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Senior System Consultant (Linux)

Do you want to be a part of hosting some of Europe’s most successful internet services? Are you motivated by technical challenges? Basefarm is looking for a Senior Systems Consultant to join our team in Stockholm.

Basefarm is a European Managed Service Provider. We create market leaders by integrating the key competencies for digital transformation – big data, cloud computing and information security, into one service offering. Basefarm was founded in 2000 and has grown steadily since then, today our team of 550+ top engineers and advisors are servicing global clients from our European offices and data centers in Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany and Austria.


About the role

As a Senior Systems Consultant you will work with development and maintenance of your client’s technical platforms and act as technical advisor for new solutions and changes. You will also handle the monitoring, maintenance, optimization and troubleshooting of applications and OS. In Basefarm’s Unix department we focus on Java-based solutions, but we also manage other open source products such as Resin, Tomcat, openstack, logstash and elasticsearch to name a few.

Moreover, you will:

  • Handle advanced incidents, finding its root cause and provide detailed input to the customer
  • Handle deploys and set up new technical platforms

Together with your customers, your innovative ability and your proactivity, you find new solutions and opportunities that keep us on the cutting edge of technology! Together with the rest of the team you will create a customer experience beyond expectations.


Who we are looking for:

We believe that you are a committed and independent person with a passion for IT. Additionally, you have a high sense of quality and are driven and motivated by responsibility. Since our Technical Engineers work in close collaboration with our clients, it is important that you are a service minded person that is able to build good relationships with clients and colleagues.

Moreover, you should have:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably from hosting large/complex systems
  • Very good knowledge in Linux/Unix operating systems, preferably Redhat
  • Very good knowledge in script and scripting languages ​​(e.g. Bash, Perl, Python)
  • Expertise in database operations, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle
  • Expertise in Java-based web engines.
  • Good communications skills in English and Swedish, both verbal and written

It is an advantage if you have:

  • Experience from IPv6, and has knowledge and experience in virtualization
  • Experience from working in PCI-DSS environments
  • Experience from working with puppet and docker.
  • Experience from working with ActiveMq, NginX.
  • Experience from CMS /publishing solutions


What we can offer in return:

Basefarm is born and raised in the Nordics and IT is in our DNA. The foundation of the company is very much the same since the beginning; a customer centric, transparent, honest company with a flat organization.

We focus on training and continual learning, whilst giving you opportunity to progress when you are ready. Perhaps you would like to become a Technical Account Manager, a Business Manager or work with our Infrastructure our Cloud departments. We offer you the platform to advance your career and the opportunity to work in a positive and stimulating environment where passion is rewarded.

Basefarm has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ which is something we take very seriously; our staff are after all our biggest asset! We are a friendly bunch of nerds who like to work hard but also enjoy everything we do.

What else? For an insight into life at Basefarm check out our Instagram account @ Basefarm.



Click on the apply button to send us your application, interviews will be ongoing.

For more information about the role please contact Karin Friberg on


Type of employment: Full time, permanent.

Location: Stockholm.


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