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German-speaking Implementation and Customization Engineer (F/M) - Portugal

About us

Our Group is one of the leading software and consulting companies for the European financial services industry, focusing on Insurance Companies. In msg life Iberia, we have a dynamic and growth-oriented work environment characterized by flat hierarchies, short communication channels, and interesting prospects. With a goal-focused team using agile management methodologies, our projects challenge us to keep learning, so as a team we share, learn, and grow together. We reward performance and encourage your personal vocational education and training.

What we value

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Desire to learn, ability to present your own ideas, and a growth mindset
  • Team-mindedness and good communication skills

About this role

We are looking for a talented software engineer to engage our implementation and customization teams in the German-speaking market. In this role, based in Portugal, you will bridge the core development teams with the customer and partner customization teams in order to successfully implement our solutions, providing support and training. You will be using the full spectrum of customization techniques from the solution (including DSL parametrization as well as custom development in java and javascript) to customize the solution to the actual customer’s needs.

You will be working in collaboration with business analysts and cooperate with national and international development teams of the group on shared infrastructure and software components.

On the day to day, you will perform the integration and customization of our solutions with the customer systems using technologies such as the ones listed below:

  • Web services (RESP, SOAP, …)
  • Application Servers (IBM Websphere, JBoss, Tomcat)
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • Windows and Linux
  • Shell scripting for setting environment variables
  • XML for describing test data, as well as deploying and parametrizing the webserver where the applications run.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Workplace flexibility
  • Flexible working hours
  • Challenging projects
  • Agile and cross-functional teams
  • Flat management hierarchy
  • Opportunities to grow on a personal and professional level

What we expect from you

  • A background on IT with a degree in Informatics or similar.
  • Work experience: 2-5 years.
  • Insurance knowledge is a plus.
  • Experience in IT projects for the insurance industry is a plus.
  • Business-minded and customer-focused personality.
  • Good English knowledge.
  • German speaker.
  • Experience in customer service is a plus.
  • Experience as a trainer is a plus.