Solarwinds Inc. Senior DevOps Engineer in Bucharest, Romania


Solarwinds MSP is the world’s leading SaaS based Software Developer for IT Service Management platforms. We currently have a great growth opportunity for a DevOps Engineer within our DevOps team supporting the Mail Assure spam filtering solution.

The team’s challenge is to migrate from a monolithic build and deploy process of a system running on VMs and bare metal to a containerized environment orchestrated via Kubernetes. To add to the challenge, this newly designed orchestration process will have to be applied to hundreds on premise installations along with our own SasS solution that filters upwards of 5 billion of emails a day. Because of the formidable challenge, the successful candidate will possess a high degree of technical skills, likes to work with cutting edge technology stacks and thrives in a challenging, high-growth and a dynamic environment. Most importantly, the candidate must be of a DevOps mentality, maintains a positive, can-do attitude and have highly developed analytical skills. If this describes you and you are passionate about what you do, please read on.


  • Work with operations and engineering team to optimize deployments.

  • Develop, support, and document automated build and configuration management processes

  • Develop automation and orchestration capabilities which allow us to operate at scale

  • Participate in delivery of new service offerings, working closely with development team to deliver low latency, high performance applications

  • Analyze application characteristics and behaviour, to optimize hardware configuration and performance of operational systems

  • Provide DB management, experience with DB tuning and optimization considered a significant plus

  • Design, implement and test robust failover and disaster recovery procedures

  • Availability for on-call rotation for escalation services


  • Experience with orchestration and automation tools (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Docker Compose, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, SaltStack)

  • Linux/FreeBSD operating system support for mission-critical environments and experience working with large-scale deployments.

  • Experience with monitoring systems: Zabbix, Nagios, Prometheus,

  • Experience with MySQL/PostgreSQL – installation, support, and performance tuning.

  • Hands on working knowledge of AWS deployments at scale considered a strong plus.

  • Excellent TCP/IP networking experience and understanding (including LB, VPN, Firewalls, etc)

  • Besides excellent knowledge of bash, good grasp of a higher level language such as: Python, Java, Go, Javascript

  • Solid understanding of various branching strategies and experience with SVN and GIT

We offer:

  • A full-time position (40 hours/week)

  • Attractive salary and regular performance-dependent salary increases, annual bonus plan

  • Private medical subscription

  • Gym Subscription

  • Life & disability insurance

  • Extra leave days for seniority acquired within the company

  • Modern office facilities located centrally

  • Lots of space for self-development, personal growth, and opportunities to contribute

  • Possibility to get involved in our Social Responsibility Program

  • A team of high performing and passionate colleagues.

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 2018-11808

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP