Ready for Swisscom

You work with the latest and greatest big data technologies and their related ecosystems – on-premises and in the cloud.

  • Design and implement our storage and compute platform built around Ceph storage, Hadoop and Kubernetes
  • Build and maintain software and self-service APIs that empower our users to manage their resources
  • Operate and improve both the reliability and the availability of our platform

What you do is who we are.

Become a part of Swisscom

Help shape the future in our modern, flexible working environment. And open up a world of opportunity for yourself.

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Fair pay

In your role of System Engineer - Big Data Platform in a full-time position (employment level of 100%), you will receive a gross salary of:

CHF 100 - 120K p.a.

Job location

In this 60 to 100% job you have the possibility to work from home.

You do not travel regularly.

Flexible working models

We can offer the working model to suit you, whether you're a night owl or morning person and whether you're looking to work full or part time. We also give you the option of purchasing additional days' leave.

Individual training

We support your personal and professional development with a comprehensive programme of internal and external training.

Is it a match?

Find out if the job is the perfect fit for you. And vice versa. In just 3 steps.

1/3The team

In our agile team, you implement new use cases. For this, you use open-source technologies, design new architecture patterns, improve our DevOps environment and explore new technologies. You also collaborate closely with other core Big Data component teams by developing and supporting end-to-end services. Thus, you please our users that rely on performance, stability and resiliency.
You join passionate engineers in an autonomous and self-organized team. Motivated by constant challenges and convinced by our vision, we keep taking the platform to the next level.

2/3The theme

The data lake platform we build integrates Swisscom products and opens the door to new, cutting-edge and data-driven products. We enable hundreds of internal engineers and analysts to gain new insights and create new possibilities for our customers.
We design, implement and operate our storage and compute platform built around Ceph storage, Hadoop and Kubernetes.
We build a system that automates the management of our platforms and APIs, enabling self-service for the whole company. We value high-quality infrastructure as code development, pair-programming, peer reviews, CI/CD pipelines, automation and innovation to continuously challenge the status quo.

3/3Skill Check

As Big Data System Engineer you are responsible for implementing, operating, and enhancing our data lake infrastructure, used by engineers to build data-driven products. This is what you bring with you:

Your professional profile
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (Uni/ETH/UAS) in computer science or an equivalent IT degree
  • Strong Linux knowledge: file systems, volume management, process management, performance tuning, and networking stacks
  • Development experience in Java, Go or Python and familiarity with Infrastructure-as-Code tools such as Ansible
  • Knowledge of Hadoop (YARN and HDFS), Kafka, Hive, or Spark is a plus
  • Experience with Ceph or other distributed storage systems as well as experience with cloud platforms, Docker, and/or Kubernetes is a plus
What else sets you apart
  • Team-oriented, reliable, accountable and pragmatic
  • Very good English, French or German are a plus
  • Independent and self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Enthusiasm for DevOps and Agile methodologies

Take the Skill Check

With the Skill Check above, you will discover whether you are a good fit for the position.

It’s a match! Apply today.

Your Skill Check will be submitted automatically along with your application.

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Your home base

Swisscom (Switzerland) Ltd

Alte Tiefenaustrasse 6, 3048 Worblaufen


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Job number: 10711

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