DevOps Engineer

Products Paris, Massy

DevOps Engineer

There has never been a better time to join Extreme, with several acquisitions extending our portfolio and go to market strategy, we have seen enormous opportunity and growth within the region. 

Aside from being a Technology Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, we also adamantly promote an internal culture that truly embraces diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. Having Diversity and Inclusion as part of our core values and beliefs, we’re proud to foster an environment where every Extreme employee can thrive because of their differences, not despite them.

Job Summary

This is a DevOps role and for the first 6-12 months it will be focused on Linux Systems Administrator responsilbilties –

The ideal candidate will have a strong and diverse background in Linux Systems Administration. The position is responsible for the design, engineering, implementation and support of virtual and physical environments which includes but not limited to VMWare VCenter, ESXi, Openstack, Networking, and Storage.  Responsible for maintenance of Linux Enterprise servers supporting Engineering environments.  The role also participates in disaster recovery efforts and performs system backups and restores.  This individual must be an expert in all aspects of managing server and storage environments.  


  • Design, implement and support VMware and Openstack production, development, test and DR environments
  • Design, implement, improve monitoring and alerting of Data Center infrastructure
  • Dell storage provisioning and support.
  • Plan, document, and communicate all changes to server hardware and software
  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware and software
  • Design, implement and support Linux and Windows server production, dev/test and DR environments
  • Manage system infrastructure patch releases, including enhancements to current system functionality
  • Create, maintain and update platform documentation and standard operating procedures
  • Assess system performance, provide capacity planning, and drive VMware and server OS evolution and standardization using ITIL and automation where possible
  • Leads in assessing business needs to determine specific server hardware and software solutions
  • Participates in establishing and testing disaster recovery policies and procedures; completing backup/restores; maintaining disaster recovery documentation
  • Diagnoses server and operational problems and develops effective solutions
  • Lead root cause analysis with incident and problem management for servers

Technology Profile:

  • EMC VNX/Unity series storage systems on iSCSI network fabric
  • Public Cloud leverage Amazon and Azure
  • Dell and HP Blade Server Technologies
  • CommVault backup and recovery
  • VMWare with Linux Enterprise server OS
  • Openstack cloud
  • Engineering Source Control and Build environments
  • Extreme Network Technologies


After 6 months to a year, this position will be focused on DevOps, but there will still be Linux admin responsibilities.

  • Building and maintaining tools, solutions, and microservices associated with deployment and our operations platform, ensuring that all meet our customer service standards and reduce errors.
  • Actively troubleshoot any issues that arise during testing and production, catching and solving issues before launch.
  • Test our system integrity, implemented designs, application developments, and other processes related to infrastructure, making improvements as needed.
  • Update our processes and design new processes as needed to optimize performance.
  • Deploy product updates as required while implementing integrations when they arise.
  • Automate our operational processes as needed, with accuracy and in compliance with our security requirements.
  • Specifying, documenting, and developing new product features, and writing automated scripts so that others may understand.
  • Establish DevOps Engineer team best practices.
  • Manage code deployments, fixes, updates, and related processes.
  • Work with open-source technologies as needed.
  • Work with CI and CD tools, and source control such as GIT, Jenkins, Docker, Artifactory, Perforce, SVN


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience required
  • Extensive experience writing Shell Scripts/programs using Bourne, Korn, Bash, Perl and AWK
  • Openstack administration experience.
  • Strong LAN/WAN knowledge
  • SAN/NAS Experience (EMC)
  • Strong working knowledge of iSCSI highly desirable
  • Blade server experience (Dell & HP)
  • Working knowledge of network Switches, Routers, Firewalls, and network protocols
  • Ability to independently make decisions and solve problems.
  • Ability to thrive in cross functional matrix environment
  • TIL certification desired
  • Strong programming skills with good knowledge of Python is a plus
  • Offer good technical support where needed, developing software for our back-end systems.
  • Stay current with industry trends and source new ways for our business to improve.
  • Working knowledge on any of these systems is a plus – JIRA, Confluence, qTest, Coverity, Black Duck

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme's website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Come Advance with us! In keeping with our values, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Extreme Networks also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our organization. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Extreme Networks.