Software Engineer Avaloq

Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
Software Engineering - Technology

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

Join us as Avaloq Software Engineer

  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in working in an international environment

  • You’ll have the chance to interact with various regulatory and technology stakeholders and share your technical expertise within an agile and collaborative organisation

  • Our Open Banking solution is rapidly evolving which presents an interesting opportunity to influence customer experience improvements and push forward with innovative ideas and new technologies

What you'll do

In this role, you’ll develop and maintain the Open Banking solution. You’ll have the responsibility to maintain a regulatory product, which standardizes the access to banking and payment services. Additionally, you’ll also conduct technical business analysis, solution design and where required Avaloq development work for run-the-bank and change-the-bank engagements. We need you to take wider responsibility around API versioning and integration services in and around our Open Banking platform.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Technical solution design, development and deployment of Open Banking APIs in and around core-banking system Avaloq

  • Engineering of Open Banking Implementation Entity requirements and specifications

  • Support of the entire implementation life cycle, to ensure IT solutions are not only fulfilling regulatory and business requirements but also are technically feasible and sustainable

  • Close collaboration with business, regulatory and technology stakeholders to support fit-for-purpose solution design and product versioning

  • Troubleshooting, impact assessment and resolution of production incidents in close cooperation with the Incident and Recovery management and DevOps teams

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for a motivated, technically skilled and innovative professional with a degree in computer science/engineering. To succeed in this role, you can smoothly familiarize, get the knowhow and take ownership and responsibility of the Open Banking Web Services, which are setup on a multi-tier environment relying on Avaloq business application logic, client identity and digital services. You’ll demonstrate a strong knowhow within Avaloq Core-Banking system, preferably with transactional modules like payments, settlements or similar and Avaloq Front Platform, in area AMI Web Services and RAML customisation. Your basic knowhow in web technologies like Java or API solution around OAUT2 and Restful is of a big benefit for this role.

Additionally, you’ll need:

  • To speak and write fluently in English, with German being an advantage

  • To have a structured, strong analytical and proactive way of working

  • To be able to work independently


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.