Linux System Administrator

Location: Headquarters (Thalwil) - Switzerland

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About u-blox

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (

Job Description

Looking for Clever Heads!

As a Linux System Administrator at u-blox you are responsible to maintain and develop the compute infrastructure used to design the new generations of integrated circuits. Your knowledge about Linux systems on one hand allows you guarantee a smooths operation of the system and a balanced load distribution of all the computation tasks. On the other hand, you are working with the IC design team on a larger range of topics like version management, installation of the foundry technology and optimization and budgeting of the license use to ensure a smooth work flow. Your methodical but creative thinking allows you bring in your own ideas how to improve the system setup and the workflow. You enjoy being part of a motivated, international team engineering the next generation of u-bloxs innovative and competitive Integrated Ciruits.
The position is located in Thalwil / Switzerland.

Your Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and administrating the high performance compute infrastructure
  • Installing IC design tools,3rd party IP and foundry technology files
  • Administrating the load balancing system
  • Support the designer on the tools and the design flow
  • Manage the users
  • Provide input to the budgeting process

Your Skills and Experience
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of scripting languages
  • Interest in IC design
  • Customer oriented
  • Flexible team player
  • Good communication skills (oral and in writing) in English
  • 2 years experience in similar roles

Bonus Points
  • Previous knowledge of the analog and/or digital design flow
  • Experience with multi-user IT infrastructure and/or load balancing systems

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We see diversity as a strength and promote a culture of inclusion among our employees. Our varied backgrounds, ideas and experiences are critical to our success. We strive to become a strong learning organization and are committed to provide our employees with equal opportunities regardless of differences such as gender, race, ethnicity, generations, belief.

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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