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Site Reliability Engineer (focus on Security) w|m|d - (Valbonne - Hybrid Work Model 80-100%)

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group AG
  • 25.01.2023
  • 80 - 100%
  • Fachverantwortung
  • Festanstellung

Site Reliability Engineer (focus on Security) w|m|d - (Valbonne - Hybrid Work Model 80-100%)

Company Description

Welcome to SMG Swiss Marketplace Group AG

We are a pioneering network of online marketplaces and a leading European digital company that simplifies people's lives with forward-looking products.

Job Description and have been the biggest classifieds platforms for many years. At the end of 2021, they joined forces together with and other platforms to create the Swiss Marketplace Group (SMG), one of the largest digital companies in Switzerland. Our headquarter is in Zürich, but we also have offices in Zug, Flamatt, Belgrade, Valbonne and Berlin. For our Platform Team, we are looking for a passionate engineer located in France/Valbonne for the position of SRE with a focus on Security.

As part of the General Marketplaces Platform Team, you will be responsible for the and infrastructure. Your daily focus will be to ensure that our cloud infrastructure is safe and scalable. You will also collaborate with platform engineers of Ricardo and contribute to the services shared by all products. Additionally, you will be Security Lead for the General Marketplaces and work closely with our Security and Anti Fraud central team.

You will:

  • Improve, secure and fix issues on our Kubernetes cluster
  • Maintain our internal tools written in Python and Go
  • Use the command line and automation tools (Terraform) to solve daily problems
  • Help developers to maintain and optimize our app hosted in the Cloud
  • Respond to the Cyberattacks on our platform, together with Security Team
  • Take care of our bug bounty program on Bugcrowd
  • Identify bottlenecks and improve the performance of our systems.
  • Help in replacing legacy applications with cloud-native solutions
  • Optimize our Cloud usage, take care of stability, performance and costs


What we are looking for: 

  • Experience in operating web platforms at the Swiss scale (millions of users) on top of cloud platforms
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux (we use Debian)
  • A love for automating things, preferably using Terraform
  • Broad knowledge of cloud platforms, preferably AWS or GCP
  • Good knowledge of most common security threats and ways of mitigating them
  • Good knowledge of Kubernetes on production systems
  • Go or Python development experience
  • Robust Knowledge of basic network protocols like HTTP, TCP/IP.
  • 3 or more years of professional experience as SRE and/or Developer
  • A curious person who’s interested in continuously keeping themselves up to date on security matters

You should be able to communicate with developers about security issues on the same level

Additional Information


  • Training and conference budget available for everybody.
  • Strong engineering culture, empowerment and trust 
  • Career tracks that can match with employees expectations (Senior, Principal, managers…). We want you to progress on your professional journey at SMG
  • Home office possible with a minimum of 2 days/week in the office.
  • Fresh fruits, Free coffee @ Office.
  • Friday drinks & seasonal parties
  • Be-yearly party with all our colleagues
  • 12 recovery days in addition to the 25 holidays.
  • Lunch ticket
  • Swimming pool and tennis courts in free access right next to the office
  • Opportunity to travel regularly to our office in Zug

Learn more about our tech community by visiting our presentation page.

If this job speaks to you, please don't hesitate to apply even if you don't meet all criteria listed. If you are in the ballpark of your skills are transferable, we are happy to figure out if this position is a good fit for both of us.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. We want to hear from you, please don't hesitate to apply.

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group Ltd. is a pioneering network of online marketplaces and a leading European digital company that simplifies people’s lives with groundbreaking products.

SMG Swiss Marketplace Group Ltd. provides customers with the best tools to meet their life decision needs. The portfolio includes Real Estate (,,,,, Automotive (,, Car For You), General Marketplaces (,, and Finance & Insurance ( The company is owned by TX Group AG (31%), Ringier AG (29.5%), La Mobilière (29.5%), and General Atlantic (10%).