DevOps engineer

About Kilgray

Kilgray is a privately held software company that celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2014. Kilgray is still run by its founders, and since its start it has matured from the proverbial garage shop to Hungary’s second fastest growing technology company, according to the Deloitte Technology Fast award.
Kilgray is the creator of memoQ, a computer-assisted human translation tool used by over fifteen thousand translators and hundreds of translation companies and enterprises, including Siemens, Sega, Infor and Hasbro. Tesco’s entire content and World of Warcraft are both translated using memoQ.
We are headquartered in Gyula, Hungary, with offices in Budapest and in Germany, and people in Portugal, Canada and the US. We have a diverse team of over 70 people, and we use English as the main language to communicate.

About the position

Currently we are looking for a DevOps Engineer for our growing team to run memoQ cloud services and to contribute to building the best collaboration platform for the Translation Industry.

We're looking for someone who can analyze and help improve our services and processes to get us to an even higher level of availability, scalability, and reliability, whilst maintaining simplicity of design. Your contributions will have an impact on a rapidly growing, and already successful product with high ambitions. Are you ready to step up and make a difference? Get in touch!

What you'll do:

-Monitor and operate a growing and beloved service.
-Automate, automate, automate ...
-Implement system management strategies optimized for rapid feedback and high availability.
-Identify improvements in systems management in the development process.
-Develop platform/infrastructural services.
-Expand service analytics/monitoring.

As the new member of our team

- You are passionate about automating
- You have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills. You’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and troubleshoot a complex bug from a coder’s perspective.
- You are familiar with scripting operating system and deployment tasks.
- You quickly adopt new technologies
- You have working experience in cloud management technologies, specifically with the AWS stack.
- As the name implies, you know that great DevOps engineers excel in bridging the worlds of software development and systems management. You are comfortable communicating with both.
- You know there’s a better way, and can balance today’s work with making improvements for the future.

Our environment

Rather than experience with particular tools, we really want smart and capable people who can suggest new tools as needed. But here's what we're using today:
- Windows Servers (we have more servers then employees)
- AWS, Azure
- C++, C#, .Net
- Chef, JIRA, Mantis, Redmine, TestLink, LoadRunner, Selinium

In a more traditional manner, the ideal candidate should have

  • some years of experience with a programming language (C++, C#, or Java);
  • some years of experience with scripting: Python, Perl or Powershell;
  • some years of experience in systems management and software development with systems management responsibilities;
  • and as we work in an international environment, we expect candidates to have strong English skills.

  • Location:Budapest or Gyula (Hungary).
  • Compensation:Competitive salary.
  • Contact:We are looking forward to receiving your application via our recruitment tool.
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