Lead Developer

  • Competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pictet & Cie Luxembourg
  • 12 Nov 18

Our IT unit in charge of building and deploying solutions to our strategic business lines (Fund Administration, Transfer Agent, Private Equity) is looking for an eFront Technical Lead to meet the growing needs of Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A and to strengthen our private equity development team. The successful candidate will work with eFront development teams to ensure the smooth-running of the projects. The technical lead will be responsible for managing the technical releases of eFront, implementing specific clients requirements (Reports, etc.) and providing the second line of assistance to our business teams.

Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We do not engage in investment banking, nor do we extend commercial loans. We are a partnership of seven owner managers and our principles of succession and transmission of ownership have remained unchanged since foundation in 1805. With more than CHF 509 billion in assets under management or custody at 31 December 2017, Pictet is today one of the leading Europe-based independent wealth and asset managers.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded there, Pictet today employs more than 4,200 people. It has 27 offices in: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Montreal, Munich, Nassau, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Stuttgart, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Turin, Verona and Zurich.




Mission 

Our IT unit in charge of building and deploying solutions to our strategic business lines (Fund Administration, Transfer Agent, Private Equity) is looking for an eFront Technical Lead to meet the growing needs of Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A and to strengthen our private equity development team.

The successful candidate will work with eFront development teams to ensure the smooth-running of the projects. The technical lead will be responsible for managing the technical releases of eFront, implementing specific clients requirements (Reports, etc.) and providing the second line of assistance to our business teams.

Responsibilities

  • Providing qualitative analysis of business user needs and evaluating the feasibility of their requirements
  • Designing and developing reports based on eFront
  • Assisting and interfacing with business units (including the Private Equity, Real Estate, and Fund Service departments)
  • Setting up eFront and making advanced customizations and server-side and configuration changes
  • Assisting users/operations during test phases
  • Providing level 2 technical support to the Luxembourg business team
  • Managing and solving technical incident 

Profile

Qualifications and experience:

  • University degree in computer science
  • A least 5 years of previous experience in IT development

Hard skills:

  • Strong experience in eFront solutions
  • BI experience with eFront (i.e. Front Report)
  • Accounting knowledge and experience in the Alternative Investments industry would be an asset
  • Good knowledge of the funds industry, business and processes
  • Excellent command of PL/SQL and Java. Net is a plus.

Linguistic skills:

  • Good command of French and English

Soft skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Capacity to work on multiple priorities and/or projects simultaneously
  • Strong team player, able to build positive and collaborative relationships within all IT teams and providers
  • Clear and concise communication
  • Well-organized/efficient
  • Able to manage stress
  • Open-minded

Note

We will not accept any CVs via agencies




Profile:

As the successful applicant, you will possess a strong and positive personality. In addition to being highly motivated and able to work independently, you will also be curious, open-minded and looking to join a team of professionals where you will be able to add to your existing knowledge and skills. This is an excellent opportunity to progress in your career and join a leading financial services group.