Lead Software Engineer (Backend & Cloud) (m/f/d) Lead Software Engineer (Backend & Cloud) (m/f/d) …

Hays (Schweiz) AG
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jul 20
Benefits
Hays (Schweiz) AG
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jul 20
Benefits
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IT specialists hold all the cards: for its customers in industry and the public sector, Hays is looking for motivated employees who like looking at the bigger picture and growing with new challenges. We make sure that you benefit from our many years of experience in IT recruitment.

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  • Your Mission: Global Scale & Impact Labster has raised +$50m in funding and is rapidly growing - now on a mission to revolutionize science education globally. With the global impact of COVID-19, schools are transforming to online education faster than ever, and Labster is experiencing a massive +20x year-on-year growth. Your mission will be to directly lead multiple critical high-impact Labster cloud products and solutions, specifically designed to help millions of students globally get access to high quality science education.
  • Labster Vision: Empower the Next Generation of Scientists to Change the World For more information on Labster vision to empower the next generation of scientists to change the world, please see Labster founder's TED talk here: https://www.ted.com/talks/michael_bodekaer_this_virtual_lab_will_revolutionize_science_class
  • Introduction: And in this short 3 min video, our founder introduces you to this specific opportunity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jt1DbCBRXVg&feature=youtu.be
  • Hays is the exclusive search Partner for Labster for this position.

  • Design and build scalable, high-volume web applications
  • Be the company's engineering authority on SOA, container architecture, and related technologies
  • Drive Labster's transition from a monolithic to a scalable (micro-)service-oriented architecture and work with engineers of different teams and backgrounds to adopt new technologies
  • Automate and streamline Labster's content creation pipeline to make it available to content creators around the world
  • Take new solutions from idea/design to implementation and foster an agile and CI/CD mentality, as well as contribute to continuously improving the CI/CD pipeline
  • Engineer, test, deploy and maintain company multi tenant applications using web- and cloud-based technology stack (Django/Python, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Contribute to the engineering team's culture of high code quality
  • More specifically, you will work directly with the founder and platform lead in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Design and build highly scalable backend/cloud solutions for reaching millions of students and teacher
  • Help bring overall backend development across Labster's engineering teams to the next level and work closely with a passionate remote engineering team of + 20 engineers and DevOps globally
  • Play a critical part in realizing Labster's long-term grand vision of creating the world's most popular online platform for building and playing high quality immersive learning simulations

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Profound experience in web service development
  • Hands-on experience and expert knowledge of Labster's main technology stack and cloud technologies in general
  • Can-do attitude with a strong focus on value creation
  • Lifelong learner, keen to learn new technologies and skills
  • You are an analytical thinker, with an eye for simple yet powerful solutions
  • Passionate about good code quality and software design
  • Experienced in designing a system of web services from scratch
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment (Scrum, CI/CD, TDD)
  • Experience in eLearning and with LMS protocols is a plus (e.g. LTI, Google Classroom)
  • Be fully proficient in English

  • An inspiring, passionate and unbossed company culture
  • Flat hierarchy and high degree of freedom and direct influence/impact on major products
  • Be part of a global team, with offices in Copenhagen, Boston, Zurich and Bali, with possibility to travel and work from all destinations
  • Flexible remote work and home office policy, with initial onboarding in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Inspiring office and amazing coffee near Zurich HB at Impact Hub Colab: https://goo.gl/maps/kY2aHsiBZGUciVog9

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