Cloud Platform Engineer (for Amazon Web Services)

Switzerland, Buchs
Reference No: 12536

What's the role?

As a Cloud Platform Engineer (for AWS) you would be responsible for keeping the AWS based Hilti cloud platform (also known as Hilti Cloud internally) up and running all the time. You would be specialized in the AWS foundation services and customized platform solutions for hosting the one and only computing environment designated for Hilti customer-facing IT services.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 127 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

You will work closely with product managers, solution architects, and software developers daily from different business units across services, and levels of the stack in Hilti Cloud. You will provide end-to-end professional support for requests such as provisioning of system environment or cloud services for software development activities, troubleshooting of issues that affect user experience, providing consultation on selecting the most fitting database products, etc. Operation-wise, you will ensure continuous optimization of the existing processes, in order to provide a high performing computing environment and prevent incidents through application of DevOps practices. You are responsible for evaluating and proposing new technologies and services that can improve the delivery quality, and implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform.

The cloud computing team is one of the front runners in establishing the core technology platform for Hilti software solutions introduced to the global construction market.

What do we offer?

We encourage you to grow, not only in this role, but also beyond. Together with our diverse and international team, shape the future of how we globally interact with our customers. You will be based in our IT department in mountainous Buchs, Switzerland, which is conveniently in walking distance to the train station and in proximity to our Headquarters in Schaan, Liechtenstein. You will work closely with your colleagues in our Headquarters, in our Digital Hub in Paris, France as well as in our second largest IT location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In Buchs, we offer you subsidized coupons for the local restaurants as one of many perks. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to commute environmentally-friendly to our Headquarter. We want you to work your best and offer flexible working hours, possibilities for remote working, and-day care for your children.

Why should you apply?

You will have the freedom to act in the responsible area with career prospects in a dynamic environment, excellent opportunities to develop yourself to higher levels and wider range of knowledge. Hilti Global IT is a fully recognized and respected competence center that is covering all relevant areas of IT. 80% of the top positions are filled internally. We have a clearly defined career development track for every individual employee and an excellent team whom are duly rewarded by performance.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering. Master is an advantage.
  • Experience with AWS services (EC2, IAM, Lambda, ECS, RDS, DynamoDB, CodeDeploy, CloudFormation, etc.) and infrastructure automation
  • Experience in enterprise level OSes (Linux, Windows Server) and database administration
  • Excellent communication skills and motivated in a multicultural team located at different locations
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

Does that sound like you? Apply today and start your Hilti journey.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ng Eng-Siong, the line manager of this role on LinkedIn

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