What you achieve

To provide the best possible service to our mobile customers and stay the best mobile network in the world, we wrangle a wide range of structured and unstructured data from base stations, smartphones, and passive probe systems. As a big data software engineer for wireless analytics, you help us make accurate data-driven decisions to optimize the investments in our mobile infrastructure and plan the rollout of new technologies.

You work on the whole ecosystem of applications in our wireless analytics and monitoring domain. This includes implementing and operating large real-time big data pipelines using Kafka, Spark, and similar technologies, processing billions of events per day on our Hadoop cluster. Other tasks require you to wrangle data in batch mode and to develop APIs or frontends for data access and visualization. As part of a cross-functional agile DevOps team, you have full responsibility for your products. We believe in T-shaped skills, having expertise in one field and developing breadth on the job.

Why you succeed

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (ETH/Uni/UAS) in Computer Science or related field or professional experience in big data application development
  • Very good programming skills in at least one of the following languages: Java, Scala, or Python
  • Experience with Hadoop/Yarn, Kafka, Spark, and other streaming approaches in big data
  • Working knowledge of traditional SQL databases
  • DevOps experience in a Linux, cloud / dockerized environment
  • Experience with NoSQL (Druid, Elastic) and Kubernetes or CloudFoundry are a plus
  • Understanding of statistics, data science, and machine learning as well as knowledge of LTE, wireless communications, TCP/IP, and networking in general are a plus
  • Enthusiastic and flexible self-starter with a desire to learn
  • Very good English, German or French a plus

Curious to know more?

As Big Data Software Engineer
... you start as soon as possible
... you can partly work from the home office
... you travel up to 20% of your working time within Switzerland

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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