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Ringier is a diversified media company with about 7,300 employees across 19 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. In a history that spans more than 180 years, Ringier stands for a pioneering spirit, independence, freedom of expression and diversity of information. Ringier is a Swiss family-owned business with head offices in Zurich.
Ringier Data Technology Department is part of the Ringier International Technology and Data Unit, driving our customer data platform "Star" (formerly known as Sherlock) for personalization, cross-brand recommendation, and monetization. To further accelerate the development and adoption of the award-winning data platform, the DataTech department is recruiting a

Lead Solution Architect 100% (f/m/d)

  • Work in an agile and highly motivated international team
  • A startup-like environment with secured corporate funding
  • The mandate for technological decisions
  • Besides the default social benefits, we offer a number of additional perks
  • An attractive workplace in Zurich Seefeld
Role and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the Ringier data platform strategies and roadmap development to meet business objectives with existing or emerging technologies. Ability to translate business concepts into technical terms. Understand and communicate company goals and objectives
  • Apply creative approaches to determine technical solutions that further business goals, keeping in mind performance, reliability, scalability, usability, security, extensibility, and cost
  • Maintain broad technical and solution knowledge in software application, cloud computing, data streaming, security and business architecture areas
  • Provide mentorship and help team growth especially on the technical side
  • Build fast prototypes to validate concepts or new technologies
  • A degree in computer science, mathematics, software engineering or a comparable degree program
  • A minimum of 8 years of software development experience including 5+ years of application or platform architecture experience
  • Proven extensive experience in architecture design and development of large scale platforms and applications
  • Deep understanding of the design patterns of serverless architecture and cloud-native applications at Amazon Web Services (beyond EC2, RDS, S3)
  • Extensive hands-on design/coding skills using serious languages like Python, Java, or Node.js
  • Strong on elegant coding, can write very solid prototypes or core components quickly
Interested? We are looking forward to your online application.

We only consider direct applications for this position.