Software Engineer

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 Software 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 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 talented software engineer to strengthen the API Management team.

As a Software Engineer, your role is to help our team produce software of high quality, which adds value to the business.

Candidates are expected to provide technical skills in software development, testing, and deployment. Candidates require work experience with Java and API development, and ideally with the Avaloq Banking Suite (Avaloq Core Platform / Avaloq Front Platform). The main focus will be on supporting our Change Portfolio with the design and development of backend services.

You’ll also be:

  • Implementation of micro-services using Java and Spring technologies

  • Responsibility for the delivery of services and features with high quality and on time

  • DevOps activities using OpenShift

  • Run-the-Bank activities (maintenance, bug-fixing)

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for a technically skilled and innovative professional with a degree in computer science/engineering. To be successful in this role you’ll need to have proven knowledge of Java and web technologiesIn addition, you’ll need to show a track record in developing backend services/web services as well as a strong DevOps knowledge including Docker, GItLab and Jenkins.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Proven knowledge of Java and web technologies (e.g. Java 8/11, REST, Swagger/RAML, XML, JSON) and web security (e.g. identity management, OAuth 2.0)

  • Good understanding of API design tool (e.g. Swagger tools) and API Management platforms

  • Avaloq Core and Front Platform customization experience is an asset

  • Experience with Apache Kafka is an asset

  • Experience with working in Scrum teams is an asset

  • English written and spoken on business level, German is an asset


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, 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.