Software Engineer (Flexible/Remote)

Paris /
Operations – Hardware /
Full-time (long term)
/ Hybrid
Our mission 🚀

Founded in 1999, Scaleway, the cloud of choice, helps developers and businesses to build, deploy and scale applications to any infrastructure. Located in Paris, Amsterdam and Warsaw, Scaleway’s complete cloud ecosystem is used by 25,000+ businesses, including European startups, who choose Scaleway for its multi-AZ redundancy, smooth developer experience, carbon-neutral data centers and native tools for managing multi-cloud architectures. With fully managed offerings for bare metal, containerization and serverless architectures, Scaleway brings choice to the world of cloud computing, offering customers the ability to choose where their customer’s data resides, to choose what architecture works best for their business, and to choose a more responsible way to scale.

Our journey 💡

We want all our actions and decisions to bring us closer to achieving our vision: building and scaling technologies that make sense to us, to our customers and their end users. Scaleway is the challenger nobody’s expecting.As our business scales, the customers and developers we serve are increasingly diverse and global. Giving them an unbeatable experience is central to our business strategy and value proposition. To better understand them, we've discovered that the best way to deliver the highest value and performance is by incorporating a well-rounded team that leverages diverse perspectives,  knowledge, skills, and cross-cultural understanding. 

Our values 💜

Singularity: We do it our own way. 
Community: One company, one culture
Adventure: Level up if you dare, never stop innovating. 
Leadership: Be the leader you want to follow.
Excellence: We want to be customers' first choice as a cloud provider.
Rock Solid: You can always count on us! 

About the job

At Scaleway, we provide a large scope of products to our customers. From dedicated servers to virtual and bare metal cloud servers, storage solutions and many other products, the Hardware Engineering department is at the heart of the Scaleway infrastructure, offering over 100000 servers from our own datacenters to our customers and internal teams.

The Systems Development team is responsible for developing the in-house tools that will be used during the qualification phases, for quality checks and to run pre-production configuration and setup activities. The team’s mission is to develop the best-in-class tools in order to automate deployments, improve overall quality and optimize the hardware assets cost-effectiveness, to build software that increases operational performance.

As for our software, the whole stack runs on Python, we expect you to have at least basic knowledge of functions, classes, and OOP.

You will work with people directly at our datacenters, with our support teams, and with our product teams to find ways to optimize deployment workflow, improve data gathering and DCIM integration, and to provide software solutions for pre-production machines.

The main takeaway can be: no method or implementation is off-limits as long as your design brings us closer to our objectives.

Because the tasks are varied and our team small, we rely on mutual assistance. As such we do not expect you to be an expert in all fields. What we need however is someone highly motivated and ready to take on new challenges and explore different ways of doing things.

Minimum qualifications

    • Fluent in Python
    • You have interests in automation subjects
    • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills
    • Experience with Object Oriented programming 
    • Autonomous, real ownership spirit
    • Good command in English
    • Team worker, thorough, fast learner

Preferred qualifications

    • Experience with SQL database (PostgreSQL, MySQL...)
    • Experience with Rest API
    • Experience in automation (Gitlab CI/CD, Ansible...)
    • Knowledge of different network protocols such as DHCP, PXE and VLANs
    • Experience working with industry-grade hardware (such as servers with BMC)


    • Our team’s responsibility in the deployment structure is to provide a solid foundation for the many different technologies and interfaces our product teams may deploy. You will be a swiss army knife, performing various missions.
    • In this position: you will be architect, developer, and maintainer of a wide range of software and utilities.
    • Being at the center of a twenty-year-old cloud and baremetal provider you will: work with and accommodate a large variety of hardware and use many different Open Source utilities to achieve your goals.
    • What makes the job great is you will never get bored, you may spend the day coding, or spend it researching new ways to optimize our workflow, other times it’ll be finding new ways of hoarding data and using it.

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

Recruitment Process:
- Screening Call
- Manager Interview
- Team Technical Interview
- HR Interview

#LI-Remote, #LI-Hybrid 

On average our process lasts 2-3 weeks days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞

Important note: if you don't see yourself ticking all the boxes don't hesitate to apply anyway. Don't limit yourself to a job description, you never know! 

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