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Senior Java Software Engineer


Our opportunity


Senior Java Software Engineer




Your role


As a Senior Java Software Engineer your main responsibilities will involve


  • Contribute to the delivery of IT application mid-size project by collaborating with BC&IT contacts.
  • Within a program/project, take direction from more senior program solution Architect or from Enterprise / functional architects in smaller projects.
  • Use the group operations and technology governance process, to provide architectural design approval and ensure that the IT architectural standards and practices are followed through project and program involvement.
  • Provide consultation for multiple areas of technology to project efforts within various IT areas and/or external service providers.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of IT enterprise architecture, standards and practices by maintaining understanding of current and future technology developments.
  • Provide formal and informal leadership and direction to other architects.
  • Design and document solutions required to meet business needs and automate business processes/activities.
  • Understand and evaluate multiple platforms, software packages, and custom components to design the solution.
  • Participate in technology evaluations.





Your Skills and Experience


As a Senior Java Software Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability with Java/JEE programming. Nice to have Cobol + SQL.
  • Advanced skills associated with software design, modification, implementation, and deployment, including object-oriented programming concepts and Service Oriented Architecture (ESB model).
  • Experience in culture, practices and tools related to Agile, DevOps.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand Development architecture needs and how current systems can support those needs.
  • Appreciate knowledge to operate in Mainframe (iSeries, AIX, Windows servers).
  • Ability to interface with management on a regular basis.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of English (oral and written).


Technical skills:

  • Experience developing in SOAP Web Services, REST API, ESB.
  • Experience working in Java, JEE, spring Framework.
  • Knowledge for working in Apache Tomcat, IBM WebSphere.
  • Knowledge about Agile, DevOps model, iSeries, AIX, windows Servers.
  • Appreciate knowledge in GIT, bitbucket, bamboo, JIRA, Cobol +SQL, Cloud.




Additional Information


 As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou.

Please apply with your CV in English by clicking on the button “Apply online”.




Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

You are the heart & soul of Zurich! 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  Barcelona, Spain
  • Remote working: yes, within Spain
  • Recruiter name: Marina V. Aragonés

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