Financial Engineer

Vontobel is a globally operating investment manager. The Financial Engineering department within the Structured Products Center of Excellence is contributing significantly to the success of the company.

We are responsible for structuring and issuing more than 500000 financial products per year in a fully automated fashion all around the globe. We integrate models developed by the quants into the application
stack and turn them into financial products. Furthermore we develop various tools for trading and risk management.

As a financial engineer within Vontobel you have a passion for high quality software engineering with a lot of quantitative elements. Our large scale platform is operated almost 24h a day in Europe and Asia and our team has members in Zurich and Singapore. When developing software we strive for perfection - if it just works it is usually not good enough.

We are completely responsible for our application stack and rely on state-of-the-art technology like a Git BitBucket/Bamboo CI/CD pipeline, Kafka for large scale data streams, OpenShift containers, Analytic tools like Splunk or messaging systems like RabbitMQ.

Your opportunity

  • Design, implement and test software solutions to price and trade structured products

  • Develop trading tools for risk management and hedging

  • Work in an agile environment which lives a DevOps culture

  • Close collaboration with risk management, trading and quants

  • Take over support tasks (2nd level)

 

You bring:

   - University degree in an engineering science (M.Sc., Ph.D.)

   - Passion for software development in C# and Python

   - Proven track record of successful software development projects

   - Creative and innovative mindset

   - DevOps skills


You are:

   - Interested in financial products

   - A communicative team player

   - Fluent in English, German is a plus

   - willing to take ownership of your developed software solutions and to operate them

 

Céline Lüssi is looking forward to receive and review your application.

Please apply via our career portal. For this position, please note that we do not consider applications from recruitment agencies.

If you have any question you can contact us through our contact form.

 

Location

Zürich / Bleicherweg 21