Lead - Technical Engineering, Credit Origination
Standard Chartered
Bangalore, India
3d ago

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation.

This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

Purpose :

This role in Global Banking Technology is for the position of Lead Technical Engineering in Credit Origination (CO) Technology.

CO is responsible for all the technology platforms supporting the frontline business in approving and setting up lines of credit for Financial Institutions, Corporate and Commercial clients.

The current platforms are dated and with the changing approach in doing business the bank has embarked on a major program of upgrading the platforms utilizing the latest technology ideas around micro services, machine learning and blockchain.

In order to facilitate this, change the bank is transforming to an agile approach where regular small deliveries are made in order to evolve the platforms to be next generation and realise benefits early.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Engineering Leader to help drive this transformation and build out our engineering capabilities in Bangalore.

The successful candidate will be involved in multiple projects helping evolve the platforms as well as assisting in transforming the organisation to agile through helping teams be innovative in their solutions, coaching them in their work practices, and driving improvements and tool adoption.

Reporting into the current Bangalore lead the successful candidate will also be an active deputy standing in where required and working closely with the global leadership team across Singapore and Chennai in spreading good practice and ideas across the technology team.

Some of the responsibilities of the position are listed below

  • Engage with cross bank DevOps and Agile and other SME’s leveraging on Bank approved best practices to uplift the Credit Origination platforms strategically in a sustainable approach while continue to meet business needs
  • Engage with Business to understand user journeys prioritised for development.
  • Support agile teams in coming up with innovate solution design no matter how large or small the problem
  • Contribute to and Ensure adherence to overall platform architecture an direction
  • Support the agile teams in developing user stories in a form that can support easy reusable code, automated testing, and platform as code.
  • Participate where required in Agile ceremonies for product development.
  • Ensure teams follow and contribute to the development of robust DevOps practices like continuous integration, code scanning, automated testing, configuration management, release management, blue-green deployment, online collaboration, cloud hosting, and system monitoring.
  • Responsible for implementing Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines by working with Credit Origination Development team and SCB Enterprise DevOps team.
  • Support the reporting on code metrics (i.e. code quality, code coverage, security scanning etc) are in place
  • Local Line Manager Responsibilities for the team in Bangalore
  • Preferred Candidate Profile :

    Ideal candidate must have proven credentials of delivering in world class engineering teams. With a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, engineering or equivalent discipline, he / she must have relevant experience fulfilling responsibilities of the position.

    Candidate must have a strong grasp on foundational elements of desired core competencies. Must be a confident self-starter with ability collaborate and devise solutions.

    Must model behaviours that facilitate Agile delivery and must be willing to learn. Relevant industry certifications are an added plus.

    Core Competencies : Strongly Desired competencies : Software Engineering & Architecture

  • Strong delivery track record with experience collaborating in a globally distributed team
  • Hands-on experience in driving platform migrations from a legacy estate to a strategic architecture would be preferred.
  • Strong experience in agile methodologies and test-driven development.
  • Experience in using containerization (i.e. Kubernetes) and the building out and delivering software based on Microservices architecture
  • Experience in automated software testing.
  • Strong knowledge in domain-driven design, design patterns and enterprise integration patterns.
  • Must have experience in delivering software via complete Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI / CD) pipeline.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Software Development

  • Must be able to code in Java (Spring Boot and Spring Cloud Services)
  • Experience in some of the technologies below : Language : Scala, SQL, JavaScript, Groovy, Python PaaS : Openshift, AWS, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes Data : MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, Spark, HIVE, Tableau Cache : Redis, Memcached Middleware : Kafka, RabbitMQ, WebsphereMQ, REST API UI : HTML5, Angular 4, ReactJS, Bootstrap, CSS, RxJS Logging & Monitoring : ELK, Zipkin, AppDynamics, New Relic Frameworks : Microservices
  • DevOps

  • Strong knowledge in CI / CD toolset such as Ansible, Artifactory, Jenkins, BitBucket, SonarQube, Fortify, Flyway, Jira and Confluence.
  • Strong knowledge in automated testing toolset such as jUnit, Mockito, cucumber, Selenium etc.
  • Strong knowledge in scripting languages such as Groovy and Linux shell.
  • Knowledge in Integrated Development Environment (IDE) such as Eclipse and IntelliJ
  • Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • 12+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Must be hands-on software design & development and DevOps.
  • Strong experience in Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Strong experience in agile methodologies and test-driven development.
  • Experience with enterprise scale systems
  • Non-technical Skills

  • Proven ability to work within a team environment.
  • Highly effective verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to make good / sound decisions and use independent judgement.
  • Strong reasoning, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management.
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies
  • Good track record of communicating effectively with both business and IT staff at all levels.
  • Experience in promoting DevOps culture among developers and testers.
  • Good presentation skills.
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