Job opening: Junior Linux / Open Source engineer

Kangaroot has been guiding & supporting customers on their Open Source journey for over 20 years now. The market sees us as thé go-to-party for innovative, open source based IT solutions that help their IT personnel do things better & faster. As a result of that, their business grows. Take for eg. successful projects at the Brussels Airport Company, Digipolis Antwerpen, Smals, TVH, Fedict, Universiteit Antwerpen, Europees Parlement, .... etc..

Our partnerships with software leaders like Red Hat, Suse, EnterpriseDB, MariaDB, Docker, Chef, Kubernetes, Prometheus and others have shown value for our customers, who then show their confidence in our team of engineers by expanding the number and size of projects they want us to work on.

That's why we're hiring Open Source & Linux engineers. You will be responsible for designing, implementing & supporting Open Source based infrastructure solutions for our customers in the Benelux. If you are just starting your professional career, you are more than welcome to join our team! We'll guide you through your first projects.

Kangaroot Linux & Open Source Services

You need to demonstrate knowledge in the following areas:

  • You have strong Linux and Open Source knowledge. You know how to use your broad IT knowledge in a business environment and you want to specialise in a particular technology, distribution or application.
  • You have knowledge of one or more Linux distributions: Red Hat Enterprise, CentOS, SUSE, Ubuntu, Debian, ... 
  • A certification (LPI, RHCE, CLP,...) is a plus 
  • A particular preference in one or more of the following technologies is a plus: OpenStack, KVM, Chef, Ansible, MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Zimbra, Zabbix, Nagios, Tomcat/JBoss, OpenShift, Docker, Elasticsearch
  • You have an understanding of Networking, Operating Systems and Applications
  • You are fluent in at least two out of these three languages: Dutch, English or French.
  • Customer service skills: you always put the customer first. Your goal is a solution that works.
  • Communication skills: you make sure that your advice & documentation is accurate & understandable.

We offer: 

  • Working with the latest and greatest in open source technology
  • The opportunity to get trained, specialised and certified
  • Labs and time for testing new technology
  • Integration in a team of highly skilled experts
  • Working in the great atmosphere of a dynamic, fast growing company
  • Challenging and cutting edge projects for national and international customers
  • A competitive salary with extralegal benefits 
  • A company car 

Our main offices are located in Antwerp. 


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