Senior Systems Engineer (Linux/UNIX)

Randstad HR Solutions s.r.o.

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 3 000 EUR/month- yearly bonus

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

At Merck, we are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Slovakia.

As a Linux/UNIX Engineer, you will:
• be responsible for operations support of infrastructure solutions,
• fix and troubleshoot, and propose improvements for the operations support team and team manager,
• be responsible for the completion of documentation of procedures, and will proactively identify operational weaknesses and propose service improvement plans.

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Employee perks, benefits

• fixed salary - according to your experience and yearly bonus
• varied package of benefits (meal vouchers, days off, cafeteria, multisport, English courses, supplementary pension insurance, and more)
• professional growth, education, and training opportunities

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Chemical industry, manufacture of pharmaceutical products

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery, we are shaping how the world lives, works, and plays through next-generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics.

We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services, and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive, and cosmetics industries.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

• SUSE / RedHat Linux / UNIX infrastructure support
• Bash scripting
• Logical Volume Manager
• Filesystem Administration
• Experience in Linux patch management (SUSE Manager preferred)
• SAN and NAS integration on LINUX
• VMware virtualization.
• Ability to fix/troubleshoot major and critical operational issues and to handle Outages of critical production servers including Problem Management and communications with stakeholders in our IT Department/business
• Ability to work in complex and international remote teams and handle multiple tasks & projects simultaneously

Nice to have:
• AIX or Solaris
• Configuration management tools such as Salt Stack and/or Ansible
• Linux Lifecycle management tools such as RH Satellite / Spacewalk / SUSE Manager
• Python scripting
• KVM virtualization
• Icinga2
• GCP and/or AWS clouds
• High Availability with Pacemaker
• Basic understanding of Blades and Rackmount Servers


Brief description of the company

Randstad is the second largest HR services provider in the world and has number 1 position in many countries. Our 28,000 employees work in 4,587 branches and inhouse locations to employ almost 567 700 people on daily basis.

Company’s services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placing, to Inhouse services, search & selection, and HR solutions.

We are driven by our core values ‘to know, to serve, to trust’. We need to understand the present and future needs of our clients and candidates. The better we know our clients and candidates, the better we can match their needs and exceed their expectations.

Number of employees

150-199 employees
ID: 4450750  Dátum zverejnenia: 25.11.2022  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 000 EUR/month