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We Are Looking for a Computer Scientist

About Us

SWITCH is operating the education network with innovative IT services for Universities in Switzerland.
In addition, SWITCH is operating the domain name registration for domains ending in „.ch" and „.li".
Our offices are located in downtown Zurich, and the company has 90 employees.

The Job

SWITCH is participating in an EU‐funded project to maintain and further develop grid middleware (European Middleware Initiative – EMI). Internet technologies such as web services, XML, SAML, XACML and X.509 certificates are essential as well as Java, open source and Linux. In order to extend our team we are looking for a computer scientist who enjoys working in an environment spanning research, implementation and operation.

Your Profile

You hold a higher degree in computer science or a related field and have in‐depth knowledge of Internet technologies, object‐oriented programming and software engineering. Experience in grid computing and/or SAML/federated identity is highly desirable. You may have gained first experiences in project management, and you are used to work systematically and independently. As an open personality with good communicative skills you enjoy working in an international environment. You are fluent in English and have the ability to express yourself in German.

We Offer

Competitive employment conditions, very good social benefits, flexible working hours as well as your continuing education are important to us.


SWITCH, Human Resources, Gudrun Reheis,
P.O. Box, 8021 Zürich, Tel. 044 253 98 22

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