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Senior Devops Engineer

General Description

Join a web company working on new technologies that will disrupt the language industry and create innovative services within the translation market. You will work with an international team that is using artificial intelligence technology and web information retrieval to help more than 100,000 professional translators being more productive and to provide more efficient services to more than 30,000 customers through automation and agile disintermediation.

You will support, as a modern Atlas, the whole IT show with your system skills and will manage an in-house infrastructure with enough firepower to support millions of transactions per day!

Primary Objectives

You will be responsible for the overall hardware and network infrastructure at Translated. The productivity of our on site team, thousands of professional translators, and almost 10M unique users per month is on your shoulders.

Our engineering team will leverage the indestructible infrastructure you'll build over commodity hardware to deliver the quality products we profit on. You will be involved in all stages of our engineering life cycle, from architectural design to troubleshooting unexpected halts, and will be expected to write very effective automation code, agile software prototypes, document the procedures.

In details you will:

  • plan, design, implement, deploy and administer new and existing infrastructure: servers, storage, virtualization and networking systems
  • provide an effective monitoring on systems, applications, end-user service desk requests; your mission is to ensure continuity to the services provided by catching hiccups before they happens
  • perform hardware, software, and system upgrades and maintenance
  • mentor and guide junior staff

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of professional experience with Linux administration and networking
  • Full proficiency,with a particular focus on tuning, in LAMP stack is a must (we own all our infrastructure; no managed environments for you)
  • You must be able to troubleshoot the infrastructure for performance bottlenecks
  • A degree in CS or similar is required

Additional skills 

  • Knowledge on how to scale a large infrastructure
  • Programming skills (one or more between Java, PHP, Python)
  • English proficiency is strongly desired (you'll represent the company in our international projects in teleconferences)

Company Description

Translated is a language service provider that is changing the language industry by using NLP and AI technology to make translators’ life easier by minimizing repetitive tasks and making customers happier by reducing traditional agency intermediation.

Translated was founded in 1999 and currently manages over 100,000 translators in 110 countries to provide translation services to more than 30,000 customers.

Thanks to its innovative approach to language technology, Translated has been chosen by Google to create new services for flagship products such as YouTube ( and, recently,  the translation of the apps in the Google Play Store (

Translated has created

  • MyMemory (, the world’s largest cloud translation memory, that combines machine translation with over 1.1 billion human contributions. Translated uses MyMemory to increase the quality and speed of translation by suggesting sentences that have already been translated.
  • MateCat ( a web-based software that pushes forward what is considered the new frontier of Computer Assisted Translation technology, that is, how to effectively and ergonomically integrate Machine Translation within the human translation workflow. MateCat has been used in its first year of life by more than 5000 translators each day.
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