Platform Reliability Engineer (H/S/T)

PayFit is hiring!


PayFit simplifies payroll management and HR processes for SMBs. PayFit is an automated SaaS solution to help business owners and HR professionals save time and money allowing them to refocus on what really matters: their employees.

Since 2015, they have set themselves a mission to support the digital transformation of HR management through their ever growing range of product features and services. They have a strong presence in France and have been quickly growing in Germany, Spain and in the UK. With 5,000 customers in 5 countries, they are one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in Europe.

Today, they are more than 650 employees at PayFit and they all share four core values:

  • Care for each other
  • Always stay humble
  • Strive for excellence
  • Live and work with passion

They are committed to a culture of inclusion and an environment that enables fulfillment in freedom & responsibility.

You want to join them? This video is better than a long description…

Job Description

Who are we? 🚀

PayFit is one of the fastest growing SaaS startups in Europe with 600 employees and over 5,000 customers in just a few years, in France, Germany, the UK, Spain and Italy. Backed by a group of highly reputable institutional investors, PayFit is revolutionising HR software by automating payroll and simplifying HR management for SMEs.
Our mission is to support the digital transformation of SME's Human Resources through a reliable SaaS solution that offers a unique experience to its users. We leverage our own coding language to customise our software quickly to each market, so that our customers can easily process pay slips, request holidays and manage their expenses.
We're passionate and enthusiastic about our mission, and committed to maintaining a culture that cares deeply about its employees and customers.

A brief overview of the Core Platform Team 📚

Our main mission is to power PayFit’s growth by providing a highly trusted evolutionary platform, focusing on its reliability, observability & scale.
This involves building core tools used throughout the whole engineering organisation and collaborating closely with teams to take the best out of the platform.

💡 The team's top priority is focused on getting a modern Kubernetes based platform, with the help of core components to drive the scalability, cost effectiveness, observability and reliability.

💡 The team is also responsible for spreading the best practices to other teams and enable them to use the platform features for monitoring, scaling and securing their workloads.

A brief overview of our day-to-day stack:
• Technical stack: JavaScript/TypeScript, Go, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform
• Code collaboration: GitHub, CircleCI, ArgoCD
• Project management and knowledge: JIRA, Notion
• Communication: Slack, Zoom

Your mission: Scale PayFit's platform & architecture ⭐

• Participate in maintaining, hardening and improving the platform.
• Contribute to the infrastructure evolutions to eliminate single points of failure, bring high availability and implement a distributed architecture.
• Automate every aspect of infrastructure deployment and observability.
• Collaborate closely with other teams to take care of service specific infrastructure and reliability needs.
• Take care of packaging workload resources in Helm charts to run, monitor and scale application services.

Preferred Experience

This job has been tailored for you if... 🦄

• You have a solid understanding of Kubernetes and AWS or want to learn more about it.
• You love automating infrastructure and workloads deployments.
• You enjoy sharing and collaborating with other teams to promote best practices and build reliable and resilient services.

Icing on the cake 🍰

• You are experienced designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting distributed systems
• You have a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive

What we offer ❤️

• An amazing work environment, designed for kindness and blossoming
• An attractive remuneration package
• An international and dynamic team with the opportunity to visit our different offices (Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, London)
• A work from anywhere policy
• A gym inside the office and Gymlib subscription with preferential rate
• Regular team and global events
• Restaurant tickets
• 4 weeks of paternity leave (fully covered) and 20 weeks of maternity leave (fully covered)
• Henner health insurance (60% covered by PayFit)
• Great coffee, fruits, snacks, foosball, MPG Teams or even team yoga classes
• MacBooks are our standard, but we'll provide whatever equipment you need to help you get your job done!

Recruitment Process

Hiring process ⚙️

1️⃣ Applicant initial validation: added value, key achievements, motivations, job match
2️⃣ Meet Core Platform Lead: initial interview (introductions, discussions of career aspirations, behavioral questions, position fit)
3️⃣ Meet Future Colleagues: technical interview (introductions, coding, questions)
4️⃣ Meet Tribe Director

Want to know more about our epic team? 👀

We are looking for passionate and innovative people who want to build the next big success story with us!
Do you recognise yourself in these words? Do you want to join an incredible adventure?
Tell us who you are, what you’ve done and what you're looking to achieve. We’ll be more than happy to meet you :)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75008)