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Trainee / Internship (60-100%) as IT Consultant

The Avaloq group is an internationally leading Fintech company. Avaloq is the only independent provider for the financial industry to both develop and operate its own software. Headquartered in Switzerland and with branches in the most demanding financial centres worldwide, the company employs more than 2,200 highly qualified banking and IT specialists and has a global customer base of more than 155 financial institutions.

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Job description
The Avaloq Banking Suite is used at leading banks around the world. Our success is built on successful implementation, which is one of the key pillars of the company. Banks that want to run the Avaloq Banking suite first require an implementation project. The project success, consequently the customer satisfaction and company reputation is strictly linked to the ability to implement. Avaloq leverages its execution capability, time to market and focus on solutions to make implementation projects a success. These elements are combined to create concrete added value for the customer. However this combination requires a high level of industrialization, meaning that standard implementation methods must be applied - avoiding “reinventing the wheel” and consequently achieving high delivery quality. To implement the project Avaloq operates its own Project Methodology. This is not an isolated or an academic methodology, but a framework that takes inspiration from globally standard methodologies and combines them with specific Avaloq project experience.
This framework is named GIM – Global Implementation Method.

Avaloq operates the principle of continuous improvement in order to enhance GIM. To support this the GIM 2.0 project has been set-up.

As junior IT Consultant you will:
  • Execute analysis on existing deliverables (templates, procedures, processes), together with IT experts, in order to identify potential improvement or define new methods
  • Take inspiration from the standard methodologies globally known in order to improve the Avaloq framework
  • Participate at the execution phase of the project
  • Get the chance to build up project management know-how in very complex context
  • Get the chance to build up banking know-how in different topics of the financial industry
  • Get to know Avaloq as a successful international player in the financial industry and get the chance to get a full-time employment after the completion of your studies.
Your responsibilities
  • Modify or define the templates, processes and procedures based on the analysis performed
  • Implement Macro Excel (or VBA in general)
  • Write all the documentation needed
  • Develop GIM mini web site
  • Project Management Office activities to support the project and streams lead:
    • Maintain the project master plan updated
    • Prepare MS Power Point presentations
    • Update and maintain GIM Share Point
An ongoing or completed bachelor or master study, preferably in computer science or technical engineering
Technical Skills:

  • Very good knowledge in HTML, MS VBA, MS Excel and MS Office; It is required ability in the Macro development.
  • Basic information for the development of web sites
  • Very good knowledge of software and process engineering and project management principles

Language Skills:

  • English mandatory
  • German or Italian are beneficial
Main place of work

Do you want to apply your knowledge in a professional and dynamic environment? Solve challenging tasks as part of a highly qualified team? Flexible working hours, a high level of self-sufficiency in your area of work and an open work culture await you.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application!
Please apply directly through this link:

For further information please contact
Peter Bolliger
Avaloq Evolution AG
Human Resources

Publizierungsdatum: 13.04.2017 13:01:37
Name des Ansprechpartners: Avaloq Careers
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