Linux Engineer, Sendmail (Contract, Zurich)

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Contract, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 17 Jan 18 2018-01-17

Linux Engineer, Sendmail (Contract, Zurich)

For our client, an international bank with a global reach, Swisslinx are looking for a creative Email and Messaging Engineer with strong Linux and sendmail skills to work on a Proofpoint migration project.

Linux Engineer, Sendmail (Contract, Zurich)

In this challenging new role, you will join a small email team and work on a project with the objective to retire legacy sendmail mail routing relays and migrate their function and users to the strategic Proofpoint Sentrion product.

In addition, you will take over business-as-usual engineering tasks in the messaging team. The role will work with the mail engineering and operations teams, and the product and project managers.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

- Creating, executing and documenting test cases, analyzing mail logs
- Determining migration strategies
- Writing scripts to facilitate migration
- Preparing software and configuration changes
- Consulting mail operations and application owners.

Business-as-usual engineering includes:

- operating Application Mail Gateways, Distributions Systems and Global Directory (OS & Application)
- 2-nd level application support for applications belongs to Mail backbone
- Supporting customers (Application developer, Bank users and external partners) and solving Incidents Tickets
- creating, executing, implementing and documenting request for change (RFC)
- systems and applications patching
- mail logs analysais (Sentrion System logs, Splunk logs)
- email policy configuration changes on hygiene layer (firewall & routing policies)
- small requests for enhancement
- monitoring and reporting task

In order to be considered for this new contract, you will possess the following skills and experience:

- 4+ years of experience as Email Subject Matter Expert
- Advanced Linux administrator and sendmail skills
- Intermediate network (DNS, Firewall) and OpenLDAP skills.
- Track record of working in a large size organization with corporate email infrastructure
- Familiarity with Proofpoint Sentrion and Splunk Enterprise products would be an asset.
- Secure electronic messaging experience (in particular Totemo Mail Application)
- Perl programming experience would be a plus.
- Script development using Shell script knowledge
- German would be a plus

Are you interested in a new challenge in a dynamic team of passionate technology enthusiasts? Then please send us your full CV.