ob 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 an experienced Engineering Lead to join our PBB IT team at our Johannesburg offices. 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 16 countries across the African continent.Job PurposeKey member of the combined business and IT program team, synthesizing across all Engineering Practices (Software -; Quality -; Change & Release; DEVOPS), owning, leading, and driving the engineering practices across all delivery teams (5 to 12 teams) within the program. The Engineering Lead plans and oversees delivery, ensuring that the appropriate number and required skills of resources are available for the demand across the program and solutions are correctly developed and maintained within Group IT standards and practices, acting as Technical Lead within the Program. Oversee and maintain engineering quality and performance standards, directing the system capabilities and priorities. Lead and manage the engineering resources: software engineers, quality engineers and technical system team members within the program (50 – 80 resources), building the required capacity, capability and competencies in the Engineering team. Support platform owners within the Program or Portfolio with the management and maintenance operations of the Technical Platform for audit and stability purposes.
Responsibilities + Skills
Lead, manage, and mentor the Software Engineers, Quality Engineers and System Team resources within Program, ensuring the development and maintenance of highly skilled and motivated resourcesResponsible for recruiting, maintaining and growing appropriate engineering capacity and competencies to enable the target business outcomes within schedule and within budget on a Program level
Implement and mature the set of methods, practices, standards, guidelines and frameworks that are required to continually improve the quality of technical solutions that are delivered within the Program