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Publication Date:  Jan 27, 2023
Ref. No:  404249

Amstelveen, NL, 1185 MC






About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 112,000 employees and annual revenue of c. € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high-performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea) and listed on Euronext Paris.
The purpose of Atos is to help craft the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.


About our team:

We take pride in being a dynamic, effective, and a compact team. While we have colleagues based across different countries, we’ve developed the ability to work closely together. This makes us feel like a startup within Atos.


Do you want to help deliver cutting-edge and exascale-class High Performance Computing with the global leader in secure and decarbonized digital? Atos is looking for a Linux specialist to support its Big Data & Security (BDS) business across Northern Europe!


About the role:

The High-Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence & Quantum Business unit of Atos is looking for a professional in High Performance Computing and/or large Linux-based infrastructures. In this role within the HPC team, this person will be responsible for system integration and implementation services, with a focus on the Benelux & Nordics countries.

We are looking for a senior Linux specialist to join us and assist the team with the deployment and support of HPC-like systems. Our ideal candidate has experience within an HPC environment; however, we are open to considering profiles with no prior HPC experience, but with a very strong Linux background.

You are a curious and passionate person, keen to learn and improve the design and usability of our solutions. You like to be challenged and take the lead in demanding conditions. You will have the freedom to implement any kind of solution you see fit for the situation, since a high degree of customization is possible within the specific domain’s limits.

The position is based in Amstelveen, The Netherlands, with the option to work remotely. The successful candidate will work with the manager of the HPC, AI & Quantum Business Operations in Benelux & the Nordics.



  • Deliver and support the most powerful supercomputers across Europe.
  • Integration and implementation services to build large high performance computing solutions; analyze solution components, understand systems integration challenges.
  • Testing and/or evaluating system components, prototyping features, and collaborating with solutions architects to define architectural requirements for high-end HPC clusters.
  • Level 2 Software Support of HPC customers during installation & implementation.
  • Performance tuning and testing of systems.
  • Operational support, troubleshooting and optimization activities.
  • Work on diagnostic and debugging of sophisticated HPC HW and SW issues, proposal of workarounds when applicable.
  • Identify technology gaps in current components that must be resolved to reach future performance targets and functionality requirements.
  • Escalation within support organization when needed.
  • Knowledge transfer to the local HPC team and customers.
  • Contribution to pre-installation and cluster staging at our factory in Angers (FR).


Core Skills

  • Good mastery of Linux OS (RedHat / Debian based) (Mandatory).
  • Good knowledge of server hardware (Mandatory).
  • Scripting skills: Bash and / or Python (Mandatory).
  • Solid networking and security concepts (Mandatory).
  • Proactive and not afraid to take charge.
  • Interested in working in an internationally oriented environment.


Desired but not essential

  • Networking specific skills (TCP/IP stack, 40Gb, InfiniBand)
  • Virtualization platforms (OpenStack or plain KVM)
  • Storage platforms (Ceph)
  • Containerization (Kubernetis, Docker, Podman (or similar))
  • Configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet)
  • Code control (GIT)
  • Monitoring (Icinga, Prometheus, Grafana).
  • Workload managers (PBSpro, Slurm).
  • Parallel filesystems technologies (Lustre, GPFS, BeeGFS).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and integrity to interact directly with customer sites contacts, project managers and technical colleagues, and other key partners.
  • Deep knowledge in HPC cluster environment and ecosystem.


What we offer:

Besides exciting and welcoming working environment with global and local people, we offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with very cutting-edge technologies.
  • Modern and friendly work environment.
  • Company laptop and supporting equipment.
  • A competitive salary and mobility budget or lease car.
  • Exciting career opportunities both locally and internationally.
  • The opportunity to work on complex and meaningful projects for leading
  • clients.
  • A personal development plan crafted together with your manager.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including 29 days of holiday allowance annually, 13th month salary and an attractive bonus plan.
  • We value and celebrate diversity among our employees, and support them with flexible working hours and options for remote working


Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.


Here at Atos, diversity and inclusion are embedded in our DNA. Read more about our commitment to a fair work environment for all.

Atos is a recognized leader in its industry across Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria. Find out  more on our CSR commitment.

Choose your future. Choose Atos.