Location: France City: Massy Department: R&D – Infrastructure and Architecture Contract Type: Full time

Telework options: hybrid on site – remote (up to 3 days home office per week)

Looking for an exciting and permanent job in a fast-growing high-tech, French-tech company, that starts its journey to Cloud and SaaS transformation? Looking for a human sized and fully agile team that will leave you all the space you need to build on your experience, make your own choices and explore the ideas you could only dream of so far?

Job Context

For over 20 years, Ekinops has been driving innovation in network systems. We provide solutions focused on the needs of communication service providers and enterprises worldwide. We provide open, trusted and innovative network connectivity and enable our customers’ success by delivering high value-added software-driven solutions. Today, over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers around the world, trust our people and technologies.

Over 50% of our 500+ team works in our multi-national Agile R&D centers. Our company has offices strategically located around the world. Ekinops is recognized for its ESG commitments with considerable improvement in ESG rating following 2022 Gaïa campaign and Silver Medal by EcoVadis.

You will join an international team of engineers who develop, deploy and maintain a DevSecOps infrastructure for the R&D. As Azure Architect, you will play a key role in providing a flexible infrastructure (“infrastructure as code”) for the R&D engineers who develop Ekinops products deployed on Azure. Being inside a transversal team, you will be in tight contact with the different agile teams of the international Ekinops R&D.

Duties and Responsibilities

As part of the INFRA-ARCHI team of 9 people, reporting to INFRA Manager you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Understanding of the stakeholders needs. Write System Architecture Documents (SAD) using standard diagrams & practices (use cases, initiatives, user stories & epics, deployment diagrams, …)
  • Building and setting up, maintaining development R&D tools and infrastructure as code in Azure public Cloud
  • Work with CMSP (Cloud Managed Service Provider) to define secured, multi-account environment that is ready to onboard Ekinops workloads in an automated manner.
  • Capitalize on common Terraform and Ansible code for Ekinops product deployments.
  • Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes
  • Working on ways to introduce Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) in our processes and tooling.
  • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats following Corporate Security Policies and Secure by design rules for products.
  • Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established DevSecOps processes
  • Participate in review of engineering practices
  • Participate in the introduction of automatic testing to support Test Driven Development for both functional testing and security Testing (SAST/DAST)
  • Review and possibly Write Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Industry standard tools and services

Profile and skills

  • Master degree in Engineering or Software Development
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Azure certifications will be highly welcome
  • Advanced knowledge of Terraform and Ansible
  • Knowledge of Gitlab, is a plus
  • Ability to continuously look for improvement and make proposals and alerts
  • Positive, communicative
  • Ability to work in multicultural team environment (France, Belgium, India, Brazil)
  • Quick learner
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and French


  • Architect level / permanent position
  • Fixed Salary + variable bonus – Package evaluated upon experience
  • Possibility to work remotely (3 days per week remote)
  • Profit sharing program
  • Meal subsidy

Recruitment process

3 interviews

  • 1st with Department manager/Team leader
  • 2nd interview with HR
  • 3rd interview with C-Level/VP

To apply

Ekinops endeavours to be an employer of choice. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values, which includes dynamism, empowerment and customer focus.

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