Technical Lead-Cloud Architecture, Java 80-100%


Goldbach neXT AG is the central technology and service competence center for the digital advertising market of Goldbach and the TX Group. Above all internally, AdOperations, AdTechnology, Product, Programmatic and Data specialists ensure the implementation of digital media campaigns for advertisers. Goldbach neXT makes a significant contribution to the innovative strength and dynamic development of the entire TX Group in digital advertising and enables central services for agencies and advertisers as well as for the Goldbach Sales units. Goldbach neXT AG is a sub company of Goldbach Group AG based in Küsnacht. Goldbach Group AG is mainly active in Switzerland, Austria and Germany and is a TX Group company.

We are looking for a passionate Technical Lead-Cloud Architecture, Java to join our team!


As a Technical lead you will join a growing team of engineers and help contribute to the development of our core infrastructure. You will work closely with both product and engineering teams and have the chance to design a next generation advertising platform.


Your responsibilities would be to:

  • Contribute to building an innovative advertising platform.

  • Maintain and integrate with existing systems while also being part of architectural discussions and delivering greenfield projects.

  • Further develop the Cloud Infrastructure.

  • Bring solutions to life with a focus on quality, insight delivery and reducing latencies.

  • Have Bi-lateral communication with the product team sharing engineering constraints and objectives.

  • Identify tech debt and making recommendations of reduction.

  • Write code for medium to large features independently.

  • Set up a scalable test environment, test data and software performance testing strategy and standards.

  • Lead code reviews, providing constructive feedback and encouraging best practices & design patterns.

  • Mentor a small, growing team of engineers, ensuring technical and personal development.

We will invite you to the next level if you have:

  • BA/BS degree in Information systems, Computer science or Engineering (or similar) with at least 5 years+ of work experience as Senior SWD/Senior SWE or equivalent combination of education and experience in a similar role.

  • Led small teams of high performing engineers and are able to know when to step in and help and when to nurture from afar.

  • Extensive experience with Java.

  • Strong understanding of cloud architecture, REST APIs and messaging systems.

  • Very good knowledge of messaging products like Kafka, ActiveMQ and Kinesis.

  • Proven know-how in AWS Services (ECS, API Gateway, Lambda, SNS, DynamoDB, SQS, Kinesis).

  • Hands-on experience with Docker containers & orchestration.

  • Sound expertise with development tools like Eclipse, Git, Gradle, Sonar, Jenkins, Jira and Artifactory (etc..)

  • Previous experience with DevOps Practices and CI/CD model of development.

  • High skilled in delivering software performance and stability improvements.

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional resources and work well in a distributed environment.

  • Understanding and experience using Agile processes and methodologies.

  • Fluency in English is required (C1 written & spoken).

  • Knowledge of the advertising market and or ad sales will be given a strong preference.

  • German and any other language is a plus.

  • Management and development of a remote team of engineers is a plus as well.

What we offer:

  • A workplace in Zürich - for an international company which drives advertising forward.

  • A dynamic & passionate team environment.

  • Hybrid type of work.

  • We come from different corners of the world and work interdisciplinary.

  • We want to know each other better - wherethere are opportunities to socialize - across all our locations.

  • Find all benefits at a glance here:

We do not accept unsolicited CVs from Third Party Agencies.

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