Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 

We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 22,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 

Join our team and be a part of the excitement and growth at Descartes Systems Group Inc.!
We are currently looking for a Linux Systems Engineer in Slovakia to join our Global Linux Team. This team consists of several System Engineers in NA and EMEA regions.
The possibilities are to work from offices in Námestovo, Žilina, Ostrava, or remote.


  • Implement and maintain on premise and cloud infrastructure on a 24x7x365 basis, and responding 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.


Employee perks, benefits

  • 7.5h working time
  • English courses
  • Working in the international team
  • Referral bonus
  • Family oriented benefits (Wedding and New Born bonus and days off)
  • Personal and Working anniversary bonus
  • Sick days
  • Company events (teambuilding, Christmas Party, Family BBQ,…)


Educational Requirements

  • IT specialization
  • Secondary with school-leaving examination
  • University education (Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree)


Language skills

  • English – Upper intermediate (B2)


Other knowledge

  • UNIX/Linux – Advanced
  • UNIX/Linux administration – Advanced


Number of years of experience

  • 3


Personality requirements and skills

  • An experienced Linux engineer able to 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



Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best idea wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. 


Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption:  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can’t promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 


Through COVID-19, we implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview and onboard candidates by video using Microsoft TEAMS. We record interviews and use them strictly for quality assurance, training and general record keeping purposes. Should you have any questions about this process, please connect with our hiring team in advance of scheduled interviews. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. 

We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at  


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