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Principal Engineer

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Software Engineering
Business Bay - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Principal Engineer

Corporate Title: Director

Location: Pune

About Corporate Bank Technology

Our CB Technology team is a global team of 3000 coders across 30 countries. The primary businesses that Corporate Bank support are Cash Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Trust & Agency Services.

Securities Services business provides Custody services and Fund Accounting for institutional investors. Corporates and Institutions investing globally must adapt to market infrastructure change and new technological innovations, as well as cope with a changing regulatory landscape. To thrive in this complex world, they need smarter custody solutions, that focus on their specific post-trade goals and data that empowers them to improve their efficiency.

What we’ll offer you

Hybrid Working

We understand that employee expectations and preferences are changing. We have implemented a Hybrid Working Model that enables eligible employees to work remotely for a part of their working time and reach a working pattern that works for them.

You can expect:

  • Competitive salary and non-contributory pension
  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days.
  • Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family
  • A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits
  • The opportunity to support a wide-ranging CSR program + 2 days’ volunteering leave per year

Role Overview

We are looking for a seasoned Engineer & Solution Architect to drive the engineering practices, transformation, and modernization of applications in Corporate Bank. This role should enable in identification of impediments and support various functional engineering teams to align with the Target State engineering practices. This person is expected to influence engineering community to deliver solutions that comply with the Architecture Blueprint and with the Target State Architecture of the Bank. This person is expected to be hands on and define and drive the engineering practices, identify the areas needing modernization and engage and support them to the modernization of their tech stack e.g., introduction of microservices, APIs, event driven design, cloud adaption etc. This person is expected to lead the CB tech wide engineering initiative and provide local center level support.

Your key responsibilities

  • Promotes the target state architecture across the engineering community and all other stakeholder groups within and outside of the domain.
  • Contributes or performs deep-dive reviews of technical solutions designs produced by individual teams and advises and do handholding on their improvement and ensures compliance with strategy, architecture standards and re-use of existing assets.
  • Guides development teams towards adoption of modern design patterns and champions use of technologies to achieve highly scalable and well supported systems.
  • Designs technical solutions for complex business problems.
  • Create Engineering practices guidelines, modernization plans, identification of legacy technology and path to their decommissioning and create insights for management using the data and industry available tools.
  • Identify the appropriate tools and support on engineering automation work e.g Test Automation, CICD etc.
  • Find appropriate use cases for GCP movement and support teams to their GCP journey.
  • Create insights for top management on the engineering maturity of the CB tech origination and support teams to attain the desired maturity.
  • Build /Mentor and grow high performing and innovative team.

Your skills and experience

  • Strong Engineering, Solution & Domain Architecture background, with proven track record of working in a very complex environment, high volume, low latency systems.
  • Experience with designing solutions in public cloud platforms (Professional architect certification beneficial)
  • Up to date on modern architecture design patterns e.g., micro-services, streaming architectures, horizontal scalability, API design patterns, REST services, SOA principles, database systems, UI frameworks, enterprise integration patterns, modern SDLC practices
  • Experience on CICD tools like Maven, Jenkins, GitHub actions, Kubernetes etc.
  • Passionate technologist with ability to deep dive into the code level with expert knowledge of the java ecosystem and ability contribute code in POCs, MVPs or project reviews.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage relationships with a variety of partners and stakeholders. Ability to facilitate group sessions. Excellent communications skills, ability to respectfully challenge stakeholders think about differing options.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing and alternating priorities with a constant focus on delivery.
  • Excellent Analytical skills with an ability to interpret bank wide specifications into specific and effective domain requirements.
  • Proven history of implementing technology roadmaps and providing subject matter expertise in specific data areas.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage relationships with a variety of partners and stakeholders.
  • Ability to respectfully challenge stakeholders think about differing options.
  • Good understanding of the Transaction Banking business. Prior experience working within Banking essential.
  • Agile delivery knowledge and Google Cloud Platform experience is an added advantage.
  • A strong academic track record including the achievement of a good honors degree or equivalent.
  • Strong MS-Office skills and experience with modern SDLC tools - JIRA, SharePoint, ALM, Confluence - is a plus.
  • Technical Skills in the understanding of Microservices, Micro front ends, using technologies like Java Spring boot, ReactJS, JavaScript, Nodejs.
  • Hands on in either of the listed technologies.

How we’ll support you

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career.
  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression.
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs.

About us and our teams

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click here to see who we are and more.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.