Technical Specialist

Technical Specialist

Standard Chartered
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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
Impact & Value:

  • Re-engineer legacy applications and build state of the art platform

  • Envision Credit Origination 2.0 platform and align it with Bank&rsquos NextGen technology vision

  • Consistently leads delivery of valuable features

  • Continually looking for process improvements

  • Proposes new ways of doing things

  • Suggests novel ways to fulfil requirements

  • Helps elaborate requirements where necessary


  • In depth knowledge of IDE, language and toolset in language of choice.

  • Excellent understanding of language & framework and a good working knowledge of the abstraction layer underneath

  • Understanding of threads, threading model and concurrent programming

  • Can profile and optimize code

  • Good knowledge of other programming languages & paradigms and when to apply them

  • Comfortable debugging/finding complex problems


  • Can identify and apply appropriate design patterns to problems.

  • Comfortable developing large features

  • Understands Idempotence

  • Understands boy scout principle. Leaves code in a better state then when arrived

  • Good understanding of cohesion, SOLID and how to apply

  • Writes clean, maintainable code

  • Understands importance of domain model and can coherently model a problem domain within a given context

  • Anticipates medium term (3-6 month) vectors of change and designs and abstracts accordingly

  • Understands & appreciates simplicity & the value of removing code

  • Understands design patterns such as CQRS and eventual consistency

  • Understands how to design for performance at all levels

Development Practice:

  • Automates everything by default

  • Can build a CD pipeline

  • Automates security scanning and performance testing as part of build

  • Monitor systems to ensure they meet both user needs and business goals

    • Oversee assigned programs (e.g. conduct code review), set and monitor team standards.

    • Evaluate and select appropriate software or hardware and suggest integration methods

    • Focus on reliability, performance and availability

Infrastructure :

  • Good grasp of multiple operating systems

  • Good grasp of scripting techniques

  • Expertise in one database & good grasp of multiple data storage paradigms and when to apply other technologies

  • Understands and can automate paas technologies

  • Understands when to apply appropriate infrastructure technologies.

  • Understanding of network communications, including TCP/IP, HTTP protocols


  • Writes Secure code by default

  • Can use tools (nmap/metasploit etc.) to perform deep security probes

  • Understands server hardening

  • Understating of security principles using SSL protocols and data encryption

Behaviours & Collaboration:

  • Leads group discussions on design of particular areas

  • Comfortable presenting information

  • Gains buy in from team and drives design

  • Mentors and develops those around them

  • Understands domain well enough to work with PO to drive value

  • Shares knowledge with wider community


  • Follow the SDF process as per SCB standard

Our Ideal Candidate
Strongly Desired competencies:
We are looking for Language agnostic people, however below is the end to end tech stack.we intend to use for developing our Credit Origination platforms.

  • Java/ J2EE, Spring, Struts, Hibernate

  • Reporting tools &ndash OBIEE

  • BI tools - Informatica

  • Hands-on skills in J2EE specifications like JAX-RS, JAX-WS

  • Cloud Solutions &ndash Openshift or AWS

  • Containers Management &ndashusing tools like Docker, Rocket and Drawbridge

  • Elastic Scaling &ndash using tools like Nginx, HAProxy or PAAS like Openshift

  • Dynamic Discover &ndash using tools like Zookeeper or Etcd

  • Configuration Management &ndash using tools like Zookeeper, Etcd, Spring, Puppet/Chef, Ansible

  • Continuous Integration &ndash using tools like Maven and Jenkins

  • Continuous Deployment &ndash using tools like Jenkins, Nolio or Go

  • Assembly Development &ndash using frameworks like Apache Camel or Node.js

  • UI Development &ndash using frameworks like Node.js, REACT, AngularJS or Backbone

  • IDL Definition &ndash using tools like RAML or Swagger

  • Code Development &ndash using IDE&rsquos like Eclipse or IntelliJ

  • Web API&rsquos &ndash for Information Exchange

  • Collaboration &ndash using tools like Git-Hub and JIRA

  • Hands experience and Knowledge of microservices architecture

  • Strong in Oracle or SQL Server PL/SQL development and designing data model.

  • Understanding of continuous build concept and usage with maven, sonarqube or other related tools

  • Web services, API design, Defining Specification using swagger/RAML.

  • Dev Ops Tools and CI/CD Processes &ndashGitFlow, BitBucket etc.

  • Experience with automated test configuration.

  • Good to have experience in containerization technologies - Kubernetes

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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