Systems Engineer

About the company

According to Deloitte, Kilgray Translation Technologies ranks 178th among the fastest growing technology companies in Europe and the Middle East. The company creates computer-assisted human translation software. Its flagship product, the memoQ translation environment is used by tens of thousands of translators and hundreds of enterprises and language service providers in many countries around the world.

Companies like Siemens, Nintendo, Sega, Infor or Hasbro are using our technology, together with many small, medium and large translation companies. memoQ supports translation between more than 200 general and sublanguages by reusing earlier translations in the form of translation memories, terminology databases and corpora. The company is headquartered in Gyula, with offices in Bonn and Budapest, employing over 50 people in Hungary, Germany, Portugal and Canada. The company’s communication language is English.

About the Position

This position is for a Systems Engineer to join Kilgray’s Infrastructure team. The Infrastructure team is responsible for operating Kilgray’s internal IT systems, as well as the external, public-facing servers, including communications systems, web sites, and Kilgray’s own public cloud. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for performing day-to-day administration tasks, and implementing changes to the infrastructure.

The environment consists primarily of Windows Server systems, but several customer-facing systems are Linux-based, many using a Java Enterprise architecture. The engineer will also be expected to provide product support for Kilgray’s customers.


  • Manages and maintains internal and public-facing systems (e.g. messaging, intranet portal, public web sites, Activation Server, user management, etc.)
  • Performs daily administration and monitoring of internal and public-facing systems, and troubleshoots issues
  • Liaises with vendors, service providers
  • Provides helpdesk service for internal systems
  • Helps the support and services teams, and answers infrastructure-related support tickets
  • Collaborates with other departments to implements future developments and upgrades on internal and public-facing IT systems
  • Performs monthly patching, updating and other recurring tasks of both Windows and Linux servers
  • Monitors servers and backups, and takes action if necessary
  • Manages security devices, such as firewalls (firewall rules, publications, etc.)
  • Communicates newly deployed solutions and features towards coworkers, and trains or organizes training of colleagues for these new features
  • Communicates planned system outages to all affected internal and/or external parties


  • A minimum of 2 years experience managing Windows Server operating systems
  • Work experience with the following technologies:
    • Windows Server technologies: Active Directory, DNS, IIS, Hyper-V
    • Messaging: Exchange Server
    • SharePoint
  • Efficient oral and written communication skills in the English language is necessary
  • Proactive in finding solutions to issues
  • IT  related education


  • Knowledge of Linux systems, JBoss and related technologies is a plus
  • Relevant Microsoft certification exams are a plus

What we offer

  • a highly motivated international team,
  • an exciting and versatile job,
  • opportunities for further improvement of skills, education and conference participation, and
  • a competitive salary.

  • Location:Budapest
  • Compensation:Competitive salary
  • Contact:To apply, please use our online recruitment system via this link.
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