AWS Infrastructure Engineer

Part of KBC Group, one of Europe’s leading financial institutions with 12 million clients across, Europe, KBC Digital Development Center is the newly-established agile IT solutions provider in Varna, Bulgaria. Our mission is to support the digital transformation in the bank-insurance entities within KBC Group by working on a wide range of software development projects and solutions.  

Digital Development Center is where classical IT meets digital banking – an international meeting place for cross-country collaboration and idea creation!  

Our community is home to people with years of experience, as well as  recent graduates, united in shaping the future of financial services and digital banking. 

The Role  

We are looking for an AWS Infrastructure Engineer to be part of a team that will work on exciting new project for KBC group. You will be key contributor to the success of our main digital innovation (Kate). 

Kate is KBC’s digital assistant designed to deliver unique experience to our clients, making their daily banking or insurance operations easier than ever, from the comfort of their homes. Kate is already helping KBC clients in Belgium, Czech Republic and Bulgaria and will be launched soon in all other entities of the group.  


As an AWS Infrastructure Engineer, you will have the below responsibilities:  
•    Understand the current application infrastructure and suggest changes to it.
•    Follow the best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance.
•    Monitor AWS environments to ensure optimal performance and seamless operations
•    Implement the application’s CI/CD pipeline using the AWS CI/CD stack.
•    Write infrastructure as code using CloudFormation/Terraform or similar.


As an AWS Infrastructure Engineer you are:  
• An Infra-specialist with a proven experience
• Focused on implementing according to the Well Architect Framework
• Able to automate, scale, storage, monitor, update, backups, high-availability and disaster recovery
• Able to efficiently communicate and coordinate in case of emergency
• Able to teach your colleague’s about AWS and implementations
• You like to work in a context where you can independently take up tasks E2E
• Can work with strict deadlines in a highly dynamic organization
• Fluent in English
• Certification in AWS will be considered a plus 

You will have experience with: 

  • Experience with the core AWS services
  • Good background in Linux/Unix administration.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes. 
  • Experience with monitoring solutions such as CloudWatch, Prometheus, and the ELK stack.
  • Previous exposure to large-scale systems design.
  • Ability to troubleshoot distributed systems.
  • Experience with building or maintaining cloud-native applications.
  • Past experience with the serverless approaches using AWS Lambda is a plus. For example, the Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM)
  • Knowledge of:

                     writing infrastructure as code (IaC) using CloudFormation or Terraform.
                     Networking and core internet protocols
                     SQL and No-SQL basics

Being part of KBC, you will enjoy plenty of benefits:   

  • Work-Life balance: 25-day annual paid holiday; regular team buildings and company parties  
  • Personal Care: Additional medical insurance and pension plan   
  • Fully covered Multisport card  
  • An international and highly diverse work atmosphere  
  • Hybrid way of working: flexible working time with home-office option  
  • Career growth and development: Leadership Development Program, Internal Academies encouraging internal rotations, a wide range of trainings and free access to several learning platforms, language courses and more  
  • Preferential terms for banking and insurance products & services offered by KBC Group companies in Bulgaria ( loans rates, life and non-life insurance, etc.)   
  • Spot Awards to make you shine: Employee of the month, Employee of the Year, Exceptional achievements and others   
  • Referral program: recommend a friend to a job and get a bonus  
  • Other remarkable benefits: Marriage and Childbirth bonuses, paid Volunteer day, many discounted offers from various providers  


If you find this job opportunity interesting and you meet the requirements for the position send a CV in English. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. Confidentiality is guaranteed and the provided data is subject to special protection in the meaning of the GDPR and Personal Data Protection Act. 


Join. Create. Innovate with us! 

Contract Type:  Full-time
Category:  IT
Level of Experience: 
Region:  Bulgaria - n/a
Company:  KBC Digital Development Center BG