Site Reliability Engineer

Klarna makes shopping smoooth. And we do it with flair because shopping is fun. Every day, we help customers, businesses, and partners explore just how smoooth the modern shopping experience can be. 

It means we’re constantly changing the game. Always trying out new things. And we encourage our people to do the same. To grow. To develop. Because we don’t believe roles have to stay fixed. Instead we inspire our people to take an irregular career path. As a company of 350 dynamic start-ups, our whole business is built for it. So once you’re in, there’s no telling what will happen next.

We at Klarna are looking for driven and energetic Site Reliability Engineers who also happen to like Python in order to join our office in Berlin.

Our mission is to make payments as smooth as possible, reducing the friction you are facing when you purchase goods online. Our secret sauce to achieve this, is our ability to provide credit in real-time. If you want to learn more on how it is done, there is a great opportunity to join us, aim for awesomeness and write history.

We are currently serving 80 million customers and we are growing with a rate more than 40% annually, so there are very big opportunities having a massive impact in one of the very few profitable unicorns out there. 

Who you are

  • Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive! You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast paced international working environment.
  • You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce best work results!
  • At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent.

What do we expect from you

  • To be driven, this is an essential attribute if you want to thrive in Klarna’s fast moving environment
  • Ensure high reliability and availability for production systems, including upgrade and release processes and incident handling
  • Manage and deploy internal and external monitoring solutions for maintaining high availability for production systems
  • Develop effective tooling, alerts, and response to both identify and address reliability risks
  • Define and evangelise cloud-related optimisations and best practices to improve reliability and performance
  • Responsible for troubleshooting cloud infrastructure, systems, network, and application stacks
  • Work with fellow operations engineers and development teams on complex problems, and make decisions and recommendations about systems improvements after analysing possible courses of action

What you can expect from us

  • A very, very competent compensation package, based on your skill level
  • 6 weeks of paid holidays
  • A practically unlimited potential to develop and grow, both personally and professionally
  • Unlimited budget for personal development, including books, conferences and workshops
  • Amazing relocation package to Berlin, Germany
  • Generous pension and insurance plans
Code in your spare time?

Great, send over a link to some of your work. We'd love to take a look. Here’s some of our work https://github.com/klarna

Klarna is an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

If it sounds good, go ahead and contact us! We are looking forward to hear from you! 

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 smooothest shopping experience. We serve 80 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 190,000 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 +2,500 people from 90 nationalities.