Senior Software Engineer

Category:  Engineering

Chiasso, TI, CH

Appway's Software Engineers investigate the newest technologies to push the Appway platform into the next millennia. We seek talents in the area of network & clustering, software architecture, performance analysis, databases, big & versatile data and data science. If you dream in HD color Java code, join us to build the heart of our next-generation software development platform. 


You will work in a self-organized team that takes care of developing parts of the Appway platform and applications that run on top of it from the initial design phase to the final release. You will interact with people in our different offices around the world and with different expertise. We strongly believe in team work and your team is responsible for the quality of the product it delivers.


During development, you will also be working on activities such as:

  • Knowledge sharing with the other engineers

  • Continuous collaboration with designers and the PM of your team

  • Unit testing

  • Manual and automated testing

  • Presenting work to other teams and stakeholders


Are you the perfect fit for Appway?

  • You like to work in a team, you are a problem-solver and you will apply your skills to support the needs of Appway’s customers

  • You enjoy finding ways to feed intelligence back to your colleagues, as well as into the products and tasks you work on

  • A perfectionist, you take great pride in the quality of your work, ensuring that it performs well and meets the technical and functional requirements. This also means you strive to deliver on time and you are able to prioritize and manage your tasks accordingly

  • You strive to exceed expectations and you like to work in a team that you can learn from

  • You are not afraid to share and express your opinion

  • You are passionate about all aspects of software products from details in experience design to architecture problems and user-friendly documentation


Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain parts of the Appway platform and applications that run on top of it

  • Participate in the technical design and implementation of products

  • Transform design mockups in working user interfaces

  • Collaborate closely with designers, tech leads and product managers

  • Ensure a high level of quality of the developed application

  • Interact with other departments during design workshops



  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or comparable title

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience

  • Strong knowledge of fundamentals like object-oriented programming, design patterns, and algorithms

  • Good proficiency in Java and experience in building Java based Web applications

  • Experience in developing user interfaces with Web technologies, such as Javascript, CSS, HTML

  • Understanding of the concepts required to build a Rich Internet Application (RIA), such as client side rendering, REST, JSON, AJAX, etc

  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as GIT, Gradle and Bitbucket or equivalent tools

  • Impeccable communication skills

  • Fluency in English is mandatory


  • Good knowledge of the Appway platform and hands on experience building applications in the Appway model

  • Knowledge of the database technologies and query languages

  • Knowledge of the memory management best practices

  • Knowledge of frontend technology such as REACT

  • Experience in other programming languages

  • German, French or Italian is a plus


We look forward to receiving your Resume in English.

Please Note: We are not able to support non- EU/EFTA Nationals in gaining a valid work visa at this time.


Keywords: Software Engineer, Chiasso (Svizzera), Java