Cloud Engineer (GCP)

Strise is a fast-expanding technology company based in Oslo. We have built a revolutionary AML (anti-money laundering) Automation Cloud to help top-tier banks, fintechs, and other financial institutions fight financial crime.

Our self-developed graph and AI technology centers around connecting insights about B2B clients and providing intelligent information to our customers. Vipps, SpareBank 1, and Nordea are just a few that have had great success in using Strise.

We make an impact by making it easier and faster for banks to fulfill their mission of uncovering financial violations like money laundering. After successfully becoming trusted by many of the biggest financial institutions in Scandinavia, and securing $10M in funding from Atomico, we are now venturing into the UK, followed by the rest of Europe. We’re well on our way to becoming the global standard in anti-money laundering technology.

Strise is on the hunt for a skilled Cloud Engineer with expertise in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and scalability of the cloud infrastructure of our pioneering AML platform as we expand to global markets. As part of our tech team, you will work closely with our design and product team to take our products to the next level in scale, performance, and customer value. Going out of your comfort zone to explore a new idea, optimising our infrastructure, and keeping a focus on security and DevOps practices will all be part of your job. Your contributions will be crucial in our journey to leverage GCP to set new industry standards, ensuring that Strise continues to lead with future-ready products in the fight against financial crime.

Join us in our journey to redefine industry standards with AI-driven solutions.

You can read more about what makes Strise special on our careers page.

This position is based in Oslo, Norway.

Strise has an HQ in Oslo and an office in London.

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Some technologies we use:

  • All of Strise runs in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • For our backend services, Scala is the main programming language. But we also occasionally use Python.
  • We use gRPC and Google Pub/Sub to communicate between services.
  • For external communication, we opt for GraphQL.
  • Our services typically run in Kubernetes (GKE), but we’re also exploring a move towards a more serverless setup with Cloud Run.
  • All of our infrastructure is Terraformed.
  • One of our core tech principles is to offload as much tech as possible to managed services, effectively making it someone else's problem. We are heavy users of GCP native offerings such as Vertex AI, BigQuery, Cloud SQL, Cloud Pub/Sub etc.
  • We’ve also committed to a few other technologies such as Neo4j and Elasticsearch.

What you will do:

  • Design, implement, and maintain cloud infrastructure solutions with a focus on security and scalability.
  • Implement DevSecOps practices to integrate security into every aspect of our cloud environment.
  • Optimize our cloud infrastructure for scale, considering cost efficiency and performance requirements.
  • Automate deployment, monitoring, and management processes to streamline operations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, design, and QA, to ensure and shape the delivery of high-quality software, and provide guidance and support in deploying and maintaining applications on the cloud.
  • Stay updated with burgeoning technologies, successful practices, and advancements in cloud computing and security, as well as AI.
  • Contribute to the overall architecture and design of the systems, and help identify and implement best practices for software development.
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  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in cloud engineering, with a focus on security and DevOps practices.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with cloud infrastructure in GCP.
  • Excellent skills and a few years of experience within one or more of the following technologies GCP, GraphQL, Neo4j, Elasticsearch, Terraform, Kubernetes, Scala, Security practices in backend development, and advanced AI/ML technologies like Vertex AI, Langchain, HuggingFace, and MLOps.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively within a team.
  • You enjoy working with an evolving product in a scale-up environment and are motivated by testing out new ideas and finding new solutions.

Bonus points if you…

  • Have prior experience from a start-up/scale-up.
  • Have experience with graph databases and complex product architectures.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Pension at 7%.
  • Learning & Development Budget (L&D) to support certifications, conferences etc. for your continuous development in Strise.
  • A unique opportunity to join and impact a fast-growing scale-up with global ambitions in the field of anti-money laundering.
  • Opportunity to work with modern technology in a highly skilled and motivated team solving a real societal problem.
  • Flexible working set-up with subsidized lunch every day.
  • Central offices, located in the middle of Torggata, Oslo.
  • We have the best social committee in the business with two off-sites a year, a week workation planned in November, and after-work catch-ups, as well as monthly sauna to mention some things - we’re focused on making Strise a great place to be and to keep hiring great people to work with.

If you want to know more about Strise, check out life at Strise on Instagram (, our podcast on Anti-Money-Laundering, The Laundry:, and our YouTube channel:!