Data center / Onsite Field Engineer

Zürich, Switzerland
IT / Software

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: Market competitive compensation

  • Regulate: Trust-based working hours and the flexibility for remote working

  • We’re sharing: Free access to the best streaming experience on the market

  • We’re developing: Personal development budget, German classes, all-company hackdays

  • We’re inclusive: A fun, engaged, and diverse team made up of 40 nationalities

  • We’re healthy: health checks, team sports, daily organic fruit bowls

  • We’re responsible: We are taking positive action on our carbon footprint

  • We’re sociable: 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.

Join us and become part of our Stream Team!

Updated: 2 weeks ago
Job ID: 3042733
About Zattoo Europa AG
Zattoo is the leading TV-as-a-Service player in Europe serving millions of users helping them watch what they want, where they want, when they want.
51-200 employees
Information Technology (IT)
Sonnenallee 223A, Berlin, Germany
Sonnenallee 223A, Berlin, Germany
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