Solarwinds Inc. DevOps Lead Engineer in Krakow, Poland

Opportunity Details:


Hello, we are SolarWinds and we are glad that you clicked on our job offer, but first we need to clarify that SolarWinds is not solar power energy plant – we are a multinational software development company (having a startup spirit) that creates cool IT management software that our customers love.


  • Lead efforts in automation, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and configuration management.

  • Responsible for the setup, configuration and maintenance of the version control system, the defect tracking tools, artifact storage systems and the build system

  • Contribute to planning efforts, capacity expansion, and system upgrades both on-premise and into the hybrid cloud

  • Improve builds pipeline, branching strategy

  • Support production servers and applications, troubleshoot alerts with Application and Performance monitoring tools

  • Produce and maintain documentation on installations, incidents, and procedure requirements for systems

  • Research new promising technologies, strategies, and ways to solve technical issues


What is required to succeed in this position:

  • Strong background with JIRA and Confluence project agile tracking tools

  • Deep understanding of version control systems (Perforce, Git, SVN…)

  • Extensive history with Linux/Unix OS and Windows OS system engineering

  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment/Automated testing implementations, using Jenkins, TeamCity, Travis CI or any other

  • Experience with artifact storage systems (Artifactory, Nexus,...)

  • Understanding of Virtualization (VMware/HyperV or other)

  • Familiarity with Automation tools, such as Ansible, Salt, Chef, Puppet

  • Exposure to a wide variety of tools, including Atlassian Suite, Artifactory, Git, or others

  • Scripting experience with Python, shell scripting, or Java

  • Oral and written English communication skills with high level of customer service

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in IT Systems administration area

What are some desired (not required) skills?

  • Understanding of Cloud, including AWS, Azure

  • Database experience with MysQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL

  • Familiarity with Containerization, including Docker, CoreOS, Kubernetes

  • Exposure to different software development methodologies helpful

  • Proficient in logging tools, such as ELK or Splunk

What awaits for you besides the top technology and great coworkers?

Among the many benefits are a competitive salary, bonuses, and growth opportunities.

We promote self-education and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials and mentors. You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with free and tasty coffee, snacks, game room, soft chairs and PS4.

We invest into your growth - we give you an additional 10 days off for independent study every year and free English classes at the office.

You can bike to work and find colleagues who do same sports as you do.

We provide MultiSport, flexible working hours, private health insurance and fruits in the kitchen.


SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2017-9437

# Positions 1

Location PL-Krakow

Category (Candidate Search) Information Technology

Position Type Permanent