Scala Developer working in Trading and Treasury

Leonteq Securities AG

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    24 November 2022
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Scala Developer working in Trading and Treasury


Leonteq is a Swiss fintech company with a leading marketplace for structured investment solutions. Based on proprietary modern technology, the company offers derivative investment products and services and predominantly covers the capital protection, yield enhancement and participation product classes. Leonteq acts as both a direct issuer of its own products and as a partner to other financial institutions. Leonteq further enables life insurance companies and banks to produce capital-efficient, unit-linked pension products with guarantees.

Leonteq generated turnover of CHF 28.9 billion and posted total operating income of CHF 417.8 million in 2021. As of 31 December 2021, Leonteq's shareholders' equity totalled CHF 802.1 million.

Leonteq has an investment grade rating from the rating agencies Fitch Ratings Ltd. and Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd., who have evaluated and assigned ratings to Leonteq AG and Leonteq Securities AG, respectively.

Leonteq is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: LEON) and is a securities firm regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Authority FINMA and is a member of the Swiss Structured Product Association.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Scala developer in the Trading and Treasury area. Together with one other developer, you will take ownership of a securities-finance application and a funds-management application, and you will be implementing and maintaining their back-ends. Financial background is desired, but not necessary. You will have the opportunity to learn the business domain over time.


  • Tech Stack: Scala 2.13 with Cats and Cats-Effects. Postgres. Kafka. http4s / REST, Swagger, protobuf, avro
  • Development Environment: Github, Jenkins, IntelliJ Idea, Jira
  • Work machine: Windows with WSL2 or Mac

What you'll do

  • Have lot's of interaction with the product-owner in your area
  • Participate in the planning: break down tasks into incremental deliveries, provide effort estimates
  • Implement the deliveries. Unit tests, integration tests, code reviews
  • Collaborate with front-end developers
  • Document what you are implementing (confluence)
  • Provide production support for the application users (within the company), interact with the application users to understand their needs



  • One other Scala developer in the team
  • A greater product team with a product-owner (who also does business-analysis), front-end developers, and application users
  • Two weeks release-cycle to production
  • Hybrid working model: 3 days per week in the office (height-adjustable desks), 2 days remote

What you'll need

  • Professional experience with Scala, strong coding skills, interest in functional programming
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Willingness to acquire a strong understanding of the underlying business (the product-owner will help you with that)

Europaallee 39, 8004 Zürich, Switzerland


  • Leonteq Securities AG