Careers at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)


Careers at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF),

Careers at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Computer Science jobs, Information Systems Management jobs, Network Administration jobs,

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.


Careers at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

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