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Corporate IT - Lead internal data communication platform (m/f)

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Corporate IT - Lead internal data communication platform (m/f)

Corporate IT - Lead internal data communication platform (m/f)

Date: 18-Feb-2017

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Company: Panalpina

Req ID:129802
Job Function:IT
Contract Type:Permanent
Job Level:Professional
Department: IT (IT), IT

Sub-department:Shared IT Products

Location: Basel, Corporate Head Office (PAC), Switzerland

Full time/Part time: Full-time

Start Date:07/01/2016

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 branches in more than 70 countries, and employ approximately 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Corporate IT - Lead internal data communication platform (m/f) to manage, with the associated team, the corporate data repository solution which is instrumental to all our main applications.

This IT core solution offers to the main IT applications a seamless integration platform. This central service is based on a central data repository completed by a set of relevant data services, user interfaces, workflows, data consistency and quality checks, data reception and distribution logics, ... .


* act both as a technical expert in given field as well as a leader who will take the full responsibility for ensuring the availability as well as the permanent extension of the solution
* leads a team of 3-5 internal and external IT development engineers
* manages all steps of application lifecycle from business requirements analysis to the delivery of the solution, including documentation and release management
* contribute to IT systems architecture and design discussions
* supports the implementation of key components of overall architecture


* Higher IT-Software engineering oriented education
* at least five years of experience in developing IT business application with a significant part in the application's integration world
* 2 years' experience in leading IT development team (2-5 people)
* excellent knowledge of Java/J2EE, MVC frameworks (Struts), Enterprise Integration Patterns as well as good knowledge of front-end stack (HTML, CSS, JS, AJAX, JQuery, other client-side frameworks)
* experience with high availability and high performance architectures (multi TBs data volumes, thousands of active users)
* Strong database knowledge (DML, DDL, physical data modeling, ...) and development skills with IBM Informix (DB2 is a plus)
* knowledge in enterprise messaging platforms like IBM MQ
* knowledge of IBM WebSphere application server
* Knowledge of Application Lifecycle Management (in areas of source control, work item tracking, build and deployment automation)
* Experience in project management


* Team Leader managing efficiently a virtual team (different locations, time zones and cultures) with excellent good interpersonal and communication skills, able to motivate others
* Organizational and prioritization skills
* Highly reliable, with high sense of responsibility
* Able to cope with pressure and a fast paced environment
* Persistent yet flexible, positive and open attitude, endurant
* Ready for continuous learning and extend knowledge


* excellent command of English
* German and French are an advantage

Specifics for Job / Environment

* You will be part of our Corporate IT
* International environment
* up to 10% travel in Europe