What you achieve

Working on the interface between infrastructure, applications and data, you build systems that handle petabytes of data, process millions of messages per second and serve thousands of jobs per day. The platform you build will integrate Swisscom's products and open the door to new, cutting-edge, data-driven products. You empower dozens of engineering teams, hundreds of co-workers and the entire company at the same time to gain new insights and dream of new possibilities.

In your team, you design, implement and operate Swisscom's big data platform. Furthermore, you build large-scale systems, automate them and ensure they are reliable, available and secure. It is the latest and greatest big data technologies and their related ecosystems you work with – on the premises and also in the cloud. With your expertise, you also improve both the reliability and the availability of this 24/7 platform.

Why you succeed

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (Uni/ETH/UAS) in Computer Science or an equivalent qualification
  • Hands-on experience in distributed systems and familiarity with systems management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Capistrano, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system internals, file systems, disk/storage technologies, storage protocols and networking stacks
  • Proven knowledge of systems programming (bash and shell tools) and/or at least one scripting language (Python, Ruby)
  • Experience with big data technologies such as YARN, HDFS, Kafka, Zookeeper, Hive or Spark would be a plus
  • Software development skills in at least one of the following technologies would be a big plus: Java, Scala or C/C++
  • Additional experience in AWS, Docker and Kubernetes is highly desirable
  • Team player with initiative, a positive attitude and a love for DevOps and agile methodology
  • Very good English; German or French skills would be an asset

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 17 weeks of maternity leave and 2 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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