Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Grand-Saconnex, GE
6d ago

Eurovision Services is looking to hire a Linux Infrastructure Engineer. She / he will join the Global Operations & Engineering team at our new technology hub in Madrid, Spain.


Great events don't happen by accident. Event organisers, media organisations and sport federations need adaptable, end-to-end solutions to produce, distribute and personalise content for the right audiences, at the right time, in the right format.

We aim to be the first-choice media services provider to customers by providing new, better and different ways to simply, efficiently and seamlessly access and deliver content and services.

Our service portfolio is designed to offer the agility and ability to enhance and adapt content to the needs of all digital platforms.

But what really sets us apart is that we see the bigger picture.

As an EBU company, we are in a unique position to understand the needs and challenges our customers face. That’s why we guarantee to maximise their content value while leaving them free to focus on every other aspect of running the most successful event possible.

We are Eurovision Services. We deliver excellence in everything we do, to leave others free to focus on what really matters creating truly amazing experiences.


The ES Global Operations & Engineering team is the central point of contact for all customers receiving operational services from Eurovision Services.

The team coordinates and manages the requirements and delivery of operational services for all events, including transmissions and media services between customers (e.

g. media organisations, sport federations and event organisers). The ES Global Operations & Engineering Team is responsible for delivering high-quality services, achieving ambitious operational objectives, implementing reliable solutions to provide outstanding value and services for our customers while optimising costs to improve our bottom line.

Join a team that delivers and manages essential solutions for the global sport events and broadcast industry using the most innovative technology.


In this role as Linux Infrastructure Engineer you will :

  • Deploy and manage our Linux based OS servers (Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora, Debian)
  • Maintain and execute proactive maintenance routines : asset knowledge, testing, etc.
  • Keep our Linux systems up-to-date with the latest updated packages
  • Plan and configure security updates and patches
  • Participate in the setup of monitoring solutions
  • Deploy and manage our VMWare based platforms
  • Be responsible for ensuring high availability of our VM and container platforms
  • Automate software provisioning, configuration management and application-deployment based on Ansible
  • Promote process automation
  • Develop and manage container-based platforms (Docker, OKD)
  • Develop and engineer new container-based infrastructure
  • Produce documentation in English
  • Work during office hours with on-call availability outside office hour on a rotating basis

    The successful candidate must have the following experience and skills :

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux and derived Linux distributions (CentOS, Fedora, Debian)
  • Red Hat Satellite platform
  • VMware vCenter, vSphere, ESXi
  • Red Hat Ansible
  • General networking and security knowledge in areas such as Firewalls, TCP / UDP, Routing / Switching, DNS, NAT, etc.
  • Configuration and deployment of Docker container-based solutions
  • Container-orchestration systems (Kubernetes, OpenShift 3.9)
  • Understand and embrace DevOps culture and methodology
  • Self-management and ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with remote teams
  • Ability to work flexible hours and on call on a rotating basis covering 24 / 7 environments

    Additional experience in the following areas would be a bonus :

  • Experience working collaboratively with geographically distributed and international teams (our headquarters are located in Switzerland)
  • Some experience in working on live sports events in a broadcasting environment
  • Knowledge of digital video concepts (container formats, codecs, compression schemes, tools, best practices, etc.)
  • Red Hat Certifications : RHCE or RHCSA
  • VMWare VCP or VCAP certifications
  • Experience working in Agile Squads or DevOps is a plus
  • Perhaps you are missing some of the listed skills and required experience, but you are self-motivated and eager to learn?

    Then we still want to meet you!


  • Be part of an outstanding multi-cultural and international team of engineers
  • Get involved in Tier-1 media projects with impact and visibility
  • Occasionally travel to our headquarters in Switzerland for workshops and training
  • Enjoy our technology hub, designed to foster a culture of sharing, openness and creativity

    Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or similar degree (Master or Bachelor).

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