Senior AWS Engineer

About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 4000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.

Engineering at Klarna is an inspired, customer focused community, dedicated to crafting solutions that redefine our industry. Working in small, highly collaborative Agile teams, you and your team will have a clear mission and ownership of an important outcome that supports Klarna and our customers. At Klarna we optimize for quality, flow, fast feedback, focusing on end-to-end ownership, continuous improvement, testing, monitoring and experimentation. We aim for teams that are inclusive, helpful, and have a strong sense of ownership for the things they build.

Our engineers make some of the most significant decisions for the company and we are looking for bold, open and curious developers. As a Klarnaut, you’ll be inspired to contribute to the growth of Europe’s most highly valued fintech and your work will reach millions of users.

Engineering is rapidly growing and we are looking for new talent to join our Productivity & Platforms Domain!

What you'll get to do

As an engineer in the Platform Reliability team you will maintain and continuously improve reliability and scalability for our tier zero services to enable stable operations across Klarna ecosystems.
You will be involved in managing and optimizing AWS operations for these services. You will work closely with other teams in the Productivity & Platform Domain to ensure that we deliver the best productivity experience possible to our internal customers around the world.

Some of the things you'll get to work with:

  • Continuously improve both the underlying infrastructure in AWS as well as the central system configurations.
  • Setting up non-production environments and carrying out test scenarios.
  • Create and maintain actionable monitoring and alerting.
  • Support other Productivity teams in larger efforts implementing requested business processes and with end user support when needed.
  • Scope and implement gold standard solutions that are easy to understand and reusable. 
  • Identify issues and risks proactively.
  • Take ownership of incidents, with hard debugging and reverse engineering tasks.
  • Documenting and sharing knowledge instinctively.
  • Implement Infrastructure as code.
  • Use CI/CD Tools for automation tasks.
You should have

You are highly experienced in AWS architecture, infrastructural design and operations. You consider yourself as a Linux system administrator and know your way around tasks related to this.

You master the most common AWS Services like: EC2, RDS, EFS, CloudWatch, Lambda and have experience in setting up these services using Terraform and Ansible. You have knowledge of integrating systems and you build automations like; AMI pipelines, Terraform and Ansible updates, termination life-cycles using CI/CD, like Jenkins.

Either way, you thrive when there are many things going on in an ever changing environment.

What we can offer you

Culture - You'll have an opportunity to work with people from 90+ different countries in our English speaking offices in Stockholm/Berlin city centre.

Learning - We have a learning and development focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training, and regular internal technical talks.

Compensation - You’ll receive an attractive salary, pension, and insurance plans, plus we offer all of our employees an opportunity to invest in a RSU program and own a stake of the company. You’ll also receive 30 days annual leave and since we recognise that life is about more than work, we also offer benefits for gym memberships, marathons, and all sorts of activities that promote physical health. We also have generous parental leave (for men and women).

We know diverse teams are strong teams, so we welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our teams include women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the college-educated, and people from all over the world.

We also believe in making contributions back to the open source community. You can find some of our work at

How to apply: Send over your CV or LinkedIn profile in English.

Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.