Technical Lead

Technical Lead

Standard Chartered
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Job Description

The Role Responsibilities

  • Determine organization needs and identify system specifications

  • Analyse the needs of large systems and breaking them down into smaller manageable parts and ensure they are part of the approved Technology standards and framework

  • Plan and design the structure of technology systems, discuss these with the client

  • Communicate best practices, products and to stakeholders

  • Communicate system requirements to software designers and developers

  • Choose suitable software, hardware and suggest integration methods.

  • Oversee development and implementation of assigned programs and guide teammates

  • Carry out testing procedures to ensure systems are running smoothly

  • Ensure that systems satisfy quality standards and procedures

  • Work with stakeholders, SRE, interface team to resolve architectural issues and look to introduce stability and design

  • Generate and review metrics and introduce markers for platform and application performance review

  • Good knowledge in Jenkins CI/CD Vx-Pipeline

  • Good knowledge in configuration and automation tools like RunDeck and Ansible

  • Good knowledge in Micro service architecture and containerized platforms like Docker

  • Good knowledge in version and source controls tools like Git, GitHub, bitbucket etc.

  • Good understanding and implementation skills of monitoring tools like Alert manager, Grafana

  • Good knowledge in container orchestrated platforms like OpenShift, Kubernetes

  • Good knowledge in Kubernetes features, behaviour, resource management, administration, deployment and automation

  • Good knowledge in Linux platforms and its variants

  • Good knowledge in NGINX and other webservices

  • Good knowledge in code quality tools like SonarQube

  • Good knowledge in networking basics

  • Good knowledge in Agile tools using JIRA

  • Good documentation skills using confluence, gliffy etc.

  • Good understanding of cloud architecture (AWS, Azure)

  • Good knowledge cloud services and its application (RDS, EFS, EKS)

  • Good knowledge in cloud infrastructure as a service, using Terraform scripting

  • Good knowledge of cloud security features, design and related policies

  • Strong knowledge communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Should have worked in Agile environment

  • Good knowledge in REST API framework and implementation

  • Should possess strong collaborative skills

  • Should be proactive and have strong leadership skills

  • Should have end to end understand of change management. Change controls producing artefacts

  • Should have good knowledge in Business continuity management and disaster recovery.

  • Multi-tasking and should have mind set for automation


  • Quick learner to organizational process wrt to people and delivery management

  • Organization specific Change management process

  • Ensure high project / delivery management standards

  • Own Production incident management on platforms to thoroughly support to SRE team

  • Own the entire platform wrt to both Build and Run

  • Maintain high risk management oriented process / standards

  • Ensure high test management standards on all deliverables

  • Ensure Organization level Architecture standards on the platforms and changes time to time

People and Talent
The ideal candidate needs a strong understanding of the scrum framework and be able to articulate scrum concepts and their value based on prior experience.

  • Leading and coaching the organization in its Agile adoption and promoting delivery of business value

  • Teach and Coach Agile practices and values within the organization

  • Influencing change that increases team performance at a sustainable pace

  • Create, build and promote an open, trustworthy environment to practice agile to ensure facilitating discussions, collaborative decision making and conflict resolution

  • Collaborate with the technical squads along with respective Product Owner to ensure backlogs are created, tracked and closed on time.

  • Organize and facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint & release planning, derive reasonable timelines along with the team members, organize demos, retrospectives and other related team meetings.

  • Tracking and reporting of all relevant team performance metrics via JIRA to ensure organizational transparency, including but not limited to team velocity, sprint & release status

Our Ideal Candidate

Skills and Qualifications

  • Good technical & delivery management skills along with team / people management to get high results

  • Good knowledge in Micro service architecture and framework patterns.

  • In-depth and hands-on (preferable) working knowledge on container lifecycle, container orchestration using Kubernetes / OpenShift

  • Good knowledge in container scalability and platform capacity

  • Good knowledge in stateless and stateful container architecture.

  • Awareness of development on multiple Languages / RDBMS / No-SQL (Java, Python, React / Angular, NodeJS, Oracle, Mongo etc). Should be able to provide high-level technical guidance where required

  • Ability to provide solution architecture - covering all facets such as - infra, security, deployment, data, Application Monitoring (ELK etc)

  • Good knowledge in container security and vulnerability solutions and workaround.

  • Good knowledge in Python packages and its utilities and framework like (DJANGO)

  • Good knowledge on the QA lifecycle (performance testing, integration testing) using testing automation tools junit etc.

  • Good knowledge REST API framework

  • Good knowledge in multi-threading and its implementation benefits and caveats

  • Good knowledge in improving and tuning code to improve executional efficiency

  • Foundational knowledge of AI/ML approaches, packages and implementation.

  • Good knowledge inter-container communication and traffic routing (creating ingress and egress routing)

  • Good knowledge in container queuing and queue like rabbitmq

  • Good knowledge in Cloud services best practices for AWS and its implementation patters

  • Good knowledge in CI/CD pipeline application and lifecycle

  • Should be able to work in an Agile environment practices and should be keen towards project delivery

  • Follow Agile concepts / processes and JIRA workflows

About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills,global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

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We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

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