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Senior DevOps/System Engineer - Tamedia Team

Senior DevOps/System Engineer - Tamedia Team


Tamedia (www.tamedia.ch) is the most successful digital company in Switzerland. The company is founded in 1893 and has been listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange since 2000 and has over 3500 employees within 16 companies across 5 countries.

The Tamedia Data Analytics Team (TDA) works with all these companies to build advanced data products and services. To further scale these systems and build new products we are committed to further grow this team and expand its engineering capabilities with a dedicated team of specialists in Belgrade.

To expand further our Tamedia team we are currently looking for a

Senior DevOps/System Engineer

You will work with cutting edge technologies to go from research prototypes into production systems at a rapid pace. Our systems serve more than 40% of the attributable swiss internet traffic and reach more than 85% of the swiss population on a monthly basis. The Belgrade team works directly with the Zurich team: Data Scientists, Engineers and Product Managers to build a proprietary high-performance data analytics platform. There are no managers in Belgrade, therefore direct communication with Zurich will be part of your daily professional responsibility. Our platform is based on the concept of real-time stream processing and built to scale.

We actively use open source software and contribute to open source projects.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Write automation code to build scalable, reliable and secure cloud infrastructure on AWS
  • Write code to improve our tooling, monitoring, orchestration, and deployments
  • Provide site reliability and development operations
  • Building up and maintaining Kafka and other database clusters as well as the backup & logging infrastructure
  •  Building up and maintaining Kubernetes clusters

Your Profile:

  • At least 5 years of experience with Linux
  • Excellent coding skills in any language
  • Familiarity with Python, we use Saltstack for automation
  • Experience with at least one configuration management system
  • Positive, pro-active team player who is passionate about their craft
  • Good understanding of SQL
  • Understanding how the Internet works
  • Ability to research, evaluate and propose suitable new technologies

Bonus Skills & Experience:

Experience the following technologies is a plus:

  • Cloud automation and HA setups
  • Apache Kafka
  • Docker & Kubernetes
  • Elasticsearch or Solr
  • Any compiled language (we prefer Go)

Our Offer:

  • Work in an international team of talented engineers
  • Develop further on modern technologies and innovative projects
  • Highly competitive salary and fringe benefits
  • Modern and cozy working place with positive and friendly atmosphere
  • Opportunity to grow both professionally and personally in an stimulating environment


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Working with us will provide you with exciting career opportunities in an international environment, a wide range of fringe benefits and the chance to develop further professionally as well as personally.

You will work out of our development center, which is located in the Belgrade Science Park. A modern working environment with free coffee, beverages, fresh fruits and a refrigerator full of candies along with a relaxation area with playstation and lazy bags await you.


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