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System Administrator (m/f/d)

MF Group is a Swiss market leader in the Buy Now Pay Later universe, with a monthly transaction volume of more than 50 million of Swiss Francs. MF Group services allow 14 million customers to pay by invoice goods and services using MF Group payments methods. More than 3000 merchants in Europe benefit of our parnership.


Our systems must support


  • Approx. 500'000 transactions/month
  • Approx. 600'000 transactions/month
  • 250 requests/minute


At our location in Mendrisio we are looking for a System Administrator who will contribute to our mission of being a company that scales sustainably.


Main responsibilities include

  • First-level support for users
  • Create, manage and monitor high-availability (HA) system & database clusters
  • Maintenance of our IT infrastructure
  • Reacting fast and proactively to the alarms triggered by the monitor system (icinga and centreon)
  • Support for the proper and trouble-free operation of the infrastructure (in-house )
  • Maintain and improve procedures and documentation
  • Improve, or better, automate boring and repetitive tasks
  • Participation in projects and sub-project management for the further development and renewal of the IT infrastructure
  • Support on system migrations
  • Support for those responsible for applications in the area of IT infrastructure
  • Possibility to work with the developers teams to expand and maintain CI/CD pipeline using tools like GitLab, Teamcity
  • Automate and improve deploy systems using tools like Ansible, etc.
  • Investigating new technologies 


We offer a challenging professional work opportunity in a dynamic and informal atmosphere as well as further career development.


We are looking for

  • An interested and motivated person
  • Completed training as a computer scientist specializing in systems engineering or comparable professional experience
  • Target-orientated approach to meet goals
  • Deep experience administering Linux (Centos, RHEL, Ubuntu) systems
  • Basic knowledge of virtualization system (VMware)
  • Basic knowledge of network and security (WAN, LAN, firewall, proxy)
  • Experience with monitor system (nagios, icinga)
  • Knowledge of web application technology, (i.e. Tomcat, nginx, pcs, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of RDBMS (Oracle, MySQL)
  • Knowledge of scripting/programming language like python and bash
  • Customer oriented personality with a good demeanor
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Fluency in English


Nice to have

  • Experience with modern authentication mechanisms and protocols (e.g. Keycloak)
  • Experience setting up replication, sharding and other high availability solutions
  • Knowledge of Java
  • Experience working with Docker and/or Kubernetes 
  • MS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering


What we offer

  • An agile working environment where value is delivered daily
  • The opportunity to work on critical system that handle tens of thousands of millions of francs per month and are expected to be available 24/7
  •  We want to grow togehter: we support your development with trainings from the Bertelsmann University (through e-learnings platforms ass Coursera, Udacity, Harvard Business School etc.) and individual training opportunities
  • For more flexibility and freedom we offer you modern workplace models with about 40% mobile office
  •  A Lunch-Check card to buy your meals with 50% discount (the other 50% is on us)
  • A Reka card to enjoy your bonus in your spare time. Half the price of your public transportation pass is on us
  • Free coffee, tea, fruit and snacks! And if you love to bring your home-made meal, in our office you will find a complete equipped kitchen

Company: MF Group AG 

Country: Switzerland 

State/Region: Ticino 

City: Mendrisio 

Postal Code: 6850 

Job ID: 265358

Date:  Nov 16, 2023

Mendrisio, TI, CH, 6850

Job Segment: System Administrator, Systems Engineer, ERP, Computer Science, Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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