OneTick Database Systems Engineer

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  1. Contract
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Zurich
  6. Financial Services
  7. Systems Engineering, OneTick, Linux, Oracle, MySQL, Agile Methods, Test Driven Development, Banking
About our client:
Our client is a well-known bank. On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is currently looking for a OneTick Database Systems Engineer to join a long-term contracting opportunity in Zurich.

Your responsibilities:
- Respond for the operation and maintenance of a high-performance Time-Series Database
- Establish and ensure reliable flow and integration of data from internally and externally sourced data
- Maintain interfaces for the incoming and outgoing data to and from the database
- Understand different asset classes for financial products as this is an integral part of the project design
- Maintain day-to-day management and administration of the data
- Ensure reliable availability, integrity, and quality of data through automation
- Collaborate with multiple cross-functional engineering teams to identify and address data gaps or inconsistencies
- Create custom tooling, as necessary, to simplify the efforts of both the support team and the users
- Responsible of setting up the infrastructure on different environments
- Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve them.
- Implement Backup and Recovery procedures for the database
- Design and implement build, deployment, and configuration management
- Build and test automation tools for infrastructure
- Handle deployments in all environments
- Manage CI and CD tools with the rest of the team
- Document and design various processes; update existing processes
- Improve infrastructure development and application development
- Be in charge of the automated Regression- and User testing for the high performance DB
- Evaluate and recommend new technologies for time series data management, storage, and analytics.

Your background:
- 5+ years working experience as a Systems Engineer in Financial Industry, preferable in Investment Banking Front Office
- Strong skills in OneTick Database or other alternative time-series databases
- 3+ years of hands-on experience with databases including Oracle, MySQL & Elastic search
- Two years previous experience in development and operations, or related IT, computer, or operations field
- 3+ years of experience in managing Linux based infrastructure
- 2+ years of hands-on experience at least in one scripting language
- Previous experience with software development, infrastructure, development, or development and operations
- Experience with Agile Methods, including Test Driven Development
- Knowledge of bank workflow and products data structure
- Excellent testing skills
- Fluency in English

Desired skills:
- Programming skills and experience with languages such as C and Java
- Knowledge of Erlang, Tibco FTL, Apache Thrift, gRPC, Open API
- Fluency in German

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