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IT Operation Specialist - Linux - Unix - MS SQL - PowerShell - Firewalls

IT Di-Visions AG

Posted on Jun 2, 2021 by IT Di-Visions AG

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

IT Operation Specialist - Linux - Unix - MS SQL - PowerShell - Firewalls

Job Description

System Management - Setup, maintenance, monitoring and support of the Business Applications platform of the Bank. The main components of the platform are:

  • Infrastructure: Linux, Windows and AIX Servers
  • Databases: MS SQL and Oracle
  • Key Applications: Avaloq core Banking, Avaloq Front Platform (eBanking), Advisory system Finantix
  • taking responsibility of operating, supporting, maintaining and upgrading the Business Application platform and in particular the new Front Platform of the Bank
  • Operations - overseeing and executing the day-to-day activities of Operating systems as well as the Core- and surrounding Applications and Databases
  • Installing applications and interfaces using automation and based on a banking security standard
  • Operations - Ensuring system processes are properly scheduled and monitored during the day and on call. Managing incidents and system upgrades out of office hours or over weekends
  • Release Management - Managing testing and releases of new IT services, with a strong emphasis on adopting proper change management processes
  • Problem Management - Assisting in continual improvement of systems through careful analysis of issues and their causes
  • Service Management - Coordination with external parties providing infrastructure and application services
  • Project Management - Managing smaller technical IT projects such as infrastructure change or introduction of a new service


  • Detailed Run-the-Bank knowledge and ability to drive operational efficiency and improvements
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Knowledge as Database Administrator Oracle and/or MS SQL
  • Other useful skills include knowledge of tools like PKI infrastructure, Splunk, experience in programming in Shell-Script and PowerShell
  • 2nd and 3rd level support experience
  • Knowledge around network and system security topics eg hardening, WAF, Loadbalancer and Firewalls
  • Experience in release and change management eg Bamboo, BitBucket and Nexus
  • Experience, Skills and Competencies Required
  • Ability to solve problems independently, quickly and completely and to communicate them clearly to management
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and German
  • Experience of managing small projects independently like for example system upgrades
  • Strong team player with an ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence amongst peers and colleagues
  • Flexible individual willing to get involved where required and keen to face new challenges and learn new tools
  • Strong Service Delivery Mentality with real attention to quality and excellence in all areas
  • Strong IT Background and ITIL Foundation


IT Di-Visions is a friendly and dynamic IT placement agency which has a real track record with companies within the financial, telecom, insurance and other interesting industries in Switzerland.
We place IT experts in contracting positions as well as in permanent employment contracts.

For further technical information, please contact Ms. Ilenia Herforth.

Please send your complete electronic application to

IT Di-Visions AG

Reference: 1216592742

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