What you achieve

Within a team of 280+ data, analytics, and AI experts, you are the leading architect. You make sure we create the best possible platforms and applications for structured data, big data, and AI. From enterprise-scale data warehouses to big data clusters or AI and machine learning applications – you have seen it all. Combining your skills as a software architect with your vast experience in all things data, you lead in a scaled agile setup. Together with your group of system architects, you ensure that we develop agreements on standards and really adhere to them. In close collaboration with business or product managers and a team of solution architects, you derive an architectural roadmap for the years to come. Leveraging your strong leadership skills in a highly matrixed agile setup, you finalize decisions in alignment with all stakeholders involved.

Why you succeed

  • Degree (ETH/Uni/UAS) in computer science or a related field
  • Very good knowledge of data warehousing and data architecture in a large enterprise
  • Experience with enterprise big data installations (Kafka, Hadoop)
  • Familiarity with cloud-based and hybrid architectures is a plus
  • Hands-on experience in an agile DevOps environment with SAFe is a plus
  • Enthusiastic and flexible self-starter with a desire to learn and grow
  • Excellent communication skills, experienced in managing different stakeholders
  • Very good English, German or French a plus

Curious to know more?

As VP of Architecture

... you start as soon as possible
... you can partly work from the home office
... you travel between 30% and 50% 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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