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.

Open positions

Cloud Solution Engineer (f/m/d)

Location: Switzerland

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Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Exoscale develops and manages a public Cloud Infrastructure. Since 2011, we won market shares against the market leaders, thanks to our approach towards strict data privacy, ease of use, high-quality support and scalability. Today, experts recognize Exoscale as a robust alternative, built in Europe, for Europe.

Job Purpose:
You support sales and internal teams on selling and customers in using our Exoscale Cloud Infrastructure Platform.

What you do:
  • You educate and support customers, internal teams and prospects on the Exoscale cloud offerings, including e.g. Kubernetes and DBaaS.
  • You participate in and guide architectural discussions.
  • You deliver quick PoCs and demos including application design, architecture, integration and deployment options of customer solution.
  • You support technical discussions with Partner and Customers alike and provide expertise and enablement.
  • You work close with sales teams on winning customer projects by supporting throughout the defined sales process.
  • You constantly develop your personal cloud technology skills to ensure high standard of quality in customer, partner and internal engagements.
  • You work closely with our engineering and business team to evolve our services and processes in order to support our customers' needs best.
  • Travelling and visiting customer premises required.


What you offer:
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing technology and infrastructure, Kubernetes as well as experience designing and migrating applications to the cloud.
  • Confidently interact with executives, management, technical and line-of-business staff.
  • Ideally you are fluent in German, French and English.
  • Experience with multiple programming languages and design patterns.
  • Strong understanding of tools and services for all areas of cloud computing, such as data and networks.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, verbal and written communication, analytical and presentation skills are required.
  • Certifications in cloud relevant technologies are an advantage.

What makes you unique:
  • Strong communicator
  • High customer orientation
  • Curious and ready to learn every day new technologies


What we offer:
  • 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!

Exoscale is a registered trademark of Akenes SA, a company founded in 2011 and headquartered in Switzerland.

Junior system administrator


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This is a remote position. It is mandatory for candidates who wish to apply to be located in a EU timezone.

As parts of our ongoing efforts to grow our infrastructure footprint we are hiring a Junior system administrator.

System administrators at Exoscale play a critical role on maintaining and expanding our platform.

Challenges you will be working on:

- Plan and deploy additional capacity on the platform following procedures made by the SRE team. From hardware installation to QA testing and shipping to production
- Maintain, upgrade & migrate a large variety of systems at scale, hands in hands with the SRE team
- Perform recurrent or scheduled system maintenance and updates
- Automate recurring tasks
- Coordinate physical operations & installation with with data center local team
- Investigate and troubleshoot hardware failures. Coordinate the replacement of failed parts with datacenter local team and suppliers
- Maintain the inventory of our data centers physical assets
- Maintain and ensure availability of hardware spare parts in our local data center sites
- Take part of our first level customer support rotation
- Manage internal IT requests
- Maintain the internal documentation & procedures

What We’ll Expect From You:

- A good knowledge of Linux operating system is mandatory
- Experience with Python or Golang programming language
- Basic Knowledge of network concepts and components
- Basic Knowledge of physical computer hardware
- Being Familiar with Gitops concepts
- Good English communication skills, written and spoken

You are a person who:

- Is curious and embrace learning new things everyday
- Loves to automate anything that could be
- Is a team player in a distributed team

Sales Specialist Cloud (m/w/d)

Location: Switzerland

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Mit Exoscale bauen wir Infrastruktur und Services auf, um Teams beim Erstellen von Cloud-nativen Anwendungen zu unterstützen. Unser unermüdliche Fokus ermöglicht es, eine hochmoderne Cloud-Plattform aufzubauen, die sowohl leistungsstark als auch benutzerfreundlich ist. Exoscale ist Teil von A1 Digital und der A1 Telekom Austria Group.

Standort: Deutschschweiz

Auf den Punkt gebracht:
Zur Stärkung unseres wachsenden, passionierten Teams suchen wir Sie als Sales Specialist Cloud: Sie brennen für den Vertrieb. Ihre Verantwortung liegt in der ganzheitlichen Bearbeitung von Leads, der Neukunden-Akquise, sowie der Bestandskundenbetreuung mit Fokus auf die deutschsprachige Schweiz. Sie arbeiten zudem eng mit unserem Schweizer Team, um Up-/Cross-Sell Potentiale bestehender Kunden zu heben.

Ihr neuer Job:
  • Verantwortung der vertrieblichen Platzierung unseres Produkt-, Service- und Lösungsportfolios im Bereich Cloud bei Kunden.
  • Enge Kooperation mit den Fachbereichen zur Ermittlung des exakten Bedarfs in Kundenprojekten.
  • Industriespezifische Markt- und Kundenanalyse.
  • Identifizierung von Up- und Cross-Selling-Potenzialen bei Bestandskunden.
  • Aufbereitung von Kunden- und Projektinformationen.
  • Zusammenarbeit mit dem Marketing-Team, um Kundenanforderungen weiterzutragen und in Marketing-Kampagnen einfließen zu lassen.


Das zeichnet Sie aus:
  • Branchenfokus im Bereich Software-, ITK- bzw. IT- oder FinTech-Sales
  • Praktische Erfahrung mit modernen Cloud-Lösungen, SKS, DevOps
  • Erfahrung und ausgeprägte Sales-Skills im Bereich von Cloudlösungen
  • Existierendes Netzwerk und Vertriebserfahrung in der (deutschsprachigen) Schweiz
  • Unternehmerisches- und „Self-Starter“ Mindset
  • Affinität für professionelle soziale Netzwerke (Xing, LinkedIn)
  • Redegewandtheit und Abschlussstärke
  • Hohe Eigenmotivation und Teamfähigkeit
  • Kunden- und serviceorientierte Denk- und Handlungsweise


Das bieten wir:
  • Flexible Arbeitszeitgestaltung, Mobile Working und Home-Office
  • Eigenverantwortliches Arbeiten mit viel Gestaltungsfreiraum
  • Constant Learning mit vielen Möglichkeiten & Angeboten
  • Spannende Team Events und regelmäßige Weiterbildung

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung!
Exoscale ist eine eingetragene Marke der Akenes SA, einem 2011 gegründeten Unternehmen mit Hauptsitz in der Schweiz.