Join the Balabit team

We’re always looking for talented, creative and motivated people to work with. As a Balabit employee, you’ll become a part of a leading IT security software company, with around a million open source users worldwide. You’ll also enjoy a fun, vibrant and exciting workplace, with a team of talented and committed people – where your ideas will be crucial to the futures of thousands of businesses.

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Key benefits


Work life balance matters at Balabit. So we promote a flexible working culture that doesn’t control when you come into the office, or when you leave.

Career Development

Take part in internal training and mentoring, where you can learn from our industry experts. Or get out of the office for external training, events and courses.


We are leaders in IT security, with exciting, innovative products that make our world a better place.

the values we are proud of

At Balabit we have a set of values that we live and work by. Each value has grown organically throughout our history, and together they outline our way of working with each other, with our customers and partners, and with the world around us.

As a company and individuals we seek to over deliver on everything we are asked to do. It’s that mentality that helps us stay at the forefront of business security technology.


We are passionate about what we do.
We want to build something we can all be proud of.
We aim for excellence in everything we do, and we look to inspire those around us.
We focus on customer value.
We ask our people to respect everyone around them. We don’t need a policy for everything to understand what’s allowed and what isn’t.


We are honest.
We share information with all parties proactively and continuously.
We look to hold courses and presentations to share our insight and knowledge.
We understand that making mistakes is part of doing hard work, as is correcting them.


We understand and respect different points of view and beliefs.
We never exclude someone because of differing views and priorities in their personal life (friends, family, religion, politics etc).
We actively work on understanding different points of view and learn personally and professionally whenever possible.
We strive to make our team work well functionally, pay attention, and look for and fix problems that arise.


We are proud of our achievements and history, but today we are eager to face the next challenge.
We never stop learning.
Today we want to do things better than we did yesterday.
We aim to understand the reason behind processes and understand the big picture.
We do not stop at find a problem. We also take steps to resolve it.

Current vacancies

Back Office Marketing Assistant Budapest
Back Office DevOps Engineer Monaco
Front Office DevOps Engineer 2 London
Back Office Marketing Assistant 2 Budapest

Meet the team

Zoltán Györkő

Co-founder and Group CEO

Co-founder Zoltán was named CEO of Balabit on 1 September 2012, having been a member of the board since the company was founded in 2000.

He has extensive leadership experience, a deep knowledge of the IT security market, and was previously responsible for building Balabit’s global partner network as well as the sales and marketing organization.

Zoltán received the Emerging Entrepreneur Award from E&Y in 2014 for leading one of the most successful and dynamically growing companies in Eastern Europe. The same year he was named Info-communications Manager of the Year (Tibor Gyurós Prize). He studied computer engineering at University of Pannonia, Veszprém.

Balázs Scheidler

Co-founder and CTO

Balázs is a Co-founder and CTO of Balabit, and the inventor of the company’s leading technology products. He has worked in IT security and software engineering for almost two decades.

The initiator of numerous Linux related projects, he is regarded by members of the open source community as an expert, and is regularly invited to present at international events and conferences. His log management creation, syslog-ng, is used in more than a million installations worldwide, including several Linux distributions, and is the default log collection tool in Amazon’s Kindle Fire and BMW’s i3 All-Electric Vehicles.

Balázs was named the Info-communications Manager of the Year (Tibor Gyurós Prize) in 2011. In 2012 he received the László Kalmár Prize from the John Neumann Computer Society for his notable contributions to computer usability and science. He earned a degree in computer engineering from University of Pannonia, Veszprém.

Endre Wagner

Co-founder and Senior Vice President Of Services

Endre is a Co-founder and Senior Vice President of Services at Balabit. He is responsible for Balabit’s professional services, IT, security, and support teams. He also holds the Chairman position at EULMT.

Endre has 20 years of experience in IT security. Prior to joining Balabit, he worked for Magyar Telekom and was responsible for setting up its national inquiry system and building network security infrastructure. During his years at Balabit, he’s been involved in, and provided expertise for, several major projects, including the set up of VPN architecture at K&H Bank and the creation of perimeter security for NISZ ( National Infocommunications Service Company).

Endre graduated from University of Pannonia, Veszprém with Master’s degree in Information Science.


Matthew Ravden

Chief Marketing Officer

Matthew joined Balabit in 2016 as CMO. He is responsible for executing Balabit’s global marketing strategy.

Matthew spent the first part of his career as a communications consultant after joining B2B tech agency Text 100. He then went on to found Bite in 1995 and returned to Text 100 to build out the agency’s Asia Pac business, based out of Sydney. During that time, he worked on most of the group’s marquee tech clients, including Microsoft, HP, Apple, Oracle, IBM and Intel.

Prior to joining Balabit, Matthew worked as Chief Strategy Officer at fast-growth cloud start-up Mimecast, in 2012, overseeing global marketing, including internal and external comms, inbound marketing and lead generation, web and digital marketing, analyst relations and product marketing.

Peter O’Neill

Senior Vice President Of Sales

Peter heads up the global sales team at Balabit, as Senior Vice President of Sales.

Balabit is the fourth VC-backed European start-up company Peter has been involved in over the past 16 years. As SVP of Sales at Searchspace, a London-based anti-money laundering software business, he saw bookings increase from £2M to more than £50M over a five year period, before a successful exit was achieved when the company was purchased by Warburg Pincus.

Peter’s early career was spent with General Electric Information Services and Hewlett Packard. He later spent a very successful nine years with Sequent Computer Systems, where he last served as SVP of WW Field Operations in Portland, Oregon. Following his return to the UK, he became a Partner at KPMG Consulting before moving into the start-up market. Peter holds an honours degree in physics from the University of Aston.

László Szakál

Chief Financial Officer

László, Chief Financial Officer, has more than 20 years of experience in financial and taxation matters as well as transactional issues.

He spent most of his professional career at EY as a tax partner, serving customers from various industry sectors in Hungary and abroad. In addition to his financial and tax professional experience, he also gained significant experience in management issues and strategic planning.

Prior to joining Balabit, he served as a partner at Deloitte Central Europe and was member of their Hungarian management team.

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