BME - Bolsas y Mercados Españoles - drives the transformation of financial markets and belongs to SIX, the third largest exchange group in Europe.


What sets us apart drives us ahead: between local roots and global relevance, we are a unique blend of tradition and future, of foundation and growth. We value bright minds and inspire them to grow with their ideas. Come and shape the future of finance with us.



 Head IT System Operations

Olten | up to 40% Home Office | Reference 6177



We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join our team as the responsible for the Operations team within the Swiss IT Custody area. This pivotal role involves overseeing the operations of critical applications in a large IT environment. This position offers a hybrid work model, with three days onsite at our Olten office in Switzerland.



What You Will Do  

  • coordinating diverse activities including, version updates, ensuring timely resolution of system vulnerabilities within the IT Custody domain, proper escalation of any potential service disruption or issue etc.
  • managing security and compliance to internal standards
  • scheduling and executing operational processes to optimize efficiency and effectiveness. Proactive monitoring of application performance and ensuring that availability is as per prescribed SLA
  • collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless operations and information flow
  • implementing releases and version upgrades based on SIX DevOps best practices, including continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD)
  • utilizing a range of distributed platforms technologies including Linux RHEL, COBOL/DB2, Apache Tomcat, Microfocus Enterprise server, Splunk, BMC Patrol, JIRA, GITLAB, Ansible, Kubernetes, OpenShift

What You Bring  

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, Information Systems, or related field
  • relevant experience managing operations teams, preferably in a complex technology-driven environment
  • excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • proactive mindset with a flexible and responsible approach to work
  • proficiency in English at level C1 and strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams
  • adaptability to evolving technologies and industry trends

If you have any questions, please call Maria Teresa Buchanan at +41 58 399 8083.


For this vacancy we only accept direct applications.


Diversity is important to us. Therefore, we are looking to receiving applications regardless of any personal background. 

What We Offer

Flexible Work Models
We trust our employees and offer a work environment that is well-balanced, productive and fosters success. 

Personal Development
You will benefit from a culture of continuous learning and feedback. Your personal growth is supported through an extensive learning offering.

Agile Working Methods 
Whether through scrum or design thinking,
we solve exciting tasks together in teams.