Requisition ID 34402 Office Country United Kingdom Office City London Division Information Technology Contract Type Fixed Term Contract Length 3 years Posting End Date

Purpose of Job

The Associate, Software Developer is responsible for design and implementation, support and maintenance of the Bank’s applications and analytic tools, supporting Banking, Treasury, Risk, Finance, Corporate and other teams in the execution of their business processes.

The role includes leading all aspects of the enhancement, maintenance and support of multiple business applications and associated initiatives which are based on enterprise development platforms and related frameworks, often involving collaboration with internal application owners and other members of staff to deliver changes using Agile principles, supporting complex and dynamic business requirements. The role involves applying both business and technical expertise to deliver customer focused support and development services, potentially in a DevOps pipeline with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), but also facilitating manual deployment for legacy applications where necessary.

The individual will be expected to adhere to the core principles of the IT department, these include, but are not limited to - putting our users first; delivering technology that is useful, elegant and reliable; knowledgeable and engaging about both technology and our business; reliable and effective in both provision and execution; innovative and inquisitive; integral to the success of the Bank

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Deliver working software in line with agreed quality and risk standards
  • Maintain expected service levels of the key applications you support and maintain
  • To adhere to, develop and enhance the working practices, standards, processes and practices in and out with your team.
  • Contribute to and improve the community of practice that you belong to
  • To follow standard development working practices e.g.
  • Participate in all the daily and weekly ceremonies in your team
  • Test driven development, Behaviour driven development, Test Automation, Secure by design
  • Work with users from business teams and Product Owner, as appropriate, to understand user needs and develop appropriately innovative and practical solutions.
  • Estimate and plan with your team colleagues, such as, Business Analyst (BA), Quality Assurer (QA), developers.
  • Work closely with Architects, Business Analysts (BA), Quality Assurers (QA) and other developers to build or enhance systems.
  • To liaise with members of the Infrastructure and Operations team, as necessary to ensure consistent implementation of features into a test and production environment, either via associated DevOps tooling, or manually as appropriate.
  • Delivering operational delivery automation and continuous improvement in conjunction with DevOps suppliers and IT Operations.
  • Adhere to and support audit, control and risk activities on behalf of the Bank
  • Helping your team to succeed at all times and continuously improve
  • Working in technologies beyond your core disciplines as required by strategic and project demands
  • Motivate self and others to continually reflect and adapt to improve quality and delivery cadence
  • Mentor and develop other developers in your team whether staff, contract or third party.
  • Participate in the technical development programme in order to ensure that system changes, patches, enhancements and developments are sound, support the Bank’s operational priorities and are conducted according to the Bank’s and IT’s procedures.
  • Provide production support coverage of business application responsible incidents as required.
  • Helping others, by undertaking general tasks not related to your core discipline if required

    Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications


    • Experience of delivering software in a formal system using source control management and controlled gates with relevant artefacts to support design, quality and support.
    • Being persistent and resilient
    • Possesses strong investigative and analytical qualities
    • Experience delivering test automation or frameworks
    • Excellent communicator in English - both written and verbal.
    • A team player with a positive and constructive attitude towards work and colleagues.
    • A diligent and conscientious approach to completing work on time and to an agreed, acceptable level of quality is required
    • Educated to degree level or equivalent industry experience and it is desirable to have has an appropriate certification relating to the technical specialism that the role requires.

      Treasury, Software Developer (Technical Analyst - Control-M & Workflow Automation Tools)

      • Extensive knowledge of and experience in BMC Control-M batch orchestration tool.

      • Comprehensive administration knowledge of Control-M 9 and related components on Redhat Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems including extensive use of application plug-ins, Managed File Transfer (MFTe) and Batch Impact Manager.

      • Several years’ experience with BMC Control-M day-to-day technical support.

      • Strong project experience and knowledge of BMC Control-M set-up, configuration and associated processes.

      • Knowledge of Secure Data Exchange Solutions like GlobalSCAPE an advantage.

      • Good communication & documentation skills to coordinate with application teams

      • Strong all round IT application support skills and flexibility in terms of working hours as the role may require occasional out-of-hours working

      • Sound knowledge and experience in financial services/banking technology.

      Please be advised internal applicants are only eligible to apply once the probation period in your current role has been passed.

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