Date:  Jun 29, 2024
Company:  Wizz Air Hungary Légiközlekedési Korlátolt Felelős

Budapest, HU, H-1103


Wizz Air is a leading European low-cost airline with a fleet of modern and fuel-efficient aircraft. Our mission is to provide affordable and reliable air travel to everyone, everywhere, while minimizing our environmental impact. We are proud to foster a diverse and inclusive team of over 8,000 employees from more than 90 nationalities, who share our values of inclusivity, positivity, dedication, integrity, and sustainability.


As a rapidly expanding airline, we offer exciting career opportunities across a range of functions, from flight operations to engineering, customer experience, finance, and more. We provide extensive training and development opportunities to help our employees grow and succeed in their roles. Joining Wizz Air means joining a team that is passionate about aviation, dedicated to excellence, and committed to making air travel accessible and sustainable for all. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the aviation industry, we welcome you to explore our job opportunities and become a part of our success story.


Digital Engineering Manager (Cloud Infra & DevOps) 

Based in BUD - Office 



Purpose of the role:

Are you passionate about managing DevOps in cloud environment and looking for an opportunity to lead and shape the future of digital travel? As our Digital Engineering Manager (Cloud Infra & DevOps), you will play a pivotal role in Wizz Air’s Digital organization. You will provide strategic leadership and technical expertise in managing the cloud infrastructure and DevOps practices. This role is essential for ensuring a robust, scalable and efficient technology ecosystem, ultimately contributing to the organization’s success in delivering innovative and reliable services. You will also closely collaborate with the software architecture team to ensure Wizz Air’s software products follow industry standards, are well-documented, and leveraged effectively. This position reports to the Head of Engineering and Architecture within the Digital organization.


What we offer: 

  • Base salary and employee bonus scheme
  • Unlimited number of significantly discounted and confirmed seating tickets, giving access to a continuously growing network of destinations
  • Relocation package (if applicable) – expense budget, Temporary accommodation, Administration support
  • Life insurance
  • AYCM sport pass contracting possibility
  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation, exposure to C-suite management
  • Fast career progression, internal mobility and talent management supported by training opportunities (Wizz Academy and bespoke trainings)
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment, passionate, driven and diverse teams


Key responsibilities:



  • Develop and execute strategies to optimize the organization's cloud infrastructure, ensuring it meets performance, security, and cost-efficiency objectives.
  • Implement measures to enhance the reliability and availability of systems and applications through effective monitoring, incident response, and disaster recovery planning.
  • Implement and enforce engineering principles and standards to achieve operational excellence.



  • Drive initiatives to automate manual processes, reducing manual intervention, minimizing errors, and accelerating deployment cycles.
  • Implement and promote Infrastructure as Code principles to manage and provision infrastructure resources efficiently and consistently.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks related to cloud infrastructure and DevOps processes to maintain a secure and compliant technology environment.
  • Effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders, providing updates, insights, and recommendations to support informed decision-making.



  • Direct management of 10+ external resources.
  • Manage budget, time, and team resources.
  • Manage multiple vendors and participate in IT tenders.
  • Responsible for the yearly and quarterly budgeting process.
  • Form and manage engineering strategy.
  • Actively seek opportunities, embracing the ideation process to leverage the possibilities.





  • Minimum 7 years of experience in software development, with significant experience in cloud infrastructure operations and DevOps.
  • At least 3 years in a leadership/manager role.
  • Experience with public cloud providers: AWS (preferred), Azure, GCP.
  • University or college degree.
  • Experience in managing DevOps teams, preferably including vendor management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to cooperate with a variety of stakeholders, team player personality.
  • Dedication, positivity, integrity, and inclusivity.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability for custom build software solutions.
  • Ability to live and work in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.



When applying, please only provide valid information regarding your educational background and certificates, as the original documents will be requested during the hiring process.


We look forward to meeting you and learning more about your skills and experience. Join the Wizz Air team and discover the world of opportunities. 



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