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German speaking IT Requirements Engineer (banking)

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Zürich
  • Sector: Business Analysis, Project Management & PMO
  • Date posted: 03/03/2017
  • Job reference: J361777ASAU-090217
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German speaking IT Requirements Engineer (banking)

On behalf of our client, a leading bank in Zürich, we are looking for an German speaking requirements engineer. Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with a market leading global company then please have a look at the details:

Role overview:

  • Supports business in its duties through IT support and documentation to provide a common understanding between the client who use the application and the IT people who built, test and maintain it now and in the future
  • Understand business drivers and what needs to be delivered from a business and IT point of view
  • Obtain understanding of and commitment to requirements
  • Develop, manage, estimate dimensions and consolidate information on the requirements of the project's customers, products and product components according to the requirements engineering process


  • Elicit and elaborate requirements
  • Model and document requirements understandable for clients and subsequence roles within IT
  • Ensure that specification of the user's needs is accurate, complete and unambiguous
  • Maintain traceability between requirements and between requirements and requests
  • Identify impact of changes on the existing requirements
  • Provide inputs to a first test strategy for the application
  • Provide input to the Project Manager for prioritizing requirements
  • Supports testing phase by giving input, review test strategy and test cases


  • Over 3 years of experience in requirements engineering experience on the IT side within financial institutions
  • Extensive experience in eliciting requirements from business subject matter experts (business requirements documents, workshops and meetings) and writing business rules and interface specifications for the developers
  • Good understanding of financial instruments like Swaps, Forwards, Options, Warrants, Futures, Notes/Certificates, etc. as well as corporate action events and sell/buy transaction of mentions products
  • Solid practical experience of use case modeling (UML) in IT projects
  • Understands software development processes
  • Distinctive analytical thinking, well structured, solution-oriented, autonomous, propulsive, proactive, flexible, communicative, insistent, responsibly
  • Very good German and English

Desired skills:

  • IREB Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering or a similar certificate
  • Good banking-knowhow about tax, namely about US Withholding Tax (FATCA, Qualified Intermediary)
  • Swiss banking experience
  • Experience in using tools like JIRA, Polarion, Enterprise Architect 9.x
  • Project management experience (Agile method e.g. Scrum)

Are you interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Sophia Alaoui on +41 44 229 99 40. Please feel free to call even though this position might not be the perfect fit for you as we have a lot of positions open in the whole of Switzerland.

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