Head of Engineering Job at Standard Chartered – in Bengaluru, Karnataka

Job Description

Job: Technology

Primary Location: Asia-India-Bangalore

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Permanent

Posting Date: 20/Oct/2021, 6:49:17 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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

We are seeking a talented and passionate individual to own the engineering function for our Business Banking domain. This will include defining the target platform state, set up DevSecOps toolchain, drive CI/CD across the different delivery domain with a focus on quality, speed and automation.

The role will oversee a great team, who are accountable for designing and delivering products and services for Business Banking clients such as Mobile Banking, Portal, Onboarding, Loan Management, real-time streamlining, APIs, 3rd party API partnerships.

The way we deliver outcomes to our customers is changing rapidly so as Standard Chartered shifts to a lean agile organisation we must adapt the way we design, build and run great products for our customers. With our global reach supporting a diverse group of MSMEs and employees we need to build and architect solutions that achieve speed to market, reduce risk, lower costs and deliver more sustainable outcomes.

The successful candidate needs to have hands on experience working in a mature agile environment; be used to working in a cross functional structure; deliver products using automation and code centric pipelines; be an energising coach and leader to their team and those around them.

Key focus areas

Build a Great Team – Attracting, retaining, developing and having fun with a talented and diverse group of people is your primary responsibility

Establish top notch Engineering practices – accountable for software quality, defining and driving engineering standards and principles, continuously improving the way our engineers design, build and run products

Leverage Progressive Technology – own the successful delivery of domain driven micro services and APIs to underpin the banking products we will to deliver

Build with Automation as default – to enable a safe, sustainable and resilient approach to software delivery we’re looking for someone who has extensive experience in end to end CD/CI pipelines leveraging industry standard tooling and cloud technologies. Build our SRE function and capabilities

Design the Target State – be a critical member of the team Defining and owning the technology target state for all things that interact with our Business Banking customers and the staff that support them whether it be with the API and digital channels through to how we integrate, use data effectively and master it in our core banking or other systems of record.

Architect for Best of Breed – If we’re to move with pace and establish ourselves as a global leader then leveraging the great work of others is a non-negotiable. Whether you utilise external capabilities such as open source and cloud or collaborate more effectively across our global business (contributing/sharing our own successes or leveraging the outputs of your peers) is up to you.

Drive Agile Governance – defining and operating software and delivery governance in a manner that involves conversation, feedback and interaction and promotes faster delivery and sustainable outcomes. This includes building tooling and analysis for the engineering quality, speed and efficiency across all the 15-25 squads working within Business Banking

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

Global Head, Business Banking, CPBB T&I


Enterprise Technology MT

Experience Needed –

To be successful in this role we believe the below experience will make it easier, but it is by no means mandatory:

Experience leading large teams (20 people or more) and being a leader of leaders, coaching individuals and creating high performing teams

Communicating and influencing across organisational contexts and driving long term behavioural change

Technical knowledge and experience delivering outcomes across a breadth of industries ideally with a deep full-stack experience in one or more spaces (but not necessarily financial services)

Hands on experience leading in mature agile environments and delivering outcomes iteratively focused on value to the customer. Ideally experience leading an Engineering Centre of Expertise (or similar).

Financial Services experience is preferred with areas such as Channels, API, Payments, Data, Cloud and Core Banking favourable.

Evidence of continual improvement and investment into you (i.e. training, education, secondments into new areas)

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 career pages. We welcome conversations on flexible working.

About Company

Company: Standard Chartered –

Company Location:  Bengaluru, Karnataka

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

About Standard Chartered -