System Engineer (Internet Facing Applications)

  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Contract

Company Description

Role: Senior System Engineer Position for Internet Facing Applications

End client: Bank

Location: Zürich

Start date: immediately

Project duration: til the end of the year

Rate: 700 CHF (all inclusive maximum)

Language: English fluent, German an advantage

Job Description

  • An interesting and challenging position in the Area of Internet Facing Applications (IFA) integration and support
  • Accountable for the IFA, Proxy Infrastructure of a reputed bank in Switzerland and the corresponding Software Components e.g. Web Application Firewall (WAF), Reverse Proxy and Authentication Systems
  • Ability to work in the integration phase including: planning, configurations and installations of new functionalities and patches
  • There is chance to join the tactical engineering phase, Use case / Problem analysis, solution architecture and as well as realization
  • Dedicated and solution oriented collaboration in the further development of the IFA infrastructure and the integration of new functionalities
  • Collaboration and knowledge exchange with the various engineering departments in the wider area of the security
  • Need to take over the L2 support of the WES infrastructure which will include 24 / 7 on call shifts


  • Degree in Computer Science (ETH/Uni/FH) or equivalent education / working experience
  • A consistent record of at least 3 years in Unix / Linux – RedHat and Network Technologies
  • Excellent knowledge in the area of OS Security and Web Security
  • Good knowledge of Apache Web Server
  • Good knowledge of Application Servers: Tomcat / WLS
  • Good understanding / knowledge of Java
  • Knowledge of at least one of the following scripting languages: Python/Perl/bash
  • Knowledge of web technologies: HTML 5, Javascript, CSS and AngularJS
  • Willingness for an on-call dury and work out of office hours for deployment of IT changes
  • Ideally having worked in a large corporation or even in a financial institution
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work and communicate with senior management and other partners
  • Good communication skills in English are a requirement, German is a plus