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Linux System Network Engineer


Signpost & Academic Software are specialised in IT solutions for the education sector since 2002. In Belgium we are active in hardware, software and digital learning content, abroad we focus on software. 

We offer hundreds of software packages via the Academic Software platform. 
Academic Software is the service platform where students and teachers can legally download the latest software. In addition to the range of affordable software, Cloud computing capacity is available. 

In order to maximise our growth, we are looking for a Linux System/Network Engineer who wants to be part of our young and dynamic team! 

As a Linux System/Network Engineer, you are responsible for supporting and optimising our server environment and supporting our employees. 

Together with your team, you work out ways to optimise and automate certain processes and flows. 

Because we always strive for innovation, optimisation and excellent service, the following items are also part of your task package: 

  • Translating our needs into specific IT solutions and documenting and proceduralising them 

  • Following up on internal tickets and thereby continuously asking yourself whether we need to adjust, automate... 

  • Performing software implementations in an existing environment 

  • Providing advice on problems with the server and network infrastructure 

  • Preparing the necessary documentation and procedures after the execution of a project/task 

As a Linux System/Network Engineer you possess the following skills: 

You have at least an IT-related degree or already have experience with Linux and networking. 

  • You are very structured and strong in following up on tasks and keeping records. 

  • You can think in terms of flows. 

  • You have very good communication skills in Dutch and English, and a good knowledge of French is a big plus but not a must. 

  • You can work independently and finding the right solution gives you energy. 

  • You have good time management skills and can work under strict deadlines. 

You are familiar with: 

  • Network management: TCP/IP, Ethernet, switching & routing 

  • Linux server: Apache, NGINX, MySQL, HAProxy… 

  • Containers & orchestration technologies: Docker, Kubernetes (not a must)     

  • Cloud: Saas, Paas, Iaas 

  • Scripting: PowerShell/Bash in the context of automation and troubleshooting 

  • DevOps 


no experience required

Type of contract


Extra information

This job is mainly in our office.

Academic Software is the all-in-one solution for teachers and students to access high-end and up-to-date software and digital assets needed in their educational trajectory through their school account, enriching the teaching and learning experience and increasing the quality of education.