Linux Engineer

  • Aanbod Excellent remuneration
  • Functiegroep IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9384800
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Contract Via YER
  • Branche Consultancy & HR

Over deze vacature

Would you like to setup a Linux environment that helps make Moore's Law possible? At ASML they create full-stack software products that run in the most modern Semiconductor Fabs in the world, and that needs a solid and robust platform to run on.

ASML is always looking for talented Linux specialists who know how to apply the latest technologies, to join the teams responsible for creating software for automation of high volume manufacturing in semiconductor fabs. This could be your next job, so if you would like to join ASML, please apply!


The mission of a Linux Specialist is to design and develop the ‘Equipment Performance Server’(EPS) Platform; a blade server rack with a VMWARE virtualization layer. This is a high available network cluster that hosts applications that help our customer support engineers to gain maximum control on our ASML products at the customer sites. Expert level knowledge is necessary. Direct interfacing with Supplier, Customer support as well as (IT dept of) the customer


ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


The job consists of following activities:
-Setup the EPS servers to run efficiently and consistently across different customer sites
-Document technical solutions according the ASML WOW
-Manage patch process: maintain the list of patches (Patch Train),
-Execute Alpha tests for the patches
-Troubleshoot infrastructure problems that hinder the proper working of the EPS or the availability and/or performance specifications of the Applications running in the Virtual Machines on the EPS’
-Technical interface to Customer Support and assist them in troubleshooting operational issues at the customer site
-Setup and maintain the monitoring framework for the critical resources (Network bandwidth, CPU Load, Memory Usage, Health of Hardware components and applications).
-Assist application developers with the requirements for the application monitoring
-Improve the EPS build street
-Assist in software tool development in improving their build environment


- Linux administrator expert (Red Hat Enterprise)
- Linux security expert
- VMWare expert
- Puppet expert
- Ansible expert

Should be expert with at least 2 + experienced on 2 of the above


-5+ years of experience with Linux in an IT Infrastructure
-Experience with Virtualization Environments.
-Affinity or experience in a big data environment is a plus.
-Experience with software development (preferably in Java)

-Nagios / Zabbix / Wireshark / TCPDUMP, Network Security Monitoring, Auditing, VRRP
-Cloud computing components
-Storage Solutions
-HA production environments, Mission critical systems
-Red Hat package management
-Shell (SH / BASH) scripting

Personal skills

- Analytical thinker
-Can do’ attitude but very careful and aware of the impact of changes
-Good communicator
-(performance) troubleshooting skills
-Security mind set