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Open Systems AG

PERL Engineer

Development – Zürich, Switzerland
Department Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Join our enthusiastic team of platform engineers and face the challenge to expand the Open Systems platform. As a (Senior) PERL Engineer you will be part of the core team of Open Systems that ensures to develop and operate the central monitoring and configuration management infrastructure of Open Systems' global network security solutions.

As an engineer in this position, you will make the system more scalable as well as implement features and services that support our product in both Perl and Go. You will act as an "engineer for engineers" as you join the Platform team which is the core of our development department.

We expect you to bring the following skills to this responsible position:

  • ETH, university, or FH degree in Computer Science or similar educational level
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of Perl and preferably Go
  • Experience in designing and developing software components
  • Familiar with distributed systems
  • Knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Enterprise Database Technologies (Oracle, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience in working in a small agile development team (Scrum)
  • Fluent in English 

Furthermore, we expect basic knowledge and a high motivation to participate a coached training program in these areas:

  • Configuration Management and Monitoring
  • Timeseries-Database (InfluxDB, Prometheus)
  • Message Broker Systems (Kafka)
  • Understanding networking in general and the major internet protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, SMTP, DNS)
  • Knowledge of network security concepts and best practices
  • DevOps 

At Open Systems we are passionate about what we do. We work in an environment in which innovative solutions, rapid development times, creativity and open communication are practiced and continuously fostered. The pursuit of technical advancement is at the center of our attention. You will be based at our office in Zurich (CH) and will get the opportunity to work out of our office in Redwood City (US) for a few months. As part of the Mission Control team, you share operational duties with your colleagues.

We look forward to receiving your complete online application (letter of motivation, CV, diplomas/reference letters/transcript of records. Compress your application into two attachments). For further questions and inquiries about applications, please feel free to contact Helena Grimm at +41 58 100 10 10.

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