DevOps Engineer (80 – 100%)

The Zurich43 partner, the Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society (IT’IS), is currently seeking applicants for the post as:

DevOps Engineer (80 – 100%)

IT'IS is an independent, nonprofit research organization closely associated with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, with a focus on measurement and simulation of the electromagnetic near-field, advanced computational life sciences (CLS) simulation tools and dedicated high-quality evaluation and test systems. Currently, we are expanding our CLS activities and are looking for a dynamic, motivated, and experienced DevOps Engineer to strengthen our multi-disciplinary group. The team is responsible for the development of Sim4Life as well as for the web based open-source platform o2S2PARC.

Your challenges:

  • Working closely together with the development team to automate work-flows for products on the cloud
  • Maintaining our infrastructure on our internal cluster as well as the resources on the external cloud
  • Assisting in the design, creation, and maintenance of tools for continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD)
  • Monitoring the deployment of services in testing and production environments
  • Evaluation of a tool chain for long-term migration to a commercial cloud provider

Your strengths:

  • Experience with cloud ecosystems and technologies, specifically with Amazon Web Services (AWS) a plus
  • Professional experience with micro-services, containers, and orchestration (docker/kubernetes)
  • Experience with scripting languages (shell, Python, etc.)
  • Expertise in version control systems (git, svn)
  • Expertise in database maintenance (backups, migration, object storage)
  • Familiarity with existing CI/CD tool-chains (gitlab, travis, jenkins)
  • Friendly, outgoing personality, very good organizational skills, and the ability to learn quickly
  • Fluency in English – both oral and written – required, German language skills a plus

Our offer:

  • Working with world-renowned scientists and an international group of software engineers with various backgrounds, ranging from physics and electronics to mathematics and biology
  • Collaborating with leading research laboratories and global players in the med-tech and life sciences industries to produce biomedical tools, with a global reputation for top quality
  • Flexible working hours at a vibrant workplace in the heart of Zurich

Interested? We look forward to receiving your complete resume materials (in English) consisting of:

  • Motivation letter
  • Detailed CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • Diplomas
  • Transcripts (with grades)
  • Work certificates and / or reference letters (if available)

Please send your application to the following address:

Yvonne Maeder
Zeughausstrasse 43
8004 Zurich
Phone: +41 44 245 97 77

Please note that incomplete applications will be disregarded.