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DevOps Engineer
Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara), Mexico (Guadalajara), Morocco (Casablanca)

Date posted: 02.11.2023

Job type: Full time

Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara), Mexico (Guadalajara), Morocco (Casablanca)

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Professional team; Impressive tech stack

About the project

How we hire:
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

We seek an experienced Senior Engineer to develop, integrate and operate cloud infrastructure (AWS) for our client - a leading travel website. This must include working with high-traffic production deployments using Amazon Web Services, responsible for powering the most critical features of our client's world-renowned website and mobile applications, which operate in 43 markets and 22 languages, serving 490 million monthly active users.

As a Cloud Engineer, you will be at the crossroads of application, operational and architectural engineering, utilizing a broad range of skills and expertise. You will collaborate with application and operational engineers in the Hotels Engineering team, as well as internal platform teams, to develop or integrate essential tooling and monitoring. This will make it possible to maintain target service level objectives and facilitate development within the team's services. You will actively participate in the ongoing efforts to migrate existing on-premises services to AWS, driving cloud-first best practices. Furthermore, you will collaborate with an outstanding team of software engineers, writing and delivering high quality code.

Job requirements

  • 8+ years of experience in business software development and cloud operations;
  • Skilled in Java, creating and fixing complex systems;
  • Proficient in computer science, with strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and Object Oriented Software Design;
  • Full understanding of AWS technologies such as CDK, Terraform, EKS, ECS, RDS, Dynamo;
  • Extensive knowledge of deploying Cloud systems for production and developing integrated CI/CD pipelines;
  • Capable of identifying and fixing performance problems at all levels;
  • Proficient in creating RESTful APIs that cater to customer needs;
  • Experience with Microservices-based architecture and Kubernetes;
  • Fluency in English.


  • Ship code to production. Write code to support the production services handling lots of requests every day, improving tasks, creating features for users, and providing developer tooling for better efficiency among all team members;
  • Understand the underlying architecture on which the systems run; leverage AWS, open source, and proprietary third-party tools and services to improve efficiency and reliability;
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and observability to proactively identify and diagnose system degradation and potential problems;
  • Plan and execute a consistent workflow for platform infrastructure maintenance. Support in the conception and implementation of the technical plan;
  • Minimize obstacles and enhance dependability in the development, testing, and deployment stages towards production;
  • Collaborate with other dedicated, experienced engineers to migrate legacy monoliths and on-premises microservices to cloud-first systems. Contribute to the formation of the basis of future cloud-first development within the organisation;
  • Participate in periodic on-call duties and ensure root causes of incidents are identified, debugged and resolved to prevent recurrence.

Extra skills

  • Experience with data centre to cloud migrations;
  • Familiarity with Apache Solr, ElasticSearch, or OpenSearch;
  • Knowledge of Kafka and/or Istio.


  • Foreign language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Great career development opportunities;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico, Morocco and USA, we employ over 1,300 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans