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Title:  Linux Engineer


Zilina, SK, 010 01

About Descartes: 

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 147,000 parties using its cloud based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at


Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a dynamic, growing organization? We are looking for an individual to join our team and be a part of the excitement and growth at The Descartes Systems Group Inc.! We are currently seeking a Linux Systems Engineer in Slovakia to join our Global Linux Team. This team consists of several System Engineer located in the NA and EMEA regions.




• Implement and maintain on premise and cloud infrastructure on a 24x7x365 basis and respond to incidents in a timely manner.

• Apply changes and updates following our change processes.

• Work closely with Operations, Engineering, Development and other departments.

• Migrate on premise environments to the cloud.

• Report to the Global Linux Manager.

• Participate in the on call team.

• Align new acquisitions and system deployments with Standard Operating Procedures and integrate IT Systems.

• Create technical documentation and procedures related to assigned tasks or projects.

• Plan and carry out after-hours changes to meet business and operational needs.


Requirements for the employee

Candidates with the following technicall skills and traits suit the position:

-         An experienced Linux engineer who is able to flawlessly manage: disk management and repair, security, centralized logging, base system services (SSHD, NTPD, DNS, firewalld), user management, clustering, network stack, other services (Apache, HAFTP, Squid, ProFTPd, Postfix, Bind, LDAP).

-         Always willing to learn and improve technical skills.

-         A team player

-         Proven problem solving skills, service oriented, and solution driven

-         Experience with incident, change and problem management procedures in an ITIL driven environment.


Working experiences considered as an asset:

• Knowledge of Ansible  and GitLab.

• Experience with working in cloud environments such as Azure, AWS or Google.


Qualifications and Certifications (preferred):

LPI Certifications

Linux certifications such as RHCSA and/or RHCSE

College diploma or university degree in computer science or equivalent.


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Personality requirements and skills

• Customer service-oriented attitude and solution driven.

• Deeper knowledge of administrating Linux server and software.

• Excellent and proven verbal and written communication both in your local language and English.

• Ability to effectively handle multiple concurrent projects and/or tasks.

• Must be able to work in a team setting.

• Pro-active attitude on task and processes.

• Responsible and accountable for the work we do as a team.

• Ability to work and collaborate with colleagues in other offices and in different time zones.

• Strong drive to understand and learn on the job.

• Security awareness.

• Responsible and accountable.



We offer a flexible and casual work environment, as well as mentorship and on-the-job training to support your personal growth. You will have an opportunity to contribute new ideas and we welcome your fresh perspective.

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