Senior DevOps Engineer

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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8x8, Inc.

8x8 helps businesses of all sizes empower employees and delight customers with a unified platform for contact center, business phone, video, and chat.

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As an industry leader and Software-as-a-Service provider our mission at 8x8, Inc. [NYSE: EGHT] is to transform the future of business communications. The 8x8 Open Communications Platform (TM) uniquely brings together Voice, Video, Collaboration, Contact Center, and enterprise-class API solutions, helping businesses across the globe transform their customer and employee experience, and empowering workforces worldwide to work smarter.
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The role: 
8x8 is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to join our 8x8 team. Your role is to ensure product automation, stability, scaling and advancements for our customers. You will be embedded in the product team that engineers solutions that help us build better algorithms to detect call connectivity and call quality issues.  The team is distributed in the USA, Romania, Finland and India. 


  • Automate management and maintenance of existing services
  • Identify existing or create new tools to simplify existing service management
  • Proactively monitor services to identify potential issues before they affect end-users
  • Review deployment plans with developers to identify potential roadblocks or risk factors
  • Create or maintain deployment scripts for multiple products

Skills and Experience:

  • Hands-on Experience in working with multiple scripting languages. While Python, Groovy, and Bourne Shell are our primary languages, others are in common use
  • Expertise in automation and source control tools  
  • Exposure to managing public-facing cloud-based environments in AWS, OCI, GCE or other
  • Experience in maintaining both major Linux families (Red Hat and Debian derivatives)
  • Experience in Kubernetes
  • Proficiency in monitoring tools and platforms
  • Expertise in SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Involvement in assisting developers and quality engineers with continuous integration and deployment issues
  • Degree studies in computer science, information technology, telecommunications or equivalent proficiency
  • Self-starter attitude and the ability to work asynchronously as part of a distributed team
  • Good written and spoken English

Extra skills that we value:

  • Experience with Ansible, Terraform, Prometheus, Docker or with writing tools for AWS and OCI
  • Contributed code or documentation for an open-source management or monitoring tools
  • Familiarity with the Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS & HBASE) 
  • Previous experience with remote distributed teams
  • Programming experience with languages such as Golang or Java

Working at 8x8:

  • Industry leading, award winning technology and recognised on two Gartner Magic Quadrants
  • Inclusive, supportive and collaborative culture yet with a winning mentality
  • Encouragement and environment to make a difference
  • Fun – check out our Instagram posts in the UK, Romania and the US, the smiles are real
  • Deep passion for doing the best for our customers, giving them the best service and the best technology


  • 25 annual leave days. Additional vacation of 1 leave day for every 2 complete years of employment (max. up to 5 days)
  • Participation in the company’s bonus scheme – based on company 
  • Private Pension
  • Group Life Insurance 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Meal Tickets
  • Telecom allowance
  • New born allowance
  • Christmas and Easter Allowance
  • Gym membership
  • Employee engagement activities and events
  • Learning and training initiatives
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Restricted stock unit: generous grant of stocks that you receive when signing with us, enabling you to own a part of the company
For a closer look into what life at 8x8 International and the Cluj office look like check out our Instagram page.
8x8 believes diversity makes our company stronger which is why we are a proud equal opportunities employer and encourage all of our staff to bring their authentic selves to work. We believe in fairness and we believe in security so reserve the right to undertake background checks on anyone that we extend an employment offer to.For European Job Applicants our Job Applicant Privacy Notice can be found here.
Job region(s): Europe
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