[SCB] Senior Software Engineer - (2300019507)

Location: Singapore
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: careersrise@bcg.com
Job ref: 2300019507
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: 16 January 2024 - 16 January 2024

The Role Responsibilities

  • SABRE is Standard Chartered’s Analytics Booking and Risk Engine and is the strategic risk and PnL platform for Financial Markets. The development team is a world class technology group in Standard Chartered bank to provide technical solutions to support the bank’s Financial Markets business as well as support requirements from other projects with a wider scope such as regulatory books of work. We bring a deep understanding of the market, a scientific approach, and innovative technologies to bear on the challenges of profitable trading in the world's highly competitive environment. This is a rare opportunity to get into an organization working with smart, great technologists globally in financial markets domain. The culture in SABRE is open, intellectual, and fun. Learning opportunities are plentiful: organized classes and seminars; freewheeling discussions; intensive one-on-one mentorships. Career advancement is always waiting for those high-energized talents to pursue.

  • As a Developer, you will be responsible for delivering quality software to tight timelines. Based in Singapore and working in a dynamic global team with business analysts, project managers, business stakeholders and other technical experts across multiple locations.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Experienced developers with previous experience in the end-to-end design, development and support of large scale data processing systems built on Java tech stack.

  • An excellent developer with good software design principles, someone who writes robust code along with accompanying test suites.

  • Ability to work and liaise directly with the Front Office, Middle Office and various functions to gather the requirements

  • Familiarity and confidence working in an agile development environment

  • Familiarity with CI/CD and devops

  • Self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort with the business and be able to quickly grasp and understand existing software

  • Functional programming experience a plus

  • Design smart and scalable solutions following the bank standards. Write efficient, clear code and be able to articulate what has been implemented and why

  • Coordinate with other teams in Technology

  • Provide second line support 

Our Ideal Candidate

Technical skills:

  • 10+ years hands on development with investment banking IT experience or other technology area

  • Java 17, Multi-Threading, and Performance tuning in JVM is a must.

  • Strong understanding on Data structure and Algorithm

  • ORM tools like hibernate experience would be a plus.

  • Java Restful API design and development

  • Development experience on functional programming, such as Haskell /Scala or others, is a plus.

  • Experience of one or any distributed cache like Hazelcast/Redis/Memcached

  • Spring Boot and Integration experience is a plus

  • Oracle PL/SQL development background, SQL Tuning is a plus

  • Scripting programming in Linux shell is a plus.

  • SCRUM and Agile.

Functional skills:

  • Financial Market domain knowledge, related with EQ and EQ derivatives is plus

  • Experience/familiarity with control processes for FM platforms.

  • Investment banking is a strong plus

Soft skills:

  • Fluent in Business Communication (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.

  • Years or relevant experience: 10+

Role Specific Technical Competencies

  • Java 17

  • Spring boot

  • Functional Programming

  • Oracle PL/SQL

  • CI/CD and DevOps tools

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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