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Assistant Engineering Solutions 60-100%

We’re looking for someone techie, reliable, organized, creative, friendly and fun to work with us! The role is to help support the coordination and communications in a busy software development department - so many people and teams, building so many things at once.

As part of EPD (Engineering, Product and Design) at ricardo.ch, you are at the center of where the apps and services are developed and run in Switzerland’s most popular marketplace. In this role, you will help coordinate, communicate, and maintain the development processes of our customer-facing apps and internal tools, working with the CTO/CPO, engineering leads, product managers, designers and many engineers.

This position can be part-time (60-80%), with some remote work possible. The main office for work is located in Zug, and this role reports directly to the CTO, working together with engineering leads and product managers.

About EPD at ricardo

We have around 50 engineers working at offices in Zug (CH), Valbonne (FR), Belgrade (Serbia), and remotely. They develop in mobile, web and backend technologies. There’s also product and design teams in Zug that work closely together with Engineers and other stakeholders. Everyone collaborates together in cross-functional topic teams, and we share weekly goals and demo sessions.

With lots of different teams working together (more than 70 people), there are many to-dos and important things that can be forgotten. In this role, you are at the center of it all: staying on top of things, responsible for reporting, organizing events, talking to engineers, PMs, other departments, and supporting our team leads and PMs to help them be more productive, informed and efficient.

Job Duties

  • Assist with organizing events, meetings, travel, and workshops
  • Manage reporting, time tracking, keeping things updated
  • Help to coordinate regular team rituals: plannings, demos, retros
  • Support PMs and engineering leads in their organizational work and events
  • Assist PMs and engineering leads in the development tech and product documentation
  • Organize translations, copywriting, and help out engineers who need support
  • Improving our processes, automating things, simplifying where possible
  • Help in the building presentations and communication efforts
  • Assist with demos (wireframes, videos, presentations) and creation efforts
  • Coordinating with vendors, candidates, and contractors when needed
  • Learn how to program and develop things, manage feature flags, create dashboards, set up monitoring, etc.
  • Jump in where needed to help us be successful!

Skills and Qualifications

  • Extremely organized, autonomous, and good at managing many things
  • At least one year experience working in an office environment, preferably around software development
  • Fluent in English and German, French is a plus
  • Able to write well and communicate clearly
  • Mastery of standard office tools: we use mostly Google Slides, Docs, Sheets
  • Experience with project management software (JIRA, zube, Asana, Trello, ...)
  • Able to manage calendars, scheduling, booking things online
  • Exposure or direct experience with software development in a professional environment (Agile, Scrum, KanBan, etc)
  • Basic technical knowledge or direct experience with programming, web or mobile apps, networking, databases
  • Programming and hacking skills are a big plus
  • A can-do attitude coupled with a strong sense of urgency
  • Collaborative and team focused
  • Curious and eager to learn new things
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Zug, Switzerland

General-Guisan-Strasse 8
6301 Zug Directions jobs@ricardo.ch

Workplace & culture

We share, learn, party, ship, fail and succeed together (not necessarily in that order).

We believe in healthy living and offer free flow of fresh fruit and other healthy snacks, and replenish our Felfel fridge every day with tasty and nutritious meals. During lunch hours there's the opportunity to do all kinds of different sports - just 5 minutes from our main office which is located in Zug, a short train ride away from Zurich or Lucerne.

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