Software Engineer Taxes & Exchange of Information

  • Avaloq
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 20/01/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Avaloq is a value driven, fast-paced financial technology and services company and we are committed to developing the banking solutions of tomorrow.

By joining Avaloq, you’ll become a key part of our effort to power the digital transformation of the financial services industry. Our ambition is big and bold – to provide full end-to-end digital solutions by combining our leading efficiency with a flexible, responsible digital user experience. Headquartered in Zurich, Avaloq has over 2,000 employees globally. More information is available at

Job Description

The Taxes & Exchange of Information (TAXI) team is a dynamic team of Business Analysts and Software Developers located in Zurich. We follow an agile process, working closely together as a team but also interact with other related teams and clients to develop new product features and maintain existing ones in live use.

The team is the owner of functionality around Swiss Taxes, Withholding Taxes, US QI and FATCA Reporting, Automatic Exchange of Information (CRS), Generic Tax Statements for offshore clients (including capital gain calculation), and other highly flexible Tax Reporting Tools used by our clients.

This job represents a unique opportunity to advance your development skills, but also to acquire banking know how on a top level. You are encouraged to acquire more detailed and interdisciplinary knowledge about other areas in our banking system, becoming an expert of our core banking software and the corresponding business processes in the industry.

Your mission:

  • Analyze, design and develop new features for functionality within the team’s responsibility
  • Analyze and resolve software defects, improve and optimize existing functionality
  • Improve quality of our functionality via automated testing and code reviews


What you need (skills, education)

  • University degree in on the following Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics Engineering or similar
  • Strong software engineering skills, understanding of software development processes and best practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and high standards of quality
  • Team oriented and good communication skills (English) to closely collaborate with customers and colleagues globally

You will get extra points for the following (Optional)

  • Knowledge in Oracle database architecture and PL/SQL is a plus
  • Experience in working with agile methodologies
  • German language skills are a plus

Additional Information

Now lets talk about perks and compensation

We offer competitive base salaries and if you prove to be a superstar, you might be entitled to an extraordinary achievement reward. Avaloq aims to share its success with all its employees by paying out “Success Share Units” depending on its performance in a given year.

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