Software Engineer - Payments at Avaloq (Edinburgh, UK)

Software Engineer - Payments at Avaloq (Edinburgh, UK)

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Location: Edinburgh, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-17 05:00:25

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Job Description

Payment Processing is a dynamic team of Software Developers and Business Analysts spread across development centres in Edinburgh, Zurich and Manila. We follow an agile process, working closely with the Product Owner and related teams to develop product features and provide support to our extensive global customer base.

The Payment Processing team works with customers and partners to develop and deliver innovative solutions to meet market demands and help shape the payments landscape of tomorrow. The team is part of many exciting and challenging projects relating to cutting-edge Swiss, European and worldwide banking initiatives. We are the experts in Avaloq for all things Payment including PSD2, APIs, Messaging, Direct Debits, Card Transactions and Cheque Processing.

What you will do

  • Developing in PL/SQL for the backend
  • Taking ownership of specialised payments modules
  • Debugging complex code you might have never seen before
  • Working in an Agile environment using Jira and Confluence
  • Solving problems in close collaboration with business analysts and other developers
  • Documenting solutions together with the team’s technical writer
  • Working on the design of new features as discussed with the architect
  • Performing code reviews of changes to the modules you are responsible for


What you need

  • Degree qualification in a technical-related subject
  • Demonstrated coding skills in at least one programming language
  • Prior experience as a Software Developer
  • Some experience in SQL and Oracle PL/SQL (or similar), Java would be a benefit
  • Motivation to constantly improve and learn new skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The confidence to ask for advice and help from your colleagues
  • Knowledge of microservices and relational databases
  • Passion for software development and an interest in the payment industry

Additional Information

What we will offer you We offer competitive base salaries and a benefits package with private health and dental care as well as a generous pension. If you go the extra mile, you might be entitled to an extraordinary achievement reward. Avaloq aims to share its success with all its employees by paying out “Success Share Units” depending on its performance in a given year. For those relocating to Edinburgh from overseas or elsewhere in the UK, we also offer a relocation package to make your move that little bit easier. In addition, we also offer flexible working hours, casual dress code, an annual personal training budget, parking, modern and open-plan offices, discounted gym memberships, free coffee, tea and fruits, pool tables and table tennis, Football and secure bicycle racks and shower facilities. We like to have regular themed social events due to our sociable, relaxed and friendly office culture. We’re waiting to hear from you. Please only apply online.