Do you want to work where you:

Work on internet scale challenges?
Get freedom and flexibility to implement ideas and experiment?
Have the opportunity and time to learn, and invest in your career?
Collaborate by working with a team of diverse and exceptional engineers and software experts and learn from them?

If you answered yes to the above, and are as passionate about cloud infrastructure as we are, we invite you to be a part of our Global Engineering team and work on our cloud operations platform turning the best open source technologies into frustration-free cloud services

As a Site Reliability Engineer at Aiven, you will be designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems. You will demonstrate systematic problem-solving approach, ability to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks.

You will ensure that Aiven’s services and systems have reliability, uptime appropriate to users’ needs and a fast rate of improvement. Apart from monitoring our systems capacity and performance, you will also focus on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure and eliminating work through automation.

Our systems are implemented in Python with bits of Java, Go and C. We develop and operate a number of complex open source databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL and Apache Cassandra as well as other open source data technologies like Apache Kafka. You will often be troubleshooting and debugging issues, using your understanding of Linux and networking.


Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or relevant experience.
An understanding of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design.
Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Java, Go, C, C++, Perl or Ruby.
Some experience working with database and messaging systems such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Grafana, InfluxDB, Redis or Kafka
Good understanding of systems automation and IT Security
Good analytical skills coupled with strong communication and presentation skills.
Experience contributing to open source technologies would be an added bonus
Comfortable with using Linux in a production environment setting.


A dynamic start-up environment with a rapidly growing, international business
Stock options
Highly experienced colleagues
Private medical insurance subsidy for employees and their direct families
You can do 100% work from home
Generous on-call allowance and off-in-lieu arrangement for weekend ops
We support our people’s growth by covering costs of professional training, conferences and exams
Generous parental leave plans
On top of 20 days’ annual leave, we grant employees 5 days’ paid leave for educational and volunteer purposes per year
More benefits coming  – will be defined soon


If you’re interested, send us your application along with a link to your GitHub profile.