System Specialist

ABB Abil­ity™ Edge is a highly-skilled team of pion­eer­ing plat­form soft­ware developers, who take shared respons­ib­il­ity for our product. Every­one con­trib­utes to deliv­er­ing on the com­mit­ments we make as a team and help to troubleshoot and resolve the issues our vari­ous cli­ents and col­leagues might be facing. We col­lab­or­ate with oth­er teams across the globe from San Jose to Ban­galore. We com­mit read­able, main­tain­able, work­ing code covered with tests and every­one par­ti­cip­ates in code reviews. In our team, you will get to work on the bleed­ing edge of technology—no leg­acy code or sys­tems.

Responsibilities

We wel­come you, Sys­tem Spe­cial­ist, to our Edge team in Hel­sinki! Our team devel­ops the edge com­put­ing solu­tion for ABB Abil­ity™ Plat­form. In this role, you will get to imple­ment, main­tain and sup­port the runtime of Edge, which ABB busi­ness units use:

  • as a secure gate­way to the exist­ing infra­struc­ture of brown­field devices
  • to devel­op on-premise applic­a­tions to run in con­junc­tion with their cloud coun­ter­parts
  • to con­tain­er­ize cloud work­loads and run them on-premise to sup­port off­line deploy­ment scen­ari­os and scen­ari­os with peri­od­ic con­nectiv­ity

You will fit into the Edge team if you have:

  • Hands-on exper­i­ence with Linux sys­tem admin­is­tra­tion OR Linux applic­a­tion devel­op­ment
  • Under­stand­ing of Linux sys­tem secur­ity and resource usage mon­it­or­ing
  • Good know­ledge of com­puter net­work­ing prin­ciples and pro­to­cols
  •  Exper­i­ence with IT infra­struc­ture auto­ma­tion (Infra­struc­ture as Code), such as Salt­Stack, Ans­ible, Red­Hat Satel­lite
  • Exper­i­ence work­ing in a DevOps role is a big plus

You could impress us, though not man­dat­ory, with your involve­ment in Linux Ker­nel devel­op­ment, or exper­i­ence in QEMU-KVM vir­tu­al­iz­a­tion, applic­a­tion con­tain­ers, under­stand­ing of microservices infra­struc­ture and public/private cloud com­put­ing plat­forms.

What we can offer

We offer you an inter­na­tion­al work­ing envir­on­ment in a brand-new office with excel­lent facil­it­ies. We value a flex­ible, non-hier­arch­ic­al and trans­par­ent way of work­ing. We will provide you with state-of-the-art tools, a work­sta­tion, and a laptop so that you can stay pro­duct­ive wherever you are. We also offer flex­ible hours and the oppor­tun­ity to work remotely every now and then. ABB also offers you plenty of train­ing, devel­op­ment and career oppor­tun­it­ies.

Check out: https://new.abb.com/careers/working-at-abb

About the company

ABB Abil­ity™, ABB’s unique edge-cloud auto­ma­tion plat­form, helps our cus­tom­ers to har­ness the power of the Indus­tri­al Inter­net of Things. It accel­er­ates the agile cre­ation of innov­at­ive soft­ware applic­a­tions and ser­vices in cooper­a­tion with cus­tom­ers, turn­ing data insights into dir­ect action, and gen­er­at­ing cus­tom­er value in the phys­ic­al world. We are now recruit­ing the most tal­en­ted people in the industry to join our pion­eer­ing plat­form engin­eer­ing team in Hel­sinki. Join to work at the cut­ting edge of tech­no­logy, cre­at­ing the
indus­tri­al soft­ware sys­tems of the future.

Responsibilities

We welcome you, System Specialist, to our Edge team in Helsinki! Our team develops the edge computing solution for ABB Ability™ Platform. In this role, you will get to implement, maintain and support the runtime of Edge, which ABB business units use:
  • as a secure gateway to the existing infrastructure of brownfield devices
  • to develop on-premise applications to run in conjunction with their cloud counterparts
  • to containerize cloud workloads and run them on-premise to support offline deployment scenarios and scenarios with periodic connectivity

What we're looking for

You will fit into the Edge team if you have:
  • Hands-on experience with Linux system administration
  • In-depth understanding of Linux system security mechanisms
  • Experience with scripting languages, such as shell, Python, or Perl
  • Good understanding of computer networking principles and protocols
You could impress us, though not mandatory, with experience in application containers and understanding of microservices infrastructure and public cloud computing platforms.

What we can offer

We offer you an international working environment in a brand-new office with excellent facilities. We value a flexible, non-hierarchical and transparent way of working. We will provide you with state-of-the-art tools, a workstation, and a laptop so that you can stay productive wherever you are. We also offer flexible hours and the opportunity to work remotely every now and then. ABB also offers you plenty of training, development and career opportunities.Check out: https://new.abb.com/careers/working-at-abb

About the company

ABB Ability™, ABB’s unique edge-cloud automation platform, helps our customers to harness the power of the Industrial Internet of Things. It accelerates the agile creation of innovative software applications and services in cooperation with customers, turning data insights into direct action, and generating customer value in the physical world. We are now recruiting the most talented people in the industry to join our pioneering platform engineering team in Helsinki. Join to work at the cutting edge of technology, creating the industrial software systems of the future.

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