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Staff Engineer, Infrastructure

Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless

Other Engineering
Paris, France
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Location: Paris, France

Job Summary:

We have an opportunity for a Staff Engineer, Infrastructure to join our Global Information Technology & Systems team. In this role, responsibilities will include delivery of a broad range of IT infrastructure and platform services in the cloud and on premises. This position seeks a truly passionate, service-oriented IT engineer with a proven track-record of delivery of transformational IT. In partnership with other IT professionals around the globe, you will be responsible for delivering high quality outcomes across a broad range of IT management applications, systems, and in a 24/7 operational environment infrastructure.

This is a “Experienced service/systems ownership role”, with a focus on: infrastructure design, maintenance, management, automation, and security. This role is expected to adhere to industry standards. You will play a critical role in ensuring the stability, scalability, and security of our IT infrastructure. This position will collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and maintain systems and services that support our organization's operations. Applying a creative, hands-on approach with broad skillset, this role is expected to make a positive impact to the ongoing operational performance of technology and systems that are critical to the business. This position includes on-call and occasional travel expectations.


Ensure highest level of performance and security collaboratively with the infrastructure team, through strong leadership and open communication. Work closely with other IT team members to ensure optimal teamwork and performance. Implement processes for maintaining a stable environment. Work closely with various vendors to ensure prompt support and resolution to issues. Oversee the research, evaluation and integration of innovative technologies and approaches. Establish, develop, and maintain relations and communications with vendors to better understand how they can help us to move forward.

  • On Premise and Cloud Base Virtualization Services
  • Hardware Infrastructure Management
  • Network and Security
  • Data Center Operations
  • Hardware and Platform Patching
  • Infrastructure DR and systems backups
  • Automation of systems
  • Monitoring and incident response

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Expertise and Proficiency in VMware ESXi/vSphere with minimum 5 years of experience.
  • Expertise and proficiency in provisioning and administering public cloud solutions.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of IP networking, Design, IP addressing, DNS (local and Internet), Routing, Switching, VLANs, etc.
  • Experience and competencies in IT Cybersecurity protection and best practices.
  • Experience with public cloud administration and best practice - AWS/Azure
  • Experience with iSCSI and fiber channel Storage Area Networks (e.g Nimble, Pure, Dell EMC) and Hyperconverged infrastructures (e.g Nutanix).
  • Proven Network/Server Troubleshooting skills in mixed Linux and Windows environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with VMware ESXi/vSphere.
  • Strong Linux skills (e.g. CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu, Linux).
  • Strong Windows Servers skills (Windows 2012 or Later)
  • Linux and Windows scripting (e.g. Bash, Python, PowerShell).
  • Ability to manage small projects.
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills, motivated self-starter.
  • Minimum of 5 years supporting 24/7 production class data centers