Open position at Wrike

Staff Network Engineer

Work schedule
Boudníkova 9, 180 00 Praha 8-Palmovka, Česko

As a Staff Cloud Ops Engineer at Wrike, you will have advanced skills in designing and managing reliable network solutions underlying SAAS platform, as well as supporting cloud and data center infrastructure with security in mind - you know how to work with networking, monitoring, automation, and debugging a (reasonably) complex infrastructure. You feel comfortable defining your own work based on the team OKRs from time to time. You can also help others do so when necessary. You are used to proposing meaningful improvements to the existing infrastructure in alignment with architects and tech leads, and you can drive the execution. You will become part of a core development team of 250+ engineers developing Wrike. You would have possibilities to participate in high-end technical projects enabling operation in cloud and on-premise platforms within an international team scattered across Prague, Cyprus and Tallinn. In this role, you would become a part of the whole SysOps department which is exposed to various technologies and systems. Does this sound like you? If your answer is yes, we'd love to speak with you! 

More About Your Team 

We have 14 folks in the SysOps team, consisting of two teams distributed in Prague, Cyprus, and Tallinn. We are seeking for a core team member who can contribute in the following ways:

  • Managing the Wrike product infrastructure with a focus on network systems
  • Being responsible for physical and cloud networks and connectivity between data centers and clouds
  • Designing reliable solutions in network infra to ensure product uptime SLA of 99.99%
  • Maintaining the reliability, stability, and efficiency of the platform.
  • Work with the team on improving the configuration management platform.
  • Being an active participant in incident response and incident management, which includes being on-call from time to time.
  • Actively developing and maintaining professional connections within and outside of the team.

How We Work

We run Java based SAAS application in Kubernetes for a massive audience of over 20,000 organisations. We enable worldwide access to our services by facilitating on-prem and cloud solutions with network based on Juniper devices.

Key technologies and tools include:

  • Juniper devices underlying network infra
  • Nginx, HAproxy and Istio for load balancing
  • GCP, AWS and Cloudflare are our cloud providers
  • Puppet, Ansible and Terraform for defining everything as a code
  • Python to automate everything
  • Prometheus (VictoriaMetrics) and Zabbix for monitoring
  • PostgreSQL as DB platform
  • Kafka and rabbitmq for messaging
  • Graylog, Logstash, Fluentd for logging
  • Jenkins and Gitlab-CI for making pipelines

You will achieve your best if you have  

  • Experience with working on enterprise-grade infrastructure and SaaS solutions.

  • Profound knowledge of network technologies, data transmission protocols, network architecture, and equipment.
  • Experience working with BGP, OSPF, EVPN, STP, IPsec protocols.
  • Familiarity with Linux, iptables, Nginx, HAproxy, and keepalive.
  • Understanding of information security principles and the ability to apply them to network architecture.
  • Sufficient scripting skills in Python/Bash or other scripting languages.
  • Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills.
  • Upper Intermediate English skills.

You will stand out with

  • Advanced experience with any Cloud Provider management using IAC (Terraform or other tool) including designing and managing network structures (AWS/GCP/Azure).

  • Strong understanding of Linux fundamentals: security principles, hardware, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Monitoring experience with Zabbix, Grafana or Prometheus.
  • Advanced experience with any of System Configuration Management tools (Ansible/Puppet/Salt etc).

Perks of working at Wrike  

  • 25 days of holidays

  • Sick leave compensation
  • Cafeteria bonuses (Benefit plus)
  • Private healthcare membership (Canadian Medical)
  • Meal vouchers 220 CZK / working day
  • Pension plan
  • Mobile tariffs
  • „Lítačka” transportation annual coupon reimbursement
  • Multisport card 
  • Parental leave

What's next?

  • Interview with a Recruiter

  • Call with Hiring Manager
  • Technical interview
  • Cultural interview 

Your recruitment buddy will be Denis Smirnov, Lead Recruiter.

Who Is Wrike and Our Culture  

We’re a team of innovators and creators who solve the complex work problems of today and tomorrow.

Hybrid work mode  

Wrike promotes a hybrid work mode and we meet in the office 3 times a week. This work mode supports our culture of collaboration and solving problems fast to deliver business outcomes and win together.

Our persona  

💡 Smart: We love what we do, and we’re great at it because this is our domain. Our combined knowledge in this space is unmatched.

💚 Dedicated: We get up every day focused on helping our customers win. We’re committed to helping our teammates win, too!

🤗 Approachable: We're friendly, easy to get along with, considerate, and helpful.

Our culture and Values  

📈 Deliver Business Outcomes

🥇 Be better than the competition

🚀 Move fast. Then, move faster

🤝 Know our customers

🏆 We win together

💪 Have courage

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