IT System Engineer

Budapest, Hungary

About us:

ChemAxon is an open and friendly science-driven cheminformatics company. We provide a variety of software and applications for demanding users mostly from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.

Location: Budapest, Graphisoft Park, Hungary

About the job: We are looking for an experienced full-time IT system engineer

Start date: ASAP

Your tasks will be:

  • “Proactively and collaboratively develop, provide and support IT solutions in order to enable stakeholders to be as productive as possible in achieving their vision” (IT vision)
  • Work closely with the technical and non-technical colleagues

Key tools and technologies which we use:

  • Puppet, web services, reverse proxy, encryption, backup, monitoring, git, virtualization, LXD, Docker, heterogeneous environments, ISO 27000, ZFS, Ubuntu, OpenVPN, G Suite.

Required skills, experience and knowledge you should bring to us (the more the better):

  • Strong ability to design reliable, secure and cost effective systems and solutions
  • Commitment to automation
  • Cloud (IaaS, SaaS) technologies and solutions usage expertise
  • Commitment to work in a team, take responsibility as a whole
  • Excellent Linux system administration
  • Good command of English (written and spoken) is required
  • Familiarity with at least one scripting language (Bash, Python, Perl…)

Extras that we would appreciate:

  • Windows administration skills
  • Oracle, PostgreSQL DBA skills
  • Experience in continuous integration and delivery
  • Experience with programming languages (eg. Java, Go...)
  • Security-focused mindset and experience

The ideal candidate for this job:

  • Keeps the user in focus
  • Has neat and polite communication skills
  • Is willing to work closely to users, mostly developers
  • Is spirited and reliable
  • Is creative and collaborative
  • Can adapt to unexpected situations
  • Has solution focused thinking
  • Is open-minded, able to zoom out of the box and less influenced by own biases

We offer

  • Competitive salary in a growing and continuously improving company
  • An inspiring working environment (entertainment area, kid’s corner and a fully equipped kitchen) situated in Budapest’s greenest innovation park
  • A training program with a generous yearly allowance for personal development
  • Technical challenges
  • Well implemented agile environment
  • Occasional after-hours effort (in best-effort mode)

For some info on ChemAxon, you can check two videos:

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