Development Lead

Development Lead

Standard Chartered
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

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
Drive Standard Chartered &rsquos Technology strategy through leadership of the engineering teams that develop and maintain our Intra Day Liquidity platforms.

  • Develop our technical strategy and architecture using modern distributed application software, tools and techniques

  • Design our technology applications holistically and continuously improve our technical efficiency and make changes as necessary

  • Communicate technology strategy, architecture, and regular status reporting

  • Drive the Cloud adoption strategy for Intra Day Liquidity Technology


  • Have a good understanding of Intraday Liquidity management and its importance for Financial institutions.

  • Knowledge of bank statements, swift MT messages, Real time payments, XML messaging formats is a definite advantage.

  • Knowledge of reconciliations between ledgers and bank statements, real time reporting requirements.

  • Any knowledge on SAP products and particularly SAP-LMS (Liquidity Management Solution) would be a definite advantage.


  • Align to Standard Chartered delivery processes of software delivery framework and keep high standard for change management practice.

  • Create process to reduce product time-to-market by embracing automation in the delivery lifecycle

  • Responsible for the overall system development life cycle, and the delivery of high-quality software, using appropriate techniques such as TDD and/or DDD to deliver maintainable code which is fully integrated into a Continuous Integration & Delivery cycle

People and Talent

  • Provide technical guidance and direction, as well as hands-on resource management for all software development activities

  • Coaching, mentoring, and developing our high performing engineers

  • Play a leading role in interviewing and supporting hiring new engineers

  • Leveraging the Engineering Career Path, develop members of the Liquidity Engineering team towards Distinguished Engineer and Enterprise Engineer status.

Risk Management

  • Highlight emerging risks to planned delivery upfront to ensure sufficient measures can be taken

  • Inform all stakeholders appropriately only risk / issues / challenges


  • Establish good governance process in the team to ensure quality delivery.

  • Ensure minimal release rollbacks, minimum post release production issues

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group&rsquos Values and Code of Conduct.

  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead the Global Intraday Liquidity Technology development team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank&rsquos Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients Effective Financial Markets Financial Crime Compliance The Right Environment.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate, and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • Treasury Services, Treasury markets, GCFO, ITO - PSS

Other Responsibilities

  • At least 10 years development experience using Java, spring and hibernate

  • Experience in people management, leading a team remotely, managing the annual performance appraisals for the team.

  • Flexibility to deliver in both Agile & Waterfall methodology

  • Experience working in a banking I.T. team preferred

  • Knowledge of Intra Day Liquidity, and Balance Sheet Management would be a definite advantage

  • Knowledge of bank statements, swift MT messages, Real time payments, XML messaging formats is a definite advantage.

  • Knowledge of reconciliations between ledgers and bank statements, real time reporting requirements

  • Experience in delivering successful modern distributed applications

  • Deep knowledge of current technological trends, frontend, backend, data, cloud native applications

  • Hands-on development experience in all our technology choices

  • Knowledge of system design and development of web, backend, database, integration, machine learning, cloud, containers, and CI/CD pipelines

  • Experienced in delivering successful agile projects

  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research, code-reviews, guidance

  • Ability to communicate with all teams on technology

  • Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills

  • Java Development: Core Java, Multithreading, Collections, JMS, Hibernate & Spring, Apache Camel, Java Web Technologies: JSP, JSON/XML (XSLT, XSD, XQuery)

  • Front end Development: React.js, Webpack, Redux, and Flux

  • Application Server: JBOSS server, IBM WebSphere, Tomcat

  • Database: Oracle architecture, SQL, SAP HANA.

  • Middleware: IBM MQ, AMQP, Topic, Web methods

  • IDE: Eclipse

  • Operating System: Linux with shell scripting, Windows

  • Repository: GIT & SVN

  • Build tool: Maven

  • Deployment: Jenkins & Docker

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 . We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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