Nov 11, 2021

Automation Lead Engineer

  • Swissquote
  • Gland, Switzerland
Full time Banking QA-Quality Control Software Engineering Software Testing

Job Description


  • Lead architecture and go-live planning
  • Automation of our procedures
  • Ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Ensure health, uptime and performance of all our production applications and systems
  • Manage deployment of new releases and application components to production servers
  • Improve release management tools and processes
  • Debug and resolve production issues along side Operations, Infrastructure and Development engineers
  • Work with platform architects on software and system optimizations, helping to identify and remove potential performance bottlenecks
  • Evolve continuous integration (CI) pipeline to fully automate deployment of the highly available, mission critical platform that supports Swissquote
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant technologies, plug into user groups, understand trends and opportunities to ensure we are using the best possible techniques and tools


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience.
  • min 5 years of experience in IT - Operations, DB, Systems & Storage
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Perl, Bash, Java.
  • Experience in different flavors of *nix (Ubuntu, Debian, RHEL, SLES, Solaris, CentOS)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, French is an asset

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate with business, development and infrastructure teams
  • Enthusiastic about joining a diverse and challenging environment
  • Knowledgeable with automatic configuration management tools (Ansible / Puppet / Chef)
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with monitoring distributed systems
  • Experience in automation and testing via scripting/programming
  • Experience with an automatic build pipeline and continuous integration servers (e.g. Jenkins, SonarQube, XL-Deploy)
  • Financial services industry experience is a plus.
  • Experience with web-based Java/J2EE architectures and JVM configuration

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