Senior Site Reliability Engineer - App Platform (f/d/m)

Trade Republic

Trade Republic

Software Engineering
Lehi, UT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023


At Trade Republic, we are on a mission to democratize wealth. We set up millions of Europeans for wealth with fast, easy, and free access to capital markets. With over one million customers we are one of the largest savings platforms in Europe, with users holding over €6 billion on our platform.

We are seen as the go-to-destination for top talent from across the globe. Everyday we strive to make Trade Republic a great environment to do the best work of your life, surrounded by exceptional, caring and passionate colleagues. In addition to learning and growing with a world-class team, you will build a destination for everyone across Europe to put money to work.


In Platform Engineering we believe in the power of autonomy and in giving end-to-end ownership to all engineers. To support Platform Engineering’s mission, we —Application Platform — power up the infrastructure that serves millions of users of Trade Republic. We do so through the creation of self-service platforms that support compute, storage and communication between systems.

More specifically, Application Platform enables….

  • Supporting Kubernetes as a platform for everything compute

  • Communication between services through technologies like Kafka, AWS Kinesis and RabbitMQ

  • Data storage and caching capabilities through technologies like AWS RDS, Cassandra and Redis


  • Ensure scalability, stability and availability of our systems through automation, problem prevention and evangelising system ownership culture

  • Further develop the monitoring and alerting for our systems to ensure a reliable service to our customers

  • Provide the means for teams to have full observability (e.g. latency, availability, health metrics…) for mission-critical systems once they are live

  • Design and maintain scalable infrastructure on the Cloud (AWS), leveraging infrastructure as code with Terraform

  • Architect and ship software to help engineering teams adopt best practices to ship software faster through automated continuous integration and delivery pipelines

  • Empower your colleagues to become better every day by giving them constant constructive feedback, sharing acquired knowledge and guiding them when applicable


  • Previous Experience working in software engineering. This includes cloud, infrastructure, distributed systems, systems engineering and networking)

  • Well-rounded understanding of managing business-critical systems in cloud infrastructure, following best practices for observability and scalability

  • Good understanding of distributed systems, system engineering and networking

  • Solid experience with at least one programming language. We mostly use Kotlin, Java and Python but we are far more interested in your well-roundedness as an engineer rather than knowledge of a certain language, tool or framework

  • Exceptional ownership and drive to create business impact & to empower your colleagues to become better every day

  • Strong communication skills and ability to drive ideas & technical implementations to stakeholders from various backgrounds


At Trade Republic you will get to do the best work of your career. We are a destination for people who are exceptional at what they do. Every day, we strive to build a world-class team and provide the space for people to do their best. We have a relentless ambition of raising the bar and expect the best from ourselves. Through our dedicated people-first management approach and transparent career paths, you will have the opportunity to develop and grow your career like never before. And because you are surrounded by a diverse team of high performers, you will be learning every day.

You will play an important role in fixing one of the largest challenges we face - closing the pension gap and democratizing wealth. Trade Republic is a place where your job, your career and your passions intersect. If this gets you fired up, just like it does for all of us at Trade Republic, then reach out!