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Mgr, Business Solution

Standard Chartered Bank
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Apr 8, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will be the part of a start-up team building an innovative platform leveraging data, analytics to drive automated decision-making, smart automation across the full lifecycle of the business. This is a rare opportunity for a self-driven, start-up minded, strong and passionate developer to participate and contribute to a paradigm shift. We want People driven by the mission!
  • Certified Scrum Master.
  • Ability to manage and drive deliveries using Scrum framework.
  • Good experience in working in Agile based deliveries.
  • Experienced Support Role of a client facing Rates & Credit electronic trading business with dealer-to-client electronic connectivity, also extends to upstream & downstream processes using both proprietary & other vendor solutions.
  • Understanding of Financial products include govt bonds, corp bonds and IRS, risk, stp flows.
  • Supporting the Front Office Fixed Income Trading desk.
  • Liaising with other teams in supporting "add-on" functionality & up/downstream process flows for the Fixed Income Trading Desk.
  • Extensive experience supporting a live Trading platform with live market connectivity for Rates, Credit or Swaps desk with access to trading venues such as Bloomberg & Tradeweb.
  • Strong experience working with both project team & users.
  • General understanding of financial markets and products, Fixed Income & Rates.
  • Understanding & prior experience of full end to end cycle for quoting, trading, electronic trade confirmations, settlement, P&L valuations.
  • Strong knowledge of:
  • Fixed Income financial products
  • Bond Pricing
  • Hedging
  • Market connectivity & STP
  • Ability to stay calm & focussed when under pressure to deliver a service.
  • Willingness & ability to work alongside more experienced team members to obtain knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills in all forms to all audiences, and the ability to promote change.
  • Willingness & ability to work alongside team members of varied experience to share knowledge.
  • Self-Starter.
  • Service Focussed.
  • Good knowledge of PL/SQL and Excel.
  • Client Relationship Management: Expertise in building and maintaining healthy business relations with clients, ensuring customer satisfaction by achieving delivery and service quality norms.
  • Skilled in Interacting on daily basis and with Client/leadership and present daily updates and highlight impediments.
  • Test Management: Expertise in Creating Test Plans, Test strategy, Functional Testing, Web services Testing and E2E Testing. Preparing Test Strategy, UAT Entry
  • Criteria, UAT Exit Criteria, Post release - Executive Summary Reports etc. and obtaining sign off from Client on the same.
The successful candidate is expected to be an experienced platform engineer/manager in a critical low-latency/data-analytics driven solutions in investment banking/hedge funds/technology companies (low-latency trading systems or AdTech sector). This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
Soft skills:
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Proactive, self-starter, autonomous Self-motivated, multi-tasking, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, solution oriented with proven results
  • Time-aware
  • Good team spirit
  • Extreme curiousness
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Scrum Master - Agile Expert
  • Product Owner
  • Business Analyst - Front Office
  • Release Management Skills
  • Certified Scrum Master
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 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.
  • Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.
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