Working at Exoscale

Join a dynamic working environment with a cutting-edge team based in Lausanne. 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.

We also support the @hackerpledge to provide a hacker-friendly workplace for our engineers

Open positions

Channel Operations Manager

Location: Lausanne

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As part of its current European expansion, Exoscale is recruiting a Channel Operations Manager 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 specialists from any industry and offers zones in more than 6 locations throughout Europe.

Since 18 months it has developed alongside direct and online sales channels, indirect programs for its partners and distributors. This new team member will be responsible for the daily management and execution of channel operations. The role will have a primary emphasis on operational readiness from both systems and processes point of view.

The position will be in close collaboration with multiple domains of the organization:

  • Center of Expertise

  • Partner management team

  • Integration and back office teams

  • Engineering

  • Sales

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead all channel operations for Exoscale: Partner, Distributor and Mentor programs.

  • Enhance existing programs and participate in the development of upcoming sales channel opportunities.

  • Own and manage quoting tool for both partners and distributors while continuing to make improvements to the tool and process.

  • Work closely with Engineering and Customer Experience to provide a first class journey to programs participants.

  • Participate in creating and help distribute training materials and communications for both distributors and partners.

  • Oversee performance of the various channels and implement/track metrics for continuous improvement.


  • 3+ years experience in Software Sales, Operations, or Channel Management

  • Strong demonstrated expertise in providing back-end sales support at multiple levels within the organization;

  • Must be able to manage expectations accurately and efficiently

  • Must have proficiency in software selling environments; must be familiar with infrastructure as a service, how it is sold, how it is fulfilled through the Channel, and how Distributors provide services to Resellers, VARs, and partners

  • Self starter; strong drive and work ethic; willing to take leadership role in driving initiatives, working across organizations, and creative problem solving in a real-time, fast-paced sales environment.

  • Need to be available during month end closing for sales and accounting support.

  • knowledge, understanding and ability to efficiently design lean and relevant processes in a highly technical environment.

  • very good IT Office skills

  • Some travel may be required.

  • Mandatory: English written and spoken

  • Optional: German written and spoken

  • Optional: French written and spoken

Your personality

  • Hands-on mentality and proactive approach

  • Courage to change and take over new challenges

  • Effective problem-solver

  • Great organizational talent

  • Self-starter, ability to work with minimal direction


Flexible working hours, mobile working.
Autonomous working conditions with a lot of freedom to create.
Constant learning with many possibilities and offers.
Team events as well as trainings and further education.

We are looking forward to your application!


Location: Lausanne

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Several Internship positions are available each year at Exoscale in the below sectors:

  • software engineering
  • system engineering
  • frontend development
  • backend development


We are looking for interns for durations of 4 to 6 months in order to provide an interesting and innovative topic. 

System Engineer


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As parts of its ongoing efforts to bring new features to our platform,
Exoscale is hiring a senior system engineer.

The senior system engineer position is focused on designing, deploying and maintaining
new functionality for Exoscale in areas such as compute storage, network, and
overall orchestration. The engineering team at Exoscale works on all
aspects of Exoscale from developing products, to their operation and


What We’ll Expect From You:
- Strong Linux skills
- Practice of C and GO languages. Python a plus
- Experience with Linux kernel development a plus
- Experience with Linux virtualization (KVM, Libvirt)
- Very good knowledge of typical layer 2 & 3 protocols (BGP, OSPF) as well as VXLAN, EVPN and MPLS
- Experience working on, building, and troubleshooting large-scale datacenter networks
- Understanding of overlay and underlay networking concepts
- Very good knowledge of Linux storage subsystem
- Good knowledge of Server and network hardware components
- Familiar with network automation solutions such as Ansible, Puppet, NAPALM