Linux Virtualisation System Engineer

    The telecommunications division of Airbus Defence and Space is looking for a Linux Virtualisation System Engineer to join our Customer Maintenance team in Helsinki. 

    As a part of continuous product development, we are virtualizing our telecom network elements to run in high availability COTS servers and in virtualized environments. To provide our customers the support for these products needed, we are looking for a new colleague to join our team. We are developing and maintaining complete telecom solutions for our worldwide customers, so with us you have the opportunity to use these systems in our laboratories for end-to-end troubleshooting.

    Your responsibilities

    Your tasks will be troubleshooting and root cause exploration of RH virtualizations system for a complex telecommunication system based on the TETRA standard. As part of our team, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise to our customers and our local engineers worldwide and act as a point of contact for queries and support from our areas, investigate and analyze complex faults and evaluate their impact. You will also discuss the then needed changes with your peers in R&D.

    What we expect from you

    We expect you to have a technical degree in computer science, telecommunications or related fields, knowledge in server technology and virtualization as well as hands-on experience in Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Alma Linux). Good spoken and written English language skills are mandatory.

    We also appreciate if you have experience in:

    • WMware virtualization
    • IT solution architecture
    • IP protocol, networking and backhauling (VoIP, Mobile IP, VLAN, VPN, OSPF, VxLAN)
    • Security for IT network and applications (PKI, Authentication, end-to-end encryption, Firewall, Proxy, IPsec, SSL, vulnerability)
    • RH satellite, Configuration control and Scripting (Python, Ansible,…)
    • Test Automation (Robot Framework)
    • HPE Server Platform products (OneView, ArcSight,...)
    • Modern high availability systems and platforms, RH clustering, redundancy including geo-redundancy and load distribution.

    The position requires security clearance approval from Finnish authorities.

    What we offer

    We offer you a great working environment with great colleagues, both local and international, a new office environment with modern and flexible ways of working. Teamwork in hybrid connecting across both remote and office environments. We also offer you the benefits of a large company as well as many opportunities for personal development. Our employees have a tailored development plan to support their professional growth. We also have a wide range of remote training modules to ensure learning. In addition, we offer you e.g. comprehensive occupational healthcare, lunch and flex benefit and a supportive working community where you are appreciated just the way you are.


    To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and salary expectation via the link below latest on April 2nd. We are also happy to give you more information about the role. For further information, please contact hiring manager Wolfram Roth, +358 50 525 3634 (SMS, Signal, Whatsapp).