Technical Application Manager / Unix Engineer

Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
Software Engineering - Technology

Our people work differently depending on their jobs and needs. From hybrid working to flexible hours, we have plenty of options that help our people to thrive.

This role is based in Switzerland and as such all normal working days must be carried out in Switzerland.

Join us as a Technical Application Manager / Unix Engineer.

  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in working in an international environment.

  • You will work with various stakeholders and share the technical expertise within an agile, collaborative organization.

  • You will be joining our bank as it's transforming its architecture, pushing forward with innovative solutions in various technologies.

What you'll do

In this role, you'll be responsible for managing our Unix based online banking system (Crealogix) and its surronding systems like Weblogic, SafeSign, payShield and nShield. You'll perform installations, upgrades and also analyze issues and provide possible solutions.

You'll collaborate closely with Release Management, 3rd-party developers, Engineering, IT Operations, Avaloq Release Management and IT Test Management.

Additionally, you’ll also:

  • Deal with various internal and external stakeholders

  • Support projects and provide consulting service to internal stakeholders

  • Keep an eye on timelines and project governance and any KSOR activities

  • Answer questions and work on tickets such as incidents and service requests

  • Provide on-call service on weekends and during the week if required

  • Document system landscape and processes

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you'll bring an advanced experience in programming or scripting in Bash as well as deep understanding of Unix. You’ll also need to take over ownership, show initiative and persistency. We additionally expect you to have a background in computer science or software engineering gained either through a university degree or on-the-job experience..

You’ll also need:

  • An experience with Unix environments (RedHat 7/8)

  • An experience with databases such as Oracle, MS SQL Server

  • An experience with Network and Firewall principles

  • Solution and service orientation

  • Good social interaction in contact with business and IT Developers

  • Analytical and structured way of thinking and working

  • Fluent English spoken and written; German would be an asset


At NatWest Group, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles.

Who we are

NatWest Services (Switzerland) Ltd is an IT service provider and change enabler for the Wealth Businesses of NatWest Group. Our experienced teams are dedicated, determined and enthusiastic in using their capability and drive for innovation to design, build, maintain and run the delivery of an exceptional and sustainable service to UHNW, High Net Worth and Affluent clients.

The NatWest Group Wealth entities offer its clients a comprehensive range of private banking, wealth planning and investment management services through the Coutts, Adam & Company, Private Client Advice & Investment Services (PCAIS) and Premier Banking brands. To anticipate and respond to changing client demand, there is a growing emphasis on delivering a full range of innovative digital services.