Calypso Analyst Developer

ICBC Standard Bank Plc
London (Greater)
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Calypso Analyst Developer

Grade: Staff Level 6

Division: IT

Location: London

ICBC Standard Bank Plc (ICBCS) is 60% owned by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and 40% by Standard Bank. ICBCS benefits from a unique Chinese and African parentage and an unrivalled global network and level of expertise.

ICBCS is a leading financial markets and commodities bank, driven to deliver the right outcomes for our stakeholders, clients, counterparties and the markets in which we operate. We deliver products in an environment which considers the appropriate needs of our clients, whilst providing guidance and expertise to ensure our employees understand our business and uphold the highest levels of conduct. We want passionate and talented individuals who are motivated by high growth potential being achieved in doing business the right way.

Headquartered in London, ICBCS also has operations in Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, and
New York.

Division Summary

Commodities and Operations Technology is responsible for implementing, maintaining and supporting effective and efficient information technology solutions for ICBC Standard Bank PLC (ICBCS). Commodities and Operations IT personnel use a combined in-house / outsourced approach to deliver and maintain critical systems used by the Commodities Global Markets business as well as develop and implement new solutions as required. It comprises of a Run-the-Bank (RTB) team that specializes in production maintenance and a Change-the-Bank (CTB) team that specializes in project implementations.

The Senior Analyst Developer is expected to form part of the CTB team and will work closely with a number of in-house service providers, business users and stakeholders to implement new functionality and provide support for existing applications.

Job Purpose

ICBCS use Calypso V14 as its Collateral Management system and are investigating introducing further business lines like cash management, FX and securities. To support this business initiative, ICBCS are looking to build a team of support analyst and analyst developers to provide first line and development capabilities and this analyst developer role sits in the Run the bank team (RTB).

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess business requirements and provide development estimates.
  • Translate user requirements to user stories and technical task.
  • Work closely with BA and QA teams to deliver fit for purpose technical solutions.
  • Deliver quality code changes according to timescales provided.
  • Manage service integration and transition from CTB.
  • Develop and conduct regression and NFR testing
  • Follow the change and incident management process. ITIL preferred
  • Act as Second, Third Line RTB escalation
  • Provide regular updates regarding development progress.
  • Mentor and support junior members of the team
  • Maintain an awareness of and comply with all Anti Money Laundering laws, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to ICBCS (Ensure adherence to all group standards and policies).
  • Provide overnight support to ensure system stability and availability.
  • Preferred Qualifications and Experience
  • A degree in Information Technology or equivalent. Experience required to successfully perform the role:

    Experience of working in a regulated environment, ideally Financial Services Analyst developerKnowledge and understanding of trade life cycle covering back office processes like Settlements, collateral and securities.Knowledge, technical skills and expertise

    • Java
    • Calypso API
    • Oracle DBMS
    • Calypso V14 or later
    • CATT Automation and testing tool
    Personal attributes

  • The role would suit someone who is:
  • Able to navigate complexityGlobal mindsetCan work in ambiguityIs flexible and can manage multiple concurrent initiatives Strong track record of successful delivery Results-orientedResilientPays attention to detail High level of integrityEfficient
  • Problem solver

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