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Site Reliability Engineer

Wil, Switzerland , Swiss Franc100000.00 - Swiss Franc120000.00 per annum

Date Posted

2019-01-21 12:06:43 +0000


JN -012019-82374_1548072399

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Leading provider of Web-based business software for small businesses. Rapidly expanding business. Flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths.

Are you a Site Reliability Engineer looking for a new challenge? Are you based in/or want to work in Rapperswil, Sankt Gallen? Are you looking for a tight-knit team where you can offer fantastic support to a large number of small businesses across Switzerland?

Our client is one of the leaders in the Swiss market for Cloud-based business software. They support small business and SME offices across Switzerland - coming up with the best custom office solutions for their clients. They currently have over 20,000 companies making use of their software and are growing massively.

To make 2019 a successful year of growth they are looking to bring on a top-notch Site Reliability Engineer to join their team.

As the right candidate, you have:

  • 4+ years experience in systems and software engineering in a Cloud/SaaS environment
  • Experience working in collaborative environments with internal and external stakeholders
  • An understanding of fault tolerance and cascading failures
  • The ability to define monitoring and alerting needs
  • Knowledge of capacity management and planning
  • The ability to determine performance requirements and potential bottlenecks
  • The ability to write scripts and code to reduce and simplify work

You are:

  • Experienced with Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • Familiar with managing and diagnosing modern medium-scale web-services architecture based on LAMP
  • Familiar with cloud-services
  • Competent in scripting in Python, Java or PHP
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledgeable in German as a bonus
  • A Swiss or EU National

The role:

  • Working with external hosting partners to maintain sufficient system capacity (including auto-scaling)
  • Identification of upcoming system requirements and forecasting future capacity needs
  • Defining the right trade-offs and system architecture to meet needs
  • Translating needs into operation requirements for the software engineering team
  • Identifying repetitive tasks and continuously work on automation and simplification to reduce the operational workload
  • Overseeing reliability and troubleshooting of production issues
  • Implementing additional monitoring systems where necessary
  • Proactively identifying faults as they arise

The company:

  • Located in Rapperswil (additional offices in Germany)
  • Modern infrastructure and high-end equipment
  • 5 years in the market with 20,000 customers (and rising)
  • 100 employees across all areas
  • Swiss market leader in cloud-based business software
  • 7 out of 100 for Top Swiss Start-Ups in 2016
  • Best Software Start-Up in Switzerland in 2017

The perks:

  • Open and honest working atmosphere
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Freedom of work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • Employee events, team lunches, and Friday chillouts

If you meet the above requirements, please get in contact ASAP to discuss further.

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