Application Solutions Architect

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Zürich, Suisse
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Swisslinx
  • 19 nov. 18

Application Solutions Architect

On behalf of our client, a leading insurance company in Zurich, Swisslinx is seeking a highly motivated Solution Architect for a permanent position. You would be joining an international team of 10 architects who all specialise in different areas. The team acts as the "last line of defence" for various new solutions, including applications and infrastructure.

Your Mission:

• Introduce service reliability engineering practices for the for the whole lifecycle of IT infrastructure services
• Perform quality reviews of new potential solutions (architecture, solution design, system configuration, performance and load testing etc.)
• Raise any quality risks to the appropriate level
• Introduce and manage "Infrastructure as Code" (also through Continuous Integration and Deployment)
• Improve current technology standards, guidelines and best practices
• Support project teams with design, architecture and technology challenges
• Contribute to the further development of infrastructure
• Support all the build and run activities within IT

Your Background:

• Minimum 7+ years of experience as a full stack developer and architect
• Strong experience as a Service/Site Reliability Engineer or IT Infrastructure engineer
• Broad understanding of IT infrastructure and platform services, ability to quality check them
• Knowledge of end-to-end application security, infrastructure and cloud solutions
• BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Information Technology, etc.
• DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Infrastructure as Code
• Experience with Docker and Kubernetes)
• Cloud platforms (PaaS, IaaS, Cloud Foundry, MS Azure), Linux, Middleware (Oracle, WebSphere Liberty Profile)
• Network and Security infrastructure
• Understanding of the latest security principles
• Ability to interact with various SMEs and stakeholders, outstanding communication skills
• Fluent English

Preferable skills:

• Fluent German

Are you a Solution Architect looking for a highly-responsible role within an international environment? Then we look forward to receiving a copy of your CV.

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