DevOps / Database Engineer (Remote/Timisoara)

Timisoara, Romania

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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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We are a global unified telecommunications company and as such we have a global infrastructure comprising multiple physical data centers and AWS/Cloud regions. We are looking for someone up to the challenge to help us bring order, consistency, high availability, and consistency across what we do on the data & database management side. The ultimate goal is to help us build shared infrastructure services and automate everything from a data services point-of-view, whether it’s a database, NoSQL, or something that holds data to be consumed by others.


  • You’ll help implement, support, and maintain data services used by 8x8. At first, the focus will be on MySQL, PostgresSQL, Oracle RDBMS other data platforms such as Kafka, Redis.
  • Automate provisioning of data-services backends.
  • Follow best practices, work with application teams on best practices and ensure they are followed. 
  • Enable self-service as much as possible via automation so that application teams can do what they need without you, focus on the engineering aspect primarily
  • Automate schema updates/migration via common pipelines and pattern to be used by application teams in their deployment processes
  • Help drive migrating legacy data-platforms to new platforms. Both on-premise datacenters and in the Cloud.
  • Help automate the automated deployment, CI / CD of all of our services in a consistent and reliable way to production, at scale
  • Develop monitors and build alerts around error conditions and performance. 
  • Ensure testing of everything done by you and the team.
  • Be expected to learn new things and technologies as needed.
  • Be on call when needed to support the infrastructure and our systems


  • Proven experience in MySQL, PostgresSQL, and Oracle RDBMS administration including design, installation, patching/upgrade, configuration, monitoring, performance tuning, and troubleshooting.  
  • Experience with Redis, Kafka, and Elasticsearch would be a big plus.
  • Proven experience with managing database services in AWS cloud. 
  • Strong development/automation skills. Must be very comfortable coding Python and Shell scripting.
  • Experience provisioning systems and applications programmatically
  • Experience managing Linux system is required, at scale 
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience automating from dev to production the push of services to production.
  • Terraform is a big plus
  • Kubernetes and best practices around it are a big plus

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
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 tags: Ansible AWS CD CI Elasticsearch High availability Kafka Kubernetes Linux MySQL Oracle Python Redis Terraform
Job region(s): Europe Remote/Anywhere
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