We are looking for a Junior Quant Developer

to join our team in Zurich, Switzerland

FIS’s award winning Ambit Risk & Performance Management solutions enable financial institutions around the globe to avoid the next meltdown by quantifying and mitigating their risk. We are looking for a talented Junior Software Engineer with passion for quantitative finance. A degree in physics, mathematics or related fields is suggested.


  • Develop new quant functionality and maintain the existing code base of our risk management enterprise application using C#, .NET 4.7 and .NET core  
  • Participate in our agile, test driven development process
  • Support business analysis and client consultants with in-depth knowledge about financial modelling
  • Develop under guidance of our quant leaders new implementations of models and align business changes to system
  • Profile and optimize code to improve execution performance, learn how to optimize quantitative algorithms
  • Ensure backward compatibility and correctness of results

Essential Skills

  • Master degree in a appropriate subject, e.g. computer science, mathematics or physics – or related subject
  • Some  experience developing software with C#/.NET is from advantage; otherwise programming experience with one standard coding language is required
  • Strong interest and working experience in financial engineering (risk management)
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Dedication to sound software architecture and clean code principle
  • Fluency in English (full professional proficiency)

Desirable Skills

  • Interest in modern best practices and tools for software development
  • Interest with working on a complex financial application
  • Working with Big Data and noSQL, e.g. mongoDB, Cassandra, Apache SPARK would be a plus
  • Fluent German is an advantage

What we offer you

  • A fast moving agile environment with great interdisciplinary teams
  • Cooperate at an international level with our development centers around the globe
  • Deepen your expertise in financial risk management
  • Excellent working conditions

Main location: Zurich-Oerlikon, Switzerland (right in front of Oerlikon train station)

Interested to find out more? Apply now to become part of the FIS team! We look forwards to recieving your application.