What you achieve

You help us keep the in-house big data monitoring and anomaly detection platform on the cutting edge. We are a team of polyglot software engineers, SREs/DevOps, and data scientists, always learning and pushing limits. By analyzing data from sources like system metrics, network metadata log files, or trouble tickets, we deliver real-time insights into service quality.

You combine strong software engineering skills in distributed systems with creativity to help us evolve our platform regarding scalability, resilience, performance, availability, self-service, algorithm improvements, and alerting relevance. Eager to analyze and explore data, mostly in the form of time series, you transform insights into highly scalable data pipelines and improve algorithmic capabilities for predictive maintenance and analytics cases. As a polyglot engineer, you leverage current technologies and keep the operations footprint low. You build it – you run it: your code quality is always production grade.

Why you succeed

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science or related field
  • Excellent software development skills in Java or Scala, good Python knowledge
  • Track record of successfully building and maintaining big data applications and real-time data pipelines using Kafka, Yarn/HDFS, Druid, Flink, Spark, Kafka Streams, Cassandra, or similar
  • Hands-on experience with microservices architectures, REST, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Strong DevOps skills: CI/CD, xUnit, TDD, Jenkins, Ansible, bash
  • Experience in data wrangling and discovery, applied to large and diverse data sets is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of statistics, data science, machine learning, and Telco (LTE, wireless communications, TCP/IP and networking in general) is a plus
  • Solution-oriented, enthusiastic, flexible, and proactive person, motivated to learn and experiment with new technologies, data, and tools
  • Familiar with agile methodologies
  • Willing to be a DevOps engineer on call
  • Very good English, German or French a plus

Curious to know more?

As Senior 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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