Lead Business Intelligence Software Engineer

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Data Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc850.00 - Swiss Franc875.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ashley Morton

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052019-83421_1557235698

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    June 2019

  • Consultant:


Position goals:

We are currently looking for a Lead Business Intelligence Software Engineer. The platform team (~15 engineers) designs, owns and supports all shared components and especially the frameworks. The project is a multi-year Finance Transformation project, greenfield on MS azure with both cloud-native and legacy components.

Main tasks/activities:

  • Design and implement a large scale BI system
  • Propose new concepts/technologies and conduct PoCs
  • Discover requirements by actively interacting with the end users (business)
  • Evaluate vendor and hosting solutions holistically using meaningful KPIs
  • Prototype creative solutions quickly by developing minimum viable products
  • Design, develop and maintain all components of the BI framework
  • Communicate and work effectively
  • Resolve problems and roadblocks as they occur with peers. Follow through on details and drive issues to closure
  • Define, develop and maintain artifacts like technical design and architecture diagrams
  • Implement CI/CD pipelines and follow infrastructure as code paradigm
  • Support and troubleshoot system issues as needed

Position requirements:

  • Degree in software engineering, computer science, informatics or a similar field.
  • Meaningful work experience in reporting on large data volume
  • Experience in designing and implementing service oriented architectures
  • Solid server-side programming skills (eg Python, Java)
  • Strong experience with cloud computing platforms (MS Azure, Kubernetes, Docker).
  • Experience with microservice architecture, and design.
  • Working experience with Apache Open Source Software, e.g. Cassandra, Hadoop
  • Solid knowledge of Linux, Unix incl (Bash)-scripting
  • Experience working in DevOps team
  • Strong openness towards R&D, affinity to fast paced work environment
  • Embrace fail fast work-style, excellence in communication of decision making to non-experts
  • Strong focus on delivery and execution