Lead Software Engineer - A Greater Source

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  • Location

    Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Type

    Permanent European Market

  • Division

    Software Development Jobs

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Executive Consultant

Rob Pollington

+44 20 3865 1583



Lead Software Engineer – Financial Services

Lead Software Engineer is sought by a leading financial services organisation in Zurich to join their highly talented Software Engineering Team. My client boasts a progressive technology stack and are engaged in innovation and digital transformation projects hence their desire to find a Lead Software Engineer well practised in back-end software engineering who can take ownership in developing solutions within a data intensive, distributed Java environment taking ownership in concurrency and scaling solutions to a micro services architecture. My client are very open to consider candidates with either background in Java, C++, C#, Scala, Haskell, Go or Rust but must be happy to work in Java going forwards.

Lead Software Engineer you will play a pivotal role in the scrum team. It is fundamental as Lead Software Engineer that you have a sound technical grounding in modern frameworks and methodologies. There is an expectation that you are an advocate of progressive processes and have tangible experiences in utilising development tools as well as TDD and CI/CD. My client will be keen to see you have sound knowledge in the application of methods and techniques of software engineering such as process and data modeling for relational database master systems and NoSQL datastores.

Consequentially a Lead Software Engineer is sought who is passionate in delivering high quality results, keen to work in a highly collaborative culture as well as being highly motivated and open minded to problem solving and technology innovation. There is flexibility for working in home offices as well as further scope for further learning.

Lead Software Engineer permanent profile required:

Well-practised in any one or a number of the following programming languages: Java, Scala, C#, C++, Python, Kotlin or Golang; with at least five years’ experience.

Must be happy to code in Java going forwards even if your skills have been inother programming languages previously.

Accomplished experiences in concurrency, micros services architectures and RESTful APIs/Message Protocols.

Well versed in design patterns, TDD and CI/CD.

Experiences in developing/designing data models for RDBMS and NoSQL data stores.

An open-minded approach to technology and methodologies.

Must have strong written and spoken communication skills in English, German is useful to at least B2 level.

Agile development experiences and a desire to contribute to further shaping my clients.

Good academic background in either Computer Science or a similar qualification.

Lead Software Engineer permanent contract details include.

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent

Salary: 130,000CHF – 150,000CHF PA plus bonus package

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Interview times: ASAP

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