Development Team (Germany/Switzerland) - DevOps + Security Engineer | Yova
Development Team (Germany/Switzerland) – DevOps + Security Engineer
Workload 100%
Location Remote flexible in Europe

Development Team (Germany/Switzerland) – DevOps + Security Engineer

Development Team (Germany/Switzerland) – DevOps + Security Engineer
Workload 100%
Location Remote flexible in Europe

As part of our team, you will work side-by-side with the Yova CPO Erik as well as the tech team. You are successful if Yova maintains the highest security standards on both, internal and external tools.

Your profile

As a DevOps and Security Engineer at Yova, you should be:

  • Excited about the Yova mission to mainstream impact investing.
  • Enjoy digging into workflows and discovering even the smallest weaknesses.
  • Be an analytical and conceptual thinker with an affinity for technology.
  • A self-starter who can work with minimum guidance.
  • Experienced with 5 or more years in DevOps and/or Cloud engineering, or in software engineering with strong exposure to DevOps and CloudOps practices.
    • Passionate about Continuous Build, Integration, Test, and Delivery systems.
    • Strongly knowledge of infrastructure and automation of CI/CD pipelines, mostly using Gitlab CI/CD.
    • Experienced in cloud technology architecture & service management with one or more Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google).
    • Experienced in building logging & monitoring dashboard with tools such NewRelic.
    • Have hands-on experience building Micro-Service Architectures and decoupled systems (e.g. Cloud Run, cloud functions, etc.)
    • Well versed in administration tasks of managing Docker images, container orchestration on Docker and Kubernetes or equivalent.
  • Familiar with Security Ops topics in the cloud such as intrusion, penetration, and vulnerability scanning, but also team security best practices.
  • A clear and honest communicator, with full proficiency in English. German is a plus, but not required.
  • Lots of fun to work with.


Your tasks

As a DevOps and Security Engineer, you will be responsible to fully owning the Yova DevOps topic. You will also set up the highest security standards at Yova. In particular, you will:

  • Own and further build up the DevOps landscape, including work with GCP cloud, Kubernetes, Docker, and other tools/environments
  • Improve the development pipelines for efficiently & regularly deploying code to production (CI/CD)
  • Get Yova ready to scale our purpose to 1) 10s of thousands of customers and 100s of thousands of trades each day and 2) all over Europe
  • Develop highly repeatable processes and have a keen interest in automation
  • Build effective monitoring, alerts, logging, and metrics for production services
  • Improve our online security including a full internal audit of the current state
  • Improve offline security and draft team guidelines and communications around this topic
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate security standards
  • Work closely with the developers and other cross-functional teams in an agile environment


We offer a first-hand start-up experience with the opportunity to disrupt the financial world and make impact investing mainstream! You will be exposed to a wide range of challenging topics with high-intensity coaching from our founders and investment team. Specifically:

  • You will fully own the DevOps topics and bring the DevOps at Yova to the next level
  • You will grow hands-on expertise in the following areas: IT security, workflow analysis, offline security.
  • You will learn important soft skills such as analytical thinking, conceptual thinking, problem-solving, clear communication, working to a high-quality standard and lean tool & software development.
  • You will be part of an ambitious impact mission.
  • You will work directly with the Yova CPO and co-founder Erik as well as our most experienced engineers.
  • You will join a high-performing team in a fast-growing start-up and get to know what it’s like to build things from scratch.
  • You will work in a fun and flexible environment with great and inspiring colleagues. Our team is truly unique.
  • You will work very independently and take responsibility from day 1, contributing your own ideas and opinions.
  • You will get an attractive compensation package.


Workload: 100% | Start date: ASAP | Location: flexible (within Europe)