Senior Trading Systems Engineer

Bank Vontobel Structured Solutions (SST) is a market leader in exchange-traded structured products, highly regarded by clients world-wide. This reputation has been earnt over decades through continuous expansion in product offering and reliable market presence. Our competition in this business are the global tier one investment banks.

Our Structured Products Technology department makes this success possible through cutting-edge and innovative solutions, enabling us to issue hundreds of thousands of financial products every year. As a service to our clients, we quote these products in real-time on multiple exchanges world-wide, generating several billions of quotes every day.
In close partnership with the trading department, our market making systems team continuously enhances our proprietary trading platform, T.01, as the key enabler of this business.

This exciting role within the T.01 team will further help us deliver on demanding tasks as well as give the team bandwidth to explore new innovative ideas, retaining Vontobel’s number one reputation in the field.

Your opportunity

In this role, you will operate, specify, design, develop, test, and deploy the market making system for derivative products. We cover several functional domains including low latency market making, pricing, automated hedging, and market data connectivity. As such, we are responsible for the whole application development and operational lifecycle.

The T.01 team has a global reach, running and developing our market making components for our trading hubs in Zurich and Hong Kong. Our platform is running productively 18h per day, connecting to multiple exchanges around the globe.

The position offers a unique opportunity to work with a state-of-the-art low latency market making system in close cooperation with highly experienced trading experts.

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  • 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.
  • Solid Python skills
  • Exceptional problem solving willingness and skills
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Openness for international assignment

You are:

  • Team-player, flexible, open-minded, and customer-oriented
  • Proactive, innovative, and keen to develop new solutions
  • Able to work under high time pressure in a structured and methodical manner


Thank you for applying to Vontobel. We will carefully review your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.

At Vontobel, we are an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.
We value the many voices within our teams and are committed to creating an environment where everyone who wants to be part of our performance culture can be themselves. It is based on mutual respect and zero tolerance for any form of discrimination.

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