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Head of IT Services (m/f)

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  • Manager/in ohne Personalverantwortung

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Frühestmöglicher Eintrittstermin Oktober 2019

About Centralway

At Centralway, we value people that take ownership of their work and who strive for excellence. A job at Centralway is hard work but a career with us also rewards intelligence, commitment and creative thinking. If you thrive in intense, rapidly-changing environments and are fascinated by technology then we look forward to hearing from you.

Centralway is a high­ performance machine. Our teams span all of the key technology and business areas. They ensure the rapid implementation of our industrialised processes. We firmly believe that professionalised working breeds success. You will be working with us in Zurich in close collaboration with teams of engineers, designers, investment analysts and many other experts in order to push our products forward.


Your role

  • Design and implement next generation cloud architecture to serve all engineering teams
  • Architect and build a comprehensive cloud platform for easy deployment of cloud environments
  • Work with the engineering teams to understand functional requirements and provide architectural guidance
  • Perform proactive troubleshooting, performance analysis, continual improvement and capacity planning for production or virtualised environments
  • Create architecture, designs and documentation that will lead to consistently high reliability, scalability, security and performance
  • Review the entire environment and execute initiatives to reduce failures and defects, while improving overall performance
  • Setup and manage the hosting of a large-scale big data platform for dealing with high volumes of data
  • Perform deployment functions to ensure releases follow the correct implementation lifecycle
  • Interact with other teams and be a part of the process with positive and helpful reviews
  • Build and lead a world-class team made of DevOps, system administrators, DBA and infrastructure experts:
  • Clear communication of tasks and expectations in line with company culture and goals
  • Coach team members and facilitate their personal development by proactively requesting their input and feedback
  • Ensure high-quality standards for your team’s output and continuously motivate them to reach goals
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and implement new features
  • Identify and fix bottlenecks, and deal with other challenges, in order to ensure successful execution
  • To monitor and participate in workflow tracking (Jira) and documentation (Confluence) so that these scalable industrialised processes facilitate business growth


Our requirements

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in computer science or equivalent work experience relevant to the role
  • Several years in a systems engineer position
  • Experience in leadership and ensuring high team performance
  • Five years plus experience with Linux operating systems and Shell scripting
  • Proven technical troubleshooting and performance-tuning experience
  • The ability to drive results and set priorities independently
  • Use problem-solving techniques such as root cause analysis to resolve issues
  • Ability to handle multiple complex tasks, with tight deadlines, concurrently
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Knowledge of networking and complex software integration
  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions
  • Experience with cloud management software such as AWS, OpenStack or CloudStack
  • Passionate about technology and willing to develop expertise in any emerging field
  • Experience of working in teams that are run with ‘agile’ processes
  • Quick to learn and fast to adapt to changing environments
  • Versatile and eager to tackle new problems with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Fluent in English. German language skills are a plus


Our office

  • Free healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Delicious ice cream, sweets and drinks
  • Pool table, cinema and kicker table
  • Casual dress code
  • Friday evening beers and quarterly team dinners


If you are interested in this position please apply directly on our career webpage.