This opportunity is based in Geneva and Lausanne

Senior Platform Engineer


ELCA is one of Switzerland’s biggest Information Technology Companies.

Our team of 2000 employees advises companies on the best use of modern information technologies, develops and implements efficient and stable solutions and applies our know-how to ensure excellence in use.

For our locations Lausanne/Geneva/Bern/Zurich we are looking for a Senior Platform Engineer.

In this role

Your role in our Managed Services division is to act as the interface between developers/customers and production constraints to ensure a stable and reliable platform. You have expertise in container orchestration platforms, automation and architecture, enabling you to deliver high availability infrastructure. You also know how to apply your expertise, and learn new technologies, to help customers meet their specific business.


In the team you will be in charge of:         

Automate deployment of new services

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 seeking a graduate from a university, polytechnic or other specialized college.

Mandatory: You have strong technical background with hands on experience on production systems.

Your expertise covers some or all of the following:

  • Hypervisors: VMware or HyperV

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

  • Unix/Linux operating system

  • Networks (basic knowledges about Subnets, Firewall, VPN)

  • Relational databases (Oracle/PostgreSQL/MSSQL/MariaDB)

  • Software Defined Infrastructure (Infrastructure As Code)

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

  • Continuous integration tools and processes (TFS, Jenkins, Sonar, GitlabCI)

  • Optional: Automated testing tools (Selenium, Fitnesse, Cucumber)

  • Optional: Application servers such as TomCat, JBoss, Wildfly

  • At least one cloud platform (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud etc.)

For Zurich, Bern and Basel you have an excellent command of spoken and written German and English.

For Lausanne and Geneva  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).

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