On behalf of our client, a multinational investment bank, Swisslinx is currently looking for a Senior Linux Engineer. This is a 12-month contracting opportunity based in Zurich with the plan to internalize after the initial contract duration.
- 3-4 years experience of working on a mid-sized Linux platform (RHEL 6 and above), which ideally includes o Systems administration, configuration management and patching o Response to cyber and operational risk management controls and remediation o Proactively monitoring system performance, capacity planning and risk - Familiarity with essential networking concepts including TCP/IP, network routing and firewalls. - Familiar with SQL and NoSQL database technologies. - Experience with shell scripting and Python. - Ability to work effectively with a globally distributed team, while able to operate independently. - Strong analytical skills with the ability to break down and communicate complex issues, ideas and solutions
Nice to Have
- Experience with SAP Sybase ASE or MongoDB is desirable. - Familiar with RESTful web services and microservices architectures. - Ability to read and understand Java code, ideally including JDBC and interaction with databases. - Experience with SDLC and Github/Gitlab desirable
- Technical Skills - Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills - Drive and Motivation - Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks - Client and Business Focus - Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations - Teamwork - Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions - Communication Skills - Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others - Judgement and Problem solving - Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues - Creativity/Innovation - Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value - Influencing Outcomes - Presents sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions. Takes a position on issues and influences others' opinions and presents persuasive recommendations
What's on offer
- Work for an established international bank - International and multi-cultural working environment By applying for this position, I consent to the Swisslinx Group of companies: - storing my personal information (including name, contact details, Identification and CV information etc.) on their internal or external servers for the purpose of informing me of potential employment opportunities - using my personal information or - supplying it to third parties upon express consent for the purpose of informing me of potential job opportunities - transferring where applicable my personal information to a country outside the EEA/EFTA