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System Engineer

Zurich, CH, CH-8001

Our Company

Operating in 50 cities spanning Europe, Quintet is a private bank for people who see the world differently and who seek a partner like us, committed to protecting and growing their wealth as if it were our own.
Combining agility and security, we focus on what matters most to the individuals and families we serve so they can invest in a richer life, however they define it.
Founded in 1949, headquartered in Luxembourg and operating under the supervision of the European Central Bank, Quintet serves wealthy individuals and their families, as well as a broad range of institutional and professional clients, including family offices, foundations and external asset managers.

Quintet Private Bank offers the opportunity to:
•Work in an entrepreneurial and agile environment where business leaders can take decisions and provide stellar service to clients without unnecessary bureaucracy and red tape.
•Create and build a business (with aligned cultural behaviours, diversity and inclusion) to consistently provide superior investment advice.
•Work with the best professionals, value collaboration and be part of a partnership culture.
•Excel within an enabling team environment, with a focus on partnerships to drive business success.
•Receive competitive market led remuneration structures, based on performance and behaviours.
•Thrive, in the knowledge that there are career pathways to develop both professional and personal interests

Purpose of the Job / Objectives

The successful candidate will work as part of the Quintet IT department.  The main purpose of the role is to support the IT-Team in all technologies like Microsoft Office365, Vmware or Cisco. He/she will support in Transformation-Project and supports the Head of IT in defining the IT Strategy.

Key accountabilities
• Manage Virtualization platform (VMware ESXi, vSphere)
• Design, implementation, administration and support on-prem and cloud enterprise solutions, focused on Microsoft technologies
• Administer and support Office 365 suite configurations and policies
• Configure, maintain and troubleshoot Active Directory and Group Policy in our domain environment.
• Designs and implements technical solutions
• Gather and document business requirements, assess technical capabilities and analyze findings to translate into technology solutions.
• Perform in-depth technical research and analyze results to recommend suitable approaches for solving complex and challenging technical and integration problems
• Works on one or more projects as a project team member, and in some cases as a project team lead
• Monitoring of Windows systems to guarantee reliable operation
• Ensuring IT-Security, backup and redundancy strategies
• Create and maintain documentation as it relates to the Windows infrastructure and applications supported

Required Knowledge and Experience

University degree or equivalent Information & Communication Technology
5+ year in-depth knowledge of VMware based virtualization platform
Technical background and 5-7 years of practical experience as a VMware and Windows system engineer
Ability to work autonomously and as part of the IB global Windows team
Strong analytical abilities and problem solving / trouble shooting skills
Ability to learn new technologies and adopt new tools and techniques to increase automation, performance and scalability.

Attributes and Qualities

Good analytical and communication skills
Open minded with ability to take a stand
Rigorous, Flexible, Innovating, Motivating change
Solution and client oriented
Strong interpersonal skills

Technical Skills

Good knowledge of Windows system administration (AD, DNS, Group Policy, Office 365)
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
Understanding of networking concepts, LAN/WAN, DNS/DHCP, routing, switching and firewalls.
Microsoft Certifications (MCSE, MOUS, and VCP) are a strong plus
Experience in Windows Server 2016/2019, Microsoft SQL & Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, Group Policy and DFS file systems.

Language Skills

English (fluent / advanced)

Fluency and/or working knowledge of German would be an advantage