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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Solution Engineer - Microsoft Infrastructure

Solution Engineer - Microsoft Infrastructure - Your future role?
As Global Data Center Compute & Storage Solution Engineer, you will provide advisory and engineering services for the full suite of Data Center Compute and Storage technologies with a focus on Microsoft technologies. You will also ensure process continuity and improvement within IT architecture standards. You will be the GDC technical authority for your domain and will be involved from service strategy to operations in: Servers and Appli-ances, Operating systems, Clustering, Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Storage, Backup.


In this position, based in Argenteuil and reporting to the GDC Solution Lead, you will:



  • Design hosting infrastructure solutions to support business projects in accordance with Data Center Standards while ensuring reliability, performance, and security requirements are met
  • Interface and coordinate with projects and Domain/Platforms for Infrastructure Architecture and Project Engineering functions, provide input to Architects within the IT organization
  • Ensure the compliance to infrastructure architecture standards, including obtaining formal sign-off of architecture at the review points across the Givaudan project management methodology
  • Provide effective technical documentation during design phases in projects or any other situation that requires to share/explain/enforce technological designs
  • Act as Level 3 Support where/when appropriate


Process Development

  • Contribute to Innovation process driven by IT Demand in order to work on exploration and/or opportunity phases, contribute to Technology watch 
  • Pilot and implement proof of concept  projects for new technology
  • Participate in the definition of standards and policies related to your domain, including security topics (Policy lifecycle management)
  • Act as subject matter expert in complex problem diagnosis and resolution, investigate & diagnose escalated incidents in support of RCA process
  • Review & analyze escalated events, contribute to Asset related decisions
  • Contribute to technical review of change requests relevant to your domain and participate to Configuration Management review


Information Security

  • Ensure solutions/tools are updated and maintained (including security)
  • Validate & help implementing new policies (Policy lifecycle management)
  • Ensure compliance with policies (Policy compliance)
  • Develop/Review Disaster Recovery plans, procedures and test scenarios
  • Participate in risk identification and ranking




  • Higher degree in Engineering
  • Fluent in English, French is a plus
  • 8+ years of experience in the IT Domain
  • 5+ years of experience with large Corporate Data Center Solutions
  • Experience in being an international team player working across countries and at global level
  • Mastering of Microsoft Data Center related technologies (Active Directory, MS Server, WSUS, Azure, etc.) and Windows and Virtualization technologies operating systems (VMWare, Citrix)


Our Benefits
Profit sharing
Saving plan
Additional holidays (RTT)

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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