Senior Software Engineer BI System

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Contract, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 21 May 19

Senior Software Engineer BI System

About our client
Our client is one of the leading insurance companies in Switzerland.
On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer BI System.
This is a contracting role until end of the year based in Zurich.
Your mission
- Design and implement a large scale BI system
- Propose new concepts/technologies and conduct PoCs
- Discover requirements by actively interacting with the end users (business)
- Evaluate vendor and hosting solutions holistically using meaningful KPIs
- Prototype creative solutions quickly by developing minimum viable products
- Design, develop and maintain all components of the BI framework
- Communicate and work effectively
- Resolve problems and roadblocks as they occur with peers. Follow through on details and drive issues to closure
- Define, develop and maintain artifacts like technical design and architecture diagrams
- Implement CI/CD pipelines and follow infrastructure as code paradigm
- Support and troubleshoot system issues as needed
Your background
- Degree in software engineering, computer science, informatics or a similar field.
- Meaningful work experience in reporting on large data volume
- Experience in designing and implementing service oriented architectures
- Solid server-side programming skills (eg Python, Java)
- Strong experience with cloud computing platforms (MS Azure, Kubernetes, Docker).
- Experience with microservice architecture, and design.
- Working experience with Apache Open Source Software, e.g. Cassandra, Hadoop
- Solid knowledge of Linux, Unix incl (Bash)-scripting
- Experience working in DevOps team
- Strong openness towards R&D, affinity to fast paced work environment
- Embrace fail fast work-style, excellence in communication of decision making to non-experts
- Strong focus on delivery and execution
- Bonus points if you have familiarity with insurance industry
What’s on offer
- Work for an established Swiss company
- International and multi-cultural working environment
If you think of yourself as a highly motivated, ambitious person, please apply via email: katia@swisslinx.com . For further information, do not hesitate to contact us: +41 (0)58 268 10 40.

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