Software Engineer

  • Sygnum Bank
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • 19/06/2024
Full time Fintech Forex IT - Software Development

Job Description

About You

As a Senior Software Engineer at Sygnum you have gained your experience with typical large scale backend technologies like databases, large applications, integrations, with messaging or pub-sub systems and have a good understanding of scaling technologies like Kubernetes. But now you want something new and more exciting. You will be working on a JavaScript based backend stack and build the backend of future finance. You’ll be joining an amazing team working at the forefront of new technology, solving the challenges which you can not find on StackOverflow.

What we offer

  • Create scalable backend services based on our tech-stack which is JavaScript/TypeScript (NestJS) running on AWS.
  • Create scalable backend (micro-)services, that integrate into a complex environment of different products (e.g. Core Banking), interfaces (REST, LDAP, Web3, HSMs, Kafka, etc).
  • Take responsibility of our component libraries and application code.
  • Cooperate with architects and strive to deliver rock solid solutions.
  • Combine creativity with an awareness of security and support prototypes for new component and product ideas.

What you offer

  • Fluency in JavaScript, TypeScript, Java is a plus, and proficiency in related backend technologies (Databases, Kafka, NodeJS and also protocols like OAuth), good knowledge of web technologies (HTML/CSS, React, state management libraries) is a plus.
  • Designing flexible and robust REST APIs with an API first approach.
  • Experience and references as a Backend Engineer in complex setups.
  • Understanding microservices, event driven architecture and being able to implement complex functionality in TypeScript – e.g. NestJS
  • Understanding the development lifecycle and its technologies – Git, CI/CD tools, testing, vulnerability.
  • A plus would be the understanding of web3 or blockchain technologies.
  • A plus would experience with integrating 3rd party services, e.g. PayPal, Xero, etc.

About Sygnum

Sygnum is a global digital asset banking group, founded on Swiss and Singapore heritage. We empower professional and institutional investors, banks, corporates and DLT foundations to invest in digital assets with complete trust. Our team enables this through our institutional-grade security, expert personal service and portfolio of regulated digital asset banking, asset management, tokenisation and B2B services. In Switzerland, Sygnum holds a banking and securities dealer license, and in Singapore we operate under Capital Markets Services and Major Payment Institution Licenses. The group is also regulated in the established global financial hubs of Abu Dhabi and Luxembourg.

We believe that the future has heritage. Our crypto-native team of banking, investment and digital asset technology professionals are building a trusted gateway between the traditional and digital asset economies that we call Future Finance. To learn more about how Sygnum’s mission and values are shaping this digital asset ecosystem, please visit

Our Benefits

  • The chance to be part of a movement shaping the futures of our world’s financial system.
  • Work on new, cutting-edge technology in the blockchain space.
  • Competitive salary packages and chances to leave individual footprints.
  • An amazing, diverse, highly skilled, international, and motivated team of professionals.
  • Regular gatherings and Team events like Christmas parties, Oktoberfest, Apero’s, hence plenty of jokes and laughs ?.