Software 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.

We are looking for an Application and Environment Manager to join our team in Zurich.

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

  • You will work with various stakeholders and share the technical expertise within an agile, collaborative organization.

  • You will join our bank as it's transforming its architecture, pushing forward with innovative solutions in various technologies.

What you'll do

In this role, you will manage our middleware “E2E” (Scheer PAS). In this function you will gather requirements from business or business projects. You will be the single point of contact between business and Scheer PAS and coordinate single requests and as well projects.

You will also manage our ITSM tool (Serviceware Processes, Windows server based). In this function you will work closely with the product owner and implement new functionalities. You will coordinate with users, projects and business and act as single point of contact for any enquiries. Solving PROD issues on time, delivering of reports etc. will also be part of this role.

The function is positioned within a newly built team “Application Management” which collaborates closely with technical Release Managers, Project Managers, IT Operations, and 3rd parties.

You’ll also be responsible for:

  • Identifying and managing stakeholders, get an understanding of their needs during the stages from development to productive deployments of changes and driving a consolidated plan

  • Being the central point of communication for all aspects of environment management and co-ordination contact between Project Managers, Release Managers and technical environment owners (TSO’s)

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you must have a vast knowledge of Unix systems (Mainly RHEL) with an IT/Technical background and computer science degree. Ideally, you will have a thorough understanding of Application Management and fundamental knowledge of Banking. Besides a basic knowledge of Windows server, we are expecting candidates to be capable to write, analyze and optimize written code (C#, java, shell scripting, python). Additionally, you should also have a good understanding of SSH and certificate handling.

You’ll also demonstrate:

  • Own initiative, self-starter qualities and persistency

  • Analytical & structured thinking / working

  • Good social grace in contact with Project Managers, Release Managers and 3rd party providers

  • Good team player skills

  • Willing to work outside of standard business hours and as well to provide On-Call service on weekends and week days.

  • be fluent in English (spoken and written) and German


At NatWest, 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 services and operations processing provider for Private Banking entities of the 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 Private Banking clients.

Our Private Banking entities offer high net worth clients a comprehensive range of private banking, wealth planning and investment management services across the Coutts brands and designated NatWest clients in the UK and internationally. To anticipate and respond to changing client demand, there is a growing emphasis on delivering a full range of innovative digital services.