Security Engineer - Infrastructure Security
Who we are
Klarna’s mission is to free people from all the meaningless time spent managing money and purchases, so they can do more of what they love. Every day at Klarna we help consumers, merchants, and partners to explore just how smoooth the modern purchase experience can be. Our position at the crossroads of payments, consumer financing, ecommerce and banking means we are uniquely positioned to do this. There is no label for what we do.
Klarna was born in Stockholm in 2005 and today has 2000 employees working across Europe and the US. We currently serve 60 million consumers, work together with 90,000 merchants and process more than a million payment transactions a day. We are growing at 40% year on year and our investors include Visa, Atomico, Sequoia Capital, Permira and Bestseller group/ Anders Holsch Povlsen. We have strong partnerships with some of the world’s leading brands, such as ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Zara, Lufthansa and Spotify.
To find out more about what it's like to work at Klarna: klarna.com/careers
Klarna is the largest fintech company in Europe to become a bank and we aim high. We don’t focus on where we’ve come from. What matters to us is where we are going. Klarna’s goal is to improve the online buying experience for our consumers and merchants all over the world.
Engineering is rapidly growing and the Infrastructure Security team is looking for people passionate about automating and embedding security to protect cloud architectures on the infrastructure level.
If you are self-driven, passionate about scaling security through automation and experienced in working with cloud architectures such as AWS, this is a position for you. You will get a lot of opportunities to work with engineering teams to build scalable solutions for securing our staging and production environments. We provide a mentoring and competence track specific for you to get you up to speed.
Our mission in the InfraSec team is to protect Klarna systems by providing security services as part of the standard deployment infrastructure platform; thus automating away security for our engineering teams.
We are therefore looking for new colleagues who want to work on improving the security of our infrastructure components (i.e., networks, systems, containers, orchestration layers and CI/CD pipelines).
Get in touch with us if you would enjoy...
- solving security challenges in the cloud
- integrating automated security features in the deployment and provisioning of services
- working with engineering teams to drive security improvements
- taking an active role in architectural decisions
- having fun and sharing your knowledge and expertise while doing so
It would be great if you have...
- Experience with automation/scripting/DevOps, preferably in Python or NodeJS
- Experience in securing a microservices architecture, e.g. AWS
- Hands-on experience in building API-based solutions
- Experience in working with containers and related technologies
- Experience in building CI/CD pipelines
This is an exciting time to join our InfraSec team as we are growing and exploring new areas within the security domain. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. We are a team of technically curious problem solvers. Come and join us.
Culture - You'll have an opportunity to work with people from 65 different countries in our English speaking office in Stockholm city centre.
Compensation - You’ll get an attractive salary, pension and insurance plans, along with 30 days annual leave.
Learning - We have a learning and development focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training and regular internal technical talks.
Family - We offer a flexible work schedule and parental leave compensation.
We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the college-educated, and people from all over the world. We’re a team of technically curious problem solvers. Come and join us.
Code in your spare time?
Great, send over a link to some of your work. We'd love to take a look. Here’s some of our work https://github.com/klarna
How to apply
Send over a CV or LinkedIn profile in English and let's arrange a chat.
We can offer you an international working environment filled with smart and ambitious colleagues. We know that diverse teams are strong teams, so we welcome those from different backgrounds and experiences. As part of one of Europe’s fastest growing companies, you'll help play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level.