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. Job Scope
The Derivatives Pricing team is responsible for cross-product transactional pricing of derivatives within Standard Chartered.
The development team is driven to provide world class technology to support the bank’s Financial Markets business. We bring a deep understanding of the domain, a scientific approach, and innovative solutions to bear on the challenges of best servicing our customers in a highly competitive environment.
This is a rare opportunity to join an organization working with smart technologists globally in the financial markets domain.
The culture in the team is open, intellectual, and fun. Learning opportunities are plentiful and career advancement is always waiting for those high-energized talents willing and able to step up.
As a Senior developer, you’ll be responsible for delivering quality software to tight timelines. Based in London and working in a dynamic global team with other technologists, business analysts, project managers and business stakeholders across multiple locations.
The Role Responsibilities
An excellent developer with good software design principles and the ability to write robust code and accompanying test suites
Ability to design and build smart, scalable solutions to tight deadlines
Ability to write efficient, clear code and be able to articulate what has been implemented and why
Experience working in an agile development environment
Self-starter who can drive / facilitate requirements and development effort
Take ownership and responsibility for the full development lifecycle
A team player, capable of engaging with other teams in Technology
Experience in the end-to-end design, development and support of financial markets systems
Ability to work and liaise directly with the Front Office, Middle Office, Product Control and various risk functions
Provide second line support
Familiarity or experience in micro-services and container technologies (preferably Docker)
Familiarity with CI / CD and DevOps
Any experience in distributed data stores a plus
Functional programming experience a plus
Diversity & Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage.
By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.
Our Ideal Candidate
Qualification & SkillsTechnical skills :
5+ years hands on development with investment banking IT experience
Core Java (essential), Scala is a plus
Microservices, containers and cloud experience is highly desirable
Apache Kafka and Cassandra experience is an advantage
Front office application development experience is a plus
Ability to develop latency sensitive systems
Experience with git and Atlassian toolset
Functional skills :
Financial Market domain knowledge
Investment banking is a strong plus
Derivatives business is a plus
Soft skills :
Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
Outstanding problem solving skills
Proactive, self starter, autonomous
Good team spirit
Ability to work under pressure with multiple assignments
Strong architectural and engineering background with experience of delivery.
Strong Java skills
Strong knowledge and previous experience in end-to-end design, development and subsequent support of large scale data processing systems
Familiarity and confidence working in an agile development environment.
Someone who can drive / facilitate the requirements and development effort with the business.