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Working at Exoscale

Join a dynamic working environment with a cutting-edge team based in Lausanne or remote. Exoscale strives to create an environment with great working conditions and welcomes diverse applicants.

We encourage a healthy work & life balance, value input from our team and help everyone grow professionally. Open Source is a large foundation of our platform and we encourage and sponsor contributions to existing or new projects.

We participate in global communities, through our attendance and sponsorship of conferences as well as in some more local events. We value community and try to do our part fostering and building a great tech scene in our area.

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System Engineer

Location: Remote in Europe or in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Exoscale is the leading Swiss/European cloud service provider.

With services covering the full cloud infrastructure spectrum - from fast deploying virtual machines to S3 compatible object storage - Exoscale provides a simple and scalable experience in order to let its clients focus on their core business.

As parts of its ongoing efforts to grow its infrastructure footprint Exoscale is hiring a System Engineer.

This position focuses on designing and maintaining Exoscale's core platform and security components.

Some of the challenges you will be working on:

- Design and maintain our core platform, Linux based ecosystem
- Design and maintain our PKI, secrets store and security systems
- Contribute to our internal core platform tooling development
- Focus on improving the developer experience (DX) through the delivery of self-service systems and pipelines
- Contribute to designing and architecture the Exoscale platform systems
- Improve processes and solutions to be scalable and highly available
- Participate in code & changes reviews
- Take part in the on-call roll after a training period

Ideal candidates:

- Have a solid experience with Linux
- Are familiar with Linux networking and security filtering components
- Have a good knowledge of platform Security components and PKI systems. Experience with Hashicorp Vault is a plus
- Have an experience with Containerization and Container Orchestration, Kubernetes a plus
- Are familiar with KVM virtualization
- Have a background with Golang language, Clojure a plus
- Are familiar with service discovery and DNS systems
- Have experience with configuration management solutions and large scale infrastructure
- Are curious, autonomous, and embrace learning new things everyday
- Love to automate anything that could be
- Are team players and are comfortable working in a distributed team

Candidates who are not familiar with all the topics above but willing to learn are encouraged to apply




Office and Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

Location: Lausanne

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As part of its current European expansion, Exoscale is recruiting an Office and Administrative Assistant to join our headquarter offices in Lausanne.

Exoscale is an Infrastructure as a Service company which focuses on simplicity, scalability, and safety. Exoscale builds cloud computing products for the IT industry.

Main responsibilities:
  • Act as a first point of contact for visitors and general enquiries
  • Manage the office premises and its supplies
  • Plan, book and schedule travel arrangements team members
  • Assist the executive team (3 people) with administrative tasks: signatures, …
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Assist in purchasing and procurement managing relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Partner with HR manager to help with onboarding of new employees
  • Controlling credit and managing overdue customers’ dunning reminders


Requirements

  • Min. 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience and understanding of administrative of local rules and regulations
  • Ability to act with discretion
  • Excellent organization skills and flexibility
  • IT Office skills (Microsoft office, MacOS environment, … )
  • French / English speaker, ideally with a good level of German (B2 -C1)
  • Proactive mindset with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to stay organized and help others around stay organized as well
  • A team player with problem solving skills


Benefits

  • Flexible working hours, mobile working
  • Autonomous working conditions with a lot of freedom to create and shape the future of our business
  • Modern working atmosphere and centrally located office with great public transport connection
  • Constant learning with many possibilities and offers
  • Team events as well as trainings and further education


We look forward to receiving your application!

Site Reliability Engineer

Location: Remote in Europe or in Lausanne, Switzerland

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With services covering the full cloud infrastructure spectrum - from fast deploying virtual machines to S3 compatible object storage - Exoscale provides a simple and scalable experience in order to let its clients focus on their core business.

As part of its ongoing efforts to grow its infrastructure footprint Exoscale is hiring a Site Reliability Engineer.

The site reliability engineer play a critical role on ensuring constant availability of the Exoscale platform. The engineering team at Exoscale works on all aspects from designing & developing products, to their operation and support.

With an expanding customer base and new products to further advance Exoscale's product portfolio, site reliability engineers build and maintain a wide range of technologies. As users of Exoscale itself, site reliability engineers also take active part in improving products.

