Senior Java Backend Developer (Engage)

November 5, 2021
Apply before January 5, 2022

Company Description

Writing the future. Together. 

Avaloq is a value driven, fast-paced financial technology and services company and we are committed to developing the banking solutions of tomorrow. 

By joining Avaloq, you’ll become a key part of our effort to power the digital transformation of the financial services industry. Our ambition is big and bold – to provide full end-to-end digital solutions by combining our leading efficiency with a flexible, responsible digital user experience. Headquartered in Zurich, Avaloq has over 2,000 employees globally. More information is available at  

Job Description

Your Team

The Engage team is responsible for developing an innovative conversational banking app addressed to Relationship Managers who want to communicate with their clients via social messaging apps like WhatsApp or WeChat. Beyond rich chat capabilities, the App offers an overview of important client information, provides news feed from various sources, and uses an artificial intelligence unit to boost the users’ efficiency by identifying the needs of their clients based on the exchanged messages.

You will be surrounded by smart, highly capable people who are passionate to build the next generation of innovative applications to address the upcoming challenges of the Wealth Management industry.

Your mission:

  • Closely collaborate with the Product Owner, Business Analysts and other Software Engineers
  • Design, develop and maintain thought-out solutions within the team’s responsibility
  • Improve and optimize existing functionalities
  • Develop and maintain automated tests
  • Take ownership and responsibility for your area of expertise 


What you need:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • In-depth knowledge in software engineering practices (clean code and design, test-driven development)
  • Experience in Java and Spring Boot (and other Spring projects)
  • Good knowledge of database technologies and SQL. PL/SQL experience is a plus
  • Interested in working with Gradle, Jenkins, Kubernetes/OpenShift, prior experience is a plus
  • Eager to learn and understand the business needs to provide the best solutions for our business domain(s)
  • Team oriented, willing to contribute and help other team members in order to successfully achieve team goals
  • Welcomes the interaction with clients

You will get extra points for the following:

  • Knowledge / experience in Kubernetes / Docker (Openshift)
  • Interest in the banking business 

Additional Information

Now let’s talk about perks and compensation

We offer high flexibility in regards to working models (home office setup at the moment). Our base salaries are competitive and if you prove to be a superstar, you might even be entitled to an extraordinary achievement reward. Avaloq aims to share its success with all its employees by paying out “Success Share Units” depending on its performance in a given year.

At Avaloq we embrace diversity, we embrace difference. We are whole-heartedly committed to equal employment opportunities and we foster an inclusive culture where everyone’s’ contributions are valued and their voices are listened to. We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other fascinating characteristics that make us different. Please note that our job descriptions are intended to be written in an inclusive and gender neutral language.

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