Careers

Join our awesome distributed team and be part of the Traefik adventure! We are a group of open source enthusiasts that are passionate about infrastructure.

→ Developer Advocate (U.S. Based)

→ Customer Success Manager

→ Product Marketing

→ Sales Manager

→ Developers & Systems Engineers

Developer Advocate (U.S. Based)

Containous develops advanced software solutions for companies committed to using container technologies. Our first product, Traefik, is an open source cloud native edge router, with over 300 contributors, 250 million downloads on DockerHub, 18000 stars on GitHub, and an active and supportive global Slack channel. We are expanding to the United States and are adding a developer advocate who is fluent in a fast growth, startup ecosystem, to the team. This is a high visibility, technical role which will excite those who love building with smart teams and working on open source software. If you’re qualified, passionate about container technologies, and excited about joining a global team, you should apply.

Pre-requisites:

  • Comfortable coding and hacking on Docker and Kubernetes in an enterprise environment. Experience with Rancher, Mesos, and other technologies that Traefik integrates with.
  • Possess an existing relationship with and have a deep love of open source software, proven by existing contributions on GitHub.
  • Accomplished public speaker willing to speak at conferences, Meetups, and other relevant engagements.
  • Already an active author on technical topics, and have a referenceable social media persona. You are excited by the responsibility of writing to a reasonably cadenced editorial calendar, and by the idea of collaborating on the creation of other educational technical content such as demos and videos.
  • A love of travel and spending time with the communities and ecosystems around container technologies.
  • Envigorated by teaching teams how to get the most value from using Traefik and other Containous products.
  • Bring your creative ideas to the table to help create an undeniably awesome developer experience.
  • You possess a love for engaging with a diverse set of people from all walks of life, and are proactive about creating inclusive communities.
  • You’re skilled at working autonomously, yet highly collaborative and are comfortable in a remote work culture using the tools associated with such a culture.

This position is based in San Francisco, California, though we’d love to speak with any qualified U.S. based candidates. Our other offices are in Paris and Lyon, France. We offer fair, competitive, and transparent pay and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.

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Customer Success Manager

Data Centers around the world are experiencing a massive ®evolution, driven by containers, microservices and cloud native architectures. At Containous, we develop advanced software solutions for the modern data centers. Our first product, Traefik, is being adopted at an exceptional rate: more than 18000 stars on Github, 250 million downloads on DockerHub, in production in thousands of data centers: it has become a recognized market leader less than 2 years after launch.

Having largely proven product-market fit, Containous is now building the Marketing and Sales team that will drive it to the next level, with solid business ambitions in Europe and the USA. If you love the energy of fast growing tech startups and feel at home in the data center infrastructures space, Traefik may be your next challenge!

Your Mission:

  • Make our customers successful with our products
  • You are the voice of our customers: You understand their goals and their needs, how our products impact their processes, you guide them on improving their experience with our product. You interact with them on a regular basis via various means and engage both reactively and proactively.
  • You provide our clients with an optimal onboarding experience, train them to become increasingly self-sufficient, and accompany them as their usage grows.
  • The success of your mission will transform our best clients into ambassadors; you will also understand their future needs and help identify and close upselling opportunities.
  • Your knowledge of our clients’ usage and needs will contribute to the definition of our product strategy. As such, you will work very closely with the rest of the team (CTO, Sales, Product marketing). Based on your skills and successes, this role may take a managerial dimension as our users base and team grow.

What you’ll bring:

  • Successful experience in a customer success role in a technical, B2B software environment
  • Nothing makes you happier than a happy customer; you are a problem solver
  • You know, understand, and appreciate the intricacies of open source software development
  • You are a self-motivated, proactive team player with a natural curiosity and passion for learning with strong interpersonal skills
  • You don’t fear high-pressure situations and your capacity to listen, your diplomacy, and your tact are recognized and appreciated
  • Highly process-oriented mindset with a love for telling stories with data

This position calls for the following qualities:

  • A very strong team spirit: we believe that the quality of our team is the number one asset of the Company
  • Extreme focus on meeting goals: we are fast growing, but this is just the beginning; we are an industry leader that strives for perfect execution
  • A creative mind who loves to share: while accomplishing goals requires focus, we do not work in silos; innovating and sharing matter to us
  • Anything from a serious interest to a definite passion for Open Source
  • Whatever your native language is, you have solid skills in both French and English
  • While we practice remote working, the team regularly meets in real life; the ambition is international – as is our users base – and the missions require various level of international travelling

Apply


Product Marketing

Data Centers around the world are experiencing a massive ®evolution, driven by containers, microservices and cloud native architectures. At Containous, we develop advanced software solutions for the modern data centers. Our first product, Traefik, is being adopted at an exceptional rate: more than 18000 stars on Github, 250 million downloads on DockerHub, in production in thousands of data centers: it has become a recognized market leader less than 2 years after launch.

Having largely proven product-market fit, Containous is now building the Marketing and Sales team that will drive it to the next level, with solid business ambitions in Europe and the USA. If you love the energy of fast growing tech startups and feel at home in the data center infrastructures space, Traefik may be your next challenge!

