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 2,500+ 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
SimCorp’s Product Development is home to more than 750 skilled and creative technology professionals, organized in more than 75 agile teams. You will enjoy the freedom of our full-scale agile work environment where teams are empowered and involved in the development of both the solution and the organization – keeping us innovative and motivated.
The mission of the Connectivity Core Product Area is to develop and improve generic toolboxes for customized Connectivity workflows in SimCorp Dimension, our Investment Management Software product as well as to develop standard integration to external vendors such as Bloomberg or SWIFT. To achieve this, we are using a technology stack spanning across products and technologies like .net, Azure, Oracle Queues, WebSphere MQ, XML, XSD, XSLT, JSON, REST and Soap API. The code is mainly based on C# and APL. As a Software Engineer you will be part of our agile scrum team and together with your colleagues you will be responsible for designing and developing connectivity and integration capabilities as well as taking care of quality assurance and maintenance of this area.
What you will be responsible for
Together with your team you will implement new features including taking care of quality assurance, refactor existing code, research tools and frameworks to enable future innovation
Participation in backlog development, refinement features in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, creation of user stories using agile practices
Maintain the existing product
You will work closely with Product Management, Architects and peers from your area to design integration and connectivity solutions
Ensure design and code quality doing code reviews, driving test automation to the next level and always taking security requirements into considerations
Participate in product demos to present deliveries and close the feedback loop on value creation
Constantly learn and improve yourself, the team and our product incl. experimenting with modern engineering practices such as test-driven development and pair-programming
What we value
Good knowledge and experience (2+ years) in C# or other object-oriented language
Curiosity and readiness to learn functional programming language APL, our frameworks and other in-house tools
Knowledge and experience in designing and implementing unit tests and the desire to maintain and develop test automation including their integration into CI/CD pipelines
Understanding and adherence to XP practices (TDD, pair-programming etc.)
Strategic mindset and strong analytical skills with focus on business outcome
Ability to understand clients’ requirements and to translate those into technical solutions
You are a team player who actively seeks collaboration to always find the optimal solution
You have a degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science or similar
Understanding Lean Agile practices, values and principles is a plus
Good communication skills and fluency in English (speaking and writing)
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.
Please click below to apply or get in touch with Oleksandra Nelipa (Oleksandra.Nelipa@simcorp.com) 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