As a market leader we are driven by bringing transformational change to the financial services industry.

We love what we do and we love our team. We are 400+ people from over 60 nationalities - a unique blend of techies, fintech enthusiasts, bankers and entrepreneurs from various industries. Our routines are built around genuinely valuing and exchanging different perspectives as well as actively sharing knowledge as we drive our business as a team. We believe and invest in personal growth.

Solarisbank AG is divided in 5 business units, each of them responsible for one slice of the overall product offering and into horizontal teams that work on cross-cutting topics.

One of those cross-cutting teams is the Architecture Team, which works from within the engineering teams to drive the global architecture.

Your Role

As an AWS Architect, you help provide architecture/technical direction and leadership to the entire company. You will join Product Development Teams to commit to delivery goals and OKRs, deliver towards the teams roadmap, drive the evolution of the team-architecture together with the team, and incorporate lessons learned to refine the global architecture. You derive impactful and far reaching architectural initiatives and topics from that process and implement them together with the teams and your fellow architects.

As an AWS Architect, you…

  • Lead and align the overall/global architecture vision and strategy and implement it with your fellow architects from within the teams.
  • Own and drive a subset solarisBank architecture within specific business units/departments.
  • Provide architectural / technical guidance and set standards on how we design and implement our products and services
  • Help Engineers grow in their craft and how to make the best use of the AWS ecosystem
  • Participate in architectural discussions, regularly propose, discuss and prototype solutions on how we build our products and architecture on AWS.
  • Ensure that product and architecture strategy match and reinforce each other. You make sure that your strategies strike the right balance between elegance, simplicity and pragmatism.

What you should bring along

  • You have comprehensive experiences in the areas of AWS Architecture, Systems architecture and software engineering. (AWS Architect Cert preferred)
  • You know the in's and out's of key AWS topics like IAM, kubernetes, fargate, multi account setup, multi region setup etc.
  • Have hands on experience in an AWS environment (microservice architecture, networking, dynamic scaling, cost effective/aware ...)
  • Have an expert understanding of modern information technology and feel comfortable in working within our overall Tech Stack: AWS, Docker, Microservices, Ruby, Golang, Elixir, Phoenix, React.js, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Concourse, Github, Prometheus.
  • Ideally have a polyglot skillset with full stack development experience (3+ years required, 5+ years preferred) designing and developing high performance and modular APIs
  • Have experience with designing and developing cloud native applications using concepts such as event based architecture and infrastructure as code
  • Have a deep understanding of agile and lean processes and embrace end-2-end ownership.

Our Offer

  • Our office is in Kyiv, but you can work remotely from anywhere in Ukraine.
  • Our office is in Berlin, but you can work remotely from anywhere in Germany.
  • Health and development budget
  • Transparent framework to support your career goals.
  • Competitive salary.

While job ads usually paint an ideal picture of a candidate, studies show that most applicants meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Unfortunately, many promising candidates tend to apply only if they meet all the criteria. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single item in the job description, please contact us anyway. We'd love to talk with you and find out if you might be a good fit for us.

At Solarisbank AG, we are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment, where all Solarians feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of color, ethnicity, religion, sex, origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, or gender identity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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