Come join the XroadMedia team!

Linux System Administrator/DevOps (full time)

May 4, 2022

The Linux System Administrator is in charge of running, securing and optimising our server infrastructure located in Datacenters around the globe, and ensuring that our next-generation, distributed content discovery, recommendation and data processing systems are provisioned, deployed and run smoothly.

About XroadMedia GmbH (

At XroadMedia (pronounced “Crossroad Media“) we have developed the next generation content discovery, recommendation and targeting solution for video applications – Ncanto. Based on almost two decades of product and market research, as well as customer deployments in the Internet, media and broadcast industries, Ncanto is an innovative back-end solution, which is optimized for cloud- and server-based deployments.

We are hiring.

We call Vienna – Austria our home, but currently also have employees in Graz – Austria and London – UK. While some roles may be location dependent, we welcome remote working.

It is a full time job from the Vienna office (work permit or EU resident) or from a remote location with regular e-meetings.

Linux System Administrator (Vienna)


  • Planning, design, implementing and testing of new technologies, infrastructure concepts, HA strategies, as well as migration of applications to new operating systems.
  • Scripted configuration, deployment, operation and monitoring of high-availability applications
  • Managing of complex Linux systems, analysis, documentation and troubleshooting
  • Hardware resource planning/measurement and performance test creation/execution, close cooperation with development


  • University degree/degree from a University of Applied Sciences/graduate from a higher technical education institute or several years of professional experience
  • Solid experience working with Linux infrastructure, Java applications, security technologies, network technology
  • Experience in working with high-load systems and performance optimisation is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with Jenkins, openresty/nginx, tomcat, elasticsearch, scripting, python

What we’re looking for:

  • Ability to work with ambiguity and create structure & direction, good problem-solving skills
  • Thrive to work in a fast startup/scale-up environment where priorities can and will change from day to day
  • Ability to work independently in an organised, structured manner in an international business environment
  • Fluency in English. Other European languages are a merit
  • Willingness to engage in further education

What we offer:

  • Be part of a startup/scale-up environment where your contribution matters
  • Great co-workers
  • Innovative thinking at forefront of the industry
  • Flexible working hours

How To Apply

If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV and any other relevant details (LinkedIn, etc.) to

For recruitment and placement agencies, please note that we already have agreements in place for our recruitment needs.

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