It system engineer - h/f


Powered by talented and passionate people working hard on democratizing the cloud, Scaleway, the 2nd leading European infrastructure cloud provider, is a multicultural company, rapidly growing into a global brand. We are present in 160 countries, with more than 300 employees of 18 nationalities.

We are a cloud computing pioneer delivering the innovative capabilities of modern multi cloud, covering a full spectrum of services for professionals: public cloud services with Scaleway Elements, private infrastructures and colocation with Scaleway Datacenter and bare Metal infrastructures with Scaleway Dedibox.

We place people at the heart of our purpose as an enabler of the internet. Our organization encourages responsibility, autonomy, commitment and thought leadership from our collaborators. Our premises are open spaces, conducive to exchange and interaction between individuals.

We believe it is our responsibility to be a positive force in society and to collectively design new systems for a better future. We want to increase access to the digital and technology industry. As our business scales, the customers we serve are increasingly diverse and global. Giving them an unbeatable experience is central to our business strategy. To better understand our customers and partners, we need a workforce that’s as diverse as they are.
Our Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy is a strategic asset for nurturing our future business growth, highly visible to our customers and partners. Scaleway has committed to take a proactive approach to develop the rich skills and competencies of all our workforce and to open up professional opportunities in creative and flexible ways, so that we can truly enjoy the rewards of working in a highly diverse, inclusive and global team, no matter the gender, religious beliefs or ethnicity.

Join a community of more than 300 passionate people and become part of a growing company rooted in the world of tomorrow.

Le poste

About the job

IT System Engineers have a mix of system and software engineering knowledge, they are working closely with product engineers to design reliable and scalable system designs and sustain our exponential growth.

You will be responsible for the reliability, automation and availability of Scaleway's internal services, sharing the responsibility with the internal teams to diagnose, mitigate and solve outages.

You will face some of the most complex challenges in distributed systems at scale and help us deliver the products our customers need in order to succeed.

Profil recherché

  • You are passionate about cloud computing, hosting, network or datacenters
  • Strong experience with at least one of the following languages: Python, Go, Node, Ruby, C/C++, Java, PHP
  • Solid foundation in Linux administration and troubleshooting
  • Good knowledge of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS
  • Deploy and maintain components on a large scale environment
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Ansible, Salt, Puppet, Chef)
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and a capacity to get things done
  • Capacity to adapt and learn quickly
  • Experience with version control, specifically Git
  • Strong scripting and automation skills
  • Very good command of English

  • You are contributor of an open-source project
  • Experience operating large-scale, distributed systems
  • Experience with public cloud platforms
  • SRE/DevOps experience in a Linux based environment
  • Experience in Networking, Security or Storage
  • Experience with big data systems or database administration

  • Open source
  • Linux- Python, Go, PHP, C
  • PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis- Elasticsearch
  • Prometheus- RabbitMQ
  • Docker
  • Multiples Datacenters/POPs in different countries
  • 10s of thousands of servers and network equipments
  • Large scale environment
  • Distributed system
  • Over 3TB/s of network capacity

  • Work with the core teams on improving Scaleway products everyday
  • Provide support to design robust, highly available systems that will run across multiple datacenter
  • Develop software to improve the latency, stability and availability of Scaleway services
  • Build tools to monitor service performance and availability
  • Solve problems and use automation to make sure they will not happen again
  • Perform on-call duty as part of a team responsible of the availability and performance of internal services
  • Develop tools to assist Scaleway engineers
  • Keep code easy to maintain and keep it easy for others
  • Give back to the community by contributing to open-source projects

  • This position can be either: 
    - Based in our offices in Paris or Lille (France), partial/full remote is possible 
    - Fully remote worldwide

    We treat every candidate equally in our recruitment process. Even if you don't meet 100% of the job’s requirements, we encourage you to apply and tell us why you would be a good fit!

    Questions about this job? Nathalie Tourbay, our Recruitment Team Lead, would be happy to answer your questions.

    ????Scaleway is a #singular place and we’re looking for #singular people. If you like what you see here and you’ve got a story to tell, we’d love to hear from you.

    About Scaleway
    Scaleway is one of the fastest growing infrastructure companies in the world building next generation cloud services. We offer a full spectrum of services such as public cloud services, private infrastructures and colocation and dedicated servers. We are present in 160 countries, with more than 350 employees representing 18 nationalities.

    We are committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, disability, age, or veteran status.

    Find out more about working with us on Scaleway’s Career Page.

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    • Curriculum Vitæ