DevOps Engineer - Distributed Services

Strada Regina 40, 6934 Bioggio, Switzerland | Full-timeApply Now

A bit about the role

We are looking for a System Engineer for a team of motivated, enthusiastic and committed colleagues who always take the time to look at complex issues from all sides, who together master the challenges of day-to-day business, and who make the job of "running the bank" in Avaloq a success.
On our way to the cloud, we are providing an ever-increasing range of microservices to best combine availability and scalability.

Your key tasks

  • Set-up, operation, monitoring and maintenance of the systems for the realization of the offered services.
  • Assumption of tasks within the ITSM lifecycle, especially in performance, service, change, asset, incident and problem management.
  • Support in the preparation of software artefacts for operation on Kubernetes.
  • Declaration of distributed systems for Kubernetes in Helm Charts.
  • Declaration of infrastructure components in Terraform for GPC, AWS, MS Azure and the private cloud of our service provider.
  • Testing and rolling out new software releases in close collaboration with teams from development, test management and our customers.
  • Supporting the development of operation-supporting containers (e.g. log file extraction).
  • Carrying out error and performance analyses to restore or ensure stable operation using Prometheus and Ansible.
  • Use of current technologies and tools for continuous improvement and automation of system operation.
  • Participation in on-call duties.

A bit about you

  • Computer science degree or successfully completed training in the IT field or comparable professional experience.
  • Good Linux or BSD knowledge.
  • Basic understanding of network protocols and architectures (TCP/IP, MPLS, peering, hub & spoke).
  • Practical experience with at least one cloud provider.
  • Practical experience with Infrastructure as Code (Ansible, Terraform, git).
  • Hands-on experience administering Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Rancher, Mesosphere or OpenShift environments.
  • Basic knowledge of software development.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills and strong customer focus.
  • Fun and enthusiasm.
  • Very good English skills.

It would be a real bonus if you have

  • Knowledge / experience in Git, Gradle, Jenkins, Bash.
  • Interest for the banking business.

Additional information

We realize that managing work life balance is a challenge we all face in our daily lives and in order to support with this we are pleased to offer hybrid and flexible working for most of our Avaloqers to maintain work life balance and still continue our fantastic Avaloq culture in our global offices.

In Avaloq we are proud to embrace diversity and understand the success of our business is built on the power of different opinions, we are whole heartedly committed to fostering an equal opportunity environment and inclusive culture where you can be your true authentic self.

We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other fantastic traits that make us all unique, we have done our best to write this advert in an inclusive and neutral way.

Please be aware that we will not accept speculative CV submissions for any of our roles from recruitment agencies, and any unsolicited candidate submissions will be exempt from any payment expectations.



Annual bonus

At Avaloq we work hard to remain an industry leading provider and we love to reward our colleagues with a share of that success with an annual bonus, you will even remain eligible for annual bonus while you do the hardest job of your life – taking care of your children during parental leave.

Flexible working

We understand that fitting your life around your job can be challenging which is why in most roles we offer flexible working to allow you to thrive both in and out of work.

Instant recognition

We love to see people thriving in their roles and we have an instant recognition scheme at Avaloq to help managers reward the great work our colleagues deliver with a gift to say thanks.

Access to Udemy for professional and personal learning

We think it is important to learn and grow professionally, but if you are someone who likes to learn outside of work we give you access to online learning for both professional and personal learning, with over 210,000 courses to choose from.

A bit about us

Founded and headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq is continuously expanding its global footprint with around 2,500 colleagues in 10 countries, and more than 160 clients in 35 countries. We are an industry-leading provider of wealth management technology and services for financial institutions around the world, including private banks and wealth managers, investment managers, as well as retail and neo banks. Our research led approach and continual innovation is powered by the passion and creativity of our colleagues.
We are always looking for talented people to join us on our mission to orchestrate the financial ecosystem and democratize access to wealth management. Avaloq offers the opportunity to work closely with some of the world’s leading financial institutions as we jointly develop and shape careers. Championing a collaborative, supportive and flexible work environment empowers our colleagues to reach their full potential.

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