Linux System Administrator

To support our constant growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic Linux System Administrator to join our IT & R&D team. In this role, you will ensure the day-to-day administration of our core internal systems. You will join a fast-paced team driving in an international environment. The position of Linux System Administrator is a full-time and permanent position based in our office in Belgrade.

As Linux System Administrator you will:

  • Plan, install and maintain Linux servers in accordance with operational and project requirements
  • Monitor, control and optimize servers
  • Standardize, automate and establish best practices for Linux installation and management
  • Maintain and improve the existing backup system
  • Analyze outages and defective states and solve issues with Linux and applications running on Linux
  • Maintain system and network security
  • Support redundancy planning and implementation
  • Take care of the administration of network components like Firewalls, Routers and Switches


  • Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • At least +3 years of experience with Linux System Administration /Ubuntu servers
  • Programming and automation skills are an advantage (bash and others)
  • Good understanding of networks, network hardware and network security
  • Experience with IT security is a plus
  • Experience with IT safety: backups, data protection, etc. is a plus
  • Strong written and spoken English skills
  • Detail-oriented with the capacity to see the big picture
  • Team player with the capability to work in a dynamic, international environment, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to think outside the box to identify and solve problems whilst developing creative and innovative solutions

If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application. Please submit your cover letter and CV. We look forward to welcoming you to our Belgrade office.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Why work with us?

  • Be a part of a successful international & dynamic team

  • Private health insurance & team building activities

  • Performance bonus system

  • Possibility to spend time abroad and collaborate with colleagues in other MDPI offices

  • Be a part of company efforts devoted to social responsibility

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Safety and well-being of our employees has always been our number one priority.

Amidst the current circumstances, MDPI Serbia offers flexible & remote work options to ensure the best experience & safe environment for all our employees during these challenging times. 

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