System Architect (offline)

Do you thrive with technical challenges, making tough calls, live agility, and burn for making people perform? And do you have an interest in complex finance instruments? We are looking for a System Architect to be a technical leader for our OTC Core product area. You will work with SimCorp Dimension as well as new cloud-based services on our journey to market leading front office.


The position


As a System Architect you are a technical leader. You collaborate with all roles to enable our engineering teams to deliver the maximum business value. You are part of a team of system architects where you define SimCorp’s Architectural runway with the aim of creating new solutions and keeping existing solutions fit for purpose. You work both with technology, engineering practices, pipelines, and business outcomes.


The OTC Core product area build software that handle the full life cycle of OTC instruments, from simulating and executing trades, valuation through to handling life cycle events. We combine functional programming in OCaml with financial modelling using Lexifi, and we use .Net technologies, APIs and CI/CD pipelines to enable the functionality in SimCorp Dimension and new cloud native services.


What you will be responsible for:

You own the architectural runway for the OTC Core product area


You work with the Director of Engineering and Product Manager to drive execution of an ambitious delivery plan for the OTC Core product area


You are responsible for implementing technical leadership within Product Areas


You are responsible for communicating architectural vision, strategy and make architectural runway transparent both inside and outside of Product Areas.


You are a member of the Architecture Guild ensuring aligned architectural strategy and runway across SimCorp.


You will work with engineering teams to validate the economic impact of design decisions.


You will be mentor for Tech Leads within your area.


What we value:


A technical leader (5+ years of experience ). You can set the technical direction and you can connect with and inspire people and you are willing to nurture and coach others and help them grow.


A role model from a software engineering perspective.


Strongly motivated to work within the financial domain


Into functional programming in OCaml, Scala, F# or the like combined with strong C# skills and good insight .NET framework


Experienced with CI/CD pipelines


Strong in collaboration and communication skills and you have fluency in English (written and spoken)


Our Benefits


Competitive salary, bonus scheme, and pension are essential for any work agreement. However, in SimCorp, we believe we can offer more. Therefore, in addition to the traditional benefit scheme, we provide an excellent work & life balance: flexible work hours, a hybrid workplace model. On top of that, we have IP sprints where you have 3 weeks per quarter you can spend on mastering your skills as well as contributing to the company development. There is never just only one route - we practice an individual approach to professional development to support the direction you want to take.


Next Steps

Please send your CV and motivational letter in English as soon as possible. Please note: Only applications sent through our system will be processed.

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