We are looking for a senior Linux Administrator to work on-site for the EU commission in Brussels. 

The following tasks will be required:

  • Design solutions for the secure deployment of operating systems to computers both on-premise and via the cloud with a particular focus on IT infrastructure supporting audio-visual solutions (streaming in particular)
  • Design solutions for quickly and securely patching systems both on-premise and via the cloud
  • Configuration monitoring
  • Capacity planning
  • Contingency planning
  • Security administration and monitoring
  • IT Project management for Commission-wide infrastructure and audio-visual projects
  • Collaboration with other departments of the Commission


Must Haves:

  • 10+ years of total experience
  • Good knowledge of programming/scripting languages: Python and Bash
  • Excellent knowledge of the Linux (RedHat) operating system
  • Experience with audio-visual applications related to streaming, audio logging, room operation and automation, or digital signage.
  • Knowledge of audio-visual equipment
  • Knowledge of web/videoconference tools and equipment – General
  • Experience with networking topology for the transport of audio-visual content over IP networks, e.g. WOWZA, Dante, multi-casting, CDN etc.. 
  • Experience with audio-visual software and protocols, e.g. Wowza
  • Experience with storage and virtualization solutions
  • Knowledge of Audio and Video-encoding formats for streaming solutions: ffmpeg, HLS/RTMP/RTSP/SRT protocols
  • Knowledge of Cloud services (O365, Azure, AWS) more specifically services related to systems management
  • Excellent English B2 +
  • EU National

General knowledge and skills:

  • Client operating systems, Linux
  • On premise Microsoft server technologies
  • Directory, Authentication and federation protocols
  • PKI and Encryption solutions
  • Due to the particular nature of a large international organization such as the European
  • Commission, candidates should also have the following non-technical skills:
  • Capability of integration in an international/multicultural environment, rapid self-starting
    capability and experience in working in team;
  • Excellent Team Player
  • Ability to understand, speak, read and write in English and/or French, being fluent in one
    of those languages and having working knowledge of the other;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, to help develop creative and practical
  • Experience in managing ICT related Projects
  • Ability to work in a proactive and independent manner, with a focus on priorities,
    communication and decision-making capacities
  • Good organization, coordination and planning skills – with a high degree of drive and
    desire to empower ICT change and evolution
  • Excellent communication skills, adaptable to audiences ranging from senior management
    to technology specialists


  • 400eur/day – Gross with the possibility of increasing to 450 for very senior and advanced candidates TBC
  • Annual contract with 220 man-days per year average.
  • 30 days payment terms on this contract.
  • Possible contract extension
  • Deadline: Dec 19, 2022

If interested, please share your CV at iuliana@euroasiarecruiting.com.