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Senior Java Software Engineer



About The Role

Are you a software engineer who strives to bring value with quality to customers? Do you thrive in an autonomous cross-functional team? Do you appreciate the challenge to understand existing software, identify technical debt, and then refactor it to make it better?

We are looking for a software engineer who strives to bring value with quality to our customers to join our On-Premises tribe at SWIFT, the tribe developing on-premises products that connect businesses to financial networks globally.

Based in La Hulpe, Belgium, you will work as a member of a dynamic team that is responsible for end-to-end delivery – from customer engagement to operations.

As a driving force of technological change, our On-Premises tribe operates in an agile way. You will have a unique opportunity to expand your reach in terms of knowledge and network, and to build your expertise through SWIFT’s global platform.

What will make you successful?

Professional Skills

  • Autonomous with an agile mindset – empowered, with the ability to adapt and respond to change.
  • Customer-focused and quality-minded – continuously strive to deliver true customer value.
  • Open-minded, solution-oriented, and a team player – gaining momentum through collaboration with others.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).

Technical Skills

  • Software engineer with 5+ years of experience.
  • Expertise in Java 11 and frameworks such as JEE or Spring.
  • Experience with analyzing existing software, identifying technical debt, refactoring.
  • Experience with agile development practices such as test-driven development and test-driven design.
  • Know how to make applications secure, performant and resilient.
  • Familiar with SQL and/or NoSQL databases such as Oracle, Cassandra or MongoDB.
  • Familiar with the SWIFT network and/or other financial networks.
  • Knowledge of Linux.
  • Knowledge of continuous delivery process and technologies such as Docker or Jenkins.

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary and a generous range of benefits - including luncheon vouchers, sports centre, company car option, on-site restaurants and various insurances such as group, accident, hospitalisation and travel (Europ Assistance);
  • To work in a truly international environment - with main hubs across three continents and, although relatively small (3000 employees), we operate swiftly;
  • A fantastic place to work - based in La Hulpe , it is well-connected. Parking is available, as is a regular shuttle service to main railway/metro stations into Brussels;
  • A culture of equal opportunities and trust - we support each employee to develop critical competencies in line with career aspirations and SWIFT business needs, including online and professional courses, hands-on training, internal mobility and excellent networking opportunities.

Company & Department Description

SWIFT is the global provider of secure financial messaging services. We are constantly evolving and tirelessly innovating. Being at the epicenter of finance and technology, it is a very exciting place to work.

SWIFT is transforming cross-border payments, making them faster and more transparent than ever before. We are the way the world moves value - every instant of every day, in almost every country.

We are proud that what we do has a critical impact on the global financial community and touches almost every aspect of the financial world. So, what you do at SWIFT has real impact too - an impact that matters, every instant, which is why you matter to us.

Joining SWIFT gives you unparalleled exposure to knowledge, expertise and technologies. If you have what it takes, you’ll be able to take on different career paths and have the opportunity to work in teams, departments and disciplines in countries around the world.

SWIFT is unique. There is no other organization like ours driving the long-term future of the financial ecosystem. You’ll be surrounded by bright, customer-focused and intellectually curious people in a collaborative, friendly, open and inclusive environment.

At SWIFT we are trusted every instant. Everything we do has an impact that matters. Join us, and make your impact, every day.

What We Offer

We put you in control of career
We give you a competitive package
We help you perform at your best
We help you make a difference
We give you the freedom to be yourself

We give you the freedom to be yourself. We are creating an environment of unique individuals – like you – with different perspectives on the financial industry and the world. An environment in which everyone’s voice counts and where you can reach your full potential regardless of age, background, culture, colour, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran/military status.

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