Tech Lead / Senior Scala Developer

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

Tech Lead / Senior Scala Developer

On behalf of our client, a worldwide renowned FinTech company, Swisslinx is seeking a highly motivated Tech Lead/Senior Scala Developer for a permanent position based in Zurich. As a successful candidate you will be responsible for designing applications or customising existing applications within the company's Front-Office Applications team.

Your Mission:

• Design, implement and maintain key business applications and services on their investment product management platform
• Provide innovative technological solutions in close cooperation with end-users
• Refactor legacy solutions to improve their design and scalability in a fast-growing business
• Participate pro-actively in general Platform Architecture discussions and help draft the Technology Roadmap
• In collaboration with your colleagues in the Front-Office Software Engineering team you will contribute to key client and partner facing applications dedicated to the pricing, distribution, trading and overall management of Structured Investment Products

Your Background:

• Software developer with a minimum 7 years of experience
• 2 years of professional experience in a leading tech position
• Solid knowledge in Functional Programming, ideally Scala
• Excellent SQL and RDBMS skills, ideally Oracle
• Strong interest in technology and a quality oriented mind-set
• Outstanding communication skills and the ability to interact with clients and colleagues across all departmental levels
• An analytical mind-set with an interest in investment banking and derivative financial products
• Strong leadership skills and the ability to guide less experienced colleagues
• Fluent written and spoken English
Additional Experience
• Solid experience in front-end web development
• Experience working in an agile environment, preferably SCRUM
• Experience of designing and building distributed systems in a (micro)-service oriented architecture
• Previous experience in finance and banking, ideally with derivative products

Are you a Senior Software Engineer looking for high-responsibility and influence within an international environment? Then we look forward to receiving a copy of your CV and references.