This opportunity is based in Lausanne

Expert system Engineer - Team Leader


For our locations Lausanne/Geneva we are looking for a Senior System Engineer to lead our system team.

In this role

Your role in our ELCA Cloud Services Plateform group is to lead the System team.

We look for a candidate with a technical profile, that will continue to have a large share of “hands on” activity, but who is also able to drive the system team (3 to 4 people currently) to excellence, making sure to provide a high level of services and delivering improvement and transformation projects for our customers and our plateform.

You have strong experience in managing production infrastructures on Private datacenter or Public clouds.

You will be part of the infrastructure operations team reporting to infrastructure operations manager. The operation team is in charge of running more than 5’000 servers and containers for our internal SaaS applications and our customers platform relying on diverse cloud providers.

What we offer

  • A pleasant working environment in a motivated team with solid expertise
  • A broad field of technology, from standard applications to micro-services on public clouds
  • An amazing work diversity ranging from small projects to wide programs
  • Intensive collaboration with ELCA engineers, experts and managers as well as directly with customers from various business areas

About your profile

You believe that software only makes sense if it works at any time; you know that reconciling production with development is full of technical challenges.
For this vacancy we are looking for a graduate candidate from a university, polytechnic or other specialized IT diploma, with extensive experience in Linux, Windows and system components (SANs, Backups) on production systems.

Previous management role is not absolutely necessary but we will expect a candidate who is able to coach others, be accountable for the overall delivery of his team, can drive projects until the end.

Your expertise covers some or all of the followings:

  • Strong Unix/Linux operating system experience including troubleshooting/monitoring/Backup

  • Configuration and deployment management tools (Puppet, Ansible), System automation Scripting

  • Hypervisor: VMware

  • Storage: SAN/Fibre Channel/iSCSI

  • Databases: MySQL/Oracle/PostgreSQL

  • Software Defined Infrastructure

  • Configuration and deployment management tools (Puppet, Chief, Ansible, terraform)

  • Container platforms: Docker, OpenShift, OKD or Kubernetes – operations

  • Overall knowledge of Windows Server

  • Good understanding of Network concepts (firewalling, routing, switching, load balancing)

  • Experience with Continuous integration tools and application servers such as TomCat, JBoss or Wildfly is a plus.

  • You have an excellent command of spoken and written French and English.

If you are INTERESTED in applying for this position, please send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, letter of reference, diplomas and certificates).

By continuing to browse this site, you accept the use of cookies or similar technologies whose purpose is to produce statistics on visits to our site (tests and measurement of visitor numbers, visit frequency, page views and performance) and to offer you content and promotions which will be of interest to you.

Our cookie policy has been updated. Feel free to manage your preferences.


Manage your cookie preferences

Update your cookie preferences

Find out about the type of cookies stored on your device, accept or block them for the entire site, all services or on a service-by-service basis.

OK, accept all

Visitor flow

These cookies provide us with insight into traffic sources and allow us to better understand our visitors anonymously.

(Google Analytics and CrazyEgg)


Sharing tool

Social media cookies allow content sharing on your preferred networks.



Visitor understanding

These cookies are used to track visitors across websites.

The intention is to enable us to offer more relevant, targeted content to existing contacts (ClickDimensions) and display ads that are relevant and engaging for users (Facebook Pixels).


For more information about these cookies and our cookie policy, click here