Avaloq Specialist

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Zurich
  6. Financial Services


Avaloq, Credit

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Overview of Role

The successful candidate will play a dynamic and hands-on role, collaborating with the business to understand their requirements and translate them into IT solutions using the Avaloq platform. Flexibility, proactivity, and responsibility are crucial attributes for this team-oriented role.


• Business Interaction: Collaborate directly with the business to comprehend their processes and enhance them through practical Avaloq parameterization solutions.
• Requirements Analysis: Utilize a structured approach to analyze and visualize complex business requirements, map them to potential Avaloq framework extensions, and create clear and precise requirements documentation.
• Project Delivery: Define and implement technical solutions either directly, through collaboration with IT colleagues from various areas, or external consultants.
• Parameterization: Convert specifications into Avaloq functionality through various parameterization options to meet business needs, including enhancing workflows, context actions, order validations, and static data.
• Applications Support: Assist business users in optimizing their use of systems and ensure continuous knowledge transfer.
• Testing: Manage testing and release of new IT services with a comprehensive approach covering multiple use cases and business scenarios.
• Problem Management: Contribute to the continual improvement of systems by carefully analyzing issues and their causes.

Experience, Skills, and Competencies Required

• Minimum of 5-6 years of recent hands-on parameterization experience.
• Excellent understanding of the Avaloq core system, its concepts, and interactivity between modules. Expertise in various Avaloq modules with a willingness to explore new areas.
• Specific knowledge in intercompany-related areas such as Ex-Custody, Trading, and Credit/Risk is advantageous.
• Certified Avaloq Professional.
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.
• Analytical and solution design skills with a top-down working approach and a good sense of granularity.
• Comprehensive failure analysis and debugging experience, familiar with Avaloq/Oracle error handling.
• Solid understanding of relational databases (Oracle) and their use in a banking environment.
• Ability to comprehend business processes and commercial concepts, and interact with the business at a peer level.
• Proficient in writing proposals, technical documents, and delivering presentations to diverse audiences.
• Experience in testing and business continuity management.
• Independent problem-solving skills with the ability to communicate solutions clearly to management.
• Flexibility and eagerness to tackle new challenges.
• Strong service delivery orientation with a focus on quality and excellence.


• Our client is committed to safeguarding and enhancing the health and wellbeing of all employees through a range of healthcare services and benefits.
• A supportive working environment and culture conducive to success.
• Access to a variety of in-house training programs and tuition assistance for further education and training courses.
• Opportunities to incorporate agile working principles into the working week, including part-time remote work.
• Recognition of employees' adaptability, commitment, and resilience, with a focus on enhancing working lives and outcomes through flexible working arrangements.

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