Junior Java Developer

  • Hours: 100%

  • Location: Zurich

  • Duration: permanent, starting immediately

swissQuant Group provides quantitative services, consultancy and products for financial and industrial clients, including a number of global Fortune 500 companies. Our business edge originates from the effective translation of Intelligent Technology into measurable, bottom-line client value. swissQuant Group is a privately held company incorporated in 2005 as a spin-off of ETH Zürich.

Position

As a Junior Developer you will use your skills and experience across technology and finance to create industry leading software components for pricing and risk models, algorithms and computational methods and optimization frameworks.

Scope

You have good knowledge of Java programming language. You can work independently or as part of small groups in the development and delivery of software components and services. Your mastery of technology allows you to build prototypes quickly to help support business development and to build high quality robust products.

You will be responsible for the technical delivery of multiple projects. You will liaise with clients and technology partners to identify technical requirements. You are confident and articulate and possess good presentation skills. Your excellent multi-tasking and time management skills complete your profile and ensure your success.

Requirements

To be a successful candidate, you must fulfil the following requirements:

  • University degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Applied Sciences

  • Excellent computer programming skills, particularly in core Java

  • Ability and ambition to write well-structured, sufficiently covered with unit-tests, easy-to-maintain and clean code

  • Knowledge of most (but not necessarily all) of these concepts and technologies:

    • Core Java

    • Spring

    • REST web services

    • Relational databases (e.g. MySQL and/or Oracle)

    • Unit testing (e.g. with JUnit, Mockito)

  • Fluency in English is required, German is a plus.

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