Linux System Engineer



  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Full-time
  • Working type: Hybrid
  • Junior/Medior


The job

As a Linux System Engineer at ASP, you will be in charge of building, managing and supporting complex customer environments build on leading edge technologies including Nextgen firewalling, VPN infrastructure, forward and reverse proxy, Application Delivery, Email and Web Security, endpoint protection, Wireless networks.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining servers using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system. Hence advanced knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is required for this position.
  • Configuring and maintain successful backups & patching of our customer Linux servers.
  • Maintain and monitor the Linux servers we manage for our customers – incl. performance.
  • Participating in defining open-source hardware and software requirements, acquisition, installation and configuration.
  • Incident and service request handling in accordance with our internal procedures & processes.
  • Implementation of projects for our customers within the negotiated scope taking into consideration technical possibilities, respecting agreed milestones and deadlines.
  • Participating in the documentation of activities, system changes, procedures, policies and standards for the Linux architecture.
  • Work directly with engineering teams to help them incorporate Docker into their software deployment workflows.
  • Remaining up to date with technology evolutions and making sure your knowledge remains ahead of the curve.
  • Gain experience, become an expert in your field and guide your colleagues with their complex technical questions.
  • Ownership for the client relationship: you are recognized by the client as a business partner, from whom to seek advise.
  • Support the sales team by contributing to the pre-sales process to conduct technological discussions with our clients.
  • Be part of our 24×7 on-call support team.

How do you qualify for this position?

  • Speak fluently English, Dutch and/or French. (written and spoken)
  • Master or Bachelor in IT
  • Helping customers feels natural to you.
  • Methodical, organized and client oriented.
  • You are accurate and have a great sense of detail.
  • You are immune to stress and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • You can work independently as well as in a team.
  • You are good at multitasking.
  • Take the client’s needs into consideration and you are a good communicator.
  • You are skilled in creating and enhancing high quality rated as-build documentation, implementation procedures and processes.
  • A real problem solver and you have an eye for details.

Technical expertise in at least 2 of the following domains: 

  • Expert analysis and support of production servers utilizing the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system
  • Experience with systems automation, deployment and configuration management tools such as Red Hat Ansible automation platform, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Red Hat Satelite, Jenkins/Hudson, RPM/Yum, SaltStack or CFEngine
  • Understanding of ITIL concepts like incident management, change management, problem management, etc.
  • You have achieved Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or Linux Professional Institute (LPIC) Certification, or you have the knowledge to get certified in your first months at ASP.
  • In depth Mysql, Apache knowledge, including clustering and high availability.
  • Advanced experience and knowledge in scripting languages such as Python, Perl & Bash. Ability to quickly write/execute scripts to extract data for developing or troubleshooting purposes.
  • Experience with enterprise management of Linux and heterogeneous environments
  • Good understanding of virtualization platforms beyond VMware such as Citrix, KVM and Microsoft Azure

Why should you join ASP?

We are a growing company, you can grow with us !

We consider that continuous training is vital

You will receive formal trainings to become a certified and recognized expert in key technologies such as VMware, Microsoft Azure or Dynatrace that we support. Continuous training is key to your career success and your further growth in our organization. This includes formal training, exchanging knowledge with colleagues/customers, attending events and technologies conferences in Belgium and abroad.

Small is beautiful

We are a 50 people company based in Brussels, with remote offices in Sri Lanka. We operate on a project mode or resource sharing and we focus our work on delivering successful projects and creating high client satisfaction.

Innovation drives us all

Technology is fast-moving and our strategy is to be pioneer in technologies that we select after careful analysis. Our team builds deep knowledge in the identified technologies and develops innovative products. To see an example of things we do, click here.

Our company culture is filled with #GoodEnergy

ASP offices are open, dynamic spaces designed to foster creativity and collaboration. Remote work is part of our working model. We host regular breakfast events where our employees share knowledge and we organize fun company events. We value hard work, strong communication and the ability to approach challenges with flexibility and good humor.

Our proposition

Besides a permanent contract, a competitive salary and extra-benefits, we offer you a dynamic work environment with smart colleagues in a fast-growing company and clients with exciting challenges. Our management team encourages individual growth and will give you the opportunity to be yourself and to develop yourself.

Are you interested?

Do you think you fit the profile described above and have we made you enthusiastic? Please send your CV to and motivation letter to Eveline on or apply directly by filling out the form below.

ASP is an IT service provider with 50 employees. We deliver IT services within a selected range of products. We offer IT infrastructure solutions (on premise, in the cloud) and ITSM cloud software. A few years ago, we started a partnership with ServiceNow, the world leader in Cloud-based Service Management and workflow automation.

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