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Linux Engineer wanted - If you understand penguins, apply now

Are you a Linux guru with skills? We are looking for someone who knows Elasticsearch, SIEM and Nextcloud and is keen to work on exciting projects. Flexible workload, ideal for students!

Linux/Security Engineer (m/f/d)

Swissmakers GmbH is an up-and-coming start-up company with a clear focus on customer-centred solutions. With a dynamic team of six dedicated employees, we are on our way to greater growth and success. Our corporate values include customer centricity, personal support, teamwork, a "you" culture, honesty and know-how transfer.

as of now

4 - 8 h/week

Wage from 25 - 75 CHF/h

Working from home


At Swissmakers we value and encourage diversity and are happy for you to apply if you:

  • are over 50 or even over 60!
  • need special adaptations at the workplace!
  • are a career changer!
  • are still honing your German language skills (English required)!

What counts for us are your skills and your motivation!

These are your tasks:

As a Linux/Security Engineer at Swissmakers, you will play a crucial role in realising our mission to provide innovative and customer-centric IT solutions. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance and optimisation of Linux-based systems: You ensure that our customers' Linux systems run smoothly and optimise them where necessary.
  • Implementation and maintenance of Elasticsearch, SIEM and Nextcloud: You will be responsible for the introduction and ongoing maintenance of these important systems for our customers.
  • Active participation in customer projects and development of solutions: You are actively involved in customer projects and contribute to the development of customised solutions.
  • Knowledge transfer within the team and to our customers: You share your knowledge not only within our team, but also with our customers to ensure their success.

What you bring with you:

We are looking for a Linux professional with proven experience to join our team. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive Linux experience: You know Linux inside out.
  • Knowledge of SIEM: Ideally experience with Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, Wazuh.
  • Nextcloud expertise: Setting up private clouds with Nextcloud is a plus.
  • Willingness to learn: You are always hungry for knowledge and personal growth.
  • Self-employment: You can work on an hourly wage and master irregular projects.
  • Student(s): Bonus point if you are studying computer science, business informatics or similar.

What we offer you:

Working at Swissmakers offers you many advantages:

  • Startup spirit: We are an up-and-coming start-up, so forget boredom!
  • Rockstar team: Our team is awesome and we motivate you to become even better.
  • Exciting projects: We have projects waiting for you that will challenge you and broaden your horizons.
  • Flexible working: You can work for us anywhere and at any time.
  • Customisable working hours: We adapt your working hours flexibly to your needs.
  • Top payment: Your skills are really valued by us, which is also reflected in your salary!

Sounds like a deal? Then apply to Swissmakers! Send your application to and/or call us at +41 31 508 89 90. We look forward to hearing from you!

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