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Cloud Engineer

Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Position type: Full-time

Start date: By agreement

About You 

Are you driven by a strong sense of initiative and a can-do attitude? Are you eager to immerse yourself in a diverse range of designs, languages, and methodologies?  

We are seeking individuals who demonstrate patience and perseverance in overcoming challenges, possess a problem-solving mindset, and exhibit a keen interest in learning and mastering modern technologies and techniques. Your ability to adapt seamlessly to changing priorities and tasks, coupled with a commitment to delivering high-quality work within deadlines, will make you an ideal fit for this role. 

Your Responsibilities 

The Cloud Engineer works closely with the Chief Cloud Architect, Cloud Engineers and Software engineers to make sure all our systems are running smoothly, and quickly respond to issues as they arise. You will use strong engineering skills to prevent production problems and apply your problem-solving skills to fix any unanticipated issues. The role of a Cloud Engineer is to provide guidance and support for a complete range of activities needed to operate in a cloud environment. 

This involves working together with colleagues towards new and ongoing projects while implementing cloud-native and cloud-agnostic solutions throughout the entire organization. Moreover, you will:

  • Oversee the software life-cycle experience around infrastructure automation and runtimes in the cloud to create breakthrough environments, as well as monitor, diagnose, maintain, and fix underlying issues to improve existing hybrid cloud systems.
  • Implement cloud-native design principles in distributed systems and/or distributed service-mesh, serverless, microservices with GitOps workflow and practices 
  • Build, maintain, and optimize internal CI/CD infrastructure to define enhancements in the toolchain automation that cover all aspects of products lifecycle 
  • Work with technical architects on requirements definition and assist with cloud-based infrastructure planning and implementation 
  • A proactive approach, with the ability to work independently and take ownership 
  • A continuous learning mindset, with the drive to stay updated 
  • Use general programming experience in Python and Golang to write and automate operational processes 
  • Implement services, controls, and reusable DevOps patterns to deliver value safely, quickly, and sustainably in the cloud 
  • Maintain/monitor production and non-production systems to ensure infrastructure performs at its maximum efficiency 
  • Execute system management, monitoring, alerting, updating, and root cause analysis required to provide continuous operations 
  • Use innovative methods and technologies to identify and solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability.

You Offer

  • Knowledge of AWS Services, operations, maintenance, infrastructure automation (Terraform, CloudFormation) managing and operating multi-tenants Kubernetes clusters in various environments 
  • Proficiency in Kubernetes and Docker 
  • Understanding Encryption, authN and authZ 
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools like Prometheus and Grafana to make infrastructure observable with ready-to-use dashboards 
  • Proven experience and Strong knowledge of Public Cloud (AWS Preferred) in IaaS/SaaS/PaaS/Serverless 
  • Experience and knowledge of cloud networking infrastructure (VPC, DNS, Load Balancing, Firewalls, Routing) 

About Us

RepRisk is a rapidly-growing global company and a pioneer in the ESG data science field. Our goal is to make the world a better place by creating transparency in the business world – we are driving positive change via the power of data. We combine AI and machine learning with human intelligence to analyze public information and identify environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks. We serve as a reality check for how companies conduct their business around the world – do they walk their talk when it comes to human rights, labor standards, corruption, and environmental issues? 

We Offer

  • We offer a diverse, multicultural, collaborative and dynamic work environment in our fast-paced, mission-driven company.
  • The opportunity to enhance your technical skills and knowledge and work with modern technologies (see our technology stack
  • Our working conditions support a good work-life balance. This includes the opportunity to work flexibly and from home (up to 3 days per week possible).
  • You will have market based compensation, benefits and perks in line with our culture and values.
  • Paid volunteering and training days, plus a donation matching program and a health and fitness subsidy.
  • Frequent (optional) social events: From office parties to cultural potlucks or team sports - and much more! 
  • At RepRisk we respect the different needs and life experiences of our colleagues and we value diversity. Equal opportunities and equal treatment are a top priority.
  • And more!

Please note that we will only consider candidates with a valid work permit