Job Description Linux Engineer
The Linux engineer looks after all platforms that are linked to the
Linux operating system. If necessary, he works together with external
In his day-to-day work, the Linux engineer looks after platforms and
systems based on the Linux operating system. He takes care of the smooth
operation of networks and servers. In addition, the Linux engineer
secures storage operations.
Part of the job and typical responsibilities of a Linux engineer
The Linux engineer develops automation strategies in the software
sector and thus optimizes his company's work processes. The Linux
engineer also keeps an eye on quality assurance and defines new
operating system standards. Procurement and capacity planning for IT
projects are also part of the Linux engineer's area of
responsibility. If necessary, he implements the projects in close
cooperation with external service providers.
The Linux engineer usually works on various projects, which also
includes 3rd level support. He optimizes and automates administrative
processes. The Linux engineer documents his activities in detail.
In addition to specialist knowledge in connection with the Linux
operating system, independent and precise work is required. The ability
to work in a team and a good knowledge of English are an advantage in
the day-to-day work of a Linux engineer.
The Linux engineer has specialist knowledge that he often acquired in
a computer science degree and through many years of professional