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System Administration

For our location in Aachen (Germany) or Urdorf (Switzerland) we are looking for a

System Administrator / System Engineer

About Us

MACD is an IT engineering company with a worldwide customer base in the financial sector and has been successfully implementing IT projects for financial institutions for over 20 years.

With our products in the field of stock exchange trading - in particular trading services, exchange and broker connectivity - we are the market leader in Switzerland. More than 60 banks and exchanges across Europe rely on our services in the areas of software development, project management, consulting, hosting and support.

At our locations in England, Germany and Switzerland, around 40 IT engineers, business IT specialists and economists work on innovative and challenging solutions.

We develop our software in an agile way using KANBAN, XP and Continuous Delivery. Thus, every developer is involved in all development steps, from requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment.

Your Tasks

Our System Administrators setup the required server infrastructure, create IT Security guidelines, and ensure that they are implemented. Additionally, they are significantly involved in the conception and implementation of new infrastructures (Cluster, NAS, network), from the analysis through to the design and implementation. Our system infrastructure is located in two datacentres and is managed by ourselves.

In this challenging position as a system engineer you make a significant contribution to the provision of our infrastructure for internal systems and our customers. We operate virtualised solutions and server (cluster) architectures running under Windows and Linux.

You can expect technologies such as GitLab, CheckMK, LXC, Docker, KVM, Proxmox and PfSense. With your in-depth technical knowledge in Windows system administration, you support our software and application engineers.


  • Apprenticeship as an IT specialist (specializing in application development or system integration) or IT studies
  • Very good knowledge in Linux system administration (preferable Debian)
  • Knowledge of the script languages Bash or Python
  • Understanding of Windows System administration (MCP)
  • Experience in IT security, software deployment and user management under AD
  • Experience in network administration
  • Structured way of working
  • Analytical and self learning
  • Motivated to work in an team
  • Good written and oral language skills in German and English

What we offer

The sector of stock exchange trading offers a variety of exciting and challenging projects related to the topic of digitalisation. As an expanding, international company, we offer you the freedom to realize your potential in this challenging environment. We will support you in this by providing internal trainings and free specialist literature.

Our work in small, project-oriented teams enables a flat hierarchy in which all colleagues - from trainees to CEO - are on a first name basis. It is important to us that we treat each other respectfully, openly, and honestly. In order to ensure the best possible cross-location cooperation and communication, all employees have access to common means of communication such as video conferences in addition to e-mail, telephone and chat.

Combining work and family is very important to us. Through our flexible working hours, we enable our employees to have a high degree of flexibility. An employment at MACD is possible either full-time or part-time; we look forward to finding a suitable solution together with you.

Our locations are centrally located and can be easily reached by public transport.

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Please get in touch with:

Cindy Fuhrer
Human Resources
+41 43 343 30 13