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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.

Open positions

Customer Support, System and infrastructure operations team leader

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

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As parts of our ongoing efforts to grow our infrastructure & services footprint we are hiring a Customer Support, System and infrastructure operations team leader.

System administrators at Exoscale play a critical role on maintaining and expanding our platform. Team leaders at Exoscale focuses on many different aspects including people & team management, project management and technical delivery. Team leaders are expected to contribute on day to day and project technical tasks.

Challenges you will be working on:

- Build and lead a team of junior system administrators (5 people)
- Build and organize our customer level 1 support
- Designing, bootstrap and organize our upcoming premium customer support

The team assignments includes:
- 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 level 1 & premium customer support rotation


Ideal candidates:

 - Have a previous and confirmed experience with customer support 
 - Have a good knowledge of Linux operating system
 - Have a previous team lead experience
 - Have an experience with Python and / or Golang programming languages
 - Are familiar with network concepts and components
 - Have an experience with physical computer hardware    
 - Are curious, autonomous and embrace learning new things everyday
 - Have good English communication skills, written and spoken

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

Hardware 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 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

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

Software engineer - core compute

Location: Remote in Europe or in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Exoscale provides a number of infrastructure services, most relying in some form of compute ability.
This ability is provided by Exoscale's core virtualization orchestration platform.

To continue its commitment towards a rock-solid and fast infrastructure, Exoscale is hiring a software
engineer to join its core compute team to work on the design and implementation of additional capabilities.

Ideal candidates will:

- Have experience with cloud infrastructure
- Have prior experience with virtualization technology such as KVM
- Have a good understanding of the UNIX operating system
- Have experience with building and operating distributed systems
- Have an eye for performance and monitoring
- Have experience with one of Clojure or Go



Software engineer - core storage

Location: Remote in Europe or in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Exoscale's storage infrastructure currently relies on two pillars:

- Persistent NVMe-backed local block storage for volume storage
- Exoscale's own object storage infrastructure

To further its product catalog, Exoscale is looking for engineers to join its efforts to continuously improve its Object Storage technology as well as take part in the design and implementation of its upcoming network block storage offering.

Ideal candidates will:

- Have experience with cloud infrastructure
- Have a good understanding of the operating system storage landscape
- Have experience with building and operating distributed systems
- Have an eye for performance and monitoring
- Have experience with one of Clojure or Go

Automation tooling engineer

Location: Remote in Europe or in Lausanne, Switzerland

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Exoscale exposes all its facilities through standard HTTP APIs and provides a wealth of CLI and automation capabilities beyond its web portal.
To continue our commitment to a seamless tooling experience, we are looking for an engineer to maintain our open-source tools such as:

- The Exoscale CLI,
- The Exoscale terraform provider,
- The Exoscale vault authentication plugin,
- The Exoscale kubernetes cloud controller manager,
- and more!

Ideal candidates will:

- Have experience with maintaining open-source code
- Be familiar with infrastructure automation and tools
- Understand the impact of tooling UX and good documentation
- Have experience with the Hashicorp ecosystem and Golang



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 Network Engineer.
This position focuses on designing and maintaining Exoscale's backbone Layer 3 network fabrics & edge network.

Ideal candidates:

- Have a solid experience with Linux & Junos
- Are familiar with network routing and transport / encapsulation protocols: BGP, OSPF, 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
- 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.

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.

Some of the challenges you will be working on:

- Design and maintain our hypervisor network stacks
- Design and maintain our hosts security filtering layers
- Contribute to the routing & security orchestration and automation systems implementation
- Contribute to network fabrics design and implementation

Ideal candidates:

- Have a solid experience with Linux
- 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
- 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

Cloud Solution Engineer

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. https://www.exoscale.com/

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.

Requirements

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

Benefits

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.