System Administrator – Data and Factory Systems

Job description

We are at the eve of forming an insect industry. Protix is a rapidly growing company and leading this “ento-revolution” as the frontrunner in the industry. Protix cares about mother nature, loves insects, believes that everybody should enjoy life to the fullest and stimulates the world to bring the food system back in balance with nature. We produce sustainable proteins and fats deducted from specific insects. Therefore, we are building the technology to understand and optimize the rearing of insects. We are looking for a system administrator to help manage these new technologies.


Working at Protix is an excellent opportunity to excel both personally and professionally in a fast-paced entrepreneurial and sustainable environment. Protix is exploring a special niche market.We are creating a software and data solutions in our Research and Development organization, and we need a talented administrator to join our ranks.


We are looking for a system administrator who is creative and has innovative ideas. The aim of this job is to help support the current software and data work happening across Protix. There are also opportunities to contribute to the design of software and to data analysis. You will be working closely with experienced software developers and many other engineers and researchers. You will have a huge contribution to the direction of our work.


Our mission has only just begun. Jump on board and be a part of this amazing journey!


Key performance objectives

  • Maintain core data infrastructure like databases and backups
  • Deploy software solutions and validate that they are running smoothly
  • Help respond to software problems that may occur at production locations
  • Test and evaluate new tools
  • Exemplify best-practices and provide technical guidance for other colleagues


  • Experience with scripting languages like Python and Bash
  • Experience administering databases like PostgreSQL and maintaining reliable backups
  • Ability to deploy and debug systems in a factory production environment
  • Work with different teams to help define requirements of systems
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux systems
  • A desire to leave the world better than how you found it

Desirable additional qualities:

  • Experience with data analysis
  • Experience with PLCs
  • Experience with cloud computing