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Data Center System Validation Engineer


Montbonnot / CDI

Data Center System Validation Engineer


Kalray is one of the most promising and innovative French Deep Tech companies. A spin-off of CEA French lab, one of Europe’s most prestigious research laboratories, Kalray is a leading provider of hardware and software technologies for high-performance, data centric computing markets, from cloud to edge. The company provides a full range of products to enable smarter, more efficient, and energy-wise data-intensive applications and infrastructures. Its offers include its unique patented DPU processors, acceleration cards, software-defined storage and data management solutions, for growing sectors such as Datacenters, AI, Media & Entertainment, Life Sciences, Scientific Research, Edge Computing, Automotive… 

Kalray is a fast-growing company with more than 200 employees. The company is present in France, UK, Germany, US, Japan, and has a number of leading investors such as Alliance Venture (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi), NXP Semiconductors, CEA and Bpifrance. Kalray is also listed on Euronext Growth (FR0010722819 – ALKAL). 

Kalray is first and foremost a team of passionate, enthusiastic and supportive people, who put excellence and collaboration at the heart of their daily work. Whether you are an expert in your field or a recent graduate, you will find your place and blossom in Kalray’s agile, inclusive and dynamic environment, where you will be able to fully express your talent and contribute to the company’s success. On the agenda: exciting challenges with friendly and collaborative ambience, within an office set amongst panoramic mountains and vibrant nature… and much more! 

To support our growth, we are recruiting a System Validation Engineer for our Datacenter LAB. Join the adventure!


If you are familiar with datacenter ecosystem, storage solutions and Linux environments you will have the background needed for this job. 

In addition, if you are rigorous, curious, with team spirit and then you have the personal skills we are seeking. 

We expect you to work and contribute to the quality and performance of our storage solutions based on NVMe and NVMe-OF. 

Your knowledge on datacenter and storage solutions will help our team to improve the quality of our products. You will be in charge of: 

  • Run and automate tests of our storage solutions. 
  • Define and run several benchmark scenarios to demonstrate the power of our storage solutions.
  • Build infrastructure for real use cases datacenter scenarios to run applicative benchmarks to show the added value of our storage products.


  • 5+ years of experience in developing or integrating data center systems, network or storage appliances. 
  • Solution oriented person with written skills in English 
  • Knowledge of the technical challenges and solutions for data centers  
  • Knowledge of storage appliance architectures and related protocols and standards (like FC, iSCSI, NAS, SAN,  NVMe-oF…) and networking infrastructures
  • Good skills on Linux systems usage and administration are mandatory, virtualization environments such as VMware, KVM will be appreciated. 
  • Understanding of distributed computing, distributed filesystems like CEPH will be a plus 
  • Practice of scripting languages (like Bash, Python…) for automation 
  • Cloud computing platforms and technologies like OpenStack, Nutanix, Kubernetes will be a plus. 

  • Graduated engineer or equivalent 
  • Strong team spirit


  • Type of contract: CDI 
  • Starting date: ASAP 
  • Annual Salary: Depending on experience.  
  • Employee benefits: Meals vouchers, health insurance, CSE, soft mobility rewarded
  • Location: Montbonnot-Saint-Martin (Grenoble area – FRANCE) 


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