Reference no.: 75653 (IGB405401273)
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iStorm - Linux System Engineer

Ref.: 75653 (IGB405401273)

Linux System Engineer - ref. 75653 (IGB405401273)

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My client is one of the world's most private and secure email solutions, they are hiring a highly experienced Linux System Engineer to support its growth. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants a diverse and challenging technical experience while working on tools that matter in people's daily life.



Your tasks as a Linux System Engineer

  • Installation, maintenance, and monitoring of our server infrastructure
  • Installation, maintenance, and monitoring of the server infrastructure of our customers
  • Update of the company application on our servers and on the servers of our customers
  • Update and maintenance of the procedures and documents relative to our system operations
  • Will gradually take full responsibilities on daily operations, maintenance and monitoring of around 100 Linux systems
  • Maintenance and monitoring of network and Firewall (Netfilter)
  • Management of log files, log analysis and appropriate actions (bug reporting)
  • Maintenance of monitoring system (alerts, graphs, analysis)
  • Participation in definition of system, network and security policy of the company
  • Training of customers in system and maintenance aspects
  • Support towards our private label customers of the business-critical locally hosted or externally hosted versions of our application
  • Work with advanced IT technologies, such as enterprise messaging protocols, high volume Storage, and databases
  • Physical intervention on servers when distant intervention is not possible
  • Part of an 'On Call' team for night/weekend alerts management
  • Will take care of the maintenance of the company application
  • Setup of the company application as well as fine-tuning setups for best performance
  • Setup, maintenance, and tuning of side applications (Postfix, Spamassassin, Clamav, Nagios, Munin, HAProxy, Tomcat, Java, Java VM ....);
  • Level3 support requests


Experience required

  • Relevant Work: Experience: 6+ years
  • Career Level: Experienced
  • Position: Senior System Engineer
  • Education Level: Master in sciences (no soft sciences master such as Philosophy, languages, ...)
  • Must have advanced experience with Linux systems (Debian, Ubuntu, RedHat...) and scripting (Bash)
  • Deep understanding of the Internet and networking protocols is a must
  • Monitoring and graphing tool abilities are regarded as important
  • Experience with low-latency and high-availability MySQL administration would be a great plus
  • Good practice of configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.) and virtualization tools (XEN, KVM, ...) would be appreciated
  • Experience with cloud operating systems (OpenStack) or service providers (Amazon EC2/S3, etc.) would be a plus
  • Knowledge of open-source Firewalling and high-availability technologies would be a plus



  • An opportunity to make a difference in the fight for online privacy
  • Room to grow, personally and professionally
  • A very solid team to work with
  • A great balance between life and work with the possibility to work from home
  • A human company where every person counts

Company description

iStorm is different and above all a human adventure. Founded in 2009 during the financial crisis, we understand that people's perception of happiness has changed. It's no longer just about profitability, key performance indicators or return on investment. People long for employers with real values and long term vision. At iStorm we ambition to bring these people together to create real happiness at work.

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