Development Team (Germany/Switzerland) - DevOps + Security Engineer | Yova
Development Team (Germany/Switzerland) – DevOps + Security Engineer
Workload 100%
Location Germany/Switzerland (flexible home office arrangement)

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

Development Team (Germany/Switzerland) – DevOps + Security Engineer
Workload 100%
Location Germany/Switzerland (flexible home office arrangement)

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.
  • Lots of fun to work with.
  • A clear and honest communicator, with full proficiency in English. German is a plus, but not required.
  • Experienced with 5 or more years in DevOps and/or Cloud engineering, or in software engineering with strong exposure to DevOps and CloudOps practices
  • A graduated of MS or BS in Computer Science or related discipline is a plus but no required with relevant experience
  • Passionate about Continuous Build, Integration, Test, and Delivery systems
  • Strongly knowledge of infrastructure and automation of CI/CD pipelines, mostly using Gitlab CI/CD.
  • Familiar with Security Ops topics in the cloud such as intrusion, penetration, and vulnerability scanning, but also team security best practices.
  • Experienced in cloud technology architecture & service management with one or more Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google).
  • Experience building logging & monitoring dashboard with tools such as Grafana, NewRelic, Kibana, etc.
  • 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.
  • Experienced with Linux and Unix systems.
  • Interested in programming languages such as Ruby on Rails, is a plus.


Your tasks

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

  • Conduct a full audit of our internal application landscape and derive recommendations to improve its security.
  • Improve offline security and draft team guidelines and communications around this topic.
  • Working close with the developers and other cross-functional teams in an agile environment.
  • Improve the development pipelines for efficiently & regularly deploying code to production
  • Design, administer, deploy and manage systems and services on the GCP cloud
  • Develop highly repeatable processes and have a keen interest in automation
  • Build effective monitoring, alerts, logging, and metrics for production services
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate security standards



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 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: Germany/Switzerland