Senior DevOps Engineer (Amsterdam)

  • Technology
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior DevOps Engineer (Amsterdam)

Job description

As our Senior DevOps Engineer in Amsterdam, you will be working closely with our AI team. That means getting your hands dirty with Computer Vision, Machine Learning and data science related topics but then as a DevOps Engineer. We feel we cannot make it any more challenging than that. But come and see for yourself why Safened is the best place for you

Who are we?

We are Safened - a fast-growing fintech scale-up, motivated by a vision to turn financial risk and regulatory challenges into simple and secure solutions. Simple, because we reduce complexity and offer easy-to-integrate solutions to financial institutions and platform businesses. Secure, because we enable our partners to use the world's most stable asset classes while protecting them from fraud, risk and identity theft. That sounds like a mouthful, right? Don’t worry, we’re happy to explain it in more detail down the line. For now, just rest assured that we do cool stuff and it’s going well. And we operate globally, with offices in London, New York, Amsterdam, and Barcelona.

Check this video to get a feeling for the the atmosphere in our office and the team:

What you will do

Your mission is to help the Safened AI team to faster deploy and to help them training their data even faster. You are helping them on some essential and critical points to deliver results. And believe me the Computer Vision team will welcome you with open arms. Great people as they are. 

Together with our lead in Amsterdam and the DevOps team in Barcelona you run a smooth process and optimize all stuff. And as a bonus: You can learn a thing or two when it comes to Machine Learning. Good for your future as well! 


Long story short, you are involved across the board (what a rhyme!). CI/CD, monitoring, real-time event analysis, incident response... you name it. Common tasks include:

  • Writing scripts to automate operations for our AI team and our development teams

  • Maintaining existing tools for monitoring, notifications, trending, and analysis

  • Investigating reported / suspected outage issues, documenting issues, resolution, maintaining a knowledge base of known issues and remedies

  • Deploying, testing and documenting development, pre-production, and production environments

  • Providing escalation support and expertise to incident management processes involving client AWS/Cloud Infrastructures or related issues

  • Scoping, designing, building and maintaining infrastructure on AWS and other cloud environment

  • Helping to build and grow the DevOps team


What you bring to the table

  • You have 4+ years of experience in DevOps, SysAdmin and/or Development

  • You know your way with both AWS (or Azure, but willing to learn and dive into AWS)

  • You are a great communicator with excellent English skills

  • You know your containers (e.g. Docker)

  • You have affinity with Machine Learning, AI, Computer Vision techniques

  • Working knowledge of Python, C++ and/or R 

  • You have EU citizenship or a work visa already

What you get from us

At Safened, we care about attracting and retaining excellent people. That's why we offer...

  • The chance to work in a multinational and rapidly growing company that works with leading names in global finance
  • A competitive salary and pension in place
  • 25 days of vacation to recharge your batteries
  • An attractive relocation package if you are not in Amsterdam yet
  • A workplace in our beautiful new office right next to the beautiful Vondelpark in Amsterdam
  • Daily catered, fresh and tasty lunch with your colleagues
  • The option to travel to our Barcelona office from time to time
  • Afterwork drinks in our very own bar on Fridays

If everything is clear to you, great. Apply right away! But if you happen to have any questions send our Recruiter, Tom (, an email and you can discuss next steps and questions with him.