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Senior Platform Engineer



Software Engineering
Netherlands · Remote
Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024

Senior Platform Engineer

Job Locations NL-Remote
Posted Date 2 months ago(18/03/2024 13:05)
Job ID
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Org Level 2
Product Engineering

Who we are

At Mambu, we believe that banking and financial services can change the world for the better. We also know that inflexible systems are slowing innovation and limiting impact. We’re on a mission to change that, to make banking work better for everyone.

Join us as we bring banking and financial services technology into the digital-first world. Where our best-in-class, cloud-banking platform is igniting financial change globally. Where we are enabling our customers to build great banking experiences for their customers; in a faster, more flexible and more dependable way than ever before.

If this mission drives you, if you are bold, curious, customer-obsessed and ready to embrace a challenge, then we want you on our team.

At Mambu our people are the foundation! We prioritise continuous learning and development to empower Mambuvians for success and growth. We provide a learning budget by function for professional development and offer a comprehensive L&D program that enhances both technical expertise and soft skills.

Let’s rewrite the rules of banking together!

About the team

We strive to provide a reliable self-service platform (infrastructure context) where product teams can provision components they need without interruption, using multi-cloud offerings, ensuring that we deliver consistent services across any cloud.

The context of scale - when we speak about our existing platform, we mean hundreds of kubernetes, kafka and elastic search clusters with thousands of mysql and postgresql instances.

What you’ll do

  • Ensures that the Databases are highly available and can scale without any downtime for the customer
  • Ensures that the Mambu Cloud Platform doesn’t decrease performance due to infrastructure problems
  • Ensures that Mambu uses the best tools and technologies to enable database availability, and performance
  • Enables self-service usage of the data platform
  • Evaluates 3rd party solutions and advises in build-vs-buy decisions
  • Ensures that development teams can autonomously make use of the database platforms to deliver product features at a higher pace, with reduced coordination
  • Ensure database offering is agnostic (can be run and supported on any cloud or hybrid hosting)
  • Define and improve delivery and deployment processes for the Mambu database services
  • Ensure accessibility, integration, performance, availability and security for all the tools used in the product life cycle.
  • Automation driven over manual processes

What you’ll bring

  • Extensive experience in managing databases, MySQL, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL
  • In-depth knowledge of database concepts such as indexing, query optimization, normalization, and denormalization.
  • Extensive knowledge of database insights
  • Experience in database design and modeling
  • Experience working with kubernetes and kubernetes storage
  • Experience with database and alerting on scale
  • Good knowledge of Linux systems (including networking and security)
  • Understanding of cloud native applications and distributed systems
  • Understanding of deployment strategies impact on Databases
  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills

Your future

We aim to be the leading cloud-banking platform, powering the future of banking and igniting financial change globally. If you want to join a collaborative, inclusive team of experts changing the lives of billions, this is where you belong.

Let's connect!

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As part of the recruitment (or HR onboarding) process, you will be required to obtain authorised criminal background and credit screening results, as well as be queried against a sanctions/anti-money-laundering/counter terrorism financing/politically exposed persons screening service and your employment is conditional upon approval of these results.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that many job seekers (including women, people of colour and people from diverse backgrounds) are reluctant to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.

Here at Mambu we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Mambu is committed to working with and providing equal opportunities to people with disabilities. If you have a medical condition or disability which inhibits your ability to complete any part of the application process, and are in need of a reasonable adaptation of the process to accommodate your needs, please contact us at and let us know how we may assist you.


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