Booking.com

Senior Endpoint Engineer - Linux

3+ months agoAmsterdam, Netherlands

It wasn't so long ago that booking a trip to see the Eiffel Tower, stroll down New York's iconic Madison Avenue or feel the sand between our toes on Copacabana Beach was simply a matter of a few taps on our smartphone. In fact, that's what we do at Booking.com. We make it easier for everyone to experience the world. And while that world might feel a little farther away right now, we're busy preparing for when the world is ready to travel once more. Across our offices worldwide, we continue to innovate. To solve some of the most complex challenges in travel and technology, and to plan for the exciting developments that lie ahead. With strategic long-term investments into what we believe the future of travel can be, we are opening up new career opportunities that will have a strong impact on our mission. We are united in the belief that our very human desire to explore the planet's beauty and discover more about other people and cultures will endure. The world is waiting for us. Together, we will be ready.

It wasn't so long ago that booking a trip to see the Eiffel Tower, stroll down New York's iconic Madison Avenue or feel the sand between our toes on Copacabana Beach was simply a matter of a few taps on our smartphone. In fact, that's what we do at Booking.com. We make it easier for everyone to experience the world. And while that world might feel a little farther away right now, we're busy preparing for when the world is ready to travel once more. Across our offices worldwide, we continue to innovate. To solve some of the most complex challenges in travel and technology, and to plan for the exciting developments that lie ahead. With strategic long-term investments into what we believe the future of travel can be, we are opening up new career opportunities that will have a strong impact on our mission. We are united in the belief that our very human desire to explore the planet's beauty and discover more about other people and cultures will endure. The world is waiting for us. Together, we will be ready.

Booking.com is looking for a Senior Linux Endpoints Engineer. As a member of a small team, you will be completely responsible for the design, build, implementation, and maintenance of the Enterprise Management infrastructure for the employees' Linux Endpoints fleet. You will be required to drive constant innovation in a fast-paced dynamic environment experiencing tremendous growth, where critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills are required. As well as working independently, you will also be responsible for making technical decisions within the team and across the wider department.

At Booking.com we have a data-driven and solution-focused mindset which gives you the freedom to solve problems in the most suitable way with confidence and data to show you are making a positive impact!

B.responsible

  • Influence and cooperate with people at all levels being an excellent communicator, open-minded, approachable, flexible, and diplomatic.
  • Combine your knowledge and expertise with the goals of our business to support and maintain a world-class infrastructure and to enable our continued growth.
  • Take the initiative to address the larger technical needs of the product you work on and always keep the customer at the center of everything you do.
  • Have a 'Can do' attitude and you act proactively and not just reactively.
  • Solve business problems, work cross-functionally, and lead initiatives to improve our colleague's user experience within Booking.com.
  • Proactively monitor, configure, and maintain both existing and new systems and identify possibilities for improvement.
  • Contribute to the growth of Booking.com through recruitment efforts and proactively share your knowledge to help your colleagues grow.
  • Represent Booking.com values, both within the company and in the external community.
  • Advocate for a collaborative working environment - turn "my ideas" into "our ideas".
  • Champion the user and make data-driven decisions that benefit your users and make their life easier.
B.skilled
  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in creating and maintaining an Enterprise Management environment for Linux-based end-user devices (Laptops & Desktops) or equivalent.
  • A solid understanding and practical background in managing major Linux distributions, like Red Hat, Fedora, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, SUSE Linux, Slackware, Arch, Kali, Backbox, etc.
  • Advanced hands-on experience with shell scripting and preferably another scripting language like Python or Perl.
  • Hands-on experience with SSL/TLS certificate handling for Linux Endpoint secure network connectivity.
  • Experience design and implement solutions that improve the stability, scalability, availability, and latency of core IT Infrastructure services.
  • Team player and should be fluent in the English language, both spoken and written.
  • Solution-driven attitude.
Nice to have
  • Experience with implementing endpoints security configuration baselines.
  • Experience with centrally managed as well as automated packaging, deploying, updating, patching, revoking, and blocking of applications on Linux Endpoints.
  • Experience with centrally managed and automated provisioning, upgrading, and patching of Linux distributions.
  • Experience with the Puppet deployment automation framework or an equivalent technology, like Ansible, CHEF, etc.
  • The past experience with the concepts of Zero Trust and Beyond Corp.
  • Proven ability to kick-start and drive technical, business, and people-related initiatives that improved productivity, performance, and quality.
  • Prior experience with mentoring, coaching and training team members is advantageous as well.
B.offered
We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential. We also offer what we call the "Booking Deal" with other competitive perks and benefits. This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.

Job ID: booking-BOOKUS2325127EXTERNAL