Cloud & DevOps Team Lead

Cloud is the new normal.

A custom development company, MentorMate is a design and software powerhouse with mature and established practices in Enterprise Web & Mobile Development, Technical Architecture, Human-Centered Design, Cloud & DevOps, Advanced Data Мanagement & Analytics.

We are looking to hire a motivated individual with strong leadership potential, technical skills, and a desire to step into a key role in our organization as a Team Lead in the Professional Services Cloud Center of Excellence (PS CCoE) team. Your primary role (up to 75% of your time) will be to build cloud-based solutions for our clients aligned with the values and business goals of the company. You will also be responsible for the career growth of your team members and the development of their professional expertise. 

As a top engineering employer run by engineers, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, people-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay and benefits, advancement opportunities, and flexible working models.

Project responsibilities
  • Provide technology consulting to our clients on their system architecture and infrastructure
  • Collaborate with development team members to ensure scalability, resilience, security, and availability of the software products
  • Create and implement security practices and policies, build HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOC2 compliant cloud environments
  • Spread DevOps, DevSecOps culture and practices, develop CI/CD pipelines
  • Build fully auditable and replicable infrastructures based on Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and immutable infrastructure approaches
  • Provide technical leadership for small, medium, and enterprise software projects
  • Review and analyze business requirements and provide a technical perspective on approach, risk, and estimated development time
  • Develop a flexible and robust platform architecture to support changing business requirements
People leadership responsibilities
  • Lead a team of several Cloud Engineers and Architects
  • Develop the team, understand their drivers, and facilitate their career objectives
  • Coach individuals in terms of personal and technical development
  • Responsible for the line management of the individuals in your team 
  • Accountable for performance management
Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience with AWS/Azure/GCP
  • Previous experience in a leadership role will be considered as a great advantage
  • Hands-on experience with public cloud and building CI/CD pipelines
  • Fluency with infrastructure as code approach and tools
  • Expert in Docker containers
  • Good knowledge of networking and internetworking, SDN
  • Ability and desire to quickly ramp up on new concepts and technologies
  • Excellent client communication skills – a demonstrated ability to work with both technical and non-technical individuals, gather information, give direction, and report status
  • Ability to settle into a new environment quickly
  • Delivery focused, self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent spoken and written English
A significant advantage would be
  • Fluency with the HashiCorp toolchain
  • Automation experience with Terraform
  • Experience with build management and source control management tools
  • Experience in microservices architectures
  • Knowledge and experience with Kubernetes
Let’s work together
Available for the following work models:
Hybrid
Remote
Offices in Sofia, Varna, Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse
We offer

Career Development

  • Professional growth in a global company
  • Meaningful enterprise projects
  • Latest technologies to choose from
  • Work side-by-side with top engineers
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • A career path with regular salary increases
  • Individual learning budget
  • Internal technical and soft skills trainings
  • Leadership program
  • Business English classes

Work & Life Balance

  • Remote or hybrid working model
  • Five offices in Bulgaria to work from
  • Additional paid time off for loyal employees
  • Regular team gatherings
  • Employee Referral program
  • Gamification incentive program
  • State-of-the-art offices
  • Internal communities of interest
  • Charity and volunteer activities
  • Diverse working environment
  • Metro Station next to the office (Sofia)
  • MentorBikes to use

Flexible Benefits

  • Additional health and dental insurance
  • Investment savings account plan
  • Additional voluntary pension insurance
  • Different types of insurances to choose from
  • Takeaway wallet for your favorite meals
  • Multisport card
  • Pulse SPA & Fitness card (Sofia & Plovdiv)
  • Covered transport expenses
  • Parking (Sofia)

Career Path

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Intern Level
1
Junior Level
2
Regular Level
3
Senior Level
4
Lead / Architect Level
5
Manager / Principal Level

Let’s Work Together