Join our Team

System Administration

For our location in Aachen, Germany, starting on the 1st of August 2024, we are looking for a trainee for

Apprenticeship Computer Specialist for System Integration

About Us

As a specialist for electronic trading, MACD has been successfully developing products and services for financial institutions for more than 20 years.

We are the market leader for trading connectivity in Switzerland. More than 60 banks and stock exchanges across Europe trust in our comprehensive range of services in software development, project management, consulting, hosting and support.

At the locations in England, Germany and Switzerland work around 40 IT engineers, computer scientists and economists on innovative solutions.

Start your training with us in the exciting world of IT!

  • You will work in our sysadmin team, which operates our internal and customer systems. You can contribute your ideas and help in the continual improvement of our product.
  • You will learn to work with our exciting virtualisation solutions based on Proxmox / LXC and Kubernetes / Docker.
  • You will learn to work with modern tools, such as monitoring with check_mk and logging with the Elastic Stack.
  • Here you will get to know both Windows and Linux landscapes. 
  • You will support in-house users, both in Germany and Switzerland as well as our customers.
  • You will take an active role in our processes from day one.
  • We make sure that you always have a mentor for any questions, who will be responsible for helping you to achieve your educational goals.


  • You have an advanced technical-college diploma or comparable certificate.
  • You are the person your friends or family turn to if they have any PC / hardware issues.
  • You have good grades in all main subjects, but especially science and maths.
  • You like to work in a team and appreciate communication with your colleagues.
  • You speak fluent German and have good English skills.

What we Offer

  • A versatile technical education specialising not only on one subject but covering many different projects, business areas and operating systems.
  • Exciting and challenging work content in an agile environment.
  • Workplace in a "Wilhelminian house" in the middle of the Frankenberger Quarter.
  • Nice team and relaxed office culture.
  • Flexible working time model.

What awaits you at MACD, you'll find out here:

Work at MACD

Your Application

We are looking forward to receiving your application to:

We ask for your understanding that we only consider direct applications (no recruitment agencies).

We are looking forward to you! The most important thing is that you are reliable and independent and enjoy the work of an Computer Specialist for System Integration.

Christoph Strauch, Teamlead System Administration