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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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Site Reliability 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 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 Exoscale's internal PaaS based on Kubernetes echosystem
- Manage and maintain our PKI and secrets store systems
- Focus on improving the developper experience (DX) through the delivery of self-service systems and pipelines
- Contribute to our open source tools development (Exoscale CLI, Exoscale terraform provider and more)
- Contribute to internal tooling development with a focus on automation
- 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 an experience with Containerization and Container Orchestration, Kubernetes a plus
- Are familiar Linux virtualization technologies (KVM, Libvirt)
- Have an experience with automation and configuration management at scale using Puppet or a similar technology
- Have a good experience with Goland language, Clojure a plus
- Are familiar with the Hashicorp ecosystem
- Are familiar with CI/CD piplines
- 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.

Customer Support, System and infrastructure operations team leader

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

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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 & system 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 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

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 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

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
- 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.