IT Operations Generalist / Oracle DBA (80% - 100%)


Offered by:

Rothschild & Co Bank AG

IT & Technology

Overview of RoleRothschild & Co as an organisation requires a high quality and responsive IT service for busy professionals. The organisation is committed to excellence and discretion in the services provided to its clients and needs similarly high standards in support of its own staff. Rothschild & Co is building a strong IT Operations Support team to support the business in its ambitious strategic objectives.The successful candidate will have a varied, hands-on role as a member of the IT Operations team; taking responsibility for the operation, maintenance and support of the banks' internal and client facing business applications.As a member of a small team, the candidate must be solution oriented, flexible, take ownership and have the ability to work independently.Responsibilities

  • System administration/operation - Setup, maintenance, monitoring and support of the banks' business applications.
  • Database administration (Oracle)
  • Key Applications: Avaloq Core, Avaloq Front Platform (AFP), OpenPages, ProDB

Main tasks:

  • Unix system administration
  • Oracle database administration
  • Installing applications and interfaces while adhering to banking security standards
  • Operations - oversees and executes day-to-day activities for the banks' business applications
  • Operations – Ensuring system processes are scheduled and monitored during business hours; additionally, outside of business hours when providing stand by support
  • Incident & Problem Management - Assist in continual improvement of systems through careful analysis of issues and their underlying root causes
  • Service Management – Coordination with external parties providing infrastructure and application services
  • Project Management – Management of smaller technical IT projects eg. infrastructure changes or introduction of a new service

Education and Qualifications

  • IT education or advanced training in IT with several years of experience

Required Experience, Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent kledge of Unix, AIX & Oracle
  • Previous experience in a similar role / Application support
  • 'Run the Ban' kledge and ability to drive forward operational efficiency and improvements
  • Kledge of Networks and System Security, eg. Hardening, WAF, Firewalls, Load Balancers
  • Ability to solve problems independently, quickly and completely, communicating them clearly to management
  • Excellent communication skills in English; both written and spoken
  • Experience of managing small projects
  • Strong team player with an ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence amongst peers and colleagues
  • Flexible individual willing to get involved where required, keen to face new challenges on a daily basis and learn new tools and technologies

Beneficial Experience and Skills

  • Experience in financial industry
  • Containerization (Kubernetes / OpenShift)
  • Windows Application operation, PowerShell, Webserver (IIS, Apache)
  • Linux, PKI infrastructure, Kerberos
  • Active Directory, SSO, SAML
  • Monitoring tools (Splunk, OEM)
  • Communication skills in German


  • Rothschild & Co is committed to safeguarding and enhancing the health and wellbeing of all its employees. To support this, Rothschild & Co provides all employees with a range of healthcare services and benefits that aim to support their overall wellbeing
  • We are conducive to creating a working environment and culture where people can succeed
  • We provide a variety of inhouse trainings, as well as tuition assistance for further education and training courses
  • Everyone can choose to incorporate agile working principles into their working week
  • Over the recent months we have learned a great deal about the adaptability, commitment and resilience of our people. We believe there are opportunities for all of us to enhance our working lives and outcomes, by applying a more flexible approach to where and when we work and up to 40% of your work time can be performed from home

If you are curious to learn more about us and have valuable experiences in a similar role, then please submit your CV and Cover Letter through our recruitment tool.