Online Investments Lead Engineer

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

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.

Join us as Lead Engineer

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

  • You will have the chance to work in an organisation utilising exciting and modern technology to build innovative digital solutions.

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

What you'll do

We’re looking for an experienced Lead Engineer to strengthen our digital propositions solutions offered to customers in Wealth Chief Digital and Information Office.

You’ll support and enhance the technical design of the on-premises platform and develop a strategy to identify and reduce technical environment roadblocks. Working closely with all the technical aspects on environment operations, you’ll come up with creative ideas to integrate the platform with different services and mitigate issues.

You’ll support to ensure system adherence to architecture principles of the Bank, to analyse issues and to deliver high quality solutions, using unit testing, integration testing and functional testing.

You’ll also be:

  • Enabling product owners to deliver their user stories by assisting in technical matters around integrations / platforms

  • Responsible to design technical solutions

  • Preventing technical environment risks and issues

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for a technically skilled and innovative professional with a degree in computer science/engineering, business or finance. To be successful in this role you’ll need to have proven technical background, with an extensive experience in software programming / scripting in digital deliveries.

Candidates are expected to have experience working in an agile and multidisciplinary team and be able to work effectively with colleagues across multiple locations, including London, Bristol, Edinburgh and Zurich.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Know-how on the following technology stack: Windows environment, CoreNet, MS SQL, Web framework, Jenkins, Ansible, Splunk, MSSQL, Gitlab, Docker containers

  • Know-how on DevOps practices and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

  • Analytical, structured and efficient ways of working, the ability to coordinate between teams

  • Very good command of English and excellent communication skills.


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 a Zurich-based 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, 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.