Data center / Onsite Field Engineer

Zürich, Switzerland

The Role

At Zattoo we are building the TV platform of the future. We are looking for a Data center /Onsite Field Engineer (f/m/x) to join our Operations team. We control the whole chain from satellite and Multicast ingest through hosting hundreds of servers, petabyte-scale storage and Tbps-scale streaming. There are many exciting areas to work on and to push TV to a new level.

You will play a key role in ensuring a stable operation of our services, scaling our infrastructure and optimizing our network architecture.

What You'll Do

  • Perform day to day maintenance on servers, e.g. Debian/Linux installation
  • Physical racking and hardware troubleshooting and replacement in Zürich and Frankfurt
  • Scale and maintain our Juniper network infrastructure: prepare and deploy configuration changes, software upgrades, hardware installation and replacements in Zürich and Frankfurt
  • Be an advocate for security and stability, raise awareness of weak spots and develop plans to mitigate them
  • Some nightly maintenances will be required (< 5% total work time)

What You'll Bring

  • 2+ years proven experience as systems administrator, data center engineer, network engineer or operations position, ideally operating a high traffic service or hosting provider

  • Experience with Linux/Debian

  • Experience with data center hardware installation and operations ( cooling, power and optical fiber cross-connects)

  • Fundamental understanding of the Internet and modern web services (e.g. http(s), TCP/IP, Streaming)

  • Comfortable working with remote colleagues, multidisciplinary teams and external partners

  • Fluent verbal and written English language skills


  • Hands-on experience configuring routers/switches ( ideally Juniper )

What We Offer You

    • Reward: strong market competitive salary

    • Recharge: 27 days vacation plus public holidays

    • Regulate: trust-based flexible working hours and the option of  remote working 8 weeks per year
    • We’re sharing: Free access to the best streaming experience on the market
    • We’re developing: your own development budget, German classes and hackdays
    • We’re inclusive: 'Zattooies' are a fun, engaged, and diverse team made up of 40 nationalities
    • We’re healthy: yoga classes, health checks, team sports, daily organic fruit bowls
    • We’re responsible: we are carbon neutral, an active employee Green team
    • We’re sociable: a calendar of events with fireside chats, lunches, in-house bar, BBQ’s, socials, summer party, annual off-site events

Zattoo enables our users to view indiscriminately and we reflect that in our team too. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law we encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunities employer, join us and help build a diverse team dedicated to the future of TV.

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Join us and become part of our Stream Team!