Erlang Developer (Senior)

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Julius Bär & Co. Ltd
  • 20 May 19

Erlang Developer (Senior)

Julius Baer is the leading Swiss private banking group with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients and a premium brand in global wealth management. That is why a comprehensive range of services and first-class service quality are essential - as are the committed teams that provide them.


  • Key member in the Front IT team supporting Trading and Sales Teams
  • Implementing and tuning high throughput, low-latency and high availability components of the Real Time Engine (publishing and subscribing key Market Data), Entitlement System (to regulate Market data access)
  • Responsible for sending data to Internet facing applications
  • Developing and maintaining adapters (APIs) for applications consuming data in our Real Time Pricing Platform and the Historical data from the Tick Database
  • Responsible for developing new features on core components which were mainly performing data distribution to internal applications
  • Using Erlang as main Development-language.
  • Integration of the Real Time Pricing platform with other key applications
  • 2nd and 3rd level support
  • Understand the use cases (business and technical) required for the data distribution so that it is possible to aim to a targeted and efficient implementation given the small size of the team
  • Actively support Business and IT on a low latency, high availability of Real Time Engine
  • Support and interaction with key stakeholders for the Real Time Engine, e.g. Internal Clients (e.g. Traders) and the system applications owners

  • 7-10 years' experience in software development
  • 3 years + experience in Erlang Development
  • Bachelor/ Master/ University in Computer Science
  • Significant experience with low latency and high available systems
  • Good experience to work in an international, dynamic and diversified environment
  • Experience in development with Java, C and/or C#
  • Experience in financial industry
  • Passion for real-time data area, low latency-technology and front end business
  • Well-structured and analytical working approach
  • Well-developed communication and collaboration skills and a good sense of humor
  • Independent, pragmatic and pro-active working style, very good team player
  • Business Knowledge beneficial: Market Data, basic understanding of Equities, Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates and Fixed Income
  • Flexible and prepared to work on ad hoc topics
  • English is a must, German and other languages a plus

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