Our Client is a globally active private bank offering wealth management investment services to Swiss and overseas Clients. With an established presence in Zurich they are looking to hire a new professional and experienced


You are responsible for maintaining and operating a portfolio of peripheral applications mostly in a technical perspective. Focusing on Windows and Unix based systems, within the business applications team and liaise with the infrastructure team whenever necessary

-          Contribute to business applications implementation projects

-          Provide technical support to users, from issues solving to users training

-          Documenting procedures and knowledge in general

-          Handling the end-of-month procedures

-          Operating applications and performing administrative task



-       Minimum 7-8 years overall IT experience3 to 4 years general experience in the domain of financial services, preferably private banking with basic understanding of Capital Markets Operations

-       Very good understanding of IT related practices and processes (e.g. ITIL, PMI, Agile)

-       University education or further education in Computer Sciences

-       Flexibility and a good team player with the ability to blend in a multi-cultural team

-       Excellent communication skills in English (no other language is required)

-       Fast learner, self-starter and ability to work independently

-       Technical knowledge: - Microsoft Windows 2008 and 2012 incl. scripting and Powershell; - IBM AIX incl. Ksh scripting; - Sybase Adaptive Server 15.x or Microsoft SQL Server (reporting services and integration services a plus)

-       Experience with at least one of the following applications:

  • Triple A (preferred) or Finantix or PRM or Fircosoft or GTExchange

-       Familiarity with scheduling and monitoring tools

-       Microsoft IIS (WebSphere Application Server is a plus)

-       iSeries (AS/400) experience is a plus

If this sounds like the sort of opportunity you are looking for, in a dynamic and international environment, then we would like to hear from you. Please send your email including your CV and a brief introduction letter to the attention of Simon Portalski,

All applications are handled in the strictest confidence

Our client is, a leading global bank based in Zurich. they have an opening for an experienced


Für Sparte IT-Security in Zürich suchen wir per sofort einen versierten, erfahrenen und vielseitig interessierten Junior/Senior Application Security Engineer, der sicherstellt, dass unsere Applikationen den höchsten Sicherheitsanforderungen genügen und innovative IT Security Projekte erfolgreich umgesetzt werden.

Your challenge:

  • Security Engineering: Konzeption, Planung, Entwicklung, Beschaffung, Installation und Konfiguration von neuen IT Sicherheitslösungen sowie Optimierung der bestehenden IT Sicherheitsinfrastruktur
  • Leitung von IT Security Infrastrukturprojekten in enger Koordination mit Stakeholdern aus den verschiedenen Geschäftsfedern
  • Applikationsverantwortung für IT Security Plattformen inklusive Betrieb, Überwachung, 3rd Level Support und Pikett
  • Beratung und Unterstützung von Applikationsverantwortlichen, sowie von internen oder externen Projektleitern bei Applikationssicherheitsthematiken

Your qualification:

  • Tech. Hochschule (Uni, ETH, FH), Ausbildung Richtung Informatik oder andere gleichwertige Ausbildung mit Schwergewicht/Vertiefung in Informatik
  • Bereitschaft und Fähigkeit sich rasch in verschiedene neue Technologien und Themen einzuarbeiten
  • Gute konzeptionelle, analytische sowie kommunikative Fähigkeiten
  • Sehr gute Kenntnisse und praktische Erfahrung in der Software Entwicklung
  • Breites IT Security Know-how sowie praktische Erfahrung in der Umsetzung von mehreren Projekten mit Haupt- und Teilverantwortung
  • Gute allgemeine IT Applikations- und Infrastrukturkenntnisse sowie Erfahrung im Projektmanagement, vorzugsweise aus dem Finanzsektor
  • Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse
  • Folgende Qualifikationen sind von Vorteil:
    1. Weiterbildung oder Zertifizierung im IT Sicherheitsbereich (z.B. CAS IS, MAS IS, CISSP, CISA, CISM)
    2. Expertise in Java, Python
    3. Fundierte Erfahrung im Betrieb/Engineering von Identity-/Access-Management-Systemen und Authentisierungslösungen

Our Client offers a dynamic international environment and exciting opportunity. To find out more, please contact Simon Portalski, or send your CV and a brief introductory letter in English.

All applications are handled in the strictest confidence

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