Software Developer






- Complex client funded strategic software development in .Net C# for major clients

SimCorp is a leading provider of highly specialized software and financial know-how for the financial sector. Established in 1971, with approximately 1,250 employees. SimCorp is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Copenhagen. The SimCorp system, SimCorp Dimension, is sold, implemented and supported by the head office in Copenhagen and the subsidiaries and branches in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Kiev, London, Los Angeles, New York, Oslo, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Toronto, Vienna, and Zurich.


SimCorp’s customers include international banks, insurance companies and investment managers throughout the world. In 2014 SimCorp reported a revenue of EUR 241.1 m (DKK 1.81bn) and a profit after tax of EUR 41.3m (DKK 310m). Investing 22% of the revenue in R&D further demonstrates the company’s extensive commitment to its product and its clients. SimCorp is a knowledge-based company where more than 90% of the employees hold an academic degree, most of them within computer science, finance, economics and engineering.


SimCorp Dimension is one of the world’s leading investment management software systems and is used worldwide by international financial institutions and equity funds. Currently, SimCorp is expanding activities within Client Funded Development in order to conduct customized strategic development of SimCorp Dimension for major clients. SimCorp is searching for Software Developers within several development groups handling domains as:


·       Trading, Portfolio Management

·       Financial instruments, calculations, workflows

·       System architecture and system operations

The development groups are part of SimCorp’s Product Division comprising more than 400 employees and with development activities in Copenhagen, Kiev and Bad Homburg. You will be part of a high-skilled team responsible to develop software, driven by requests from our clients. You will be working closely together with colleagues from other development groups and SimCorp’s Market Division.


Development is done mainly in C# using .Net framework or Dyalog APL. SimCorp has recently introduced agile methods in software development.


The Job
As a Software Developer with SimCorp you will work with highly complex software development from a financial and technical point of view giving you a diverse working day where you participate in all parts of the development life cycle. Your tasks will include requirements review, requirements development, design, coding, code reviews, writing unit tests, and support. Main tasks and responsibilities will consist of:


·       Architecture and developing core modules to support for one of the above areas

·       Maintaining the existing code base

·       Working with the Product Design team (Business Analysts) with regard to requirement specifications

·       Working with the Testing team with regard to test specifications and bug fixing

The position is located at SimCorp’s HQ, Weidekampsgade 16, 2300 Copenhagen S but around 0-10 travel days per year should be expected.


Your profile

As the ideal candidate for the position, you:


·       Have a master’s degree or Ph.D. in computer science, IT, engineering, mathematics, natural science or similar

·       Have as minimum 2-3 years of full time experience within programming in C# using .Net framework

·       Preferably have experience within object-orientated software design, agile development and scrum techniques

·       Experience in software development for financial industry or commercial software development is considered as a plus

·       Have the ability to adapt to an existing software solution and to drive development of new features to this solution

·       Proficiency in Danish as well as English


Personal Characteristics

Some of the most important personal characteristics and attributes are:


·       The drive to work with application- and system development in practice throughout the entire development cycle

·       A strong sense of quality and ability to work with deadlines, paying attention to details and taking ownership of delivering a sound solution

·       A structured approach and good problem-solving skills

·       Desire to get a broad knowledge in different areas and constantly learn new things

·       The aspiration to contribute to our continuous aim to professionalize the department

·       Strong collaboration and communication skills

·       A good sense of humor, pragmatic approach and positive “can do attitude”

SimCorp Offers

A challenging position where work with complex software development from a business and technical perspective where you will be part of the entire software development cycle and work with highly skilled colleagues. As the Client Funded Development program is newly established you will also have the opportunity to play a role in building up a new area and its processes.


SimCorp is characterized as a dynamic work place with professionalism and high standards but still an informal and direct way of co-operation. The atmosphere is truly global with many nationalities under the same roof. SimCorp has a multitude of social activities and an informal way of communicating, team spirit, and humor. You will be working in an organization that offers flexibility with regard to planning your own work and great development opportunities, professionally and personally. The compensation and benefits package will include fixed salary, pension scheme, health insurance, bonus etc.

Further Information and Process

The recruitment process is handled by Focus Recruitment. If you want to be a candidate for the position or have questions, please contact Partner, Steffen Marstrand at 5051 9215 / sma@focus-recruitment.dk

Focus Recruitment
H.C. Ørsteds Vej 50 C, 5.
1879 Frederiksberg C
Tel: +45 70 20 92 15
Mail: info@focus-recruitment.dk