Technical Project Manager Job at Swissquote in Gland, VD

Job Description

Company Description


Founded by two engineers, Swissquote makes trading opportunities accessible to everyone and we challenge everything that makes traditional banking irrelevant.

Join our 130 software developers to challenge the code and bring your expertise on cutting-edge Fintech projects such as eTrading, eForex, robo-advisory, crypto currencies and more.

Our Tech stack is 100% Cobol free! See: Java, Spring, Hibernate, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Docker, Kubernetes… and we always try to find the best tools for the right needs.

As an always-evolving company, we strive to challenge our organization, making teamwork and innovation more than just values.

You will be able to accelerate your career in a fast-moving and rock-solid company : during these last couple of years, our bank has become the Swiss leader in online trading. We still keep growing and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we were able to deliver exceptional results in 2020.


Located near Geneva and the lake, the Headquarters gathers 600 of our employees : young (34 years old average), multicultural (50 nationalities) and wearing what suits them best. You will find a friendly atmosphere in an open and inclusive environment. Spacious offices, home-office policy, outdoor terrace, sports club and even… a real Pub for after-work moments.

Make your move in a challenging environment that offers you an exciting opportunity to boost your career and develop solid banking and financial business expertise.

Job Description

The Role

Analyze, plan and develop requirements and standards in reference to scheduled projects

Assign and oversee the daily tasks of technical personnel

Hold regular technical team meetings to determine progress and address any questions or challenges regarding projects

Determine and define clear deliverables required for specific projects or initiatives

Work on critical components across the full stack related to trading risk

Implementation of clean, tested and extensible code to satisfy business requirements

Implementing new features and optimize existing components on the existing platform

Propose actionable improvements based on business feedback


Technical Requirements:
Excellent knowledge of Java, OOP best practices and patterns

Proficiency in JavaScript – Typescript is a plus

Proficiency in Spring, Hibernate, React – Redux is a plus

Proficiency in Unit and integration testing practices and tools

Experience with RDBMS and SQL (preferably Oracle, PostgreSQL)

Experience in distributed caching (eg Redis)

Experience in messaging systems (eg RabbitMq)

Computer Science, MIS or related studies

Working experience with Python is a plus

Understanding of CI/CD and automated testing

Knowledge of Docker is a plus

Non-Technical Requirements:
Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies and methods

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent time management and organizational skills establishing guidelines

Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising teams

Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles

Willing to learn new technologies and languages

Open-minded, team player, rigorous and autonomous

Additional Information


About Company

Company: Swissquote

Company Location:  Gland, VD

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