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.
The Role Responsibilities
Work closely with the Development Manager, Project Manager, and a team of developers to deliver Java components to internal business users
Demonstrate a systematic and disciplined architectural, system design and programming approach
Deeply passionate about best-practice software design principles, you will write robust code along with a high-level of test coverage
Self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort
Design smart and scalable solutions following the bank standards
Coordinate with other teams in Technology
Develop, prepare and maintain system documentation, including program descriptions and operational procedures
Act as the second line of support during production problems.
Our Ideal Candidate
Key Technical Skills
8+ years hands on development with investment banking IT experience
8+ years Java development experience working in a performance focused concurrent environment
Development Tools and Methodologies
Experience of TDD and BDD in a commercial environment
Exposure to continuous build and deployment solutions such as Jenkins
Able to work within an agile environment delivering software incrementally
Other Preferred Skills
Strong analytical & problem solving and creative skills
Good communication skills in both written and oral English
Ability to be organised and multi-task on different requirements across various stakeholders, and to work independently and under pressure
Cultural sensitivity and awareness to work with a range of people from diverse background and geographies
Should have a technical or numerate degree in subjects such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Economics
Technical skills (Non-essential but beneficial for this role)
Any data and compute grid experience a plus
Development experience on functional language, such as Haskell, is a plus
Domain Knowledge (Non-essential but very beneficial for this role)
Knowledge of financial instruments and derivatives, trading and risk management, market data, and market risk processes and methodologies
Understanding of risk measures, risk analysis and reporting
Knowledge of at least one specific asset class / line of financial instruments
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.