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Junior Linux Engineer

Posted 11 Jul 2024
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0 to 7 years
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Dutch (Fluent)

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You may not have heard of us, but you’ll know our brands! AS Watson is the world's largest international health and beauty retailer, with over 16,000 stores in 27 markets. Each year, over 5.3 billion customers and members shop with our well-known retail brands, both online and offline, including Kruidvat, Trekpleister, ICI Paris XL, Superdrug, The Perfume Shop, Marionnaud, Watson’s and many more.
Are you an enthusiastic and eager to learn professional with a passion for IT? Are you at the beginning of your career and looking for a dynamic work environment with plenty of opportunities for growth and self-development? Then this is the role for you! In this role, you play a crucial role in the IT team and have the opportunity to grow along with challenging projects.

What will you get in return?

  • A job at a successful international company, that is constantly evolving. You’ll never be bored!
  • An informal no-nonsense atmosphere in which open communication, short lines and a healthy dose of humor is very important
  • Competitive salary and benefits like travel allowance and a discount in your health insurance
  • 30 days holiday with an option to buy More
  • Excellent refer-a-friend scheme with up to € 2.000,- up for grabs!
  • A fantastic learning and development offering to explore
  • Discounts for you and your family from some of our much-loved retailers in the Netherlands, including Kruidvat, Trekpleister and ICI Paris XL
  • Lots of opportunities to get involved in wellbeing initiatives to support your physical and mental health
  • …plus much More!

This is you

This role would be a good fit for you if:

As a junior Linux Engineer at AS Watson, you will work with the 1000+ Linux servers they have in their data centers in London and Amsterdam. The emphasis in this role is on patching and the increasing use of Microservices. What will you be working on concretely?

  • Installation and patching of Unix/Linux operating systems: you organize the installation of Unix/Linux operating systems on servers and plan the implementation of patches.
  • Optimization of system performance: you ensure the efficient and fast operation of the Linux system, so that it meets the requirements of the users. Here you carry out system upgrades, identify malfunctions and solve them quickly.
  • Management of physical server capacity: you analyze server performance, predict future needs and scale up server capacity if necessary. Placing and replacing hardware, and cabling this hardware in our data centers.
  • Storage management: you monitor the various storage systems and create and expand the various virtual disks.
    Control of the hardware lifecycle: migrating functionality from existing hardware to new hardware.
  • You are responsible for hardware upgrades and develop strategies for replacing outdated hardware.
  • Maintenance of the backup and recovery policy: you develop and implement procedures for backups, regularly check the effectiveness of the backup system and ensure a reliable recovery policy.
  • Keeping our Linux infrastructure safe: You manage our security tools and implement security solutions

What you'll need:

  • It is important that you can work and think at Bachelor level.
  • You are eager to learn and enthusiastic. You have a passion for IT and are motivated to master the world of Linux.
  • You preferably already have experience with installing and patching servers and storage systems.
  • You have excellent command of both Dutch and English, as both languages are widely used within the IT Group.
  • You are a team player.
  • You have an affinity with Microservices.
  • You are willing to occasionally (once every four weeks) be on standby.
  • In this team, work is done based on priorities. These can change during the day, which is why it is important that you are flexible and can switch quickly.

We invite you to apply for this job via the apply button (‘solliciteer online’). By clicking on this button, you will be forwarded to this vacancy on our AS Watson Careerpage, where you are able to learn more about AS Watson.

A.S. Watson Benelux is het wereldbedrijf achter Kruidvat, Trekpleister, ICI PARIS XL, PourVous en Prijsmepper en daarmee dé marktleider in Health & Beauty. A.S. Watson Benelux is onderdeel van de A.S. Watson Group, de grootste internationale retailer in Health & Beauty in Azië en Europa en maakt vervolgens deel uit van het internationale concern CK Hutchison. Wereldwijd heeft A.S. Watson…


A.S. Watson Benelux is het wereldbedrijf achter Kruidvat, Trekpleister, ICI PARIS XL, PourVous en Prijsmepper en daarmee dé marktleider in Health & Beauty. A.S. Watson Benelux is onderdeel van de A.S. Watson Group, de grootste internationale retailer in Health & Beauty in Azië en Europa en maakt vervolgens deel uit van het internationale concern CK Hutchison. Wereldwijd heeft A.S. Watson ruim 13.000 vestigingen, bekende winkelformules en 13 retailmerken en bedienen we jaarlijks ruim 3 biljoen klanten in de winkels en online. Als leidende Health & Beauty retailer in de Benelux is ons credo 'We bring more to life'. Daarmee brengen we Health & Beauty voor iedereen dichterbij, met altijd méér keuze, de beste producten, de laagste prijzen en het grootste winkelnetwerk. Wij willen een glimlach brengen op het gezicht van onze klanten.

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