Head of Engineering

Custodigit is the fastest, most secure way for financial service providers to create a digital asset service offering. Fully customisable and seamlessly integrated with every core banking system. On-brand, on-time, on-budget and on-record, Custodigit is your gateway to a digital asset offering.

What you will do:

  • In your role as Head of Engineering, you are leading international development and solution architect teams and are responsible for the successful development of our product I-DAG
  • As a member of the IT leadership team, you report directly to the CIO
  • You ensure an efficient development process and guarantee compliance with highest security and quality standards
  • You ensure the internal staffing as well as the perfect team composition together with our nearshore partner
  • Together with the CTO and the lead architect you are responsible for the technology strategy and roadmap and as a member of the architecture board you are part of the strategy and implementation decisions
  • With your experience as an architect you will actively work on the modernization of our application and be responsible for reaching the next maturity level

What you will bring:

In order to succeed in this role you should have the following experience:

  • University degree at bachelor’s or master’s level (ETH/FH/Uni) in computer science or similar
  • Work experience as head of engineering or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department
  • Professional track record with >10 years of experience in Financial Services and >5 years of experience as a Software Architect
  • Practical experience with cloud technologies (Azure or AWS) as well like Java, Spring, Kafka as well as microservice architecture and event-based architecture
  • Experience in trading and custodian systems and technology (cryptography, HSM), and knowledge about the standard interfaces and technologies
  • Experience in agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, fluency in English and German is required

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Completed CPSA or TOGAF training/ certification
  • In depth understanding of DLT and Crypto Assets

What we offer in return:

  • Ability to work on an industry leading platform, for a company that is a market leader and has positioned itself at the core of the future FMI
  • Work in a dynamic team which provides a platform for personal development
  • Flexible home office as part of the company culture (also post Covid)

If you think that you’d like to work in a dynamic environment where we count on your creativity then you should talk to us. In order to apply, you will need to upload your CV and your cover letter. Add additional information as needed. Your application will be reviewed by us. We will screen your CV, and review your qualifications with the team to determine if your competencies and skills match the requirements of the available role. If interested, please apply on the below link. All applications are managed by Elisa Salaberri, our Recruitment Partner from Badenoch + Clark. Should there be any questions, please reach out through elisa.salaberri@badenochandclark.ch. Elisa is looking forward to hearing from you.

If you think that you’d like to work in a dynamic environment where we count on your creativity then you should talk to us.

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