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Trading IT System Engineer (Murex - Linux - Java Support)

Location: Zürich (Kreis 3)
Sector: Helpdesk / Support
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH144178

Trading IT System Engineer (Murex - Linux - Java Support)

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

On behalf of our client, a leading financial institution in Zürich, we are looking for a FX System Engineer with very good understanding of Linux and Java.

Overview of the project:

  • Our client's team creates and runs state of the art applications to manage FX trading and client risk.
  • They are currently looking for a System Engineer to develop and maintain the platform centred around a Murex vendor system.
  • The team interacts directly with business owners to design, implement and support innovative solutions in an agile environment.


  • Environment and configuration management of core FX systems/FX Applications (Murex, Wallstreet, Java applications)
  • Support and troubleshooting for internally created and externally supported software experience on Unix (Linux), command, SQL, XML languages
  • Configuration and scripting around FX platform offerings
  • Build, test and deploy new tools, services and product features
  • Test configured functionality/new features on FX-platform
  • Supervise business critical features are available and properly running in production
  • Scheduling and troubleshooting of end of day processes
  • Develop new functionality, bug fixed on FX applications
  • Continuously drive and improve the system
  • On call duty for production support


  • 5+ years proven work experience in the financial industry in a similar role
  • Environment management experience is a must including knowledge of Linux operating systems, experience in bash scripting
  • Experience with java application support and operations
  • Experience with messaging systems (MQ)
  • Profound technical and business knowledge of the trading product platforms for FX or Rates
  • Knowledge of Murex highly preferable
  • Experience in Agile methodologies
  • Good understanding of FX, IR products and lifecycles

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Sophia Biafora on +41 44 229 99 40.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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