Your Mission:

  • Lead and deliver the strategic and operational marketing efforts around Containous products, starting with our first product: Traefik
  • Evaluate how industry trends, competitors, and standards relate to Containous’ overall product roadmap and positioning.
  • Define and execute our Content strategy. Produce and distribute relevant, high-quality marketing materials on various channels. Your editorial line will be multi-targets (prospects, clients, community, ecosystem, and partners) and will help both establishing our thought leadership and generating more leads.
  • Contribute to the overall marketing plan – positioning, go-to-market, demand generation, product launch – in close relationship with the rest of the team.
  • Market intelligence and content are your immediate goals. However, based on your profile and on the success of the mission, your function can extend to more strategic and managerial roles as the Company grows.

What you’ll bring:

  • Successful experience with technical software products, either as product marketer, content marketer or business developer
  • You’re innately passionate about open source technologies and their communities
  • Good understanding of data center infrastructure and related businesses
  • Excellent people and project management skills to interact and organize teamwork across functional teams and third parties.
  • Standing-out written communication and presentation skills
  • Capability and experience in engaging with prospects, clients, media, influencers and partners at all levels, including DevOps and C-levels

This position calls for the following qualities:

  • A very strong team spirit: we believe that the quality of our team is the number one asset of the Company
  • Extreme focus on meeting goals: we are fast growing, but this is just the beginning; we are an industry leader that strives for perfect execution
  • A creative mind who loves to share: while accomplishing goals requires focus, we do not work in silos; innovating and sharing matter to us
  • Anything from a serious interest to a definite passion for Open Source
  • Whatever your native language is, you have solid skills in both French and English
  • While we practice remote working, the team regularly meets in real life; the ambition is international – as is our users base – and the missions require various level of international travelling

Apply


Sales Manager

Data Centers around the world are experiencing a massive ®evolution, driven by containers, microservices and cloud native architectures. At Containous, we develop advanced software solutions for the modern data centers. Our first product, Traefik, is being adopted at an exceptional rate: more than 18000 stars on Github, 250 million downloads on DockerHub, in production in thousands of data centers: it has become a recognized market leader less than 2 years after launch.

Having largely proven product-market fit, Containous is now building the Marketing and Sales team that will drive it to the next level, with solid business ambitions in Europe and the USA. If you love the energy of fast growing tech startups and feel at home in the data center infrastructures space, Traefik may be your next challenge!

Your Mission:

  • Grow the revenues of Containous
  • You will leverage our existing and extensive base of active business users, and work in relationship with our partners to identify and qualify leads.
  • You will identify, assess, and transform business opportunities using your skills in designing, negotiating, and closing deals (software license, SaaS).
  • You will also contribute to the definition of our commercial offerings by working closely with both your clients and the rest of our team. Your creativity here will be as useful as your pure sales skills!
  • While commercial wins based on our base of existing users are the immediate priority, the role can take, in the mid term, a more strategic and managerial dimension, according to your profile and to the success of the mission.

What you’ll bring:

  • You love to penetrate new markets, close deals and win the game!
  • You have proven, successful experience in selling B2B software
  • Open-Source technology and go-to-market belong to your culture
  • Your preferred buyer persona is in Enterprise (DevOps, CIO, CTO)
  • You master both Premium and SaaS models
  • You are born closer and also a creative person who loves challenges
  • Your communication and negotiation skills are recognized and appreciated

This position calls for the following qualities:

  • A very strong team spirit: we believe that the quality of our team is the number one asset of the Company
  • Extreme focus on meeting goals: we are fast growing, but this is just the beginning; we are an industry leader that strives for perfect execution
  • A creative mind who loves to share: while accomplishing goals requires focus, we do not work in silos; innovating and sharing matter to us
  • Anything from a serious interest to a definite passion for Open Source
  • Whatever your native language is, you have solid skills in both French and English
  • While we practice remote working, the team regularly meets in real life; the ambition is international – as is our users base – and the missions require various level of international travelling

Apply


Developers & Systems Engineers

We are looking for developers & systems engineers to help our team improve Traefik.

Your Mission:

  • You will develop Traefik, our flagship product
  • You will work closely with Docker/Swarm, Kubernetes, Mesos, Rancher, …
  • You will be part of a super-active open source project
  • You will provide support to our user base
  • You will participate in Conferences & Meet-Ups

What you’ll bring:

  • You love technical challenges!
  • You have proven and successful experience in a project that involved a microservices architecture
  • Open-Source technology belong to your culture
  • Code quality matters to you
  • You work as a team, not as an individual

This position calls for the following qualities:

  • A very strong team spirit: we believe that the quality of our team is the number one asset of the Company
  • Extreme focus on meeting goals: we are fast growing, but this is just the beginning; we are an industry leader that strives for perfect execution
  • A creative mind who loves to share: while accomplishing goals requires focus, we do not work in silos; innovating and sharing matter to us
  • Anything from a serious interest to a definite passion for Open Source
  • Whatever your native language is, you have solid skills in both French and English
  • While we practice remote working, the team regularly meets in real life; the ambition is international – as is our users base – and the missions require various level of international travelling

Apply here:

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