Back-End Software Developer Intern – 3-month internship

  • Sygnum
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 09/11/2019
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description


Sygnum ( is a technology-driven company that empowers financial services for the digital asset economy. It develops an integrated solution to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. The company was founded by an experienced, interdisciplinary team of experts and is backed by a distinguished group of individuals and institutions. Sygnum is rooted in two of the world's leading financial hubs – Singapore and Switzerland. Sygnum’s vision is to be the partner of choice to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. Sygnum’s mission is to inspire and empower everyone, everywhere to create and have direct access to ownership and value. The company’s approach is based on a set of values that not only ensure the highest ethical standards and clarity of purpose, but also puts our clients and partners at the centre of everything we do.

We are looking to hire a back-end software developer intern in our office in Zurich.


  • Is developing reactive backends your thing?
  • You prefer simple & correct over cool & sophisticated?
  • You are obsessed about quality and what your code looks like?
  • You can explain what “Secure SDLC” is without googling it first?

If your answer to the questions above is a resounding “YES!”, we want you on the Sygnum team! : )

These will be your tasks

  • Set up and configuration of databases
  • Document set up and configuration
  • Support the exploration of future technologies (NON-SQL options, relational and distributed DB, big data extraction and analysis tools)
  • Code extraction and transformation logic.

You're offering these qualifications


  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Professional expertise in developing backend systems and experience with one or more general purpose programming languages
  • Practical agile/scrum methodology skills
  • Secure SDLC knowledge
  • Self-starter and team player with focus on quality and delivery


  • Cloud computing experience
  • ETL / SPARK / Elixir / erlang / ocaml knowledge or experience
  • Twelve-factor app methodology
  • Domain driven security expertise
  • Strong interest in or knowledge of crypto-currencies/blockchain/cryptography

If this reads like your profile, please apply through Even if you're not there yet but still think you could be a good fit for our team, please contact us and we'll figure it out. Thank you