Software Engineering, Technology

Avaloq Software Engineer PFM


Zurich, Switzerland




Part Time


Our people work differently depending on their jobs and needs. From hybrid working to flexible hours, we have plenty of options that help our people to thrive.

This role is based in Switzerland and as such all normal working days must be carried out in Switzerland.

Job description

Join us as Avaloq Software Engineer PFM

  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in working in an international environment, while being able to interact with various stakeholders, working in an Agile way.

  • You will be joining our organisation as it's transforming its architecture and pushing forward with innovative digital solutions in various technologies.

  • You will have the opportunity to share your technical expertise in a collaborative, agile and forward thinking team Environment.

What you'll do

We are looking for a dynamic and talented Avaloq Software Engineer with focus on Portfolio Management related topics: Performance Calculation, Rebalancer, Asset Management and ideally SwissQuant.

Besides incident handling the developer will have the opportunity to engage on discretionary project work, working closely with a team of end users & business analysts located in London.

We count on your expertise to deliver high quality and resilient solutions within Avaloq. As a member of a smaller team, it is important the candidate shows flexibility, proactivity and responsibility.

You’ll also be responsible for:

  • Project Delivery – Design and implement technical solutions using Agile Scrum methodology and working practices

  • Maintenance Delivery – Analyse and propose solutions, interact with Business Users and Product Owner

  • Design, develop and manage Avaloq PL/SQL code base, primary focus on Performance Calculation

  • Business & Technical end user consulting

  • Technical testing activities during release cycles

  • 3rd Level Support with incidents, monthly on-call support

  • Interface and 3rd party application maintenance

  • Enable close collaboration with Developers, Architects, Stakeholders, Subject Matter Experts and 3rd party suppliers.

The skills you'll need
We are looking for an Avaloq programmer with parameterisation skills and technical know-how of Avaloq with solid knowledge of PL/SQL. Domain knowledge of the Financial Services Industry and investments in particular.

Ideally the candidate has a structured mind-set, is a self starter and brings innovative ideas to the team.

We’ll also look to you to demonstrate:

  • University degree (or equivalent) in computer science or engineering

  • Portfolio management experience

  • 4+ years hands-on Avaloq experience

  • Software development and project management lifecycles (agile preferable)

  • Working in an international team with native and non-native English speakers, fluent English is required

  • Investments and/or Banking education beneficial

  • Previous experience in Portfolio Management and Performance

  • Solid understanding of relational databases (Oracle), experience in debugging withing Avaloq/Oracle

  • Maintenance of technical documents and presentation skills to diverse types of audiences

  • Very good communication skill for interaction with business stakeholders.


At NatWest Group, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles.

Who we are

NatWest Services (Switzerland) Ltd is an IT service provider and change enabler for the Wealth Businesses of NatWest Group. Our experienced teams are dedicated, determined and enthusiastic in using their capability and drive for innovation to design, build, maintain and run the delivery of an exceptional and sustainable service to UHNW, High Net Worth and Affluent clients.

The NatWest Group Wealth entities offer its clients a comprehensive range of private banking, wealth planning and investment management services through the Coutts, Adam & Company, Private Client Advice & Investment Services (PCAIS) and Premier Banking brands. To anticipate and respond to changing client demand, there is a growing emphasis on delivering a full range of innovative digital services.

Our tech stack

Here’s just some of the technologies we use.

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Back end

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  • Java logoJava
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  • AWS logoAWS
  • GitLab logoGitLab
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  • Hadoop logoHadoop
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