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Investment Banking

Digital Asset Developer

At Vontobel, we are committed to actively shaping our future. We create and pursue investment opportunities that get our clients ahead. As a global financial service provider with Swiss roots, we specialize in wealth management, active asset management and investment solutions that fit.

Within the Architecture & Digitalization team of Operations & Distribution in Zurich we are looking for a Digital Asset Developer (80-100%).

Your challenge:

  • Our engineering teams are involved in all aspects of the product lifecycle, from idea generation, design, prototyping, planning, execution and shipping. As a senior software engineer you should lead by example - driving the technical discussions, influencing the approach and making a positive impact on the team's development by advocating the best engineering practices
  • Collect and define requirements based on a dynamic assessment of functional and non-functional capabilities
  • Develop formal models of financial business processes and propose innovative improvements to them
  • Development of an architecture of different applications in the distributed ledger environment
  • Become a member of our dedicated blockchain team, committed to rapidly developing new products
  • Optimize existing systems for scalability, extensibility and performance whilst building out reusable, modular code for use across blockchain products
  • Work within interdisciplinary teams to continually deliver the highest quality software to our users
  • You pride yourself on consistent high levels of test coverage, strong technical documentation and effective monitoring


Your qualification:

  • A deep understanding of financial markets and processes; The candidate must understand the strategy of markets as well as its mechanics; Knowing the underlying motivation and impetus for market behaviors will enable the candidate to formulate stronger approaches and solutions
  • Excellent computer science fundamentals; Command of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns with the ability to fluently translate them into working, elegant code.
  • Experience of developing Ethereum smart contracts written in Solidity
  • Experience of test driven development (e.g. Truffle)
  • Experience of full-stack development (e.g. C#, Go, JavaScript, Node.js, Angular, CSS, SQL)
  • Experience of working with HSMs and PKI technologies
  • Experience working in the financial services industry and/or a systems integrator or solutions partner.
  • Excellent communications skills, comfortable presenting complex concepts
  • Loyal personality with clear mindset as a team player
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic and challenging field with clear commitment to flexibility
  • Experience using Agile methodology and the Agile SCRUM framework
  • A track record of open source contributions on github is considered a strong plus
  • University Master degree in Computer Science, Information Technology
  • Further Education in business administration or banking

Only direct applications desired.

Janine Barrios, Corporate Human Resources, +41 58 283 68 04

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