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Senior Engineer - Platform Observability

ScalewayParis, FranceFull-time$110k - $250k*Oct 19, 2021
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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

Reporting to our Engineer Manager Julien Andrieux Mondo, your key mission will be to create, deliver and maintain the offer of observability tools across our Regions and Availability Zones.

Your specific team is the “Platform - Observability” (a.k.a. PObs) vertical, part of “Platform & Services”. Our team selects, deploys and maintains observability tools . These tools are used by all the product teams to build their product in each scaleway’s region and AZ.

Minimum qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering building applications with significant usage and volume
  • 5+ years of experience in systems observability, logs management and monitoring operation at large scale
  • Very good command of English

Preferred qualifications

  • Great cooperation
  • Open-minded and ready to adapt quickly
  • Result oriented
  • Agile methodologies
  • DevOps mindset (CI/CD with QA)
  • SRE supplier (SLO, monitoring, alerting, incident response)


  • Maintain our existing observability tools (metrics, logs, traces, etc..)
  • Build innovative infrastructure products and services based on the latest technologies.
  • Support legacy migration recurring tasks.

Our Technical Stack

  • Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, …)
  • Git
  • Ansible
  • Python and/or Go
  • Scripting (POSIX Shell / Bash)
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Prometheus / Thanos
  • Consul
  • Fluentd / Fluentbit
  • Elasticsearch
  • Sentry
  • Loki
  • Cortex
This position can be either: 
Based in our offices in Paris or Lille (France), partial remote is possible.
We offer three days of remote work and two days on-site.

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


On average our process lasts 2-3 weeks 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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