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29 maart 2019

Linux Engineer with a DevOps mindset

For one of our customers we are looking for a freelance Linux Engineer with a DevOps mindset.
 
Location: The Hague area
Start date: asap
Period: 3 months+
Availability: fulltime
 
Description
 
For one of our customers we are looking for a Linux Engineer to maintain and support high availability services. You will create value by installing, developing and maintaining an effective, reliable server and desktop environment mainly based on Unix and Linux. Another important part of your role is bringing the IT Infrastructure to a higher level using nowadays techniques like Docker, Configuration Management (Ansible) and Cloud. The customer is currently investigating a possible move to the (public) Cloud. You will be part of this project.
 
You will be working in a small (international) team responsible for critical IT services in a broad IT Infrastructure. So, general IT Infrastructure knowledge and experience like virtualisation, databases, security and storage is a big plus.
 
Deliverables and responsibilities
 
  • Daily maintenance and troubleshooting on Linux desktops and servers.
  • Perform standard system administration tasks (handling of tickets) as necessary to keep a system up and running.
  • Operating, maintaining and optimising a set of applications.
  • Technical operation, including pro-active monitoring and maintenance of all High-Available applications with the ambition to automate activities as much as possible.
  • Participate in projects regarding Cloud transitions.
  • Implementing and using new techniques like for example Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible and Cloud (AWS or Azure).
  • Identify improvement areas and continuously improve the delivered High Available IT services.
  • Manage and maintaining the PostgreSQL database server.
  • Provide documentation within own area of responsibility to the service desk team to enable efficient support and keep the internal knowledgebase up to date.
  • Ensure that the documentation regarding servers and workstations is up-to-date.
  • Furthermore, you will act as the primary contact for analyse and troubleshoot reported incidents.
 
Competence
 
  • Preferably a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • At least 5-7 years of experience as an IT Infrastructure Engineer.
  • Thorough knowledge of Unix and Linux operating systems (CentOS / RedHat). Preferably a certification on RedHat Linux (RHCE).
  • A broad IT Infrastructure background.
  • Experience with automation / writing scripts.
  • A DevOps mindset and willing to work with the latest techniques like Docker, Ansible, Gitlab, CI/CD.
  • Proven experience in a large international environment.
  • Some experience with Azure and/or AWS Cloud is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally.
  • Prepared to work occasionally outside of office hours.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English and preferably also Dutch).
 
We would like to receive the following information. These are the minimum requirements to the offer:
 
  • A recently updated resume in English;
  • Motivation to the offer;
  • Information regarding your availability;
  • Hourly rate (excl. VAT, incl. expenses).

We are looking forward to receiving your offer.

Linux Engineer with a DevOps mindset

Detachering/Freelance