What you achieve

You are an expert in gathering knowledge from network engineers, sourcing and processing data, applying anomaly detection models, and making our insights accessible to end users. We are a group of data engineers and data scientists that are passionate about the topics we work on, the methods we apply, and the tools we use.


We design and implement end-to-end solutions – all by leveraging domains like distributed systems, data mining, or web development. We create software relying on the Agile approach, and we use state-of-the-art big data technologies such as Kafka, Kafka Streams, or Cassandra. We code mostly in Java, and we are strong supporters of Open Source. Your tasks span from data science (10%) through big data engineering (60%) to DevOps (30%). Thus, you are interacting with data scientists, big data engineers, DevOps as well as product owners and business engineers.

Why you succeed

  • Bachelor's degree (ETH/Uni/UAS) with at least 4 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree (ETH/Uni/UAS) with at least 1 year of relevant experience, or PhD in computer science or related field
  • Able to write clean and effective code in Java
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with Big Data technologies, in particular Kafka, Kafka Streams, and Cassandra is a plus
  • Ability to analyse and visualise data (e.g. with Python, Jupyter) is a plus
  • DevOps know-how: scripting (Unix, Python), Ansible, Prometheus, Grafana, Jenkins is a plus
  • Familiarity with web development technologies such as TypeScript, Angular, HTML, CSS, RESTful APIs is a plus
  • Knowledge in relational databases, relational data modelling, and SQL is a plus
  • Experience with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus
  • Very good English, German a plus

Curious to know more?

As Big Data Engineer
... you start as soon as possible
... you can partly work from home
... you do not travel regularly

We intend to fill this position without involvement of external recruiting or placement companies.

What to expect

Fair working conditions

Fair working conditions

Fair working conditions

Generous employee benefits

Generous employee benefits

Generous employee benefits

Working world

Working world

Working world

Flexible working

Flexible working

Flexible working

Work and family

Work and family

Work and family

Fringe benefits

Fringe benefits

Fringe benefits

Fair working conditions

You benefit from the progressive employment conditions of the Swisscom Collective Employment Agreement (CEA). Salaries at Swisscom are fair and market-driven with bonuses for good performance. Our salary system is transparent.

Generous employee benefits

Through its pension fund comPlan, Swisscom offers you extensive pension plans with individual savings options. We guarantee generous continued salary payments in the event of illness or accident.

Working world

Swisscom actively promotes innovation and continuous improvement and you share in shaping these processes. We work in interdisciplinary teams. Co-working, prototyping and agile working methods are rooted in our culture.

Flexible working

Our flexible, part-time or job sharing working models let you achieve a healthy work-life balance. And because travel broadens our horizons, you can either apply for unpaid leave or purchase up to two weeks of additional holiday per year.

Work and family

Helping you optimally combine your work and family life is very important to us. Swisscom provides for 18 weeks of maternity leave and 3 weeks of paternity leave. Our childcare programme assists you with matters related to taking care of your children, while the Work & Care programme lets you take care of sick family members.

Fringe benefits

We offer you a generous monthly discount on certain Swisscom products. You also benefit from discounted tickets and travel cards on public transport. The healthy, low-cost meals that you can enjoy at our staff restaurants are an additional benefit.

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