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    System Engineer Kubernetes / OpenShift at Avaloq (Zürich, Switzerland)
    Avaloq Employer
    Zürich, Switzerland
    Job Type
    Job Location
    Full Time
    Zürich, Switzerland

    Job Description:

    Your team

    The unit Tools Innovation is responsible for the implementation of professional development environments used both by internal developers, clients and clients' customization experts.

    As a System Engineer you will be part of a solution and operations engineering team. You will be responsible for the engineering and the support of our developers as well as our clients in the context of OpenShift/Kubernetes container platforms and their ecosystem of solutions and processes. You can expect a cutting-edge technology implementation for a demanding environment, which is highly motivating and rewarding.

    You will transform stakeholder requirements into robust and effective solutions with a DevOps CI/CD approach in an agile environment. The international growth of the company demands your structured, proactive and innovative approach, as well as flexibility. As a committed team member, you will play a crucial role in providing the cutting edge technical foundation for Avaloq and our community.

    Your mission

    Contribute to the everything-as-code product codebase (including CI/CD processes)
    Contributing in engineering, automatizing, and supporting development and releasing processes
    Evolving the container platforms’ architecture and implementation (primarily RedHat OpenShift), selecting tools and system software as well as control components with the focus on solution effectiveness and scalability
    Investigating new requirements, including feasibility and complexity assessment, as well as their impact on existing systems, standards, and guidelines (requirements engineering)
    Contribute to planning, evaluating, migrating, developing/implementing, configuring and testing systems. Analysing failures and error states; following-up with introducing monitoring and prevention measures to improve the code-base and systems
    Contributing to the technical documentation
    Handle 2nd and 3rd level support cases from our external clients (initial analyses, information gathering, solution or escalation)
    Cooperate with our external support partners to find the optimal and timely solution of client inquiries

    What you need

    University degree in Computer Science (BSc, MSc) or appropriate hands-on experience
    Knowledge in RedHat Enterprise Linux/CoreOS administration
    Hands-on experience with Kubernetes and container deployment management. OpenShift
    experience is an advantage
    Hands-on experience with configuration management and automation tools like Ansible and Terraform
    Hands-on experience with development and build automation (Jenkins, Gradle, Java)
    Hands-on experience with PKI processes
    Container platform and microservices-related technologies (Kubernetes, Prometheus, Alertmanager, Grafana, Elasticsearch stack, Istio)
    Optional: Cloud infrastructure (AWS)

    You will get extra points for the following

    Passion for quality, performance and pragmatic engineering
    Reliable and enjoying being knowledgeable
    Keen to investigate new technologies and solutions
    Good analytical skills and attentive to details
    Good interpersonal and communication skills, compromise-friendly
    Fluent in written and spoken English

    Now let’s talk about perks and compensation

    With our compensation model, we want to share the success of the company with all our employees. We offer competitive base salaries and if you prove yourself as a super-star, you might be entitled to an extraordinary achievement reward.

    Place of work


    Don’t be shy – apply!

    Avaloq Evolution AG
    Michelle Hiestand, Talent Acquisition Professional
    Allmendstrasse 140 - 8027 Zürich - Switzerland


    Flexible Hours
    Letter of Recommendation
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