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Cloud Engineer 80-100% (f/m/d)

Date:  22 Feb 2024
Job ID:  8154
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

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

Central to Alpiq’s strategy is a growing and dynamic energy trading, sales and origination business which relies on cutting edge IT services and applications to compete and succeed.

We are an international team of software developers, software engineers, solution architects & project managers whose mission is to build and maintain Alpiq’s IT services and applications for a dynamic energy business. We are looking for a Cloud Engineer to evolve and manage Alpiq’s Data & Analytics and Trading solutions and to support Alpiq’s Trading team with data management and Data & Analytics cloud solutions.


You will be part of a larger Data & Analytics whose mission is to develop and maintaining business intelligence, market data and data ops applications & services to meet evolving enterprise’s business needs. The role can be located either in Olten or in Prague.


Your responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Trading and IT stakeholders and teams to drive agile cloud data solutions that meet business requirements and are consistent with IT best practices
  • Align solutions with architecture, security and operations
  • Manage and support database environments, on-premise virtual servers and cloud infrastructure for, and monitoring of, Alpiqs Data & Analytics applications and services
  • Design, implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines to automate the Application lifecycle
  • Coordinate the implementation (incl. release management) of business requirements
  • Follow best practice processes for configuration, change and release management to ensure all changes are properly tracked
  • Design, implement and support cloud migration projects aligned with cloud best practices to ensure robust solutions in a cross-functional team. 
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud technologies and initiatives
  • Participate in code reviews, document reviews and knowledge sharing activities within the cloud community


Your profile

  • University Degree in Computer Science or similar, Cloud Certification as an advantage
  • Experience in the architecture and engineering of secure and reliable cloud-oriented solutions leveraging the DevSecOps paradigm (i.e. Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience in DevOps strategies in multi-account cloud environments
  • Expertise in the support of a complex application environment
  • Experience in databases (SQL) and infrastructure environment (hardware, network and clients)
  • Experience with software engineering and Python. Front-end skills as nice to have
  • Experience in one or more of the following an advantage: Datadog, Snowflake, AWS, Azure, Database environments, server administration
  • Experience in a Financial or Trading environment as an advantage
  • Proficient English skills

Your benefits

  • Generous annual leave incl. bridge days and free working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Opportunity to buy/sell 5 vacation days
  • 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 and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. 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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