Senior Engineer – Linux

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Looking for a job where things change rapidly but without chaos? Do you want to have the ability to work with new and bleeding edge technology on a project-based fashion without running into the death by process trap?

 Stop looking and join Sentia’s Implementations organization!


So tell me, what is this all about?

  • You will be designing and implementing complex, customer-specific environments
  • You will transition environments towards your Operations colleagues by transferring knowledge about the respective environment
  • Together with your project management colleagues you might take the technical lead during projects
  • You will be participating in an on-call set-up, for that small set of service-down issues that pop-up once in a while
  • You are considered as “the internal knowledge base” due to your expertise and contextual knowledge of the environments you built here and in your past experience
  • You will be training the team on your expertise, you take pride in letting others grow
  • You will be considered as an important stakeholder supporting our R&D engineers
  • You will be supporting complex migrations from analysis to execution using your critical and experienced mindset
  • You might be supporting your pre-sales colleagues as they run into new technology requests from our customers to help assess operational sustainability
  • You are expected to regularly decompress and maybe even play some ping pong

What do we want from you?

  • Advanced knowledge of one of the following: Linux-flavored OSs, VMWare’s ESX server and its associated suite of products
  • Advanced knowledge on one or more of the following frameworks, middleware and application servers running on Linux: E-mail application servers, Web application servers, Database application servers, Middleware application servers
  • Advanced knowledge on one of the following essential platform supporting technologies: DNS application servers, NTP application servers, Scripting languages such as php, perl, python, bash, …
  • Advanced knowledge about automating deployment and configuration of the above with tools such as Chef, Puppet and Ansible
  • Preferably an understanding of the concepts continuous integration and continuous deployment as well as the platforms and tools used to accomplish this: Containerization platforms, Orchestration, OTAP/DTAP streets (Jenkins, Bamboo, …)
  • Advanced knowledge of one of the following: Caching technologies, Kernel modifications, Compiling from source code, Clustering technologies, Linux security, Storage 
  • Understanding Windows-based environments, and accepting that the world is more than linux, is a nice to have J
  • You understand the OSI layer model and have a basic understanding of networking


You have at least 4 years of relevant experience in one of the above-mentioned concepts and technologies

Your personality

  • You have a passion for technology and eager to learn
  • You are a team player and can adapt to new situations
  • You have a critical and analytical mindset and are a walking “lessons learned”
  • You are a go-getter and are not afraid to pull in additional people when needed
  • You are concise and result-driven (read: get things done)
  • Operating under pressure give you a “been there, seen that” feeling which reflects itself in tranquility
  • You are flexible; if needed you jump in to help the team
  • You believe creativity, motivation, integrity, and teamwork are important values

We offer

  • A no-nonsense, open culture where we promote new ideas and value your contribution
  • A tailored career path so you can continue to grow your competences and knowledge
  • Multiple teambuilding events during the year and Happy Friday @ the office

We are glad we can help you

Our teams are ready for you!

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