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Senior Application Engineer Murex 80-100% (m/f/d)

Date:  29-Dec-2021
Job ID:  5319
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

D&C Technology is a functional unit that supports Alpiq’s Business Area Digital & Commerce with management systems for the trading, origination and energy sales businesses, including the delivery of digital solutions for customers from the industrial, commerce and energy sectors.


In this role you will report to the Head of ETRM & Trading Applications. You will be accountable for Murex application engineering and that the application meets internal and external stakeholder needs. You ensure best practices around application management and will work closely with other teams from D&C Technology, the other D&C teams and the support functions of Alpiq.


Join us to work with us in a diverse, multinational and dynamic trading environment.


Your main responsibilities

  • Design and development of Murex Front Office and VaR calculations
  • Creation of new Murex simulation views and Datamart extractions
  • Development of Murex Flex Modules
  • Cover as technical specialist and discuss requirements and technical solutions on relevant projects.
  • Stay up to date on IT best practices, including methodologies, processes and tools. Ensure continuous improvement.

Your qualifications

  • 5-10 years of Experience with Murex Version 3.1.3x or higher
  • Master’s degree in IT, Mathematics or similar
  • Experience with risk calculations, VaR module in general but specific Tailor VaR as a must
  • Experience with FLEX modeling as a must
  • Used to work with Murex simulation and Murex Datamart
  • Experience with commodity instruments or interest rate swaps as an advantage
  • Proficiency in English


What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Alina Tauscher
Contact:  +41 62 286 72 58



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