Linux System Engineer

Who we are is a leading provider of high-performance, low-latency hosting through a vast, privately-owned global network. As gaming veterans, we know what it takes for a network to withstand heavy demand, and as of 2019, we are a member of the Ubisoft family. Now we’re growing faster than ever, keeping some of the world’s biggest games and WebRTC services online, and their users connected.

The role

Automation is your keyword. Architect, design, and build a well-thought through new- and existing-infrastructure. Make sure the existing CDN infrastructure remains healthy and suited for the continuous growth of the business.
As a Linux Engineer, you are part of the infrastructure operations team. This department is responsible for maintaining our entire global infrastructure and maintaining the most critical systems we use during our daily operations. Primary work will be monitoring, maintaining, and upgrading our Linux based systems, but also maintaining our applications running on top of it.

Your responsibilities

  • Healthy infrastructure under all circumstances
  • Implementing and maintaining Linux systems
  • Configuration of servers
  • Detecting, analyzing and resolving incidents
  • Developing new functionalities
  • Automate by creating and using Ansible playbooks
  • Security (ACL’s and firewalling)
  • Migrating Linux environments
  • Maintaining documentation
  • Making backups

About you

At, who you are is just as important as what you can do. You will be a hands-on initiative-taker with an entrepreneurial spirit. You can be your own master and relish the opportunity to structure your days and interconnect with a multitude of people within the organization. You know how to prioritize and take the lead in different projects simultaneously. With strong analytical and technical skills, you can get your insights across – no matter the circumstances. You know how and when to take responsibility and are always on the lookout for improvements. Most importantly, you are a team player who can stand your ground in a fast-paced but fun working environment.

Your Qualities

  • A team player
  • Affinity with the Hosting sector
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Strong communicator
  • Ability to maintain a full overview of the current situation and all projects
  • Initiative-taking and leading attitude
  • Fast learner
  • Pragmatic
  • Ability to think in highly abstract terms and systems
  • Cool-headed & Stress resistant

Your Skills 

  • Knowledge of Linux based operating systems
  • Experience with infrastructure automation (Ansible, Puppet or similar tools)
  • Experience with security (firewalling, ACLs, authentication, and authorization)
  • Willingness to explore and learn more skills

Nice to have
Experience with the following systems:

  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • Elasticsearch
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Nagios
  • JIRA
  • Gitlab
  • Experience with onboarding existing systems in everyday management tasks and maintaining our standards for all systems.


    Work From Home Budget

    Remote is the new office. Optimize your home office space to suit your comfort and needs.

    High-End Laptop

    You will have the latest Dell Precision or a MacBook Pro at your disposal, ensuring you're fully equipped to rock 'n roll from day one.

    Annual Bonus

    Get your hard work rewarded with our performance-based bonus of up to 12% of your yearly salary.

    Travel the Globe

    With offices, data center PoPs, and customers scattered across the globe, you'll be sure to see a city or two.

    Vitality @ Work

    Keep your mind and body in top shape with our company-funded programs. Quit smoking, get a health check, personal training, or mental coaching.

    Workout in our Gym

    A fully equipped gym in our Rotterdam office equals deadlifts, squats, and the treadmill for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

    Personal Development

    The sky is the limit. We offer you all the room to grow. With our unlimited educational fund, we've got you covered for everything from books or part-time courses to a whole Master’s degree.

    Get Free Games

    Access to the entire Ubisoft backlog for life comes with the job! You'll never be bored again.

    Fantastic Bar

    Views, 50 specialty beers, french fries, Friday afternoon drinks, and an all-you-can-eat candy buffet.

    What we do

    Low latency is our mission! In 2002 we set out to improve online experiences for gamers. Today, we translate our hosting innovations to various industries, but gaming is still in our DNA. And as of 2019, we are part of the Ubisoft family! We build out our network presence in data centers across the globe – from Madrid to Mumbai, Amsterdam to Seattle, and everything in between – bringing content closer to the users. 

    Our team works hard on everything related to running our privately owned premium network, from opening new points-of-presence, setting up peering relationships, developing integral products like anti-DDoS protection, and serving our customers with expert help and advice. Finally, we play even harder, in our office gym and bar, and with our lifetime access to Ubisoft games. 

    What does offer you?

    • A challenging and dynamic job in an international company
    • A competitive salary (depending on education, knowledge, and experience)
    • 25 vacation days (excluding national holidays)
    • Travel allowance & work-from-home budget
    • Collective pension scheme
    • All the hardware and software you need to perform, including a laptop
    • Career guidance, including remuneration of relevant education, courses, and training
    • A modern office in a prime location with open workplaces
    • Free access to Ubisoft games through Ubisoft Connect
    • Free use of the in-house gym is an equal opportunity employer. At, we believe in a fair and equal workplace for all and foster an environment that is inclusive as well as diverse. We do not discriminate based on color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender (identity), age, mental or physical abilities, or other characteristics. We believe that employees thrive when they can be comfortable and be themselves! We encourage candidates to apply knowing that they will be considered solely on their merits and qualifications.

    What you can expect

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