Linux/Windows System Engineer


What began as a small family business has today grown into an international provider in the field of Quality of Life services. Sodexo offers an extensive range of services that enhance the wellbeing of people, such as the maintenance of technical installations, reception, cleaning, management of green spaces, catering services and Sodexo Benefits & Rewards Services. Sodexo Benefits & Rewards Services in Belgium is the preferred partner of private and public companies for a whole series of staff vouchers and services (Lunch Pass®, Cadeau Pass®, Sport & Culture Pass®, Eco Pass®, SME portfolio, Training Vouchers, Surf@home, Incentive&Recognition, etc.) and of private individuals for Service Vouchers.

We firmly believe that the Quality of Life of our clients and service consumers begins with our own people. Consequently, your wellbeing at work is one of our priorities. At Sodexo, you are part of a stimulating environment, where you can develop your talents and where you can count on continuous help and guidance for your career. With some 250 colleagues spread around Belgium (48% of whom are women), you are the key to our success. Are you looking for a highly interesting job in a stable company? Then the job detailed below may be right up your street.


Your mission:

As a member of the Technology division in IT department, you are a professional with strong emphasis on Systems, Technology Architectures and have a good understanding of Business and Enterprise Architecture. You outline solution architecture descriptions across domains, functions, and business domains, then monitors and governs their implementation in projects.

The system engineer reports to the Infrastructure Manager.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Produce clear and concise infrastructure analyses and documentation capturing networking and operational procedures as well as security guideline and internal procedure.
  • Responsible to make trade-offs between reuse/buy/build for different elements of solutions
  • Organize your work internally in accordance with solution architectures, in close collaboration with project managers and the team leader: manage your tasks, monitor and control project progress. Responsible to design an in-depth roadmap for the different phases of the project(s).
  • Share your knowledge of the solutions, technologies and methodologies with your colleagues
  • Make sure that the platform architecture is not only the right one for operations, but also for deployment and long-term maintenance
  • Carry out impact, dimensioning and quantitative analyses for the proposed solutions
  • Participate to invitations to tender, by drawing up the technical conditions in the contract specifications
  • Ensure continuous improvement within the technology team
  • Liaise with process teams to implement procedure improvements


1. Major in Equipement/Server/Storage/Backup

  • In charge of the IT System Equipement (Servers/Storage/Backup) and the relationship with the Service Manager with GDCS System Equipement interventions
  • Define/Propose/Implement/Manage/Support the IT Equipment at physical level
  • Build the DRP at IT System Equipment level and execute of the DRP test
  • Drive migrations of IT System Equipement in the Data Centre(s) and the Cloud
  • Identify and evaluate hardware and services from outside vendors/partners
  • Prepare effective configuration, installation and operational documentation

2. Major in OS/System/Software/VM

  • In charge of the IT System Software and the relationship with the Service Manager with GDCS System System interventions
  • Define/Propose/Implement/Manage/Support the IT System Software in the Data Centre and the Cloud
  • Build the DRP at IT System Software level and execute of the DRP test
  • Drive migrations of IT System Software in the Data Centre(s) and the Cloud
  • Identify and evaluate software and services from outside vendors/ partners
  • Prepare effective configuration, installation and operational documentation


  • At least 5 years of experience in administration of Linux (Red Hat)
  • Experience administering windows system is a plus
  • Good knowledge of network (Layer-2 & Layer-3) is a plus
  • Experience in administration of virtualization environments & cloud management system such as Vmware, KVM, OpenStack
  • Understanding container management & orchestration systems such as Kubernetes, Apache Mesos, etc.
  • Experience with configuration management system such as Ansible, Puppet, etc.
  • Experience with system monitoring & analytics tools such as Zabbix, Dynatrace
  • Understanding Azure cloud management.
  • Ability to develop scripts for efficient system & software management.
  • Ability to learn new technologies & skills with minimal assistance.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal/written) skills.
  • Track vulnerabilities and apply appropriate patches and upgrades


  • An exciting job in a dynamic organisation that emphasises training opportunities and personal development.
  • A full-time open-ended employment contract
  • A competitive salary + fringe benefits
  • An enjoyable working environment as part of a motivated team
  • A workplace in Brussels (Ixelles), close to Etterbeek railway station and the Delta metro station

Quality of Life in the workplace:

  • Some degree of flexibility in your work (home office, flexible working times)
  • Good work-life balance
  • Practical personal support services: dry-cleaning, ironing, shoe repairs, gift-buying, etc.
  • A wide selection of sustainable meals in our company restaurant
  • A variety of sports (badminton, mini foot, basket, meditation and yoga)

  • Online op:vr 9 augustus 2019
  • Locatie: Ixelles

Sodexo - Benefits and Rewards Services

Pleinlaan 15 Boulevard de la Plaine
1050 Brussels


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