Some of the challenges you will be working on:

- Manage and maintain all our data persistency stacks
- Manage and maintain our Visibility stacks
- Focus on improving the developer experience (DX) through the delivery of self-service systems and pipelines
- Contribute to internal tooling development
- Help on troubleshooting and solve failures and performance issues
- Contribute to designing and architecture the Exoscale platform systems
- Improve processes and solutions to be scalable and highly available
- Participate in code & changes reviews
- Take part in the on-call roll after a training period

Ideal candidates:

- Have solid experience with Linux
- Have a good experience with Apache Kafka
- Are familiar with transactional database systems like MySQL and PostgreSQL
- Have good experience with Prometheus and its ecosystem
- Have experience with Containerization and Container Orchestration, Kubernetes a plus
- Have a good experience with Golang, Clojure & Python a plus
- Are familiar with logs platform like ELK ecosystem
- Have experience with automation and configuration management at scale using Puppet or a similar technology
- Love to automate anything that could be
- Are curious, autonomous and embrace learning new things everyday
- Are team players and are comfortable working in a distributed team


Candidates who are not familiar with all the topics above but willing to learn are encouraged to apply.

Systems & Network Engineer

Location: Remote in Europe (EU) or in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Exoscale is the leading Swiss/European cloud service provider.

With services covering the full cloud infrastructure spectrum - from fast deploying virtual machines to S3 compatible object storage - Exoscale provides a simple and scalable experience in order to let its clients focus on their core business.

As parts of its ongoing efforts to grow its infrastructure footprint Exoscale is hiring a System & Network Engineer.

This position focuses on designing and maintaining Exoscale's hypervisor internals and Layer 3 network fabrics as well as overall systems.

Some of the challenges you will be working on:

- Design and maintain our hypervisor fleet including its network stacks and security filtering layers
- Contribute to the routing & security orchestration and automation systems implementation
- Contribute to network fabrics design, implementation and maintenance
- Contribute to designing and architecture the Exoscale platform systems
- Improve processes and solutions to be scalable and highly available
- Participate in code & changes reviews
- Take part in the on-call roll after a training period


Ideal candidates:

- Have a solid experience with Linux and its kernel
- Are familiar with network routing and transport / encapsulation protocols: BGP, VXLAN, EVPN, and MPLS
- Are at ease with routing daemons like Bird and FRR
- Have a good knowledge of Linux filtering with iptables and nftables
- Are familiar with KVM virtualization
- Have a good knowledge of storage components
- Have a background with both Golang and Python languages. Clojure a plus
- Have an experience with configuration management solutions and large scale infrastructure
- Are curious, autonomous, and embrace learning new things everyday
- Love to automate anything that could be
- Are team players and are comfortable working in a distributed team

Candidates who are not familiar with all the topics above but willing to learn are encouraged to apply

System hardware integration engineer

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

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Exoscale is the leading Swiss/European cloud service provider.

With services covering the full cloud infrastructure spectrum - from fast deploying virtual machines to S3 compatible object storage - Exoscale provides a simple and scalable experience in order to let its clients focus on their core business.

To continue its commitment towards a rock-solid and fast infrastructure, Exoscale is hiring a System Hardware Engineer.

This position focuses on designing and integrating Exoscale's next generation hypervisor and storage hardware systems.

Some of the challenges you will be working on:

- Design new hardware platforms including custom engineered systems
- Integrate new IPMI generation with Redfish and UEFI bios
- Technology watch for new and innovative solutions
- Maintain the relationship with all our vendors and suppliers. Get access to vendors roadmaps, conferences and testing samples
- Establish a performance baseline and automate benchmarking of current and next generation hardware platforms
- Optimize hardware or software configurations for better performance and reliability
- Build and maintain our hardware lab
- Provide support to our platform team for complex troubleshooting


Ideal candidates:

- Have a good experience with Linux
- Have a solid experience with computer hardware
- Are familiar with storage and network components and subsystems
- Are familiar with KVM virtualization
- Have a background with Golang or Python languages for automation
- Have an experience with configuration management solutions
- Are familiar with CI/CD for automation

Candidates who are not familiar with all the topics above but willing to learn are encouraged to apply