Careers — Arthur Ventures
Site Reliability Engineer - Amsterdam at
Amsterdam, NL

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to work on our complex architecture and operations. You will work closely with our team of software developers. Stream runs dozens of servers across multiple data-centers and hosting providers. You'll take responsibility for the overall stability, scalability and growth of our infrastructure.


  • Enjoy solving scalability challenges by thinking out of the box and having a strong understanding of the underlying technology.
  • Want to work at the core of technology that powers the feed for over 500 million end users.
  • Understand that working at a startup is demanding, but you like that you won't have to deal with layers of management to get things done.
  • Are excited to be part of an exceptional team with years of experience in this domain.

In this position you will

  • Provide, deploy and maintain production infrastructure and services running mainly on AWS
  • Implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Implement operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
  • Troubleshoot issues and outages


  • Professional experience in Linux systems administration (5+ years)
  • Experience in performing OS minimization and hardening of a Linux system
  • Strong understanding of IP-based networking and security protocols (e.g. TLS, SSL, etc.)
  • Good understanding of AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, Cloudformation, etc)
  • Experience with configuration management system (e.g. Puppet, SALT, Fabric Ansible, etc)
  • Familiarity with shell scripting (i.e. Bash and Python) and versioning tools (i.e. Git)
  • Familiarity with monitoring and operating relational database systems, in particular Postgres
  • Experience with Nginx web server technologies

Bonus points

  • Experience with Cassandra, Redis, ElasticSearch
  • Familiarity with Python and Golang
  • Experience with distributed databases
  • Experience with GCE

*Our tech stack *

  • AWS
  • Redis
  • PostgreSQL
  • Elastic
  • RabbitMQ
  • Golang + gRPC
  • Python/Django
  • Puppet
  • Nginx
  • Kibana
  • Jaeger + ScyllaDB


Stream employees enjoy some of the best benefits in the industry:

  • A competitive salary
  • Company equity
  • A team of exceptional engineers
  • Healthy team lunches
  • Plenty of snacks and fancy coffee/teas
  • An office in the heart of Amsterdam
  • The possibility to visit our office in Boulder, CO
  • The opportunity and support to attend and/or present to industry-related conferences and meetups
  • The chance to work on OSS projects

Our culture

Stream has a casual social culture, our team is diverse and we all have different backgrounds. Our Amsterdam team is very focused: you will see us heads-down coding or drawing complex charts on whiteboards, until we pop up to have a chat or play merciless games of ping pong.

Our talented developers are highly technical and collaborative, which makes Stream a great place to learn and improve your skills. When it comes to software engineering our culture is oriented towards ownership and quality: our goal is to deliver stable software.

If you are up for the challenge, apply now!