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Support System Engineer (Linux/Windows) - Medior/Senior level - Brussels

Octopus Computer Associates

Posted on Apr 20, 2022 by Octopus Computer Associates

Brussel, Belgium
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

One of our important clients is looking for a Support System Engineer (Linux/Windows) for a 9 months contract in Brussels. Day rate is negotiable.

This person will be part of the Application team, which is responsible for deploying all in-house developed applications running in Acceptance & Production, and which manages some core shared applications to support those applications (like Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, RabbitMQ).

More and more applications are being deployed on Linux Servers, and as such the team needs to expand its knowledge to both Windows and Linux deployment.
Newly developed applications will follow Dev-Ops standards, and be deployed on Docker images; as member of the team, kubernetes and openshift knowledge is a plus.
We are looking for a medior or senior profile, eager to learn, and able to learn quickly.

Service description:

  • Deploy and update all in-house developed applications in acceptance & production environments (mostly Windows IIS & SQL based, recently including Linux and docker images);
  • Configuration of F5 load balancing VIPs for web application
  • System administration of the supporting Databases: MS SQL, MongoDB, NEO4J
  • System administration of the supporting core applications: RabbitMQ, Redis Cache, OpenShift, and all other shared technologies - knowledge of these products is a nice to have;
  • Enforcement and monitoring of security guidelines and standards;
  • Monitoring, change and patch management of the environment;
  • Ensure optimal 2nd/3rd level (interface to Microsoft and other 3rd parties) support;
  • Keep operating and installation documentation for the above areas up to date;
  • Be part of the duty role (24/7, 1 in 4-5 weeks) in this team.

Additional requirements:

  • Computer science degree, a comparable education or proven experience in the sector (>5 years);
  • In-depth knowledge of and operational experience with MS Windows Server 2012R2 -2016 (>5 years);
  • Knowledge of IIS management and web site deployment
  • Operational knowledge on Linux Redhat is a plus (deploy an application, verify logs, monitor health and performance of a system, create bash scripts)
  • Knowledge of Powershell is a plus
  • Knowledge of MS-SQL, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, NEO4J or Redis Cache is a plus (on the job coaching/training as operator will be provided in missing knowledge);
  • Understanding of Firewalls and network load balancing concepts (product knowledge will be provided)
  • Must be natively/fluent French or Dutch speaking, able to speak and understand the other language - English mandatory for documents and international meetings, German is a plus
  • Must be a team player;
  • Must have planning and organizational skills (working with strict deadlines - must be able to cope with stress);
  • Must be able to troubleshoot technical problems;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Must be customer minded;
  • Must be able and eager to learn new products or technologies (if not all of the above technologies are known, it is expected to learn them within a year maximum);
  • Must be accountable;
  • Must have an operational mindset;
  • Must be available for duty role (24/7, 1 week in 4), definitely NOT a 9 to 5 worker.

Additional information:

  • Workplace will be Brussels (Schaarbeek), with occasional travel to Berlin (all travel expenses paid by the customer);
  • Must have a driver license and car (required for the duty role) and mobile phone;
  • Start date: Asap;

Reference: 1571488210

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