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AWS Platform Engineer

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc100000.00 - Swiss Franc130000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Megan McGuirk

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -072019-84157_1563792258

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Consultant:


AWS Platform Engineer

Key points:

  • Location: Zurich
  • Language: English
  • Industry: Real estate
  • Permanent position
  • Experience: Approx. 5 years of experience with AWS
  • Salary: 100'000-130'000CHF
  • Main task: Design, implement and operate AWS infrastructure on a microservice-based platform
  • Benefits: Flexible working, home-office opportunities, personal development plan

The company:

  • Leading digital real estate platform in Switzerland
  • Bringing all sides of the real estate market together in one place
  • Millions of unique visits and page views each month
  • Modern and forward-thinking work environment, agile/scrum, cross-functional teams, multi-cultural environment
  • Currently in the process of rebuilding their platform as microservices running on the AWS infrastructure (this is why they need you!)

The role:

  • Designing, implementing, and operating the AWS infrastructure for the new microservices-based platform
  • Evaluating and implementing AWS infrastructure automation solutions
  • Supporting the engineering teams with creating secure and reliable cloud applications
  • Promoting, mentoring and facilitating best cloud practices within DevOps and Engineering
  • Challenging the status quo and continuously improving the production environment

The tech:

  • Excellent knowledge of the AWS infrastructure required in: Account Management, Networking, IAM, CloudFormation, AWS CLI, AWS SDKs
  • Experience with AWS services: CloudFront, CloudWatch, S3, Glacier, Kinesis, DynamoDB, Lambda, Route 53, AWS WAF and AWS Shield, Cognito, ELB
  • Familiarity with Microservice architectures

The soft skills:

  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and pronounced agile mindset
  • Strong team player
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus
  • Swiss or EU National
  • Located in or proactively interested in relocating to Switzerland/Zurich

The perks:

  • Flexible working hours and Home-office possibilities
  • Personal development plan and yearly budget for educational courses, conferences etc.
  • Assistance and Support through all aspects of the onboarding process
  • On-site canteen with an excellent selection of fresh food and salad
  • Discounts in many surrounding shops and partner vendors, such as HP, Allianz, Sunrise, and Shell
  • Lots of team activities and regular hackathons

If you meet the above requirements, please get in contact ASAP to discuss further.
Email: megan.mcguirk@darwinrecruitment.com