Senior Cloud/DevOps Engineer

Basel, Switzerland

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Senior Cloud/DevOps Engineer for our Basel office to make our team even stronger.

As a Senior Cloud/DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of AWS-based application platforms and tooling, to support the implementation of our client company’s cloud first strategy. The Cloud Team is responsible for Cloud evangelism, project outreach, project AWS consulting/architecture/design, and AWS-based platforms for use by application teams – engineers, informaticians, and biomedical scientists. As the Cloud Team is growing out of the existing mature DevOps practice, to-date the main driver of AWS adoption, the position is also responsible for providing Basel-based DevOps services, involving DevOps consulting and automation implementation to support these same users.


  • Provide consulting services to application teams looking to build AWS-based scientific applications, providing design and implementation support as needed;
  • Design, build, and support advanced Development Operations tooling used to build, deploy, test, and manage scientific applications supporting drug discovery research;
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders in scientific, development and operations communities;
  • Provide on-site operational user support for AWS and DevOps platforms and tools.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent work experience;
  • At least 3 years deep AWS architecture and development experience with a variety (in breadth and depth) of applications use-cases;
  • AWS certifications are not required, but strong candidates will ideally have AWS Certified Developer Professional and AWS Certified Architect Professional certifications;
  • At least 5 years in-depth programming experience in Ruby (preferred), Python or Java with software design skills, as well as with current best practices and methodologies (e.g. Agile);
  • At least 5 years (can be concurrent) of work experience in service functions or providing user support;
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration, with at least some familiarity/experience with automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, SaltStack, etc;
  • Familiarity and some experience with Continuous Integration and/or configuration management processes and tools (git, JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins, Artifactory, etc.);
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software development and IT operations best practices;
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Proven strong user focus and excellent communication skills with a successful track record of collaborating in cross-functional teams;
  • Demonstrated capability to efficiently manage multiple projects simultaneously while appropriately reacting to changing priorities;
  • Fluent English (spoken and written).

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Develop integration modules for interacting with new systems and applications;
  • Opportunities for self-realization;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Corporate and social events;
  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks;
  • We do not accept CV from recruiting or staffing agencies.