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DevOps Engineer

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We aim to become the most beloved financial Operating System of European SMEs.

We help business owners get rid of the time consuming hassle of handling accounting and finance, while giving them access to key information that they can use to make better decisions.

Meanwhile, we’re helping accountants. By using Pennylane, rather than doing manual and repetitive tasks, they can spend more time advising and guiding their clients.

About us

Pennylane is one of the fastest growing Fintechs in France (and soon to be in Europe!)

In 4 years of existence, we’ve managed to :

💻 Make ourselves known as a groundbreaking accounting and financial software for small businesses and their accountants

💰 Raise a total of €84 millions, including from Sequoia 🌲, the famous fund from the Silicon Valley who invested early in companies like Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Stripe, Paypal and much more...

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Grow from 7 cofounders to 370+ happy Pennylaners : we’re now recognized as one of the greatest places to work in France (but also remotely), with a 5/5 rating on Glassdoor and an e-NPS of 94.

🌍 Build an international environment with more than 26 nationalities, with a strong remote-friendly culture, where 30% of the employees are already working from all parts of Europe

🤝 Earn the trust of thousands of customers and accounting firms and obtain outstanding ratings

WHY this position is of utmost importance to reach our mission

While some companies count on marketing and sales to gain market share, we are a product-led company and we are investing primarily on building an innovative and scalable platform. Tech teams have a crucial role to play to achieve this goal.

👪 Team and context

We are looking for our 2nd DevOps Engineer, who will work closely with our team of 120+ engineers to define performance and metrics standards and tooling.

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team that consists of two Frontend engineers, two Backend engineers and another DevOps Engineer.

🏠 Offices

The company’s HQ are in Paris, but the whole Tech team is remote-first. You are thus free to work from wherever you want in Europe.

🎯 Your Missions

- Evangelising SRE practices across our engineering team.

- Working closely with internal stakeholders to understand where we can proactively improve the reliability of our application, as well as helping to scale production resources so that they are efficient.

- Helping us to define performance and metrics standards.

- Setting up tooling and monitoring for the metrics, responding to surfacing issues and opportunities and defining the engineering guidelines.

- You will be overseeing how production management would look like from application perspective. 

- Collaborating with a Application Security Engineer and a DevOps Engineer, while reporting to our Lead.

🥇 You’re the right candidate if you have experience:

- With monitoring and APM tools (e.g. Grafana/Prometheus/DataDog/Splunk or others)

- Working with cloud - we use AWS.

- Scaling up a web application and asynchronous job system

- Working/or would like to work in a product focused environment.

What do we do to make your work life easier

🏢 You’ll be able to work remotely from anywhere in Europe, as long as your contract allows you to

💵 You’ll have a compensation package

📈 You’ll get company shares to enjoy a piece of the success story you’re building with us

🏡 You’ll have a budget to turn your home into a more comfortable workspace, as well as a monthly allowance to work from a coworking space whenever you feel like it

⛹️Through our partner Gymlib, you’ll have access to 8000 fitness spaces in Europe and more than 300 activities related to wellness

🇬🇧 You’ll have access to Busuu to perfect your english or your french

💻 You’ll get the latest Apple equipment

🎉 You’ll be part of a vibrant social community : we do lots of sports together (Foot, running, climbing...), we love to hang out and have a drink together (thursday afterwork drinks on our rooftop is a usual thing. Twice-a-year we do company seminars, last time we went on a trip to Centerparcs and it was fabulous !)

And.. If you’re based in France :

🏢 You’ll be able to work fully from your home or any co-working space in France, or from our wonderful office in the center of Paris

🏝You’ll get between 8 to 13 additional days off (to the 25 standard ones) to rest and do what you love each year

🍜 You’ll have lunch credits (Swile card) to buy your favorite food every day

🏥 You’ll have a great healthcare cover (Alan Blue) to take care of yourself and your family

We’re working on providing those last advantages to our people based outside of France as well, but it can be quite more complex depending on different countries.

What does the recruitment process look like ? 

- You will first have a general chat with Rémi (Technical Recruiter) : 30 min

- You’ll then have a live Technical interview with Thierry (Co-founder & Lead Dev) and Andrei (DevOps Engineer) : 1h

- At Last, a final interview with Quentin, our CTO and one of our Engineering Managers : 1 H

Encouraging diversity in all its forms, Pennylane strives to offer an inclusive, caring and fulfilling work environment in our offices and remotely. We provide equal opportunities and consideration regardless of background, origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation or handicap.

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