Linux System Administrator

Location PL-Gdynia
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Information Technology/Software Development
Position Type
Permanent Employee (Previously A)

Local Unit & Position Description

We expect the System Administrator to take be a solid team player with experience from large multi cloud environments. The key responsibilities will be as follows:      

  • Installation, setup and operation of physical and virtual Linux servers on an Enterprise level
  • Installation, setup and operation of typical services and middleware (Apache, Samba, NFS)
  • Adherence to the GSS IT key service management processes
  • Debugging and resolution of operational issues in a team of engineers based on business SLAs
  • Support and closely cooperate with application engineers, database administrators, storage, backup and network teams
  • Participate in various projects
  • Document your work in standard tools, follow procedures (ITIL) and suggest further improvements

Position Qualifications

We are looking for candidates with 3-5 years of relevant professional Linux experience who wants to join our new Linux team. The candidates should have the following experiences and qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar
  • Knowledge of Linux distributions (e.g. Oracle Linux, RedHat and CentOS)
  • Experience with Apache, Samba, NFS desired and Kubernetes
  • Experience in scripting and/or automation is a plus
  • Experiences with orchestration tools like Ansible and Puppet
  • A great service-minded attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills and result orientation
  • Team player and ability to work independently
  • Good communication skills in English, verbal and written
  • Self-motivated, proactive and takes ownership
  • Basic understanding of DevOps concepts

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification and supply chain services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener. 


The Linux System Administrator(s) will be part of our new Linux team within our Global Delivery Center in Gdynia. The Linux team will consist of 3-4 full time resources and will work in close interaction with the global IT organization. Currently we operate many Linux distributions, both on-premise and in the public cloud. These systems serve as the platform for global ERP system, Big Data computational clusters and several other key business applications.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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