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Open position

System Architect (60-100%)

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What you're going to do

Our internal IT located in the Group Services Enabling Unit is organized around SAFe and consists of around 50 members with the duty to design, develop, maintain, and support our wide variety of internal IT services. Distributed over five international teams, the services range from self-developed applications, hosted and cloud applications, on-premise and cloud IT platform technologies to services around the office and workplace.

As System Architect you serve as the technical lead for the internal IT called GISS (Group IT Services and Solutions). Your major responsibility is to steer the ART by giving guidance and alignment within the organization. You continuously evolve the system architecture landscape with the teams, are at the forefront for vision and integration, help managing risks, and are involved in critical enablers.
Together with business owners, product owners, and other stakeholders, you help ensuring strategy and execution alignment. You serve as an information, compliance, and security authority within the unit.

The following tasks await you:

  • Aligning the architecture with business priorities
  • Defining and communicating the architecture vision
  • Evolving the system design with teams
  • Fostering built-in quality and attending to NFRs
  • Supporting DevOps and the continuous delivery pipeline
  • Creating system architectures and defining the overall architecture of complex integrated systems (technology environment: e.g., Windows, RedHat, Networking, Azure, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Docker, GCP, AWS)

What we're looking for

  • A bachelor's or master's degree (University, ETH, FH) in computer science, or similar (HF)
  • Several years of experience in systems engineering and integration, in particular experience with cloud adoption
  • You are familiar with state-of-the-art system architectures
  • Lean agile, analytical mindset and quick comprehension skills
  • Good communication skills, as well as structured and analytical approach to work
  • Fluent in English

Sharp minds, good vibes

We are the sharp-minded IT experts who tackle the trickiest software and security challenges. With more than 700 employees in our locations in Zurich (HQ), Bern, Lausanne, Budapest, Lisbon, Singapore, and Ho Chi Minh City, we make the digital business of our clients work.

As a great team, we empower each other to share, grow and succeed. The unique Adnovum spirit across locations stands for helping each other at any time, having an open door and contributing to an appreciating and trustful atmosphere. We always enjoy having a laugh, a coffee or a drink together!

Apart from our unique «one Adnovum» spirit, we offer a solution-oriented engineering culture with flat hierarchies, which gives you the opportunity to contribute with your opinions and ideas. We embrace flexible working, like the possibility to work part-time and a hybrid work model. Your continuous education and development are key to us. Therefore, we actively encourage and support individual training opportunities.

For data privacy reasons, we only accept applications submitted via our online portal. Applications received by e-mail cannot be processed. Thank you for your understanding.

Adnovum accepts only direct applications. Any applications submitted by recruitment agencies without contractual agreement will be treated as direct applications.


Janina Heinrich

Janina Heinrich

Recruitment Business Partner

+41 44 272 61 11

+41 44 272 61 11