Backend Developer

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Associate
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Zurich
  6. Financial Services
  7. Java, Kotlin, Scala, C++, C#, Go, Python, RESTful APIs, NoSQL
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About our client

Our client is an innovative InsurTech.

On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is currently looking for a Backend Engineer.

This is a permanent role based in Zürich.

Your mission

-Design and implement new features and/or components within our platform and develop prototypes quickly to allow an iterative approach
- Deliver high-quality code, focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability
- End-to-end responsibility on the applications implemented, including monitoring, identifying issues or bottlenecks and delivering improvements of the platform
- Optimise applications and components to maximize speed and efficiency, ease of development of new features and the ability to scale business processes
- Create common libraries and frameworks demonstrated across the platform to streamline development of complex applications

Your background

- 5+ years hands-on experience in any modern language (Java/ Kotlin/ Scala/ C++ /C# /Go /Python etc.)
- Experience with high-traffic micro services architectures
- Best practices around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems (using different technologies and preferably RESTful APIs and message passing protocols)
- You carefully evaluate design trade-offs and strive for simple, elegant, algorithmically efficient solutions
- Your code is easy to read, test and re-use and you constantly improve quality overtime
- You understand performance metrics, how to collect and use them to continuously improve performance, scalability and efficiency
- Experience designing data-models for relational and NoSQL data stores
- Great team player
- Continuous learner who stays up-to-date with the latest trends and carefully vet with proper pragmatism and long term vision the adoption of new technologies
- Ability to speak and write English fluently

What’s on offer

- Work in a challenging environment
- Multi-cultural team

If you think of yourself as a highly motivated, ambitious person, please apply via email: For further information, do not hesitate to contact us: +41 (0)58 268 10 40.

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