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Systems Engineering Manager

At Trovit we simplify search by centralising millions of ads from thousands of websites in just one click. To run a website with 100M visits per month in over 50 countries is certainly not a piece of cake but with more than 10 years of experience and a brilliant team behind the scenes we manage to help our users make the best possible decision when they search for the life they want, every single day. Want to know more about Trovit?

At Trovit you’ll find a small team doing big things in an actual start-up atmosphere. We set ourselves challenging goals, promote autonomy as a way to achieve ever-higher summits, interact and collaborate with humbleness and have a supportive approach as our main driver. Want to know more about the way we work?

To enable a working environment where we can innovate faster, adapt quicker and have a bigger impact, our tech teams are working in a challenge based system, taking on new challenging projects every few months. This means that at Trovit you will have the opportunity to also challenge yourself, evolve, share your knowledge and apply your skills to several ambitious projects.

Systems Engineering is often pivotal in many tech conversations, because of its backbone-like nature. Things have to run smoothly all the time, but they also need to evolve and adapt quickly to technology changes, internal requirements of all sorts and innovation challenges. At Trovit we are looking for a experienced Systems Engineering Manager who can wear all those hats and be a significant contributor to the team's success.


What we will expect of you

  • Lead a team of Senior Systems Engineers
  • Ensure availability, reliability, security and performance of the Trovit Platform and its associated infrastructure 
  • Foster a culture of continuous technological innovation by proposing and championing initiatives aimed at having the best solutions to better support the company’s mission and strategy
  • Make sure that the team works closely with the development teams to implement scalable and robust solutions
  • In charge of the IT budget, both planning and execution, always trying to obtain competitive prices from suppliers
  • Organize, execute and control on-call support


What we need you to bring to the table

  • Solid experience managing high performance teams
  • Hands-on approach. We will expect you to lead but also to carry on day-to-day operational tasks
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in configurations management using Puppet in a high-traffic web environment
  • Knowledge of technologies used in large distributed systems such as: Apache, Nginx, MySQL, Redis and NoSQL solutions. Experience with Hadoop will be a plus
  • Knowledge of AWS (EC2 and S3) and Virtualization (KVM)
  • Strong scripting skills (Python, Bash, Perl, PHP)
  • Thorough knowledge of network protocols: TCP / IP, DNS, DHCP
  • Management of firewalls, load balancers, routers, switches


What we offer you

The most important things that we offer at Trovit is our culture and an environment where everyone has the possibility to take on challenges, make an impact while learning and growing along the way.
We also offer several benefits and perks, like:

  • Individual Training Budget
  • Private medical insurance
  • Restaurant vouchers
  • Internal and external training
  • Free snacks, drinks and fresh fruit
  • Two yearly retreats usually involving skiing or sunbathing
  • Any many other things!

Does this sound like a mission made for you? Then we need to talk!



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