Electricity flows with us. On behalf of Switzerland and in cooperation with international partners, we do our utmost every day to develop the best solutions for the Swiss electricity grid.


We have an immediate opening for someone to join us at our main location in Aarau as a


DevOps Engineer (80-100%) 


Powering Switzerland

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for the development and reliable operation of our new Kubernetes-based container platform. You will work closely with various teams within the IT infrastructure department to ensure that the platform runs smoothly and meets the requirements of our organisation. Your tasks will include the following: 

  • Design, implementation and optimisation of the Kubernetes container platform, ensuring its scalability, reliability and security
  • Provision of Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Automation of processes for the deployment, scaling and maintenance of containers
  • Monitoring of platform performance and implementation of measures to optimise and ensure compliance with security standards and guidelines
  • Collaboration with development teams on the provision of applications
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosis and resolution of problems in connection with the platform
  • Documentation of configurations, processes and implementations


What we need from you

For this position, we are looking for a communicative team player with an independent and structured way of working. You are resilient, flexible and enjoy working in a dynamic environment. You must also have the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, information technology or a comparable qualification
  • Sound understanding of Kubernetes and container orchestration (certifications in these areas would be an advantage)
  • Experience in the implementation and administration of container platforms, as well as knowledge of automation and configuration management (e.g. Ansible)
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools and processes, as well as experience of working with cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose system issues, as well as security awareness and experience with security best practices
  • Good knowledge of Linux system administration
  • Very good knowledge of German and/or English


What we offer

The chance to carry out varied and exciting tasks in a company that is unique in Switzerland, and a state-of-the-art working environment in the immediate vicinity of Aarau railway station. You can also expect the following benefits:

  • Flexible working hours (42 hours a week)
  • 25–30 days of holiday, as well as company holiday between Christmas and New Year
  • Progressive social benefits and an attractive pension scheme
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Financial support and/or time off for internal or external training courses
  • Competitive remuneration and payment for good performance


About us

Our team of five employees is jointly responsible for the Linux platform. It is part of the «Server, Storage & Data Bases» team and has a very high technical maturity, as well as being international, innovative and inclusive. For us, a good team spirit is essential. We work together and take each other to the next level. We are motivated to develop and operate a modern, stable infrastructure.

Your Contact

Marlene Eve
Talent Acquisition

If you are interested, Marlene Eve will be pleased to receive your complete application documents. Please apply online via our career portal.

Swissgrid AG
Bleichemattstrasse 31
5001 Aarau
Phone +41 58 580 21 11