UNIX Systems Administrator

Descartes Systems (Slovakia) s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
By agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
from 1.000 EUR brutto/month according the relevant working experience, skills and language level

Information about the position

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 UNIX Systems Administrator in Slovakia to join our IT Global Linux. This team consists of several System Engineers and System Administrators located in Amersfoort (NL), Waterloo Ontario (CA) and Switzerland.

Your responsibilities are situated in the following domains:

• Maintain, document and support our Linux based production servers and services running in a 24/7 environment;
• Automate tasks and processes like patching (Ansible) and deploying (Puppet);
• Work closely with Operations, Engineering, Development and other departments;
• Report to the Global Unix Manager.

Employee perks, benefits

We offer a flexible and casual work environment in a young and motivated team, as well as mentorship and on-the-job training. You will have an opportunity to contribute new ideas, to develop your talent and we welcome your fresh perspective.

Information about the selection process

If you are interested in this position and you fulfil the above mentioned requirements, please, send your application form together with:
1. your CV
2. agreement with processing of your personal data for indeterminate period ( in compliance with the Slovak Act No. 428/2002 Coll. on Protection of Personal Data and its amendments

to [email protected] citing UNIX System Engineer in the subject of your message.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Descartes; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

UNIX/Linux - basic
UNIX/Linux administration - advanced

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


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;
• Must be able to participate in rotating on-call shifts;

Working experiences considered as an asset:

• Setting up and maintaining modern Linux services, (Ubuntu, CentOS);
• Setting up and maintaining MySQL databases;
• Setting up and maintaining Linux clustering technologies (Corosync);
• Hands-on experience with standard UNIX services such as DNS, HTTP(S), SSH, SMTP, NTP, etc;
• Hands-on experience with setting up and maintaining FTP and SMB connections ;
• Good understanding about security functions (proxy, firewall, encryption and certificates);


Brief description of the company

Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) 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. 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; access global trade data; 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 www.descartes.com

Number of employees

100-149 employees

Company address

Descartes Systems (Slovakia) s.r.o.
M. R. Štefánika 139
010 01 Žilina
ID: 3389568   Dátum zverejnenia: 15.5.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   from 1.000 EUR brutto/month according the relevant working experience, skills and language level