Senior Staff Engineer, Backend
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're looking for a Backend Developer to with our development team in our offices in Hong Kong
As a backend engineer you'd be able to work on and solve some of the many interesting challenges we are facing, learn new ways of working, and build delightful high quality products for our customers.
Work with us and help us build a state-of-the-art microservices platform based on the learnings from Google, Twitter and Netflix. Job brief
Focus on greenfield development and continuous improvement of our existing systems
Projects will include building web and mobile APIs, developing microservices to evolve our architecture and build our products
We have an emphasis on software quality and writing maintainable code using TDD, DDD and Continuous Integration and Delivery
Our technology stack is based predominantly on Kotlin and Java, but our design allows for using the most appropriate language to solve the problem i.e. Go, Scala or Rust
We use Kubernetes and Docker to schedule and run our services
Kafka for our asynchronous message queue
GraphQL and REST Apis
Persistent data storage using Postgres and Cassandra
Infrastructure running on Cloud Our Ideal Candidate
Fluent with Kotlin, Java or Scala
Solid experience in back-end development
Graduate Degree (or above) in Computer Science/Maths/Physics/similar
Quick learner with an ambitious and results driven personality
Self starter, who can work independently
Work well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and organisational skills
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.