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Senior Avaloq Consultant

Date:  Nov 26, 2022
City:  Zürich
Company:  GFT Technologies SE


About GFT 


Are you passionate about innovation & cutting-edge technology? GFT is a pioneer in digital transformation. We develop sustainable solutions across new technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, for Industry 4.0 and blockchain.


A modern company with a passion for technology we provide world-class consulting and implementation services to our clients across banking, insurance and manufacturing industries. GFT is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions by leveraging in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions.


Role Summary


In this senior role, you will have the opportunity to work with a collaborative, international team of experts supporting a range of clients, including top tier banks, in Switzerland and abroad. We are looking for experienced Avaloq specialists with the ability to map products and functionalities and/ or the technical skills to configure the system to meet the client’s requirements. GFT provides significant support for ongoing professional development, allowing you to further advance your skills.


Role Responsibilities:


  • Analysis, design and implementation of technical solutions in close cooperation with the customer.
  • The creation of technical and functional specifications.
  • Full responsibility for the configuration and integration of Avaloq banking software.
  • Driving project activities and ensuring the timely completion of workstream deliverables, ensuring that a high quality standard is maintained at all times.
  • Management of teams & other departmental responsibilities.
  • Support of product and business development activities.


Your Skills and Competencies:


  • 5+ years of experience with a proven background in multiple successful Avaloq projects.
  • University degree, preferably in computer science, economics or a similar relevant field.
  • Able to easily understand the functional requirements of the client and map these to Avaloq products and/ or to configure the system to meet the client’s needs (both would clearly be an advantage).
  • Experience with rest APIs and integrating Avaloq systems with external application landscapes, using APIs or other microservices would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • Experience within financial services, ideally in Switzerland or a strong IT background with knowledge of the sector.
  • Programming knowledge (PL/ SQL).
  • Good stakeholder management & analytical skills.
  • Fluent English & German, Italian and/ or French are a plus.
  • Able to travel throughout the DACH region.
  • EU/ Swiss citizen or valid Swiss work permit.


What we offer you: 


  • Support for professional development including certifications, training programs and e-learning platforms, and access to our internal community of experts. 
  • Flexible and remote working.
  • International environment and opportunity to progress in a global organization with a friendly, collaborative culture.
  • Competitive compensation package.



With over 10,000 colleagues across 15 markets, GFT offers a truly global, inclusive culture. We are an organization that empowers you to not only explore but raise your potential and seek out opportunities that add value. You will work in a supportive environment with a diverse and inclusive team that is always learning and developing whilst working closely with our colleagues across the globe. Most importantly we care about people, cultures and opinions, and show everyone equal respect.


Diversity & Inclusion Statement:


At GFT we are committed to cultivating, fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We want to attract, recruit, develop and retain the most talented employees, regardless of their background.  We are guided by our values in everything that we do and recognize that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our social responsibility to make a difference. 

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