API Specialist & Integration Engineer 80-100%

As an API “Guru”, Integration and DevOps Engineer, you are shaping and evolving our enterprise API management platform. You are utilizing your expertise to deliver high quality and resilient solutions and micro services in tight collaboration with our Scrum Master Daniel and your teammates. You are acting as an API “Guru” in pushing our API strategy and educating our growing API community in designing and developing valuable APIs. You are enjoying the cross-functional possibilities with a rich technology stack along with an ongoing commitment to team development and knowledge sharing. You love to “hack” Java, Spring, OpenShift, Docker, Kafka, OpenAPI, Apache Kafka, JMS, Hibernate and much more to work within an enthusiastic team.

Vontobel is a future-oriented financial institution. Investment opportunities that drive our clients forward, global financial services provider with Swiss roots, asset management, active asset management and tailor-made investment solutions are the bank's assets.

You are not another developer in a bank; you are a member and Digital-Shaper of our services in the innovative team Application Integration. We at Application Integration provide state-of-the art and mission critical application integration solutions for more than 100 business and support applications. You are taking ownership in the transformation of our platform into an API first and streaming architecture and in the interaction with our developer community.

Your Challenge

  • Pushing the further development of our API management solution to the next level
  • Educating and supporting our developer community in the adoption of APIs
  • Working across the full stack, from our self-service and developer portals down to micro services; predominately in the area of API Management with RedHat 3Scale and RedHat OpenShift
  • Designing, developing and managing REST-APIs and Micro Services
  • Participating in the development and 2nd level production support of the full integration stack
  • Practicing Agile with your team colleagues, Scrum Master and Product Owner


Your Qualification

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Profound experience with middleware, micro services and related standards such as HTTPS, OpenAPI and OAuth
  • Experience with designing and developing scalable secured-REST-APIs by following the maxim of clean code and architecture
  • 5+ years of excellent knowledge in general programming Java and Python
  • Very good understanding of DevOps and the automation of CI/CD pipelines
  • Very good knowledge in using Docker, OpenShift or Kubernetes
  • Engaging technology transformation and ability to go beyond your comfort zone, learning other functional, object-oriented and multi-programming paradigms
  • Empathy and openness to listen to your colleagues concerns and needs
  • Ability to present your solutions to non-technical and technical audiences
  • Fluent communication skills in English, conversational in German


Stefan Schotte 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.



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