Feedzai - Senior Platform Engineer

Porto, Coimbra, Lisbon

java, Kubernetes, AWS, Docker, Azure, Terraform

Feedzai is currently hiring a Senior Platform Engineer to join their amazing team 
About the company: 

Feedzai is the world’s first RiskOps platform for financial risk management, and the market leader in safeguarding global commerce with today’s most advanced cloud-based risk management platform, powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence. Feedzai is securing the transition to a cashless world while enabling digital trust in every transaction and payment type. The world’s largest banks, processors, and retailers trust Feedzai to protect trillions of dollars and manage risk while improving the customer experience for everyday users, without compromising privacy. Feedzai is a Series D company and has raised $282M to date. With a valuation of +$1.5B, the company's technology protects 900 million people in 190 countries. 


The Engineering (Tech) Team is responsible for all Feedzai product development. Together with Product Management and Data Science, they build the next generation of tools to catch fraud in real-time with a machine learning first approach. Formed by engineers and managed by engineers, at Feedzai, you will find some of the most talented teams out there, from junior to senior engineers.

Driven to build the best value for our customers, their work involves a wide range of technical challenges, such as building distributed systems that need to operate 24/7, ensuring ultra-low latencies, and solving UI/UX problems to help fraud analysts fight fraud more efficiently and in addition, designing extensive databases from relational, NoSQL and graphs, and developing new data science techniques and algorithms. 

With Cloud at its core, the Platform Engineering area supports our product development life cycle, from development through testing and deployment to operations and maintenance, aiming towards a DevOps-centric vision.

They are fast-paced and provide a safe, open, and collaborative environment that encourages them to lean in, try new things and discover their potential with continuous learning for everyone.


As part of the team you’ll work closely with other platform engineers with a deep understanding of Feedzai’s cloud products and environments in developing the automation, tooling and platforms that make up Feedzai’s Internal Developer Platform, and by doing so, contributing to a faster and more agile product delivery. You will also work with product team engineers to gather requirements and understand their specific needs, while helping shape the platform’s direction.


Your Day to Day:
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, operations and analytics;
  • Automate all aspects of the cloud infrastructure and incident response;
  • Maintain and improve the product deployment pipeline;Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring, operations and analytics; automate all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle;
  • Development with Go, Python, Java, Groovy, Bash or similar languages;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and implement DevX best practices;
  • Participate in incident response, root cause investigation and resolution for the products your team develops;
  • Maintain and develop our infrastructure as code (IaC) to manage and operate end-to-end lifecycle operations (monitoring, alerting, security, cost optimization, configuration, backup, etc.) in production environments;
  • Utilize your experience and problem solving skills to help prevent and investigate production issues;
  • Develop playbooks related to actionable alerts.


You Have & You Know-How: 

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or the equivalent combination of education, experience, and training;
  • 6+ years of professional experience; 
  • Experience working on Platform Engineering topics;
  • Programming skills (Java, Go, Python, Bash or similar languages);
  • Experience with Virtualization, Container Technologies and Orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes);
  • Experience with Terraform;
  • Previous experience with cloud AWS (or other);
  • Experience with monitoring & Observability stacks such as Grafana and Prometheus;
  • Experience with CI/CD tools, including Jenkins/Gitlab and Flux CD/Argo CD;
  • Self-driven & motivated, with a strong work ethic and a passion for problem solving;
Preferred/Valued Qualifications and Skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Extensive hands-on experience in platform engineering, with a focus on DevX;
  • Kubernetes and Cloud certifications or equivalent. 

The Product Team builds their product to disrupt the financial crime industry from a data-led approach. They partner with their clients using a holistic lens and have result-driven solutions to manage financial risk with a cloud-first platform and a world-class UX interface. Being part of the team, you have a voice in planning, strategising, and challenging the status quo. Your thoughts and ideas are valued. Their fast-paced and open environment encourages us to lean in, try new things, and discover our potential. We define and act on what could be in tomorrow's world, not on what is today. Join Us!

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