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Full-time, Permanent Employment

Linux System Administrator / Operations Specialist (m/f/d) | Berlin

Company Description

Solactive AG is a FinTech company operating globally and growing at a fast pace. Since 2007, we develop tailor-made and multi-asset class index solutions for ETFs and other index-linked investment products for the leading global investment banks and asset managers as our clients. Our software development and core technology team, responsible for the infrastructure, development, operation and maintenance of our index calculation and publication engine, is based in Berlin (Europe’s most exciting capital) and is now hiring!

Job Overview

Do you feel at home in a Linux environment and could you already gain practical experience as a Linux System Administrator or in a similar role? Plus, are you now ready for a new challenge in a stimulating environment in one of the most promising areas of the financial markets? Then you will very likely fit into our team!

Your Tasks

  • Supporting our network infrastructure operations
  • Administration of security and network components
  • Ensuring operations processes and protect them against internal and external IT security threats
  • Participating in the further development and strategic alignment of our network operations
  • Advising the department and coordinating the network and systems unit (architect function)

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in IT or apprenticeship in a comparable field; or lateral entrants with relevant experience
  • Excellent Linux skills, preferably with Debian and / or Redhat based systems
  • Safe handling of versioning systems such as SVN or Git
  • Good knowledge in the administration of high-availability production systems such as Apache, Nginx, MySQL and FTP
  • Good administration skills in Apache, Nginx and MySQL, FTP
  • Good knowledge in monitoring and performance analysis of Linux systems
  • Experience with virtualization techniques (e.g. XEN) and scripting (e.g. Bash, Perl, Python, PHP)
  • Practical experience in using tools like awk, strace, lsof, grep and top
  • Strategic approach and a high level of customer and solution orientation
  • Team player, communication skills, initiative, flexibility and commitment
  • Excellent English skills

Our Offer

  • 30 days annual leave and attractive salary package
  • Free choice of your gears (Mac or Windows, whatever you need to work comfortably)
  • Nice and centred-located office, very well connected with public transportation
  • The chance to have an impact from day one: self-initiative is encouraged and essential to our culture
  • Structured feedback cycles to support your further development
  • The stability and profitability of an established company with the dynamic environment of the start-up culture

Your Application

Interested? Don’t miss your chance and directly apply online by clicking the “Apply now” button on our website and filling in the application form. Please make sure to also upload your CV, cover letter and relevant references or send it to Your contact person is Valerio Timpanaro (+49 (0) 30 814 59 43 86). We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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Eva, Global Head of Human Resources

Hello! If you’re reading this then hopefully you’re considering a career with us. We’re constantly looking for talented people to join us, and have opportunities available in a wide variety of roles. We offer jobs where you can make a real difference to how the industry evolves. Come on, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Eva, Global Head of Human Resources

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