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Senior Linux Engineer

Michael Bailey Associates - Amsterdam

Posted on Apr 6, 2022 by Michael Bailey Associates - Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Senior Linux Engineer, Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Starting date: ASAP

Contract length: 12 months, extension possible


For our E-commerce client we are looking for a senior Linux Engineer to work in a private cloud team. As part of this team, you will be responsible for supporting and maintaining the infrastructure for their private OpenStack clouds. The team will be responsible for building and managing a large multi-region private cloud, therefore we are looking for Cloud Engineers who have a passion about Cloud Computing, making a difference and enjoy working as a team.

Responsibilities & Key roles:

You will work in a team with OpenStack/Linux engineers, where you work closely together with network engineers and data center technicians. You participate as a member of the Cloud team responsible for the management and operation of multiple private OpenStack Clouds.

Next to that, you will:

  • Support and work with their colleagues in international locations.
  • Review and improve reliability requirements for our clouds, for example HA testing, capacity planning.
  • Make sure their infrastructure is secure, up to date and performant.
  • Be able to deep dive and troubleshoot technical issues and performance tuning.
  • Create and maintain scripts for efficient and repeatable operations.


  • Deep understanding of Linux systems and long, proven experience.
  • Experience with configuration tools like Puppet, Ansible, Terraform (Preferably Puppet).
  • Ability to script in on or more Scripting languages, like Python or Bash.
  • Experience in maintaining large server environments.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to take on new responsibilities.


  • Experience of managing OpenStack environments.
  • Experience with monitoring systems: Sensu, Grafana.
  • Understanding of Container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Understanding of Hashicorp software like Nomad, Consul and Vault.

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1557151495

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