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Software Engineer

  • Riga, Latvia
€2,200 - €3,400 per monthO2A

Job description


Being the daughter company of Swisscom - leading telecommunications company and one of the most sustainable and innovative companies in Switzerland - we share the same values, vision and goals.

Our ambition – to become the #1 DevOps team in Europe by the end of 2025! We work on innovative and challenging projects that use "state of the art tech" in an Agile environment. As DevOps engineers, we understand the equal importance of relationships, culture, soft skills, and collaborative working in a friendly environment.

The product/ Team: 

We at Team IT-Transport&Connect are responsible for a network management application which acts as a network resource inventory and fulfilment system for Swisscom's latest and most modern transport networks. It is implemented as a cloud-native, microservice-based application running on Kubernetes, based on a third-party framework which we extend and customize using programming languages like Go, Python and Javascript, with interfaces to other internal systems over REST, Kafka and other technologies.

We are an agile team distributed across Europe, consisting of around 10 internal and external employees.

As a part of the team you will: 

  • Develop cloud-native IT applications supporting Swisscom's network
  • Ensure that requirements are implemented in a sustainable, entrepreneurial manner and according to best practices
  • Provide application support to users and other stakeholders
  • Work with high flexibility in a large lean-agile organisation, based on Scrum (SAFe)
  • Collaborate closely with various development teams and suppliers
  • Work as a team player as well as independently

What we offer:

  • Salary from 2200 to 3400 EUR monthly gross
  • 80 EUR monthly cell phone and internet allowance
  • Flexible schedule and possibility to work in hybrid mode
  • Ergonomic home office allowance in value of 500 EUR
  • Possibility to work abroad for 4 weeks each year
  • Premium health insurance after 1 month (with included consultations with psychologist or psychotherapist)
  • Optics (200 EUR every 2 years)
  • 24 working days of annual paid holiday per year
  • 5 dedicated paid learning day’s annually
  • Gym membership or swimming pool/water aerobics membership
  • Day off on your birthday or names day
  • 1 day off for social activities (voluntary project, adopting an animal)​
  • Collaborative, friendly and driven work environment
  • Work on innovations, cutting edge technologies and in autonomous high performance teams
  • Parking options
  • Continuous development environment that fosters your growth (conferences, cross-department experience sharing, learning platforms etc.)
  • Annual salary review

Job requirements

What we expect: 

  • Solid programming experience in an object-oriented programming language, preferably Go or Java 

  • Experience in scripting languages like Python or Javascript

  • Good understanding of microservice-based software design patterns and software development methodologies

  • Familiar with REST APIs and data definition languages (such as YAML, JSON, XML)

  • Experience using Linux (via CLI)

  • Understanding of databases (SQL and non-SQL)

  • Hands-on experience with DevOps tooling and processes (ideally GitLab)

  • Very good written and spoken English

  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes would be an advantage

Apply now for a new professional adventure and work with motivated colleagues from all over the world!

Join our DevOps team in Riga, backed by Swisscom - one of the leading Swiss IT providers.

NB! This position requires living or relocation to Latvia.


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How we hire

Our hiring process is thorough, to ensure we make the right decision and to help you to decide if we're the right fit for you.

Getting to know you

In the first call, let our Talent Acquisition specialist learn about you and your story to check a potential fit. This is also a chance for you to ask questions about Swisscom.

Meet the team

In this meeting, your future team takes a deeper dive into your experience and what you could bring to the team. You can expect questions on how knowledgeable you are in your area. This is a chance for you to ask questions about the role and responsibilities.

Technical Round

In this round, you get the chance to show off your technical skills to your future team.

HR/Soft-skills interview

You made it to the very last stage! Here we get to know you on a personal level as well as answer any questions you might have.

Have questions?

Get in touch with our Talent Acquisition specialist!

Alina Estriha