DevOps Engineer

Katowice, Poland

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a DevOps Engineer for our Katowice office to make the team even stronger.

As a Software Infrastructure Engineer, you will be a key member of the VBO Platform Team and will focus on bringing media products vision to life. You will be responsible for storage systems setup, maintenance, reliability engineering and monitoring. We are looking for comprehensive experience in building and production support of various high availability & distributed database systems.


  • Design, setup & configuration of the core infrastructure that runs our online business;
  • Monitor and maintain the health of infrastructure;
  • Plan database upgrades by maintaining, evaluating, and improving a transaction-processing model;
  • Assess database performance by developing a protocol for measurement of results and identification of problem areas;
  • Support database performance by monitoring database performance; evaluate and resolve processing and programming problems; design database management tools; answer user questions;
  • Secure database by preparing access and control policies and procedures; implement disaster recovery procedures;
  • Develop deep knowledge of our complex production applications and their upstream & downstream dependencies;
  • Improve the reliability and scalability of the whole system;
  • Work closely with the development teams;
  • Explore new latest relevant technology, techniques, frameworks, tools, methodologies and processes.


  • 4+ years of experience in working with Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu or similar);
  • Practical experience in RDBMS systems, especially PostgreSQL;
  • Experience in clustering solutions like Pgpool, PGCluster;
  • Experience in managing and configuration Elasticsearch clusters;
  • Background in disaster recovery mechanisms design and analysis;
  • Proven experience in configuration management tools, i.e., Ansible, Puppet, etc;
  • Knowledge of NoSQL solutions such as Cassandra, Riak and message brokers (Kafka, RabbitMQ) is a plus;
  • Production experience in and understanding of cluster management systems like Kubernetes, Amazon ECS, Mesos;
  • Knowledge of automated deployment/continuous Integration tools, i.e., Maven, Jenkins, Fabric8, etc;
  • Effective communication skills, ability to work well in a collaborative, team environment within sometimes tight deadlines is a big plus;
  • Preferred education / qualifications:
    • University degree (Bachelor or Masters) in Computer Science, Science, Mathematics or equivalent or be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge;
    • At least fluent spoken and written English – ideally other European languages.
  • Soft skills:
    • Take responsibility & feel accountable for own and team actions;
    • Be a strong team player;
    • Confident and a credible influencer, able to command respect;
    • Self-disciplined and able to enforce discipline within his/her teams in terms of processes and work ethics;
    • Must be able to work under pressure and be prepared to work outside normal working hours when necessary;
    • Ability to bring clarity to ambiguous situations and to act decisively;
    • Have a systematic, disciplined, and analytical approach to problem solving.

We offer

  • Possibility to be involved in an international project (Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, USA, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, etc.);
  • Language classes (English and Polish);
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification;
  • Career development center;
  • Possibility to take part in both: corporate and startup environment;
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects;
  • Relocation package for those who relocates to Krakow, Wroclaw, or Gdansk from other locations;
  • Benefit package (health care, multisport, lunch tickets, petrol vouchers and shopping vouchers, etc.);
  • Fruits on a weekly basis;
  • Sponsored sport activities, E-sport program;
  • We kindly ask you to include the following clause in your application: "Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych zawartych w mojej ofercie pracy dla potrzeb niezbędnych do realizacji procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. U. z 2002 r. Nr 101, poz. 926, ze zm.)";
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.