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Cloud Engineer

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Data Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc85 - Swiss Franc125 per hour

  • Contact:

    Thomas ONeill

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-88773_1624873020

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:


Cloud Engineers & Architects needed (AWS OR Azure) / Remote Contract

I am currently searching for Cloud Engineers and Cloud Architects who are proficient in AWS and/or Azure. My client are a global organisation, so working from home is OK but you should also be available onsite in Switzerland one day per week (North Switzerland / Zurich region).

This is a long term freelance project and we are looking for professionals who can start by August/September. The hourly rates are flexible depending on experience (reach out to discuss).

Tools and technologies used in the team:

Git, terraform, helm, Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, SQL, Jenkins, Prometheus, Grafana, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Filebeat, Thanos, Java 11, Spring Boot, REST API.

Cloud Architect:

  • Initiatives on our radar: operational costs optimizations, migration of existing solutions to the cloud environment, security and device provisioning, global deployments, spreading the best cloud practices, certificates management, device twin extensions
  • Experience with PoCs, introducing technologies, architecture design, gathering functional and non functional requirements
  • Design and implementation of solutions according to the best security, performance, operational excellence practices
  • Professional experience with microservices architecture (3 years +)
  • AWS and/or Azure, on-premise experience (2-3 years +)
  • Java, Kubernetes, Terraform, REST API

Cloud Engineer:

  • The Cloud Engineer will have similar skills to the architect but with less experience
  • Experience with logging and monitoring solutions like: Prometheus, Grafana, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Filebeat
  • Java, Docker, REST API, Spring Boot, SQL, Kubernetes
  • Minimum 1 years experience with AWS and/or Azure

My client's software has been in use for 25 years and some is on the very edge of AI/ML and AR/VR research.

Interested? Please send your CV and I will contact you to book a meeting.


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