Job details

Site Reliability Engineer

Company details

3E is an independent technology and consulting company in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The company offers expert technical guidance and due diligence services for project developers, utilities and financial institutions. Additionally it offers a suite of software services that enhance the performance of renewable energy plants, facilitate the implementation of smart grids and assess the energy efficiency improvements in buildings. 3E has also a track record in advising corporate and public authorities on sustainable energy technology, policy and markets.

Its clients include renewable energy project developers, energy utilities, architectural offices, suppliers in the construction markets, maintenance companies, financial institutions and regional and international public authorities.

3E is a fast moving SME and was awarded in 2011 with the Gazelle trophy for its fast growth. It has also been granted the Belgium Top Employer Award in 2012.


The product

SynaptiQ is 3E’s software-as-a-service product, an independent, evolutionary software suite for asset management of renewable energy portfolios (more information on SynaptiQ collects near-real time data of more than 500k devices spread over 6000 utility scale and commercial solar and wind sites.

The added value realized by SynaptiQ is performance improvement and operational cost reduction.

The job

You will join a team of developers, scientists, engineers and business developers that develop, operate and commercialize SynaptiQ worldwide.

SynaptiQ is SaaS that is deployed over a Linux farm hosted in a Tier-3 datacenter. As Site Reliability Engineer, you will focus on the smooth and scalable operations of our Linux farm. To be successful, you will need good affinities with troubleshooting and administrating Linux systems on the command line, a natural gift in understanding and communicating with opiniated software developers, intolerance towards repetitive tasks, and an obsessional mindset on how to continuously improve and modernize the monitoring, provisioning and automation of (y)our infrastructure using state-of-the-art tools and methodologies.


  • Master degree in IT or IT engineering with at least 5 years’ work experience in an operational environment.
  • Work experience in software development and deployment pipelines.
  • Work experience in at least one provisioning automation system like Puppet or Ansible.
  • High proficiency on the Linux command line and strong skills in writing scripts or one liners in Bash.
  • Experience in analysing and troubleshooting Linux systems and application performance on the command line.
  • Experience in maintaining Debian and CentOS server farms.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Fluent in English


In addition to a comfortable work environment and joining a stimulating atmosphere in a young and highly motivated group of people, 3E offers:

  • Attractive salary package in line with your level of experience, including group insurance, hospital insurance, meal vouchers, representation allowance, company mobile phone and profit sharing scheme
  • Sustainable transport: Easy access with public transport, 100% reimbursement of public transport fare
  • An international environment: projects in over 25 countries worldwide, colleagues of over 15 nationalities

  • Placed on:Fri 18 May 2018
  • Location: Brussels


Kalkkaai 6 Quai à la Chaux
1000 Brussels



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