Arcanite - Data Engineer

Arcanite is a young and dynamic company that offers tailor-made solutions and supports the IT development of its customers and partners. The company, founded by former members of the EPFL community, now has about twenty employees.

Our core business is the development of customized solutions in the areas of web application development, machine learning, data engineering and server stack management and automation.

Your responsibilities

  • Contribute in all stages of data pipelines, as part of the solutions proposed to customers and partners (collection, validation, storage, analysis)
  • Participate in and architect important projects for small and large companies in Switzerland
  • Share and participate with the rest of the team to enrich everyone's experience

Required profile

  • Higher education in IT or engineering (EPFL / ETHZ engineer, HES engineer, etc.) appreciated
  • A technologically versatile and motivated person to explore new areas
  • Interest in Open Source
  • Curiosity and open-mindedness
  • Ability to work in a team, to value the work of others
  • Ability to transmit knowledge (advice, training, technical exchanges)
  • Languages: fluent written/oral French and English (min. B1), German a plus


Minimum Skills

  • Knowledge of database administration according to different SQL/NoSQL paradigms
  • Basic Linux system administration skills
  • Knowledge of web frameworks and related concepts
  • Good practical skills with Git and Gitlab
  • A good mastery of Python
  • Ability to use cloud technologies such as MS Azure / AWS / GCE environment and Docker, Kubernetes tools

Appreciated skills

  • Experience with CI/CD tools, their configuration and support
  • Skills in the architecture of systems, applications, databases, APIs, services
  • Knowledge of Hadoop "Big Data" environments or equivalent
  • Previous experience in our business areas

What we offer

  • Working with modern technologies
  • Professional experience in cutting-edge fields
  • A pleasant working environment and a relaxed atmosphere in a young company
  • The opportunity to learn new technologies with people who have a good command of them