Linux System Engineer (St. Niklaas, BE)

With ST Engineering iDirect in Sint-Niklaas - BE

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Posted on November 07, 2019

About this job

Location options: Visa sponsor, Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Electronics, Satellite Communications, Telecommunications
Company size: 1k–5k people
Company type: Private


linux, openstack, puppet, ansible, jenkins, sysadmin

Job description

As our Linux System Engineer, you will:

  • Implement and maintain reproducible Linux environments
  • Work on the automatic configuration of KVM-based virtualization and OpenStack based private cloud virtualization
  • Automate the set-up of operating systems, (web)applications and databases
  • Configure the required networking elements in order to connect the various servers and services
  • Integrate all the components into finalized product that is easily upgradable with high reliability and availability
  • Develop and maintain various in-house scripting tools
  • Troubleshoot running systems in close collaboration with our customer support engineers
  • Brainstorm with and provide support to other R&D teams
  • Keep abreast of technology evolutions and detect potential opportunities for our products
  • Aspire towards a thorough understanding of satellite communication technologies and components

As a prerequisite to become our Linux System Engineer you:

  • Hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Engineering (Computer Sciences, Telecommunication, etc.)
  • Master Linux (RHEL/CentOS) and some scripting languages (bash, ruby, python, perl, ...)
  • Can demonstrate your knowledge of networking
  • Have knowledge of version control, module testing and automation
  • Have experience with at least 1 of the following: Puppet, Linux performance optimization, Ansible, Jenkins, Cloud Management Systems (like OpenStack), virtualizing windows OS on Linux
  • Are conversational in English
  • Have a developers mindset
  • Love to communicate with a broad range of technical experts and to share information
  • Are inquisitive and like to learn daily

Once on board you will:

  • Be part of our international Platform and Topology team that develops the server infrastructure
  • Be based in our European Labs in **Sint-Niklaas (Belgium) **and work in close collaboration with team members in Germany
  • Work on various satellite communication applications and devices ranging from consumer satellite modems to high-end modulators and demodulators
  • See to it that our products are reliable, fault tolerant, self-contained and remotely upgradable since our products get installed at customers premises which can be very remote, high security and mission critical
  • Have the opportunity to tailor our competitive compensation package to your specific transportation desires
  • Join an innovation and people driven high-tech industry leader
  • Be a member of a passionate global family that values openness and a can-do mentality
  • Take pride in enabling internet connectivity to the world (from schoolchildren in remote areas to in-flight wifi)

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