Developers with a passion for Linux

Mechelen, Belgium

We are currently looking for several passionate junior and senior Linux developers to strengthen our R&D team in Mechelen. 

You will assist in the development of various AXS Guard network security solutions, as well as its cloud infrastructure (GUI, data science, reporting and statistics).

You are interested in new technologies, the active collaboration with universities, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence and more.

You will be part of the R&D department which consists of several small teams. Our teams work in an agile environment (Scrum environment). Our team members are ambivalent and can independently analyze product requirements, propose, implement and automatically test solutions. 

You are passionate about OSS, Linux internals, internet technologies, network and application security, the Linux toolchain, software development workflows and automation.

You are also a generalist who sees the big picture when designing software solutions.

You have a positive attitude and are a good communicator who is interested in joined efforts and close collaboration with other team members to continuously improve our products and solutions.

You have a broad knowledge of IT and you enjoy working in an environment where people strive for continuous innovation by focusing on simplicity and keeping up with current technologies.

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Your mission?

  • You will become an active member of a development team within our organization and assist in the efficient development  of product increments.

  • You are willing to assist our customer support team when they are dealing with complex and critical situations,  possibly outside regular office hours (in exceptional cases). 

  • You are a problem solver who sees the big picture in order to deliver optimal solutions. 

  • You are passionate about software development, Linux and new technologies don’t scare you. 

We value autonomy, responsibility and initiative and that’s why we are looking for:

  • Proactive team players who are not afraid to propose ideas and solutions.

  • Team members who take ownership of a project in close collaboration with their colleagues.

  • People with a strong security mindset.


  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science or ICT (or equivalent knowledge acquired through experience)

  • Good understanding and general knowledge of software development workflows, automated testing, networking and security.

  • In-depth knowledge of Linux, command line tools and scripting.

  • Experience with SCM (Git), an IDE of your choice and virtualization tools (such as VirtualBox).

  • Programming knowledge: Python, Perl, C, C ++, Ruby, Go, ...

  • Knowledge of orchestration technologies (e.g. Docker / Kubernetes / OpenShift) is a valuable asset.

  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English.

What we offer

We value people who are not afraid to take initiatives and share their knowledge with others. At AXS Guard, we offer the possibility for flexible and remote working and encourage a healthy work-life balance.

  • You will become part of a dynamic team in a great company with over 20 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity.

  • Internet security is a challenging field and is more relevant than ever in current times.

  • We provide a work environment which will enable you to sharpen your skills and learn new things.

  • We believe that job autonomy is vital for success, greater happiness and engagement. That’s why we give our employees the practical autonomy of being flexible with how and where they work. 

  • We offer an attractive salary package with legal benefits, including a company car, meal vouchers, hospital & group insurance, internet @ home, a mobile phone, ... and lots of fun.