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About the Challenge

Would you like a unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and network, and build expertise through SWIFT’s global platform? Do you strive for quality and exceptional user experience? And do you also gain energy through collaboration with others? Then you might be the Junior Java Developer we need to reinforce our dynamic On-Premises tribe at SWIFT.

The On-Premises tribe is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of on-premise server applications that connect business to financial networks. As a driving force of technological change, our On-Premises tribe operates in a truly Agile way.

You will:

  • Design, develop, test and integrate new features, components and improvements to our instant messaging connectivity solution (Alliance Gateway Instant)
  • Use a range of proven technologies (Java 11, Docker, Microservices, SpringBoot, gRPC) with lots of room for experimentation
  • Develop yourself and others as software engineers
  • Work in a truly international environment with main hubs across 3 continents

Your skills

You’re a customer-oriented team player with a quality mindset. You can work autonomously and are empowered with the ability to adapt and respond to change. You’re customer-oriented and have a quality mindset. You speak and write English fluently.

You have worked hard for the following technical skills:

  • Expertise with Java 8 or 11
  • Knowledge of popular Java frameworks (Spring, Spring Boot)
  • Knowledge of modern Java tools (Maven, Git)
  • Knowledge of Linux OS

Any experience with one or several items listed below is considered as a plus:

  • Container technologies & container orchestration (Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes,…)
  • API-driven architectures (Open API, REST, …)
  • Security aspects in software design and development
  • Security related technologies (PKI, TLS…)
  • Messaging middleware (IBM MQ, Active MQ, …)
  • Continuous delivery process and technologies (e.g. Jenkins, Ansible)

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
    Welcome and congratulations!

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