Network/System Analyst - Application Support Specialist (ASP) - Level III / no-481

4070 Basel
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) a Network/System Analyst - Application Support Specialist (ASP) - Level III

  • Type of placement:  12 months, external contract with possible long term extension
  • Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
  • Salary:  level 2, please ask us for the exact rate range 

(monthly all in salary levels in CHF,  level1= 5-10k , level2=10-15k,  level3= >15k)



NIBR Senior Linux System Engineer 


  • Engineer/Architect Linux environment for a global biomedical research organization. 
  • The candidate will be accountable for the technical design, service management aspects and automation of the Linux environment to guarantee timely, efficient, accurate, and uninterrupted service to scientists. 
  • The Linux environment includes physical, virtual (cloud & on premise) servers hosting scientific commercial & in-house developed applications. 
  • Maximize the business value of global and local initiatives, ensuring effective alignment of IT investment with business requirements. 
  • Develop an environment which fosters a high-performance and innovative organization.


  • Strong technical depth across infrastructure technology, primarily Linux but also Virtualization, Cloud, Process Automation. 
  • Drive re-architecture of existing systems to implement streamlined, well-performing, automated and scalable architectures 
  • Works with enterprise architecture, application and infrastructure teams to produce an optimal, high level, conceptual design for the project. 
  • Responsible for analysing and translating business, information and technical requirements into an architectural solution. 
  • Researches and maintains knowledge in emerging technologies and solutions to solve business problems. 
  • Troubleshoot complex technical issues, especially recurring problems impacting production applications 
  • Experience building prototypes, pilots, or full products in cloud environments 
  • Design, document, and maintain architecture diagrams for systems, processes, and interfaces 
  • Manage at the project/task level (as needed) to provide specific guidance for operations personnel on technical projects, design and implementation 
  • Identify and define standards & operational procedures 
  • Identify technical solutions to resolve technical cross platform problems 
  • Develop and maintain client relationships 
  • Continuously evaluate architectures against emerging technology trends or business growth areas and target areas of opportunity to ensure performance and capacity exceed demand 
  • Apply and integrate emerging technology trends to new and existing systems architecture 
  • Responsible for complying with Company policies and standards. 
  • Assists in the planning and design of new or upgraded systems. Work with operational teams to implement process improvements 
  • Facilitate automation deployments to reduce manual processes and improve efficiencies across systems and data centers 
  • Ability to manage deliverables across multiple internal and external organizations 


  • Member of a global team of 5 system engineers 
  • Infrastructure deployed on multiples NIBR sites globally 
  • This role coordinates closely with the Operation, Architecture, DevOps & Scientific Computing teams. 
  • Architect in his core domain followed with L3 support level 
  • 10 years of experience in Linux system engineering in a global enterprise 
  • In-depth scripting/automation: Bash, Ruby & Python 
  • Good experience in AWS Cloud Computing platform. 
  • Deep knowledge in configuration management (Puppet/Chef) 
  • Fluent in English