Senior Software Engineer
Standard Bank
2d ago

Job Details

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions.

Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture.

To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for a Technical Lead to join our Corporate and Investment Banking Global Markets Technology team.

Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans more than 20 countries across the African continent.

Job Purpose

To deliver specialist technical expertise, leadership across the full solution lifecycle to direct the scope, design, quality and refactoring of complex software applications, systems and integration services, against required standards and timelines.

To guide teams in the assessment and selection of suitable technologies and lead the quality of end-to-end solutions.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Contribute deep, specialist knowledge of the technological landscape to the team, thereby developing and enhancing the technical capabilities of the team and building a pipeline of expertise.
  • Recommend suitable development approaches and principles through work outputs and behaviours that enables continuous delivery and development across the production environment as well as ensuring effective collaboration with all colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Look actively for opportunities to shorten development timelines, share expert technical knowledge and skills to improve skills of the team and improve cost efficiency of application development activities.
  • Guide effective resource allocation and improve cost efficiency of application development activities including management of delivery of 3rd party resources or turnkey solutions.
  • Oversee the adhere to application lifecycle management accountabilities, architectural platforms and guardrails and ensure that all activity is digitally recorded and tracked to enhance reporting, to support process review and improvement and to maintain an audit ready posture.
  • Execute against strategy and technology landscape leading the assessment and selection of suitable technologies / approaches establishing their relevance and feasibility, advising on the evaluation and impact analysis of major design options.
  • Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • Post Graduate Degree in Information Studies or Information Technology.
  • 8-10 Years broad experience in translating business and functional requirements into technical specifications and developing the programming code to create the solutions.
  • More than 10 years experience in multiple technological fields, including solution architecture, with at least 5 years at a technical team lead level.
  • Experience in large, transformational projects and the agile way of work.
  • Frontend (JS), mobile (iOS), backend (Java) experience.
  • The Standard Bank Group has implemented a Vaccination Policy for all roles which require the incumbent to work from the Standard Bank premises on a full-time or intermittent basis.
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is therefore an inherent requirement of this role.

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