Engage. Exceed. Excite.

Take ownership and bring opportunities to life. Be Vontobel.

Investment Banking

Global Market Making Operations Engineer

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.

The investment banking branch of Bank Vontobel is issuer and market maker of over 200’000 financial products at seven exchanges world-wide from Paris to Hong Kong.

The position as a Market Making Engineer is within the Trading Application Development team, a small agile team of highly skilled experts, responsible for developing, maintaining and operating the trading system at the core of this business.

This touches areas such as Exchange connectivity, Market data delivery, Low latency quoting, Circuit breakers, Hedging tools, Price contribution, Automatic failover mechanisms, Performance measurements, Regression testing, System monitoring and System alerting tools to name just a few.

Your challenge:

The team is looking for a highly motivated candidate with engineering background, eager to tackle vastly different tasks all relating to the operation of our market making System.
  • We are natively connected to multiple exchanges and need to follow their release cycles in terms of development, testing and deployment.
  • Our internal release cycle of six weeks make us highly agile and able to respond quickly to new requirements. Testing of new functionality is essential.
  • In order to safe guard continuous operation of the trading system, detection of abnormalities and alerting thereof is absolutely vital. This is a point of constant improvement.
  • We are operating in a low latency environment and need to define, measure and evaluate performance indicators relating to our system. This touches software, hardware and network.
  • To be able to assist traders optimally we do not implement first-line support. Instead our team talks directly with the business, assisting in questions relating to the behavior of the trading System.
  • Internal and external changes constantly force us to adapt, be it by fulfilling Mifid II requirements or re-locating our software to new Hardware.
  • Incidents happen and when they do finding cause and solution is time critical.


Your qualification:

  • M.Sc in computer science, mathematics or equivalent
  • Experience from a front office development team within a financial institute and/or from a financial software vendor
  • Exceptional problem solving willingness and skills
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets and market making in particular
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English

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

Take ownership and bring opportunities to life. Be Vontobel.
  • Folgen Sie uns:
Die auf dieser Website angebotenen Produkte, Dienstleistungen, Informationen und/oder Unterlagen sind Personen mit Wohnsitz in bestimmten Ländern möglicherweise nicht zugänglich.
Bitte beachten Sie die geltenden Verkaufsbeschränkungen für die entsprechenden Produkte oder Dienstleistungen.

© Vontobel Holding AG 2018 | Wealth Management - Investment Banking - Asset Management. Alle Rechte vorbehalten.