Storage Engineer

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

After raising a total of 60 million euros in 2 years, Blade is going international in 2018 with the expansion of Shadow in Europe and in the US. 

Shadow is a high-end Windows 10 PC accessible from anywhere at anytime. Thanks to our apps (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS) and to the Shadow Box, the service is available on any kind of device (laptop, smartphone, tablet, Android TV…). This way, any connected device with a screen becomes a powerful gaming or working station offering a unique experience. 
Shadow’s software is frequently updated and the hardware components are improved in our highly secured data centers. No need to change your computer every few years, Shadow is the end of obsolescence!

We truly believe that Shadow represents a whole new way of using computers. Much more than a PC, Shadow is THE answer to the increasing need of computing power, mobility and hardware replacement. 
Help us make this incredible dream come true. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Blade has started its global deployment! 

With 5 datacenters (and soon even more) running on 2 continents (EU and US) with over 30 PB’s of block storage, Blade is looking for a talented and motivated Storage Engineer for its Infrastructure Engineering team.

Your main responsibilities will include to: 

  • Setup of several PB’s of block storage
  • Ensure its maintainability, stability and scalability
  • Be proactive to test and suggest new architectures and / or new technologies to optimize our performance and reduce our latency
  • Work closely with the other departments such as Development, Marketing, Support

Qualifications:

Education and Background:
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • +3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Fluency in English 

Technical Skills:
  • Distributed and replicated block storage over the network solution (SDS)
  • Linux and its common services 
  • Boot over the network (DHCP/PXE)
  • Virtualization with Qemu/KVM or Xen of Windows guests 
  • TCP/IP debugging
  • System and network troubleshooting
  • Python
  • Knowledge in ZFS, FreeBSD or Ceph would be a plus

Soft skills:
  • Found of technology watch
  • Strong communication skills
  • Autonomous

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