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Sr Linux System Engineer

Research & Development
Services & Delivery
1901409 Requisition #

Interested in making the world more resourceful, in a newly established R&D centre  and in cloud based IoT energy management solutions?

Itron is committed to make the world more resourceful by providing solutions that help manage energy, gas and water more efficiently while fostering the development of smart cities. In Hungary we are present with a manufacturing plant in Gödöllő and an R&D centre in Budapest at Deák Palota that was established in 2017 June and was awarded with the prestigious investor of the year in the R&D investment category.

We are developing the next generation products of Itron portfolio, such as Temetra, Openway Riva, a massive scale IoT platform and a Street light vision management solution, whilst providing complex managed services oriented around business outcomes, respectively 2nd and 3rd level technical support across multiple Itron products to customers in every geographical area around the globe. We are working in a casual dress-code, flexibly with a start between 8-10 and from home on an ad-hoc basis.


Senior Linux System Engineer


We are seeking a Senior Linux System Engineer, to support and innovate our critical server and storage infrastructure that underpins the services we provide to our customers. You will be working from Budapest as part of a virtual team who’s other members are located in the US. The technology stack that you could dive into is geared around several thousand Linux servers built on top of VMWare virtualization and related storage.

What you will be doing

  • Administration and development of Linux servers built mainly on Cisco UCS hardware
  • Administration and development of VMware virtualization
  • Administration and development of storage infrastructure
  • Automation, and scripting of the infrastructure with tools like Ansible or Puppet
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Monitor and test system performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks

Skills required:

  • 7+ years’ experience with UNIX / Linux administration
  • 5+ years’ experience with VMWare solutions and administration
  • 5+ years’ experience with Storage Arrays
  • 3+ Automation tools experience in on of Ansible. (At least bash scripting)
  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field
  • Fluent English


Desired Skills:

  • Master degree is a plus
  • Any experience with Red hat or Ubuntu
  • Any experience with Puppet


We offer you

  • Purpose: opportunity to create a more resourceful world by working on 21st century's biggest challenges: water, energy and gas 
  • Career: a newly established R&D center with immense growth in multinational environment
  • Personal development: English, soft skill and technical trainings
  • Community: Pizza parties, Yoga, Chill room, Xbox, foosball and other events


Compensation package

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Selection process

1.       an initial 30-60 minutes long discussion with a recruiter giving you more background on the firm, the position whilst discussing your background and expectations

2.       a 60-90 minutes long professional interview in person with our local team members, focusing on your technical skills and team-fitting

3.       a 60 minutes long skype interview with the remote team members, concentrating on your professional skills and team-fitting

4.       a final 60 minutes long interpersonal interview with local and remote management and HR to get to know you in person

If you have any further questions, please contact us at bud-recruitment@itron.com

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