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Systems Engineer (60-100%) at Scandit
Zurich, CH

Scandit is a high-growth tech startup from Switzerland with offices in Zurich, San Francisco, Boston, Warsaw, London and Tampere.

Our technology for recognizing any barcode with any standard mobile phone is leading in the market today and is used on hundreds of millions of mobile devices. To see our software in action, check out our videos.

We are now looking for a new colleague to join our infrastructure team. You will be responsible for our on-premise servers as well as our network and communication infrastructure. You will be responsible for the security and availability of all systems and services as well as keeping our infrastructure up-to-date.

As part of our Zurich-based engineering team, you will help our engineering and product management teams stay productive by making sure they have a reliable infrastructure for software development, automated software builds/testing as well as machine learning training.

What You Will Do

  • Manage on-premise servers (hardware and software)
  • Manage GitLab, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins installations and keep them up to date
  • Manage virtualization environment (Proxmox VE, LXC, ZFS)
  • Manage networking infrastructure (Meraki WiFi, VLANs, switches, pfSense firewall, VPN, cabling/patching)
  • Help us manage our analytics infrastructure on AWS that processes tens of billions of scans (optional, opportunity for growth)

Who You Are

  • Strong Linux skills (your .bashrc is a work of art)
  • Networking skills (you own a copy of TCP/IP Illustrated)
  • Strong desire to document everything you do
  • Configure and automate everything with Ansible or similar
  • Announce actions before doing them

Who We Are

Scandit enables enterprises and consumers to change the way they interact with everyday objects and augment the physical world with real-time data captured by scanning barcodes and recognizing text, objects, and other visual identifiers using smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones and robots.

Scandit’s mobile data capture platform is built on proprietary computer vision, augmented reality, and machine learning technologies. Companies in industries such as retail, transportation & logistics, manufacturing, and healthcare can use Scandit’s technology to create and power mobile apps for crucial enterprise workflows like mobile point of sale, mobile shopping, self-checkout, inventory management, and proof of delivery.

Many of the world’s most innovative and successful companies are benefiting from Scandit’s enterprise-grade mobile data capture platform, including Sephora, Louis Vuitton, DHL, and Levi Strauss & Co.

Scandit was founded by a group of researchers from ETH Zurich and MIT. The company is headquartered in Zurich and is also represented in San Francisco, Boston, London, Warsaw and Tampere. Over the years, our company has evolved into a world-class team of mobile image processing, cloud-computing and “Internet of Things” experts from around the globe.

What We Offer


  • A highly skilled and helpful team of international researchers, scientists and engineers to work with
  • An environment where you can put your enthusiasm for algorithmic challenges and cutting-edge technologies to use
  • Hackathons, Christmas fondue parties, company outings and other regular events
  • A lab with state-of-the-art hardware (such as a UR robot, Microsoft Hololens, Vuzix, Google Glass, etc.)
  • Flexible working hours