Senior/Lead Software Engineer for Innovations area

Location: Copenhagen, DK

Are you a passionate Software Engineer ready to discover and develop new solutions of the highest importance for SimCorp clients? Then this might be the right opportunity for you.

Who we are:

For over 50 years, we have worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,800+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general. SimCorp is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture where diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees, so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients. While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential.

Why this role is important for us:

In addition to Alternative Investments where we constantly enhance our solution, Private Debt is booming in the market and we see a high demand from our existing and potential clients. Consequently SimCorp have decided to build an efficient and attractive solution to manage this new part of illiquid investments as well, aiming to replicate the success we have with our Alternatives Manager.

To make this exciting project a reality, we are growing within our Innovation Accelerator Development Line. We are seeking for curious, courageous, and capable professionals who are ready to create innovative, efficient, and attractive offerings.

Collaboration is the core of our work. We value a culture where we “Work hard. Have fun. Be nice. Play fair. Dream big. …” (Robert Herjavec), as it is the most effective way to deliver great results. This journey will involve trial and error, improvisation, and adaptation. If you thrive in such an environment, we want to hear from you.

As part of our scrum team, you will play a crucial role in delivering solutions for Private Debt and Alternative Investments while working closely with Offer Managers and engaging directly with clients You will work with a codebase primarily based on C# and APL, in a culture that values trust and teamwork.

What you will be responsible for:

You will apply your talents to all stages of the development lifecycle, including creation and review of user stories, development, design, testing, coding, code reviews, writing automated tests, and support. You will be using multiple technologies, and your responsibilities will also include: 

  • Develop new core functionality to support the business modules and continuous improvements to the existing code base

  • Expand existing solutions in all areas of SimCorp Dimension for the usage of Private Debt and Alternatives

  • Work as part of your scrum team to reach the definition of done within each sprint

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand their needs and get fast feedback  

  • Constantly learn and improve yourself, the team and our product incl. experimenting with modern engineering practices such as test-driven development, SpecFlow and Mob programming  

What we value:

  • Master’s degree/PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or similar 
  • Ability to work with and develop complex architecture front and back end
  • Comfortable with changing code that you did not build in several areas like for example Front & Middle Office, Accounting and Connectivity.
  • Broad SimCorp Dimension knowledge, especially in Accounting & Operations is a plus
  • Strong willingness to learn and to dig into unknown areas
  • Being comfortable to work with new technologies
  • Knowledge of or curiosity to learn APL
  • Being adventurous - able to work in one direction and fast turn into another one
  • A high sense of quality, ability to work to deadlines, attention to detail and taking ownership of delivering a sound solution
  • A desire to constantly deliver value to the clients, to improve yourself and the team  
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English (spoken and written) 
  • Understanding of the Lean Agile practices, values and principles would be a plus 
  • Programming experience in object-oriented languages, preferably in C# using .NET framework

Our Benefits 

Competitive salary, bonus scheme, and pension are essential for any work agreement. However, in SimCorp, we believe we can offer more. Therefore, in addition to the traditional benefit scheme, we provide an excellent work & life balance: flexible work hours, a hybrid workplace model. On top of that, we have IP sprints where you have 3 weeks per quarter you can spend on mastering your skills as well as contributing to the company development. There is never just only one route - we practice an individual approach to professional development to support the direction you want to take.

Next Steps

Please click below to apply or get in touch with Oleksandra Nelipa ( to learn more about the vacancy and what SimCorp offers regarding salary, benefits, and perks.

Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your CV in English as soon as possible. If you are interested in being a part of SimCorp but are not sure this role is the right fit, submit your CV anyway. SimCorp is on an exciting growth journey, and our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to help you discover the right role for you. The approximate time to consider your CV is three weeks.

We are eager to continually improve our talent acquisition process and make everyone’s experience positive and valuable. Therefore, during the process we will ask you to provide your feedback, which is highly appreciated