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Principal Software Engineer 1

Req ID:  26185
Posted on:  27-Jul-2022

Prilly Sud (CH09), Switzerland

Department:  Research & Development (50000104)
Job Family:  Information Technology

SICPA - Together with you we achieve excellence!

SICPA is extending its mission of enabling trust to the digital economy. Core to this strategy is a Platform as a Service for hosting security technologies and facilitating development of highly-scalable and mission-critical security solutions.
This is your chance to join our Platform Foundations team: a small but strong team of engineers passionate about breeding the best ideas and using state-of-the-art software technologies and software engineering practices to deliver an innovative PaaS. For the Platform Foundations team, we are currently looking for an experienced, motivated and hands on :


Senior/Principal Software Engineer



Role : 


  • Lead the evolution of our internal digital platform and, together with the team, ensure its technical soundness, reliability, completeness and a great user experience
  • Act as the platform technical product owner: drive its technical roadmap construction in coordination with stakeholders, help the team deliver features that are in line with platform customers’ needs and expectations 
  • Design, build and maintain backend services and libraries (in Java and Kotlin)
  • Support teams that use our platform, coach junior engineers, help others in the team progress on their tasks
  • Understand and help solving technical challenges in other domains such as infrastructure, CI/CD pipeline, frontend and subsystem interactions
  • Explore, evaluate and introduce new innovative technologies in coordination with business Product Owners
  • Actively support the scrum master in helping agile team organize its work and processes, and deliver results of highest quality
  • Facilitate technical collaboration and adoption of the digital platform, manage external suppliers
  • Apply and promote software engineering best practices (testing, documentation, code review, etc.)



Profile :


  • You have a BS/MS degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • You have more than 10 years of experience as software engineer with an in-depth knowledge of Java (or Kotlin) and its ecosystem
  • You write well-tested and efficient code that is easy to understand, evolve and maintain
  • You have experience in driving software teams or leading software projects
  • You are familiar with the Linux environment, including shell scripting and software packaging
  • You have hands-on experience with any of the following technologies: Spring (Boot), gRPC, OpenAPI, Docker, OpenShift or Kubernetes, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MinIO, Keycloak / OpenID Connect, Jenkins, Spark, Hadoop, Typescript, Angular
  • You are a great team player who likes multi-cultural working environments and is also able to work independently
  • You are fluent in English (knowledge of French is a plus)




We offer an exciting and challenging role, with great potential for personal development and a truly global impact. Help us contribute to a more secure world and enable trust in the digital society!

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