Careers at Bacula Systems

Bacula Systems is a very special place to work. It is growing rapidly and provides an extremely dynamic work environment, with a company full of diverse and enthusiastic individuals.



Linux System Administrator - IS/IT Lead

… A chance to contribute something special in a rapidly growing company.


Position Description: Linux System Administrator - IS/IT Lead
Department: Customer Success Team
Reports to: Customer Success Team
Work time: Full time
Location: Switzerland Office (Yverdon)
Date: 30 January 2020

Positions currently open:

More details are below. If you are interested to work with us, please send your resume and a short introduction paragraph to

Windows Developer (C/C++/VSS API) (Home Office, Europe)

IT Engineer Intern (Switzerland Office)

Linux System Administrator - IS/IT Lead

Our Company

Bacula Systems is the leading Enterprise Network backup and restore software company, combining Bacula’s enterprise-class open standards software with first-class support and professional services. As a result of our rapid international growth, we are seeking to add a Windows System Programmer to our talented technical team.


Position overview

As a result of our rapid international growth, we are seeking to add a Linux System Administrator - IS/IT Lead, based in our worldwide headquarters in Yverdon-les-Bains, to perform Linux system administration of our two data centers, provide technical support to our employees, as well as to embrace wider responsibilities implementing new solutions and architecture changes.

This position would appeal to an excellent Linux Systems Engineer looking to expand his or her career opportunities and job satisfaction by joining a fast growing, high technology company where technical prowess and contribution are recognized and highly valued. We have a culture of mutual respect among all employees which we consider essential to the ability to work with colleagues around the world.

Bacula Systems is the leading provider of Enterprise Open Core backup solutions and you will be joining the company at a very exciting time in its evolution. Our Customers implement our products on medium to very large scale production deployments. If you are looking for a challenging and exciting position now is the time to join Bacula Systems!

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to


Major responsibilities/Accountabilities

Caring for our customers is our core concern at Bacula Systems. The Linux Support Administrator IS/IT Lead will provide top notch services to our customers and his or her colleagues. On a daily basis you will be maintaining our servers and services and help your colleagues make the best of their IT tools in their daily jobs.

Major responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure technology.
  • Maintain best practices for managing systems and services across all environments to include
    e-mail, business applications, VoIP, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, disaster recovery, and storage systems.
  • Processes service requests and tasks using the IT ticketing system.
  • To perform all IT related tasks in installing and maintaining PCs for Bacula Systems personnel.
  • Serve as a lead member of project teams related to IS/IT.
  • Manages or develops automation routines using scripting and other programming languages.
  • Fault finding, analysis, and logging of information for reporting performance exceptions. Provide root-cause analysis and remedial actions for recurring or critical problems.
  • Builds and manages virtualization environments such as Proxmox, KVM and VMware.
  • Builds and manages enterprise class storage systems such as Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SANs) and Network Attached Storage (NASs).
  • Interfaces and partners with Vendors and Application Teams to optimize systems use, configuration and schedule repair of equipment in a timely manner.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must have excellent Linux system administrator skills including with shell, Perl, Python.
  • In depth knowledge of Linux: CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu.
  • Familiarity with security assets configuration and maintenance as: pfSense.
  • Experienced with web server management as: Apache, NginX, lighttpd.
  • Familiarity with enterprise applications as: Odoo, Zimbra, WordPress, Atlassian Confluence, FreePBX.
  • Must have Windows Desktop systems administrator skills.
  • Additional Linux certifications (RHCT, RHCE and LPIC) will be considered an advantage.
  • At least 5 years of working experience as a Linux System Administrator.
  • Able to travel in Europe about two times a year for Company Meetings.
  • Commuting distance to our offices in Yverdon and occasional visits to our hosting provider in Lausanne.
  • Bachelors Degree, Post Graduate Diploma or Professional Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent an advantage.


Core competences/Skills

  • You have the ability to lead and complete projects independently, as well as be able to delegate tasks to others. Be proactive and manage expectations. Adjust to shifting priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work under tight deadlines.
  • You are a real team player, open-minded and have a very good sense of communication.
  • Able to empathize with Customers.
  • Mature and self-motivated.
  • Proven ability to provide top-notch customer service.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Eager to learn new technologies.
  • Must speak and write English.

Rather than years of experience or formal qualifications, we are searching for a talented individual who enjoys challenges and thinks in a pro-active way. Personal development is important at Bacula Systems If you feel that this sounds like you, please send us your CV and a cover letter!