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About the Challenge

Do you have experience in big data and more importantly, are you hungry for more knowledge on this fascinating topic? Are you curious and open-minded and eager to experiment, learn and share knowledge with others? Would you like an exciting new challenge in the financial services industry? Then read on, as you might be the Data Platform Engineer we’ve been waiting for.

We’re looking for someone to contribute to the evolution of the infrastructure and implementation of OASIS, our Big Data Observability & Analytics platform. Based in our La Hulpe office, you’ll be working within an Agile squad which is part of our Tooling Tribe, belonging to Swift’s Technology Platform Department.

As a member of our Analytics Center of Expertise team, you’ll align and give recommendations to implement analytics use-cases. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Participating in solution implementation and test automation
  • Providing guidance and coaching to junior data engineers and developers
  • Sharing knowledge with the members of our Big Data & Analytics cluster
  • Participating in the on-call duty

Your skills

We’re about to give you a list of things we’d like to see in a candidate, but if we’re being truly honest, all we really care about is your ability to think logically about complex matters and your eagerness to learn everything you need to in order to kick ass at this job. Also, you need to be fluent in English.

However, if you can also check a some or all of the following boxes, that would definitely give you an edge:

  • A university degree in computer science or a related field
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in data systems admin/development
  • A focus on quality, continuous improvement and automation
  • A proactive attitude and the ability to work independently

Required experience:

  • Kafka / K-connect / K-stream / K-SQL,
  • ELK (Elastic Search - Logstash - Kibana - Beats)
  • Docker, Unix/Linux and Bash shell scripting,
  • Ansible playbooks and roles design and development,
  • Cloud environment (AWS),
  • Java and/or Python programming,
  • Jenkins, Git, Maven and Nexus

Nice to have experience:

  • Kubernetes, OpenShift,
  • Hadoop, S3, Flume, HA Proxy,
  • JIRA / Confluence,
  • Coverity/SonarQbe.
  • Machine Learning environment,
  • test automation tools like Cucumber or Robot Framework

Our offer

Exellys isn’t your typical recruiting or consulting agency, we’re a different breed. We are a tech talent incubator, which is every bit as cool as it sounds. Being deployed at SWIFT while working for Exellys, offers a unique combination of opportunities.

Apart from the pleasant work environment at the client, and the expertise from which you can undoubtedly learn a lot, here’s what you can expect from us:

  • You’ll join an awesome community and enter one of our Smart Programs, based on where you are in your career and where you want to go. Did we mention you’ll get a personal coach as well?
  • Next to a generous monthly salary, you'll receive a company car or a flexible mobility budget and tons of other benefits (pension, daily compensations, etc.)
  • You’ll spend most of the time at (y)our client’s, except for regular Exellys trainings, fun events, tribe meet-ups, after works, knowledge sharing sessions, etc.
  • After two years of coaching and upskilling from Exellys, you’ll get the opportunity to join (y)our client’s organization as an internal employee. Or if you prefer to stay with us, you could explore our follow-up Smart Programs as well.

Are you interested in learning more about the job? About Exellys? About our remuneration package or training programs? Hit the apply button and we’ll tell you all about it. Don’t hesitate, just go for it!

Key figures

  • SWIFT carries over 8 billion financial messages each year
  • 28 offices in 25 countries worldwide
  • Headquarters in La Hulpe, Belgium, the Netherlands in Leiden
  • More than 11,000 connected institutions in over 200 countries and territories

Company insights

More about this organisation

SWIFT is a member-owned cooperative that provides the communications platform, products and services to connect more than 10,800 banking organisations, security institutions and corporate customers in over 200 countries and territories. SWIFT enables its users to exchange automated, standardised financial information securely and reliably, thereby lowering costs, reducing operational risk and eliminating operational inefficiencies. SWIFT also brings the financial community together to work collaboratively to shape market practice, define standards and debate issues of mutual interest.

Next steps


  • Apply now
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  • Ace a phone call
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  • Convince us
    You can expect up to 2 rounds of interviews
  • Show your skills
    A series of technical tests based on your expertise
  • Sign the contract
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