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Platform Engineer
Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara), Moldova (Chisinau)

Date posted: 16.10.2023

Job type: Full time

Romania (Brasov, Iasi, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Craiova, Timișoara), Moldova (Chisinau)

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Multiculturality; Agile workplace

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.

Pentalog has an exciting job opening for one of the largest online car dealerships in the UK, who want to revolutionize the car buying process. You'll be working with an existing team as a Platform Engineer, responsible for providing a shared set of services to reduce cognitive load and undifferentiated heavy lifting in the product teams.

Specifically, you'll be:

  • Assisting/ templating the deployment of serverless, event-driven AWS services;
  • Managing AWS security standards and organisation-wide features;
  • Providing tooling and global standards on GitHub;
  • Hosting and managing a range of observability services that are utilised by the teams;
  • Have a positive approach to learning.


Job requirements

  • Experience in building and supporting AWS infrastructure, especially serverless services;
  • Platform and/ or DevOps experience (tooling, automation, IaC, CI/CD);
  • Previous experience of Terraform or any similar IaC tool;
  • Some coding experience (ideally TypeScript running on NodeJS, but any modern language stack is fine);
  • Affinity for solving complex problems and collaborative development;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.


  • Provide technical support for observability tools (Datadog, Honeycomb, Sentry);
  • Guide teams through migration to Datadog from other tools;
  • Develop and maintain common packages for logging and monitoring;
  • Manage the infrastructure used to send data from AWS to SaaS tools (CloudWatch logs, Kinesis Firehose, etc);
  • Provide expertise on AWS cloud services to product development teams;
  • Guide teams to optimise their software delivery and CI/CD using GitHub actions;
  • Guide teams to bring their infrastructure in line with client's standards;
  • Provide opinions and expertise on AWS cloud services for product development teams;
  • Participate in production incident response (during working hours);
  • Identify and implement cost saving opportunities across various vendors (AWS, Cloudinary, Datadog, Split.IO, etc.).

Extra skills

  • Observability (logs/traces/metrics, alerts, queries, privacy/security)
  • Serverless Framework or CloudFormation;
  • TypeScript & NodeJS;
  • OpsGenie;
  • Honeycomb;
  • GitHub Actions;
  • Sentry;
  • Cloudflare;
  • AWS.


  • English and French 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;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • 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