Senior Software Engineer / DBA

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Zurich CH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Schroder Adveq Management AG
  • 12 Apr 18 2018-04-12

Founded in 1997, Schroder Adveq is a leading asset manager investing in private equity globally and, since 2017, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schroders plc. offering specialized investment solutions that enable our clients to access select private market segments through primary, secondary, and direct/co-investments. Schroder Adveq’s client base comprises institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies located in Europe, North America, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Many of them are repeat, long-term clients with whom the firm has developed a role as a trusted partner. Schroder Adveq has offices in Zurich, Frankfurt, London, Jersey, New York, Beijing, and Hong Kong.

To expand our IT team in Zurich, we are looking for an experienced professional for the following position:

Senior Software Engineer / DBA

In this interesting function, you will oversee Schroder Adveq’s Private Assets platform. As a member of the IT team, you will be responsible for ensuring the continued evolution and professional operation of the data warehouse and reporting applications. You will interact directly with business analysts and users to identify and analyze their needs, manage changes in applications across their entire lifecycle, from design over build, testing and training to the release stage – working in collaboration with external contractors.


  • University degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or an equivalent discipline
  • Good understanding of database and engineering disciplines and concepts
  • Experience in database usage (DBA experience is an asset)
  • At least three years of work experience in a similar role, preferably in the finance industry
  • Proficiency in programming, ideally in a Microsoft environment (SQL, SSIS, SSRS, C#)
  • Experience in agile / scrum, or acting as scrum master is a plus
  • Analytical, structured, and solution-oriented approach
  • Highly motivated, resilient and flexible
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written); knowledge of German would be an asset

Schroder Adveq offers a challenging, diverse and supportive working environment as well as modern employment conditions in an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.

We look forward to receiving your application with details of your educational and professional background, which can be sent by e-mail to:

Schroder Adveq Management AG

Human Resources

Affolternstrasse 56

8050 Zurich, Switzerland