Eric Kuik
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Linux engineer

ASML Netherlands B.V.

9070526 | VELDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

Job Mission

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


Job Description

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


If you see a math, please send your

  • CV
  • Rate
  • Availability
  • Holiday planning
  • Motivation



Would you like to setup a Linux environment that helps make Moore's Law possible? At ASML we 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.
We are 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 us - please apply!


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Patrick James via telefoonnummer 06-83248577

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