Zühlke – Empowering Ideas


Lead Architect with a flair for Data & AI

Zurich - Switzerland
Bern - Switzerland
Data & AI
How you spend your time
As Lead Architect with a flair for Data & AI, you will be the key player in the design, driving decisions & implementation of data-driven platforms & solutions. You act in several roles, but you always apply yourself where your potential shows its full effect:
You are an Architect - You are responsible to turn requirements into solutions in complex environments and thus contribute to the customer success and satisfaction. You will lay the foundations for state-of-the-art solutions of demanding data-driven solutions and machine learning projects, be it in the cloud or on-premise. Subsequently, you will outline these to the relevant stakeholders to inspire them and secure their buy-in.
You are a Thought Leader - You take on a challenge of becoming a thought leader in the field of data platforms and continue to strategically advance the topic internally and externally. Share your knowledge with colleagues, train customers and help develop young talents.
You are an Entrepreneur - You are an important expert for data engineering projects and thus are active in the development of Zühlke services, position our offer on the market (pre-sales) and prepare offers. In addition, you are familiar with market trends and always keep an eye on current developments.

What's important to us
  • You're able to design and implement the optimal customer solutions in the cloud or on-premise and have a proven track record of managing and working on technical projects
  • You're passionate about sustainable, reliable software architecture in the area of data engineering. Ideally you already have several years of experience the field of data engineering in building reliable and secure data platform architectures, and are familiar with ML Operationalization.
  • Thanks to your self-confidence in communication with customers and strong drive and passion, you're striving to take on responsibility in projects and in the further development of our data and machine learning capability. Excellent communication skills at least in English are a prerequisite
  • Your architecture decisions are significantly influenced by non-functional requirements such as availability, flexibility, stability, maintainability and security, combined with economic considerations. You know what concrete effects your architecture decisions have on the code level
  • You have a technical university degree (ETH, Uni) in Computer Science, Mathematics or in a comparable field.
  • You want to be the technology polyglot in the field of Big Data - be it Apache Airflow, Apache Beam, Kubernetes, Docker, or relational, column-based or NoSQL databases, stream or batch processing, Python, SQL or Scala, Cloud or on-prem, AWS or Azure.
Why Zühlke
  • Unique culture - we communicate openly with each other, assess ourselves honestly and enjoy working in a team.
  • Further development – we invest 10% of our turnover in the development of our employees. We help you grow through continuous, high-quality training.
  • Knowledge exchange - we have an interdisciplinary approach, culture of knowledge sharing and learning from each other.
  • International topic groups – we exchange experience, knowledge and support each other in our further development within our internal communities (such as Data Platforms, AI & Data Science).
  • Great workplace – we offer a culture of trust, encourage you to think outside the box and to share your ideas.
  • Sustainability - a matter close to our hearts. We aim to ensure that our projects and services are as sustainable as possible and also make our customers more sustainable.
Zurich ,  Bern
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Lorina Joumaa

Recruiting & Talent Relations