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Systems and Cloud Engineer

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support the networking, engineering, and accreditation effort of existing on-premises networks towards cloud hybridization and migration. 
  • Assess existing WAN and LAN environments in relation to technical and operational limitations.
  • Help drive modernization of existing networks to support high availability, redundancy, and resiliency across mission space.
  • Implement patterns for streaming, batch, and bulk movement of data across data centres.
  • Install, configure, maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot network appliances on Microsoft Cloud and on Premises Datacenter (cabling, switches, Firewalls, Wireless…).
  • Develop and drive long-term networking strategy in the public cloud.
  • Ensure network security and connectivity.
  • Ensures backup for systems and data is routinely made and securely stored.
  • Implementation of recent technologies in the various technical domains covered.
  • Support in the definition of strategies, projects, infrastructure design and operating procedures.
  • Ensure enterprise-wide network scalability and performance through performance monitoring, logging, packet analysis, and event correlation.
  • Provide 3rd level support.
  • Create technical support documentation for systems and applications.


Required Skills

  • High level of proficiency and experience with TCP/IP networking, VLANs, STP architecture, and core technologies, such as Routing, DNS, IPsec, etc. (Fortinet firewalls/Switches/APs, Cisco ASA, Meraki, HPE Switches).
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure (Azure VMs & On-premises).
  • Strong experience with public Cloud infrastructure (Microsoft Azure) PaaS & SaaS.
  • Experience with Azure Network and Compute functions (Load Balancers, Web Application Firewall, Azure Front Door, Azure Arc, Virtual WAN).
  • Experience in Virtualization: VMware, Hyper-V.
  • Microsoft 365 administration, exchange online, Azure Active directory.
  • Experience in Microsoft Intune family.
  • Experience in Windows Server administration (AD, DC, DNS, DHCP, GPO, File/Print Server…).

Desired Skills

  • Experience in Backup systems and storage systems (Veeam, Synology, HP 3PAR) is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system, proxy servers, and web servers.
  • Partial Knowledge of current DevOps tools (GitHub, Chef…).
  • Experience in Azure Serverless functions (Kubernetes & Container Apps)
  • Familiar with Infrastructure as a Code (terraform, Ansible) Dockerization technology.
  • Some experience with database administration is an asset (PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, MySQL, …).

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or related fields, or equivalent by demonstrated experience.
  • Initial experience of at least 5 years in network administration and/or ICT infrastructure implementation.
  • Certificates related to the following field: CCNA, CCNP, CMNO, Network+, Microsoft Azure, Fortinet NSE.
  • Experience with MSF or other NGOs in similar contexts will be an advantage.


  • Team player, autonomous, you are passionate about technology, and like to address complex technical challenges.
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking.
  • You can adapt to recent technologies, eager to learn and a strong troubleshooter.
  • You are flexible to implement changes while reducing the impact on the activity of our users; working occasionally out of office hours is not an issue.
  • You want to keep learning; you are open to sharing your ideas, knowledge, and experience.


  • Good command of English is required.
  • Knowledge of other international languages (French, Spanish, Arabic…) is an asset.


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