Head of Platform engineering

  • Competitive
  • Zürich, Schweiz
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Swisslinx
  • 22 Jan 19

Head of Platform engineering

Head of Platform Engineering

On behalf of our client, a newly built start up, Swisslinx are currently seeking a Head of Platform Engineering to join their business on a permanent basis here in Zurich. As the Head of Platform Engineering you will be responsible for managing a team of site reliability engineers as well as provide on-going support throughout the engineering department.


- Manage the team of Site reliability engineers
- Build and lead a highly capable engineering team
- Provide excellent leadership across the business with a strong focus on collaboration
- Work closely with Product teams on mission critical services
- Continuously provide leadership and guidance throughout the engineering department
- Help to set up the cloud services within the business


- Previous experience with Engineering management
- Hands on experience with high complexity concurrent systems
- Strong knowledge of cloud computing platforms
- Experience with software engineering (Java, Scala, Python, C++)
- Fluent English language skills (other languages are beneficial)

If you feel you possess the above skills, we look forward to receiving your CV!

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