Senior Linux System Engineer

  • Location

    Brussels, Belgium

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

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  • Contact:

    Romane Palauqui

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Do you want to be part of the dynamic and multicultural team behind the .eu and .ею top level domains?

Send us your CV today!

Our client is the not-for-profit organization appointed by the European Commission to operate the .eu and .ею top-level domains. The .eu domain ranks among the ten largest top-level domains in the world, connecting 500 million people in 31 countries to one Internet identity.

Our client is headquartered in Belgium (Diegem), and has satellite offices in Sweden, the Czech Republic and Italy. This young organization employs people from all over the European Union and is the perfect arena for self-motivated professionals looking to be challenged and stimulated in their working environment.

For our office in Diegem, we are currently looking for a Senior System Engineer.

As Senior System Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the IT systems and networks.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain, consolidate and develop "continuous delivery"

  • Manage and monitor the infrastructure and systems

  • Manage virtualized environments and underlying networks

  • Advise upon new technologies

  • Contribute to process automation and develop automation tools

  • Write and/or enhance scripts

  • Apply various open source technologies and tools to "orchestrate" solutions

  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call system


  • Bachelor degree in computer science or equivalent by experience

  • Relevant work experience of at least 6 years as a network or system engineer

  • Strong experience of Linux systems (Redhat-like) is required

  • Strong scripting skills (Python, Bash, Perl)

  • Hands-on experience with Automation and Configuration Management software (Ansible, Puppet)

  • Hands-on management of infrastructure solutions

  • Understanding of REST API's, Microservices and Containerization technologies

  • Familiar with "Continuous integration/delivery", deployment methods/pipelines concepts. (Jobs, builds, deployments)

  • Demonstrate energy, effort and enthusiasm for delivery and results

  • Good time management coupled with excellent communication skills

  • Strong sense of ownership in the timely resolution of issues and completion of project tasks

  • Seek continuous improvement

  • Working across multiple teams to deliver the final product

  • Being able to see the 'big picture' and understand the business

  • Fluent in English and either Dutch or French

Bonus skills:

  • Experience with DBs (PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Elastic search, Influx DB)

  • Networking (BGP and enterprise routing/switching) and Network Automation

  • Deep understanding of DNS

  • Experience with Cloud Solutions (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)