Senior Software Engineer

100% | Madrid

Bring along your knowledge, your enthusiasm and your dedication and take charge as a Software Engineer at Axpo. We offer a variety of challenging tasks and projects, and the flexibility to present and implement your own ideas. The energy industry is changing; it is continuing to develop dynamically and innovatively. That's why we promote internal and external courses, coaching and digital learning opportunities to educate and further train our employees on both professional and technical topics.

What you will do

  • Design, implement, maintain and improve software components of our data and analytics platform.
  • Research possible technologies and solutions for challenging software engineering problems.
  • Participate in planning process by giving feedback on requirements and effort estimates.
  • Collaborate with operational support team to help ensure stability and ease of maintenance and operation.
  • Demonstrate good ability to capture requirements and deliver adequate, cost effective and scalable solutions.
  • Produce clean, well-tested code with a clear design.
  • Collaborate and add value through participation in peer code reviews.
  • Provide level 3 support for components of data and analytics platform.

What you bring & who you are

  • Degree in Computer Science / Mathematics / Physics / Engineering or other relevant field (or equivalent experience)
  • Substantial experience of coding in a professional environment using C# or C++.
  • Knowledge of at least one of Python, R, Julia
  • Experience with modern software engineering practices
  • Ability to quickly learn new languages and technologies
  • Background in finance preferred but not mandatory

What we offer

Your development matters to us. Therefore we invest in your professional growth with a wide range of internal training opportunities and the possibility of cost and/or time-sharing.

We offer fairness. In addition to a competitive salary, all employees are entitled to a performance-based component

A modern workplace awaits you in the centre of Baden. The main station is less than a five-minute walking distance. Baden is just 15 minutes from Zurich by train, and offers attractive shops, cultural variety and a wide range of hot springs.

About us

The Axpo Group produces, trades and distributes energy reliably in Switzerland and in over 30 countries throughout Europe. Around 4500 employees combine the expertise from 100 years of climate-friendly power production with innovative strength for a sustainable energy future. Axpo is an international leader in energy trading and in the development of tailor-made energy solutions for its customers.

More information

About the team

This is a great opportunity to become part of Axpo's Development Team in Madrid. Our teams think and work in an interdisciplinary way and are closely connected at national and international level. We offer you an entrepreneurial, dynamic and international environment in which you can actively contribute your strengths to help ensure the success of Axpo.


Carlos Moreno
IT Recruiter
Information about the recruitment process
Checking application documents and pre-selection
When we receive your application we (Recruiting Team link) check your documents. If your motivation, qualifications and work experience fit the job profile, you're already a step closer.
Video interview
For some functions, we carry out staggered video interviews before the first meeting. You will be able to answer our questions by video, and you decide on the time and place.
Meeting you in person
We now look forward to meeting you in person for the first time. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about Axpo and get more detailed information about the job. Depending on the function, you will be given a sample task to complete, or we'll draw up a job-related personality profile with you. You may be invited to an assessment centre. A meeting with the team is also an option. In the final stage we'll make you a fair offer in line with standard wages.
Three tips
Tip 1: A well prepared dossier and pertinent covering letter help us to learn more about your skills.
Tip 2: In your interview be open and genuine. This helps us to get an accurate picture of you, and also helps you to find out if Axpo is for you.
Tip 3: Asks questions in the interview and clarify any outstanding points.