• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Avaloq Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  • 2019-02-22

Senior Technical Consultant

  • Full time
  • Singapore
  • 22 Feb 19

Senior Technical Consultant

Help Us to Shape the Banking of Tomorrow

The Avaloq group is an internationally leading fintech company. With its core and digital banking software and its international network of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) centres, Avaloq brings trustworthy and efficient banking to the world, delivered through great user experience. Headquartered in Switzerland, Avaloq has branches in the most demanding financial centres worldwide and serves around 155 banks and wealth managers and the 270 Swiss cooperative banks. Avaloq's growing ecosystem comprises among others over 2'000 employees from 66 nationalities and more than 500 third-party developers that co-innovate with Avaloq.

More information on www.avaloq.com

Brief Job Description

Be part of the product localisation team to contribute to the transformation of the Avaloq Banking Standards (ABR/S) implementation into a standardised and industrialised process. Bolstered by banks' increasing demand for lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and quicker time-to-market, the Avaloq Banking Standards yield competitive advantage with production-proven customisation thereby allowing Avaloq customers to focus on product and services differentiation.

Key responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of Banking Standard SG/HK, the incumbent will be responsible to:-

  • Develop moderately complex software programs in Avaloq scripting language and PL/SQL, for ABR/S consistently following prescribed ABR/S coding standards and in accordance with applicable software development methodology and release processes
  • Consult Avaloq product documentation to learn new ways to implement product functionality and maintain close awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential business application
  • Implement reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques
  • Perform technical root cause analysis and outlines corrective action for given problems
  • Evangelize ABR/S architectural standards/principles, reusability design standards and leading practices
  • Collaborate with ABR/S architect to ensure that the design takes advantage of the latest customization capability
  • Utilise Avaloq ICE workbench (Eclipse-based) as software development toolkit for customisation and scripting of ABR/S
  • Lead consultative discovery workshop sessions with stakeholders to gather requirements and critical business challenges
  • Collaborate and adds value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions
  • Serves as a mentor to developers in Manila offshore development centre
  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes, and provide comments on some ABR/S design aspects
  • Consider the art of the possible, compares various architectural options based on feasibility and impact, and proposes actionable plans
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other Avaloq associates in cross functional teams to achieve goals
  • Apply a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion

Your Profile
  • At least Bachelor of Science Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Math or Physics or a technical field and a minimum of 3 consecutive years of relevant experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency and possess experience necessary to develop moderately complex software in PL/SQL and object-oriented languages e.g. Java or .NET.
  • Must have experience with using, tuning, and deploying solutions on a commercial database such as Oracle, SQL Server or DB2.
  • Must have experience working with and developing design and requirements documents and artifacts such as Entity Relation Diagrams, User Stories, Use Cases, etc.
  • Knowledge in core banking applications and knowledge in banking operations will be an added advantage
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including conducting presentations to teams and to customers
  • Solid understanding of Agile software development process
  • Strong critical thinker with problem solving aptitude
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills - demonstrating outside-the-box problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyse and operate at various levels of abstraction
  • Motivated and result oriented in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently and provide proactive leadership in a complex environment with multiple teams
  • Experience of JIRA/Confluence is an advantage
  • Familiar with API creation and RESTful services, containerisation technologies such as Docker or equivalent, CI/CD is an advantage

Do you want to apply your knowledge in a professional and dynamic environment? Solve challenging tasks as part of a highly qualified team?

A high level of self-sufficiency in your area of work and an open work-culture awaits you! Click the "Apply Online" button now to apply to this position.

Kindly note that only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for next steps. We look forward to receive your application!