Senior Systems Engineer with Cassandra expertise

Kyiv, Ukraine


Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer with Cassandra expertise to join our TechOps team in Kyiv.

The project is aimed for website software development, testing and maintenance for our customer, a filial branch of one of the world's leading travel companies, providing online booking services. Company owns 85 websites in 34 languages, which covers beverage options in approximately 19,000 locations.


  • Administrate Cassandra and NoSQL databases;
  • Work on transitioning infrastructure to AWS, standing up new clusters;
  • Contribute to Cassandra version upgrades across staging and production environments;
  • Conduct capacity analysis and cluster upgrades to cope with increasing demands;
  • Work closely with several other platform teams to achieve goals;
  • Collaborate with engineers to maintain a reliable bare metal performance environment;
  • Manage and monitor systems to ensure that issues are quickly identified and resolved;
  • Collaborate with various platform teams to plan and execute system changes;
  • Automate manual activities.


  • 3+ years of software maintenance experience;
  • Good interpersonal skills and willingness to work across teams;
  • Strong Linux background, ideally RHEL/CentOS;
  • Experience with installing, maintaining and performance tuning in Cassandra;
  • Experience with large-scale high volume transactional databases;
  • Exposure to automation and configuration management tools, preferably Ansible (aiming to manage lots of servers in an automated way);
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively whilst quality maintenance;
  • Desire to evaluate and learn new technologies to tackle real user problems effectively;
  • A real passion for automation;
  • Good spoken and written English skills.

Nice to have

  • Experience with virtualization technologies like OpenStack, Vagrant, EC2;
  • Experience with managing Docker;
  • Experience managing infrastructure in multi-tiered web architecture;
  • Experience in cloud platforms such as AWS, GCE.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Flexible work hours.