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DevOps Engineer

20%-40%, Zurich, fixed-term

The Wyss Zurich is a joint accelerator of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, which was made possible by a generous donation from the Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. hc. mult. Hansjörg Wyss. The mission of Wyss Zurich is to drive the clinical translation and technology transfer of outstanding scientific discoveries into new therapies for patients and breakthrough innovations in the emerging fields of Regenerative Medicine and Robotics, and to promote hybrid technologies in these fields. Wyss Zurich brings together some of the world’s leading experts to form multidisciplinary teams, pooling their knowledge and expertise. For further information:

We are looking for a bright and promising student to join our operations and engineering team part-time, and help us provision and deploy our AI-powered products around the globe. In this role, you will assemble, test and provision high-performance server racks on which our solution runs. At the same time you will be working together with other engineers towards improving our provisioning and deployment infrastructure learning about the cloud and automated deployment via Ansible.

Project background

Seervision is an ETH start-up and Wyss Zurich project. We are building a complete technology stack that simplifies and scales live video production. Our solution enables cameras to identify and track a person’s movements, autonomously adapting focus, zoom and framing to produce the ideal shot. Our technology is revolutionizing video production for stage, studio and sports events, helping clients  deliver consistent high-quality results at significantly lower cost.

Job description

  • Assemble servers and other computers
  • Use and improve our provisioning infrastructure and tools to install operating systems and our software with its dependencies
  • Running and improving automated testing scripts written in Python
  • Work extensively with GitLab, Ansible and the Google cloud
  • Support our DevOps team in
    • maintaining and improving our deployment infrastructure including Ansible playbooks
    • building and maintaining infrastructure as code (IaC) in the cloud, that can scale when needed
    • writing and maintaining automated tests for quality assurance 
    • maintaining and improving our CI/CD pipelines in GitLab
  • Receive and give code reviews

Your profile

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor or Master program (INF, ITET, MAVT or similar)
  • Good knowledge in state-of-the-art computer hardware (Intel CPUs, Nvidia GPUs)
  • Good manual skills for assembling computer hardware
  • Good knowledge of Python and bash/shell scripting, experience with linux
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • Detail-oriented and accurate work style, exceptional reliability


  • Experience with DevOps tools such as GitLab, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure such as GCP, Azure or AWS
  • Prior experience in professional software development

Your mindset

  • You enjoy assembling computers
  • You are fascinated by DevOps and the cloud
  • You care about development best practices and want to improve your coding skills


We look forward to receiving your online application at the following link:

Further information about Seervision can be found on our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Damian Frick by email at (no applications accepted via email).

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