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Software Engineer (Java)

Date:  Nov 26, 2022
City:  Zürich
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


Are you passionate about developing scalable, modern applications with client focused, modern architectures? AT GFT you will work with leading experts in emerging technologies in an agile, international environment to deliver innovative, best in class solutions for our banking and insurance clients. GFT Switzerland are looking for Java engineers, ideally full stack but applications from frontend or backend engineers are also welcome.


Role Responsibilities:


  • Support the technical design, solution design, development and continued optimisation of innovative solutions for our clients.
  • Work in an agile way, with the latest technologies, leveraging GFTs international pool of experts.
  • Contribute to the development of state-of the art web-based solutions to implement service-oriented architectures.
  • Ensure the functionality of software, identifying opportunities for improvement, automation and streamlining of technological processes and systems.
  • Maintenance and continued development and enhancement of existing systems and applications to ensure they continue to meet our clients’ needs.


Your Skills and Competencies:


  • Degree or similar qualification, ideally in software engineering, or a similar field.
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience within financial services.
  • Some experience of application development in Financial Services using Java, Spring Boot, REST services etc. (for full stack or backend developer) or Java React, Angular etc. (for full stack or frontend specialists).
  • Experience with cloud platforms, including Microsoft Azure, would be beneficial.
  • Experience of database design, object-oriented application development with Java EE, interfaces and web services design and development of appealing web GUIs.
  • Practical experience in the installation and operation of Java EE web applications on Windows and Linux platforms and related databases.
  • Fluency in both German and English is required, French and other languages would be an advantage.
  • EU or Swiss citizenship.


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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