Junior Applications Manager

Swatch Group Services

  • Publication date:

    09 January 2023
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Permanent position

Junior Applications Manager

Who we are

We do not exclusively manufacture legendary watches; we also invent the Future's IT!

The Swatch Group Services Ltd. has an IT Competence Center for our 17 brands, which would make Tony Stark jealous.

Are you ready to be our Tech Talent then keep reading!

Live your passion in a position where you drive innovation, work with latest technologies, and pave the way into the new digital era.

You will meet over 250 like-minded IT Experts and together you will design innovative solutions, work on global projects, and build our IT environment of tomorrow.

To complete our Group Applications division, we are looking for an experienced and talented

Junior Applications Manager 

Scope of this position

As Junior Applications Manager, you will support a portfolio of Group central applications in a team of Applications Managers. Having a deep overall technical vision of their infrastructure landscape and software modules, you are one of their central IT stakeholders to manage our portfolio of applications used by Swatch Group companies.

Your responsibilities

  • Support our portfolio of applications as IT specialist
  • Coordinate delivery of services to business and ensures IT service is uninterrupted
  • Organize and provide technical implementations for all lifecycle changes
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level of support with the help of partners and vendors
  • Manage enhancement, corrective changes according to applications lifecycle
  • Support new application deployment, infrastructure migration and upgrade projects
  • Work closely with business, developers, infrastructure colleagues, and external providers
  • Infrastructure management and application monitoring
  • Provide, maintain documentations

What you are / What you bring with you

  • You have an IT technical degree (ES/HF) or equivalent in Computer Science
  • You have minimum 2 of work experience in applications administration (cloud / on-premise)
  • You are polyvalent, solution oriented and have analytical solving skills
  • You are Service and Customer oriented with good communication and collaboration skills
  • You have proven abilities to take initiatives and be innovative
  • You are motivated to learn new business domains and technologies
  • You are experienced in troubleshooting application issues
  • You apply standard methodology, techniques, procedures and criteria

Our technical knowledge "wish list"

  • Experience with administering software on Microsoft environment (client / server)
  • Experience with IT components (Active Directory, Virtual server, SQL database, Firewall,...)
  • Experience on business applications (Archive, Finance, Legal, Logistic, Retail...) and scripting language (SQL, PowerShell...) is a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows server, Web server, Office 365
  • Knowledge of IT marketplace and SaaS technologies (Cloud, Hybrid...) is a plus

How we communicate together

  • You are fluent in English. French and / or German is an asset. 

Place of work

  • Your place of work will be Biel / Bienne BE or Bussigny VD

Questions? Who to contact

Daniela Kronig

HR Business Partner


The Swatch Group Services Ltd

Längfeldweg 119

CH - 2504 Biel Bienne

phone: +41 32 343 50 42

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