Linux Systems Engineer (m/f/d)


  • Cologne, Germany
  • 27 Days of leave
  • Hardware of your choice

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Job Description

We at gridscale build and maintain next generation Cloud-Infrastructures for our clients.
Our goal is to provide the easiest and most reliable IaaS and PaaS solutions.

Who is behind gridscale? An experienced, motivated and creative Team that aims to grow and therefore needs your Support.

As a Linux Systems Engineer it is your task to build, maintain and further develop the Linux systems that run our Virtualization and Control Plane.
In close cooperation with our development teams you will optimize the configurations for product deployment and ensure a smooth process. You learn from mistakes and analyze problems – “Fail fast, learn fast”.
In addition, you’ll constantly look for new ways and strategies to improve our system utilization, capacity planning and security auditing. You will be supported by an experienced team with a large arsenal of skills and technologies that never stops evolving.

If that sounds like a team you want to be part of and a job you would love to do? In the Linux environment you are sure-footed even when blindfolded?
“Never touch a running system” is not a warning for you but a challenge?
Then we would love to get to know you!

Benefits & perks

Exciting and diverse tasks

Your new working environment is built upon trust, freedom, respect and teamspirit

Individual and flexible workinghours

Integration in a highly agile and friendly team without strict hierarchies

An open ear and room for your own ideas

Your personal budget for conferences and trainings

27 days of leave are not enough? We contractually guarantee another 20 days of unpaid leave

Your way to gridscale
Hyped to go full speed ahead with us
Very good understanding of the Linux operating system environment
Knowledge of Linux technologies such as Hypervisors (KVM, libvirt), Container technologies, Networking and firewalls (iptables) and PID 1 (systemd)
Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Python, Go, C, Rust, C++
Experience in debugging and systems analysis as well as systems programming
Daily practice in standard development tools such as SCMs and debuggers
Track record in open source development
Previous exposure to cloud environments
Experience with packaging (RPM, deb) or building releases in general
Done analysing of performance issues before
Have some Knowledge of provisioning tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Ignition and cloud-init
Experience with BPF or express data path

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