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Azure IoT Solution Architect

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF 150000
Date added
7 April, 2020

Job Description

Our Client is an industry leader in industrial engineering and manufacturing, who believe in further business development through smart technologies and data as a means to maintain competitive advantage in their market.


Azure IoT Solution Architect, Zurich, Switzerland


They have shifted focus to Azure Cloud as a big data environment where all business critical analytics can take place.

This role provides a unique opportunity to shape technical capabilities around securely acquiring both business data, as well insightful tech data around IoT topics. Furthermore, this role provides the opportunity to demonstrate strong and thought leadership with regards to take Proof of Concept work, right through to scale up for Global Roll Out.


Your main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Taking technical responsibility for the architecture, design and operations of our Analytics Solutions based on Azure, spanning across IoT, Big Data Management and Advanced Analytics Services
  • Be a liaison with our global stakeholders in topics related to business, digitisation and IT.
  • Oversee large implementation projects with close collaboration between internal and external resources.
  • Ability to move between high level architectural review/design and all phases of solution delivery projects, including challenges in the details.
  • Document and share technical best practices and insights within the Digital & IT community.
  • Operationalizing and industrializing analytical use cases including end-to-end data pipelines.
  • Advising on new technology trends and possible adoption to maintain competitive advantage.
  • Close collaboration with data scientists and analysts from various functions and business units.


Requirements necessary for the role:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Engineering with specialization in Data Science / Data Engineering
  • Multiple years/hands on experience in:
    • Big Data Architecture environments & Big Data Management (Azure Based Preferable)
    • IoT topics, preferably related to manufacturing and device life cycle management (Azure IoT hub)
    • Data Ingestion & Processing as well as API management (Azure Based Preferable)
    • Data Engineering
    • Analytics, and exposure to collaborating with Data Scientist teams to facilitate environments for analytical topics such as machine learning and AI.
    • Security (Active Directory, Application Gateway, Key Vault, Virtual Networks, Network Security Groups)
  • DevOps & continuous integration, testing and automation for all current solutions and Proof of Concept work.
  • Experienced in managing vendors/partners as well as projects from Proof of Concept to scalable solution.
  • Strong track record of delivering results in a global matrix organization.
  • Project Management skills are a big plus.
  • Experience working in Agile environments.


Being a big picture thinker with a positive attitude would make you a good fit for this dynamic working environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an industry leading technology and data driven environment.


If you are interested in applying for this Azure IoT Solution Architect role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Mark Dowsett in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.