Developer Advocate (f/m) 80-100%

TX Group is the leading private media group in Switzerland. The company was founded in 1893 and today employs a staff of approximately 3,400 in Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Luxembourg and Serbia. It has been traded at the Swiss stock exchange since 2000.

TX Group is a major investor in some of Switzerland's most well known Digital Brands, including JobCloud (jobs.ch), Homegate, Tutti, Ricardo, Doodle and Zattoo. The combined audience on the web and mobile represents almost 50% of Internet traffic in Switzerland. As such TX Group plays an active role in supporting and guiding these companies to further success.

We are a newly created team reporting directly to the Group CTO, providing consulting, services and systems across the TX Group. This includes building and maintaining centralized, highly available and mission-critical services for some of the biggest mobile and web audiences in Switzerland. Our main office is located in Zürich, with a satellite office in Belgrade.


What you'll do:

  • Partner with other development teams of our main digital brands to ensure successful implementation of our products
  • Create momentum and drive the success of the product
  • Identify customer problems and create functional prototypes offering a solution
  • Dive into difficult problems with the team and successfully deliver results on schedule
  • Improve and standardize the developer experience for our products and platforms. Educate developers on best practices of effective integration with TX Group developed products
  • Promote internally our developed products by presenting at our yearly internal conference, blogging, writing technical tutorials, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with internal standards and practices


We are looking for:

  • Enthusiasm for web technologies
  • A positive mindset
  • At least 3+ years of experience working on production systems
  • You worked well in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent technical communication skills - documentation, presentations and conference calls
  • Experience with frontend development for web applications and mobile clients
  • Experience in server-side  using multiple languages and related frameworks, preferably Java or Python
  • Experience in SOA environments, APIs, services, architectures
  • Experience in database design and development with common tools such as MySQL, Postgresql, MongoDB and/or cloud services
  • Experience with containers, Kubernetes, continuous deployment and testing
  • Linux proficiency: BASH, configuration, basic scripting, process control, scheduling, permissions, tools, etc.
  • Plus: Experience with event-driven pub/sub systems, Kafka, ActiveMQ/ZeroMQ, Redis Pub/Sub etc
  • Availability to travel
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • A healthy aversion to deploying on Fridays or after 16:00
  • Good sense of humor


What you can expect from us:

  • Your Laptop of choice and a standing desk
  • Flexible working hours and Home-office possibilities
  • We value personal improvement and support you in expanding your knowledge with courses and conferences
  • A yearly internal conference (https://tx.tamedia.ch/), with international keynote speakers and an opportunity for you to learn how other teams work and show off your own successes and experiences
  • Assistance and Support through all aspects of the onboarding process
  • On-site canteen with plentiful selection of fresh food and salad
  • Regular team events somewhere in Europe 


We do not accept unsolicited CVs from Third Party Agencies.

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Zürich

Werdstrasse 21
8021 Zürich Wegbeschreibung

Why work with us?

We provide an attractive environment, so you can contribute and make a difference.

At Tamedia, you will find the framework required to develop professionally. You work at attractive locations in the middle of the city. In Switzerland, in Europe or wherever you can make a difference. An open work environment and flexible working hours provide you with an ideal creative freedom.

We create perspectives, so that you can advance yourself and Tamedia.

At Tamedia, you shape the future of media and digital industry from the pole position. You will learn from us, and we with you. We promote talent and provide you with the opportunity to enhance your skills. As a result, you take charge of your own career.

We live diversity, so that you can benefit from a large network.

Tamedia unites strong brands and cultures under one roof. This provides opportunities for interdisciplinary experiences. Network actively and expand your expertise through exchanges with specialists from other areas within Tamedia.

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