Development Specialist

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
26 Jun 2022
27 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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 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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The Role Responsibilities
  • Awareness and understanding of the Group's business strategy and model appropriate to the role.
  • Influence the adoption of the new ways of working, including Agile and DevOps behaviours
  • Support CPBB Priority, Private, Affluent and Wealth Management team in achieving the business targets through identified technology initiatives delivery
People and Talent
  • Responsible to obtain required certifications, both in professional and bank-related e-learnings. Has the drive to continuously learn/re-learn existing and new technologies and ways of working to improve productivity and quality of delivery.
Risk Management
  • Support any related technology audits on the application supported in provision of evidence and supporting materials.
Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's 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.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key Stakeholders
  • CMPS Cash FX Product Owner, Hive Lead and Tech Hive Lead

Our Ideal Candidate
  • 6+ Years of Technology Development experience
  • 3+ Years in Financial Markets experience, primarily in foreign exchange space
  • Knowledge and experience working on wealth management products, in particular FX, would be advantageous
  • Preferably having knowledge and experience in developing and deploying applications to cloud, specifically AWS
  • Good knowledge of microservices, with emphasis on deployment to cloud infrastructure.
  • Good knowledge of frontend UI built on React and similar responsive frameworks
  • High code quality delivery which is defect free, maintainable and performance agnostic.
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of DevOps methodologies and tools, incorporating security requirements.
  • Knowledge of application monitoring and reporting of logs and transactional data.
  • Knowledge of automated testing tools in both code delivery and testing.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes in cloud deployment would be advantageous

Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Microservices/API development
  • Java (Java 8 or higher), core Spring frameworks
  • React, Redux, JavaScript MVC patterns / frameworks and CSS strategies
  • Spring Boot, Spring Cloud
  • Relation and non-Relation DBs (Progress, Oracle, Cassandra, MongoDB)
  • Agile, DevOps
  • Kubernetes
  • Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform
  • Automated testing platforms, unit tests, and CICD
  • Code versioning tools, such as Git, Bitbucket
  • Automated testing tools (eg. Selenium, Cucumber, etc)
  • Log monitoring and analytics

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