Join our Team

System & Network Administration

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

System Administrator / System Engineer

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 market leader in 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.

Your Tasks

As an experienced System Administrator with a focus on Linux, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • The control and planning of IT projects as well as customer connections  
  • Configuration and regular maintenance of the MACD hosted infrastructure
  • Ensuring and developing IT security guidelines
  • Automation of the MACD infrastructure using Ansible and Pulsway

Technologies such as GitLab, CheckMK, LXC, Docker, KVM, Proxmox and PfSense await you. With your expertise in system administration, you will also support our software and application engineers.


  • Training as an IT specialist (specialising in application development or system integration) or IT qualifications
  • Very good knowledge in Linux system administration (preferably Debian)
  • Knowledge in the following areas:
    • Script languages Bash or Python
    • Ansible
    • Windows system administration (MCP)
  • Experience in the following areas:
    • IT Security
    • Network administration
    • Firewall administration
  • Structured way of working
  • Analytical and autodidactic skills
  • Pleasure to work in a team
  • Good written and oral expression in German and English

What we offer

  • 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.
  • To enable the best possible cooperation and communication across locations, all employees have access to the latest communication tools.
  • 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.
  • Our locations are centrally located and are easy to reach by public transport. 

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

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