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Product Development Engineer


Remote - High Wycombe or Manvers (UK) / Full time

To support our growth, we are hiring a Product Development Engineer



Kalray is a leading French Deep Tech company, originating from the CEA French lab, a prestigious European research laboratory. Specializing in hardware and software technologies for high-performance, data-centric computing markets, Kalray offers a range of products for applications in Datacenters, AI, Media & Entertainment, Life Sciences, Scientific Research, Edge Computing, Automotive, and more. Kalray has notable investors such as Alliance Venture, NXP, CEA, and Bpifrance. The company is listed on Euronext Growth. 

With over 200 employees and a presence in several countries (France, UK, Germany, USA, Romania), the company provides an agile, inclusive, and dynamic environment where individuals, whether experts or recent graduates, can thrive and contribute to Kalray’s success.  

Pixitmedia, a Kalray company, enables Media & Entertainment organizations to streamline their global data workflows and maintain complete control of valuable assets. 

You can learn more about Kalray on our website, follow us on LinkedIn. 


As a Product Development Engineer, you will develop, maintain, and support the tools used to manage the company’s products and solutions.

You will be responsible for defining the optimal configuration of the product components, including hardware, operating system and application software, and developing the configuration management required to ensure that those configurations are easily, reliably and securely deployed to customers.

Your experience with Linux systems administration will be crucial in ensuring the best configurations are defined, and your ability to create configuration management controls for these configurations will ensure pixitmedia can deliver optimal solutions every time.


You will have the following responsibilities and duties in our company:

  • Maintain, test, develop and support the pixitmedia solution deployment and configuration management software
  • Configure and support the product components
  •  Evaluate, document, and develop mitigations/solutions for security-related product and development issues
  • Support the deployment and operation of pixitmedia solutions and products
  • Investigation and tool chain development of new or updated solution components
  • Maintain and develop product documentation and training materials
  • Contribute technical solution expertise at all levels of the organisation, and externally
  • Provide 3rd level support for deployed solutions and technologies




  • Experience in managing Linux operating systems and infrastructure is essential
  • Experience with Linux security hardening and/or incident response is essential
  • Experience using software-defined configuration management systems, such as SaltStack (preferred), Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc, is essential
  • Experience working with enterprise hardware, preferably in a data centre environment, including deploying and managing servers, network switches, storage arrays and any other Enterprise infrastructure related hardware
  • Proficiency with Python and Bash is essential
  •  Familiar with the use of continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Able to learn other software required in the course of the role, with training on such systems as needed
  • Proficiency in the use of Git for code management, and software project/issue management systems, such as Jira (preferred), Trac, GitHub, etc., is essential



  • Experience with creating and distributing software packages with RPM, Docker and Python Wheel
  • Experience in developing and using monitoring, metrics, and alerting systems, such as Prometheus and Grafana.
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, and its wider software ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of Samba, GPFS/Spectrum Scale and CTDB.
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Proficiency with SaltStack.
  • Experience with cluster computing , in particular: storage, virtualization and compute/render clustering



  • Enjoy collaborative work
  • Be flexible and autonomous
  • Strong team work and internal-communication
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Great documentation skills
  • Ability to manage expectations
  • Be able to clearly explain issues to others
  • Proficient in English, written and spoken
Of course, you might not have all of those required skills! But feel free to apply anyway and explain to us why you believe you are the right person for the job.


  • Type of contract: Full time and Permanent contract  
  • Starting date: As soon as possible 
  • Location: Fully remote role, based in UK time zone, or office based in High Wycombe, Manvers or Leatherhead   
  • Competitive salary based on your skills and experience  
  • Entitlement to free shares plans (RSU)  


  • 25 Days annual leave
  • 5% employer pension contribution and employer match up to 8%
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual eye test
  • Private Medical insurance, life insurance and death in service on commencement of Employment
  • Access to Medicash plan
  • Electric Car Scheme


  • First interview with the line manager
  • Second interview with the team (may include a coding test)
  • Final interview with the CEO or Human Resources Director

Equal Opportunity Statement

KALRAY is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, and we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. We do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) based on race, religion, skin color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Should you require accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please tell us. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to showcase their abilities and succeed in our organization.

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