9 days ago - req11372

Senior Software Engineer - Python and Linux

Research & Development

Computer Science & Software Engineering

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & Development


3-7 years



Job Category

Computer Science & Software Engineering




If you are a Senior Software Engineer with a strong background in Linux development and enjoy creating outstanding solutions in Python? Then is the job for you.

Job Mission

To configure the Linux operating system controlling the computer system and develop tools using Python scripts and Ansible for software installation, computer system configuration, software upgrades and backup/restore tools.

Job Description

The day to day activities include:
-Configure and test Linux Red Hat distribution with Ansible;
-Create, improve and test backup/restore scripts in Python;
-Create, improve and test installation/configuration scripts with Python / Shell;
-Test the automatic test scripts on target hardware, representing parts of the TWINSCAN product;
-Help creating high level work packages including estimates;
-Thinking with MVP mindset;
-Participate in root cause analyses of issues found in the field or at integration test systems;
-Work in an scrum team as part of an Agile environment.


You have finished at least a Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Electronics or other related fields.


We have a preference for candidates who meet the following criteria:
-Minimum of five (5) years as a Linux developer or equivalent work experience;
-Minimum of five (5) years of Python programming experience in a production environment;
-Fluent knowledge of Linux Shell software development;
-Strong problem-solving skills;
-Experience as a Senior Software Developer for high-tech products or services;
-Proven history of solving complex problems both in code and in person;
-Familiarity with Git and JIRA;
-Work in an scrum team as part of an Agile environment;
-Experience in ansible is a plus;
-Experience working with NAS systems is a plus.

Personal skills

We are looking for pragmatic, enthusiastic and ambitious Python professionals with Linux background with good communication skills and willing to take a lead on technical decision. You have a high standard with regards to delivering quality solutions. You are a true self-starter, take initiative, self-learning and you enjoy achieving results.

Context of the position

We configure and integrate Linux on servers in the TWINSCAN product. This includes tools for installing and configuring Linux, time synchronization, hard disk storage, backup, restore and cloning of disks. Main languages used are Python, Ansible and Linux shell scripts.

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