Cloud SRE, Engineer

Cloud SRE, Engineer

Standard Chartered
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Job Description

About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills,global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.
Role Responsibilities


  • Run Cloud Platform across Global Regions and ensure consistency in our use of Cloud Services.

  • Be a recognised and trusted partner for business application owners and other technology teams who seek to make use of Cloud based infrastructure.

Special responsibility for

  • Ensuring that Standard Chartered cloud environments are consistent with Bank audit and compliance requirements and consistent with the design ethos.

  • Automation and TOIL reduction.

  • Ensuring that all relevant platforms are being efficiently and appropriately supported in SCB Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) toolchains, including identifying opportunities for toolchain and operational practise improvement and refinement, and ensuring that &lsquoinfrastructure as code deployment mechanisms are common and portable across Cloud and non-Cloud environments.

  • Cloud platform estate management including license / support subscription oversight, control and best utilization, automation of estate reporting and management, including close collaboration with other Platforms and ITIL Team team/product leads to ensure that Cloud Support needs are covered in line with Bank strategy and policy.

  • Operational design, maintenance and continuous improvement of event and audit logging frameworks and systems for cloud environments.

  • Supporting adoption of containers and container control frameworks.

  • Incident Management for issues related to Cloud Services, acting as senior escalation and control point for Cloud Support (and wider Platforms Teams) and driving service restoration and stability during significant incidents.

  • Interact with internal customers and/or functional peer group managers.

Other Responsibilities

  • Weekend on-call coverage as per roster.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 1+ years of relevant experience in the Cloud Platform

  • Required - experience of deploying and controlling infrastructure in the cloud environment, preferably with Amazon Web Services or other cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform.

  • Required - experience and expertise in Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment practise coding (Python), tooling and techniques, particularly evidence of leading organisational and cultural change to adopt CI/CD practises (Bank&rsquos ecosystem - Jira.Confluence, BitBucket, git Jenkins, Artifactory, Terraform, Packer, Rundeck, Ansible).

  • Required experience with at least one of data analytics tools such as Splunk and/or ELK.

  • Required - deep expertise in UNIX/Linux server and workload virtualisation, including hypervisors, networking.

  • Strongly advantageous - extensive experience and demonstrable accomplishments in selecting, designing and implementing automation and compliance frameworks that are applied to virtual compute resource deployments in the cloud.

  • Strongly advantageous - deep experience in multi-tier application architecture, development, deployment and support.

Planning And Design

  • Demonstrates high analytical skills, is self-motivated/directed.

  • Applies standards consistently across all solutions.

  • Demonstrates senior level technical skills and ability to successfully complete and resolve complex, non-routine solution designs to address customer requirements.

  • Demonstrates strategic foresight while employing hands-on technical skills on projects and work assignments.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop, organize and analyse performance metrics in their given function.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop, communicate and educate on standard operating procedures within their given function.

Personal and Inter-Personal Skills

  • Delivers by possessing productivity, professionalism, customer service attitude, attention to detail and quality ability to multitask strong interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and adherence to standard operating procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and ability to take direction from multiple areas.

  • Comfortable in an agile and fast-moving environment.

  • Developing Self & Others through Coaching, Contributing to Team, continuously learning and sharing knowledge.

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