Linux Engineer / Virtualization expert


High Tech

Achtergrond opdracht

We are Applications - a new business line within the organization, one of the world market leaders in scanning lithography technology. We create full-stack software products that run in the most modern Semiconductor Fabs in the world, and we are always pushing the boundary of what is possible. Currently we're looking for a senior Linux networking and visualisation expert; will you be our new colleague?

Job Mission
The mission of a Network Infrastructure and Virtualization Specialist is to design and develop the Litho Computing Platform; a blade server rack with a VMWARE virtualization layer. This is a high available network cluster that hosts the Litho Insight Optimizer applications, Yieldstar Recipe Applications as well as several other applications. All need to be available 99.9% of the time. Expert level knowledge is necessary. Direct interfacing with Supplier, Customer support as well as (IT dept of) the customer

Job Description
The job consists of following activities:

  • Document technical solutions according the WOW
  • Manage patch process: maintain the list of patches (Patch Train), organize and lead Patch start and Stop meetings
  • Execute Alpha tests for the patches
  • Help develop the LCP product thereby handling the design in of changed components on behalf of EOL’s
  • Troubleshoot internal network and infrastructure problems that hinder the proper working of the LCP or the availability and/or performance specifications of the Applications running in the Virtual Machines on the LCP’s.
  • Technical interface to Customer Support and assist them in troubleshooting operational issues at the customer site
  • Setup and maintain the monitoring framework for the critical resources in the LCP (Network bandwidth, CPU Load, Memory Usage, Health of Hardware components).
  • Assist application developers with the requirements for the application monitoring
  • Assist in software tool development.

Functie eisen

-Linux expert (Red Hat Enterprise) 
-VMWare expert

Certification on at least one of the above


  • 5+ years of experience with Linux in an IT Infrastructure. Experience with Network components (Switches, Firewalls, VLANs, Traffic Shaping / Managing) 
  • Experience with Virtualization Environments.
  • Affinity or experience in a big data environment is a plus.
  • Experience with software development / high level scripting (preferably in Java)

Preferable knowledge of:

  • Nagios / Zabbix / Wireshark / TCPDUMP, Network Security Monitoring, Auditing, VRRP
  • Cloud computing components
  • Storage Solutions
  • HA production environments, Mission critical systems
  • Red Hat package management
  • Perl / Python / BASH

Personal skills

  •  Analytical thinker
  • 'Can do’  attitude but very careful and aware of the impact of changes
  • Good communicator
  • (performance) troubleshooting skills

Opdracht informatie

Stuur ons asap je recente CV + motivatie voor deze rol, beide in het Engels, samen met je beschikbaarheid/geplande vakanties en je all-in uurtarief excl. BTW.
Please send us asap your recent CV + a motivation for this role, both in English, together with your availability/planned vacations and all-in hourly rate VAT (BTW) excluded.

This is a ‘detavast’ request: Our client prefers candidates who are open to a contract with our client after a period of 12 months. This is no must, please mention if this is an option for you, or not.

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