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Lead Site Reliability Engineer (Remote Europe)



Software Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Ikerian AG (formely RetinAI Medical) is a fast-growing medical device software company headquartered in Bern, Switzerland. Our mission is to enable the right decisions sooner in healthcare, through transformative AI & data management solutions for disease screening and monitoring. Join our diverse team of entrepreneurs, developers, researchers, and commercial experts who are collectively shaping the future of healthcare.

We're looking for a Lead Site Reliability Engineer to kickstart and head our SRE team. In this role, you'll be the go-to person for building a resilient and scalable system architecture from the ground up. You'll have the exciting opportunity to shape the team's culture and practices, ensuring our healthcare technology stays reliable and efficient as we grow. We need someone who's not just technically skilled but also a natural at leading and nurturing a team, someone who's all about clear communication, practical problem-solving, and keeping a cool head under pressure. If you're passionate about using your tech skills to make a real difference in healthcare and thrive in a dynamic startup environment, we'd love to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build the Team: Create a great SRE team from the ground up. Focus on teamwork and a friendly work environment.
  • Make Plans Work: Come up with practical strategies to keep our systems reliable and ready for growth.
  • Design Systems: Set up reliable systems that can scale to our future needs.
  • Set Best Practices: Develop simple, effective ways to manage our systems and solve problems.
  • Guide and Help Your Team: Share your knowledge, help your team grow, and learn from each other.
  • Work Together: Join forces with other tech and product folks to make sure our systems run smoothly.
  • Talk Tech and Needs: Have clear, straightforward chats with tech partners and our own team to make sure everyone's on the same page.
  • Keep Things Safe and Right: Stay on top of keeping our patient data safe, following the rules of the healthcare game.
  • Been There, Done That: You’ve led a tech team before and enjoy making a welcoming and productive team culture.
  • Problem Solver: You’re good at figuring out what needs to be done and making it happen, especially when it comes to tech challenges.
  • Tech Savvy: You know your way around cloud tech, containers, and coding scripts.
  • A Natural Teacher and Learner: You love sharing what you know and are always open to learning new things.
  • Straight Talker: You're great at explaining tech stuff in simple terms.
  • Cool Under Pressure: You handle stress well and keep your cool when things get tricky.
  • Ready for Change: You’re comfortable in a fast-moving startup world.
  • Care About Health Tech: You’re excited about using tech to make healthcare better.
  • A chance to be part of an exceptional team driving innovation in healthcare.
  • A competitive salary in a supportive work environment that fosters work-life balance.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development in an international setting.
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion, which is fundamental to our ethos.
  • Remote work with annual in-person team gatherings.
  • Hardware and software support for a seamless remote work experience.
  • Participation in the company's Employee Stock Option Plan.

We invite qualified candidates eager to make a difference in healthcare technology to apply.