Linux Cloud Administrator Europe
(oase10 - Any city in Germany/ Spain/ Italy/ Netherlands/France/Finland )

As a Linux Cloud Administrator for Europe you will make the difference

You can work from any City in Europe, preferably near one of our offices in Hamburg, Bremen, Dortmund, Olpe, The Hague or Espoo.

This position will support our SaaS email platform, providing service to large customers for tens of millions of end users.  Core competencies required include automated deployment, virtualization and mail protocols.You will be expected to provide quick resolution of difficult technical problems and we are asking you to share your major contributions regarding technical architecture, documentation and systems project management. The close cooperation between you and the Services and Engineering teams in the rest of the larger Open-Xchange organization, means growth opportunities abound inside and outside the team. In other words, this position is a great opportunity to build a career track.

Your passion / Your job

  • Assist with administering mission-critical software such as Dovecot, LDAP, Galera, Cassandra
  • Hardware installation and troubleshooting
  • Ensure availability, scalability and performance of the Linux Server environment
  • Server deployment, configuration and management using Ansible / Chef
  • Monitor system logs and activities
  • Assist with security audit and compliance tasks
  • Document architecture and essential function methodology
  • Participate in a 24 x 7 on-call rotation supporting and collaborate with global operations teams
  • Lead and assist in areas of technical innovations and cost savings

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 8+ years of experience working with Linux
  • Ideally experience with OpenStack, Ansible/Chef, Dovecot, Cassandra & Java
  • Solid understanding of networking (the OSI model, TCP, IP, routing, firewalls & load balancers) and storage concepts (iSCSI, fiber channel, LVM and NFS)
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure and virtualization technologies including OpenStack and/or VMware.
  • Experience with object storage platforms like Scality, Ceph & SWIFT
  • Understanding of multi-tiered applications
  • Experience with logging technologies such as Graylog, Kibana or Splunk
  • Interest in learning new technologies and working with proof of concepts to promote new technologies
  • Willingness to do some domestic and international travel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; willingness to present technical information to a group

What we offer

  • Working with a modern cloud software in an international team
  • Use of state-of-the-art technologies and access to exciting projects.
  • Freedom to implement your own ideas and assume responsibility.
  • The flexibility to work from home or at any location in the OX world.
  • First-class equipment and an uncomplicated IT-affine environment.
  • Continuous personal development, training and conference offerings.
  • Flat hierarchies with "open door" policy, motivating work environment.
  • A dynamic environment with many opportunities for personal development.
  • Plenty of opportunities to attend conferences and industry gatherings with your co-workers, and an awesome end-of-year party
  • A company pension scheme
  • Company sports - Free entry to various gyms and swimming pools

About Open-Xchange

Open-Xchange is a developer of open source communication, collaboration, office productivity, and DNS-based security software and services. With 270+ employees and a global presence, Open-Xchange is well-positioned to meet the needs of our large Internet Service Provider, Hosting, Telecommunication, and Cable Provider audience. Open-Xchange SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solutions are delivered by partners such as 1&1, Orange, Italiaonline, Comcast, GoDaddy, and Softbank, with more than 200 million users already using the products for private and business communication. 

The core of the product portfolio is OX App Suite with applications for email, contacts, and appointments. In addition, OX App Suite can be expanded to include additional apps such as OX Drive for managing and synchronizing documents, images, and video, OX Documents for text editing, spreadsheets and presentations and OX Guard for encrypting emails and files. Dovecot, the world's leading open source IMAP server software, and PowerDNS, a provider of secure DNS services, complete the Open-Xchange product portfolio.  

Open-Xchange is headquartered in Cologne, Germany, with offices in Bremen, Dortmund, Hamburg, Olpe, and Nuremberg. International offices include the USA, France, Finland, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, and Japan.

If you are interested, please contact us for further information - or send us your paperless application with a cover letter including the job ID (see at the top left corner), tabular CV, certificates, salary expectations and the earliest possible date of entry by e-mail to