Senior OpenStack Engineer

Warsaw, Remote

CloudFerro is a provider of cloud data processing services. It provides and supports cloud computing for specialized markets, including the European space industry, climate research and science.

It has extensive experience in storing and processing large data sets, including multi-petabyte Earth observation satellite data repositories. CloudFerro solutions are used by leading companies and scientific institutions in Europe from various market sectors that process large data sets: European Space Agency (ESA), EUMETSAT, European Center for Medium-Range Forecasts (ECMWF), Mercator Ocean International, German Aerospace Agency (DLR), EGI and many others.

Due to our dynamic development, we are looking to join our team a:

Do you like to look „under the hood” and understand the technologies we use?
… Or maybe you participate in meetups on the topics of our interests?
… Or do you have an interesting code to use in the cloud, and would you like to show off?
We value analytical thinking, engineering reliability, and independence the most

What will your daily tasks look like?

  • designing, developing, testing, and tuning cloud environments (including the creation of new functionalities) for customers around the world
  • solving the most difficult system problems, including "0 day"
  • standardization and automation of infrastructure
  • developing good system practices
  • close cooperation with SysAdmins  and Development over the configuration and administration of systems and networks

Our technology stack:

Openstack (including: OVN, OVS), Ceph, Kubernetes, Linux, Cummulus Linux, Terraform, Docker, Ansible, Git, GitlabCI, Jenkins, Nginx, Prometheus, Zabbix, Apache, Grafana, Redis, RabbitMQ, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Python, C, C++, golang, Bash

What do we expect from you?

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of Openstack (including various deployment and upgrade methods)
  • experience in administering Linux operating systems (including Python, shell)
  • knowledge of IaC tools (Ansible, Git, Terraform, Kolla / Kolla-Ansible)
  • knowledge of good practices and monitoring tools (preferred: Prometheus + Grafana)
  • analytical thinking skills
  • ability to use English in daily tasks

Additional Skills that will be of value:

  • practical experience in the production of a software-defined data center (including bare metal provisioning)
  • knowledge of SDN, e.g. Contrail / Tungsten Fabric (based on experience in implementations/maintenance)
  • the ability to develop OpenStack websites, supported by commits in the upstream (creating good quality code, cooperation with the community, knowledge of lifecycle, tools, etc.)
  • experience in building and maintaining a scale rating (min. Several hundred computes) on OpenStack
  • experience in building and maintaining large-scale dispersed storage (min. Several dozen PB; preferred Ceph, but we also appreciate practical experience with other types of technologies)
  • the ability to scale and tune OpenStack or Ceph in many dimensions
  • experience in working with MySQL / PostgreSQL databases (high availability and replication techniques)
  • knowledge of DevOps practices and tools

Our perks and benefits:

  • the possibility of creating new solutions from scratch and conducting research and development work
  • cooperation with the bests of the best 😊
  • working with new technologies with full IT support
  • an informal and friendly working atmosphere near the Vistula river
  • attractive salary based on stable forms of employment
  • gaining international experience in the space sector - one of the most promising markets of the 21st century

Want to know more?

Feel free to contact our recruitment team:

Małgorzata Duda

Recruitment Expert


Wioletta Dobkowska

Recruitment Expert




The Cloud team is responsible for providing and maintaining the basic mechanisms of the virtual environment: the computing power, the network that allows them to communicate with each other and the associated systems that connect all the components to each other.