Standard Bank Software Engineer (International Client Solutions) Jobs in South Africa

Standard Bank Software Engineer (International Client Solutions) Jobs in South Africa

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 Software Engineer to join our International Client Solutions 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 manage and oversee the FSC (Financial Service Cloud) Sales & Service initiatives which include the execution and, implementation of Salesforce FSC Cloud application delivery against the Bank’s standards, policies and procedures and governance guidelines and Service Level Agreements.

  • To provide technical solutions to the needs of stakeholders by interpreting business requirements, defining technical tasks, complete the technical design, execute the design on the Salesforce Financial Services Cloud platform , performing end to end testing, promote code in line with the Salesforce DevOps Release process which includes the CAB process. As well as supporting and troubleshooting technical questions, software and database issues.

    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

    Technology & Architecture

  • Develop fully functional applications across all platforms that are in line with current technologies and standards and publish them to the relevant platform to enhance the functioning and experience of employees.

  • Develop specifications that support the design, coding, building, assembling, configuring, implementation, testing, data conversion as well as documentation and enhancements for the team and users of solutions.

  • Adopt and adhere to suitable and agreed development methodologies 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 in order to meet required targets and therefore deliver value to the customer.

  • Produce specifications for systems functions, information flows, data loads, implementation strategy, phasing of development, requirements not met and alternatives considered.

  • Construct, interpret and execute moderate to complex end to end system and program tests to verify correct operation of completed systems.

  • Provide support and production standby post go live adhering to release methodology and technical change management procedures for all changes.

  • Scope plan, design and review end to end solutions against standards, methods and procedures, proposing enhancements and revisions as part of the broader Engineering community.

  • Develop code, build, assemble, implement, test and perform data conversion for applications and ensure that processes are accurately documented. Perform system enhancements for the applications as required to ensure the delivery of functional, quality applications as required by business.

  • Participate in the definition of complex, often abstract problems that extend across multiple business lines and functions through engagements with senior leaders and apply a creative approach to solving the problems which will address both technical and people or culture challenges simultaneously

  • Manage work requirements effectively by contributing to the reprioritising of backlogs and reacting flexibly to changing demands, through effective use of resources, understanding of work complexity, size and technical requirements. Deliver against targets within every iteration as well as continuously striving to improve the quality of deliverables, therefore delivering
    the highest possible value to the customer.

  • Develop tier coding, business layer coding, interface development, service development and ensure creation of stored procedures, etc. as applicable for the work package / project, understand the database concepts and write efficient queries, and ensure alignment to specifications, constraints, required standards, guidelines and best practices.

  • Perform quality assurance on code, documents and test plans completed by less experienced developers to ensure these meet the required standards as well as to identify and implement learning opportunities.

  • Develop, complete and update all required documentation as per the scope, including guidelines and checklists for development and testing purposes.

  • Prepare test cases for unit testing purposes, conduct unit testing and deploy code build in testing environment to ensure that errors are detected and resolved within service level timelines.

  • Strive to reach mature levels on the Continuum model by building own and team competence to work in a continuous delivery environment. Research and stay abreast of new development methodologies and contribute to maturing on the Continuum model.


  • Contribute to programmes and platforms for the processing, analysis and visual display of data, integrating new and existing data sources and ensuring the validity and reliability of data to support data driven decision making (as required).

    Financial Management

  • 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.


  • Engage with leads to receive feedback on work completed and communicate any concerns, issues, risks and progress regarding work output to enable a culture of continuous development and learning and aim to resolve all issues and risks.

  • Coach or mentor less experienced Engineers on technical aspects of application development, controls, and documentation standards as well as on engaging effectively with relevant stakeholders.

    Risk, Regulatory, Prudential & Compliance

  • 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.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • First Deree in Information Technology.

    Other Minimum Qualifications, certifications or professional memberships

  • BSc Comp Science, B.Com Informatics.

  • Certification in programming languages or cloud computing.

  • Salesforce Administrator Certification.

  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder.

  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I.

  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II.


  • 5-7 Years broad experience in translating business and functional requirements into technical specifications and developing the programming code to create the solutions.

  • 8-10 Years proven experience in modern engineering practices i.e. dev ops, agile etc. Proven experience across multiple, broad IT Engineering disciplines, with demonstrated specialisation in at least one. Experience within the required scope of expertise.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Standard Bank Software Engineer (International Client Solutions) Jobs in South Africa

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