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Application Engineer ETRM (f/m/d)

Date:  9 May 2024
Job ID:  8407
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

Group IT is a functional unit that supports Alpiq’s Business Areas in all IT aspects.


In this role you will work in either our location in Olten or in Lausanne. You will be accountable for the application engineering of the assigned applications and that they meet internal and external stakeholder needs. You ensure best practices around application management and will work closely with other teams from Group IT, the other Alpiq Business teams and the support functions of Alpiq. 


Join us at this exciting time and work with us in a diverse, multinational and dynamic environment.
Your main responsibilities 

  • Act as technical specialist, discuss requirements, implement technical solutions together with the internal development team and work relevant projects (CHANGE) 
  • Support end users and analyze open issues (RUN) incl. on call duty 
  • Coordinate the integration with the internal integration team (CHANGE) 
  • Ensure that applications meet internal and external stakeholder needs in terms of functionality, reliability, availability, maintainability, compliance, security, auditability and scalability
  • Support the IT strategy to achieve the target system landscape
  • Stay up to date on IT best practices, including methodologies, processes and tools and ensure continuous improvement 


Your profile

  • Business and technical acumen, customer oriented, results focused, organized and a team player and willing to learn new things (energy business) 
  • Knowledge in DB technologies (Oracle, PL/SQL) and programming and scripting skills 
  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent certification in a technical or engineering discipline 
  • 2+ years of experience gained in an agile IT/Technology environment 
  • Knowledge in energy sector is an advantage 
  • Knowledge in AWS Cloud Technology is an advantage
  • Proficient in English, German and French as an advantage 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 
Your benefits
  • Generous annual leave incl. bridge days and free working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Opportunity of 5 days flexible leave
  • Very good social benefits and excellent pension fund contributions, optional additional savings contribution (tax free)
  • Financial contribution to daycare center costs and voluntary family allowance
  • Free barista coffee and fruit
  • Various flexible work models
  • Financial and/or time support for further education
  • Complete benefits overview

What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection
At Alpiq, data privacy is an important topic. Please therefore take note of the corresponding Privacy Notice that appears in the online application form and explains in detail the purpose for which we process your personal data. It is of great concern to us to inform you as transparently as possible and process your data only in a fair manner.

Application process
Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Alina Tauscher



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