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Linux System Administrator

Intrinsic ID

5656 AG Eindhoven
T: +31 40 851 90 20

Language: English
Hours / week: 32-40


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Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Start date: Immediate / ASAP

Job description

As an all-round Linux System Administrator at Intrinsic ID you will work closely with the development teams to organize and maintain Linux machines that contribute to the Intrinsic ID build and test infrastructure. This includes maintaining Linux based services inside Docker environments that are used for tasks such as Continuous Integration, simulation, running development tools and serving software licenses.  

Your responsibilities

  • Management of Linux based servers, workstations, Virtual Machines and Docker containers in terms of:
    • Correct and secure configuration
    • Status monitoring (server health, network traffic, server load, security events, etc.)
    • Applying updates in a controlled way (test before rollout)
    • Creating backups and testing their recovery
    • Setting up an incident response plan
  • Setting up new Linux based virtual machines and Docker environments to support the engineering team of Intrinsic ID
  • Planning and executing scalable maintenance, monitoring, and improvements
  • Documenting the (Linux) machine infrastructure, machine configurations, backup policies, authentication policies, firewall settings etc.  
  • Management of user accounts and access rights on the Linux based environments within Intrinsic ID, based on pre-defined policies
  • Contribute to development-supporting tasks such as setting up/improving scripts for reporting of data and analytics from internal test tools (e.g. for profiling and continuous integration)

Required experience and skills

  • Being a computer enthusiast, motivated by diving into complex Linux System configuration tasks and automation
  • Experience with setting up and maintaining Linux systems
  • Experience with containers (e.g. Docker, LXD) and virtualization (e.g. VMWare)
  • Experience with Bash/Shell scripting and Python
  • Experience with Gitlab or a similar Git platform
  • Good documentation and communication skills

Other appreciated qualities

  • Experience with Windows server management and networking
  • Experience with Azure Active Directory
  • Experience with configuring Cloud based services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with user account and policy management

Soft skills

  • Able to think outside of the box: find unexpected ways to solve problems or meet requirements
  • Dynamic drive to contribute to a larger goal
  • Able to take ownership of a project or activity
  • Good organizational skills and excellent problem-solving abilities

At Intrinsic ID, you will work in a multi-cultural and technically challenging environment. Since Intrinsic ID is present in three continents, occasional overseas travel is part of the job.

Screening policy

All applicants responding to this vacancy are subject to administrative screening. Depending upon the vacancy, the screening may consist of any of the following checks: verification of references, authenticity of identification documents and diploma(s) and receipt of a Certificate of Good Conduct (or equivalent). Further assessment of the skills applicable to the vacancy may also be required.

About Intrinsic ID

Intrinsic ID is the world’s leading digital authentication company, providing the Internet of Things with hardware-based root-of-trust security via unclonable identities for any IoT-connected device. Based on Intrinsic ID’s patented SRAM PUF technology, the company’s security solutions can be implemented in hardware or software. Intrinsic ID security, which can be deployed at any stage of a product’s lifecycle, is used to validate payment systems, secure connectivity, authenticate sensors, and protect sensitive government and military systems. Intrinsic ID technology has been deployed in more than 350 million devices. Award recognition includes the Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award and the EU Innovation Radar Prize. Intrinsic ID security has been proven in millions of devices certified by Common Criteria, EMVCo, Visa and multiple governments. Intrinsic ID’s mission: “Authenticate Everything.” Visit Intrinsic ID online at

What we offer at Intrinsic ID

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Career development opportunities in a fast-growing company
  • Diverse and challenging problem-solving opportunities in a dynamic workplace
  • An excellent working atmosphere
  • The opportunity to be a part of a team with unparalleled experience in hardware and software security