Senior Application Engineer

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  1. Contract
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Zurich
  6. Financial Services
  7. Spring Boot, Kafka, Cloud native development, Communication skills
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You will implement business functionality extending the features of an SAP solution with spring-boot microservices in an event-driven architecture. While most of the specification and development work for the project is done out of Switzerland, you will be part of a team that operates mostly out of the US. You will be working closely with colleagues in both location and ensure the information flow to the US team members. Hence excellent communication skills are a must beside the technical skills. Due to the rest of team working out of the US, also a certain flexibility towards work hours is expected (not overtime).

About our client

Our client is one of the leading insurance companies in Switzerland.
On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is currently looking for a Senior Application Engineer.
This is a contracting role until end of the year initially based in Zurich.

Your mission

- Develop data integration- and business services using micro-services
- Ensure applications are performing and tested against requirements
- Ensure compliance with CI/CD and automated testing and build pipeline
- Prepare unit test for automated testing
- Performing code reviews
- Fixing bugs and issues in deployed applications
- Demonstrate expert understanding of the Java application development stack and tools
- Understand architectural issues - ensure information flow to other team members

Your background

- Strong and experienced JAVA developer
- Understanding of Native Cloud development
- Public cloud provider like Azure, GCP. AWS
- Strong knowledge of reactive architecture and micro-services – Spring Boot
- Experience with messaging and stream processing architectures built on Kafka
- Test driven development: proven expertise in writing unit tests and end to end integration tests
- Experience to work in a scrum team
- Excellent communication skills
- Fluent English language skills

Nice to have

- Experience with Event Sourcing
- Experience / Exposure with SAP's accounting solutions
- Openness to work with new tools in a constantly changing IT environment
- Work with CI/CD for integration and deployment: Expertise in automated build, test & deploy

What’s on offer

- Work for an established Swiss company
- International and multi-cultural working environment

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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