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Function Description:


Java / J2EE professional with a preferred background in cryptography



Purpose of the Role:



To work in the CAS (Credit Authorization System) - CSIP (Cryptographic Services and Innovation for Payments) department as a Java Engineer.  



Design, Development and Implementation of Java applications within the Cryptographic domain


Interfacing of Java applications with Legacy mainframe applications written in IBM TPF and/or zOS operating systems


Application Development, Maintenance as well as ad-hoc production support


Critical Factors to Success:

Hands on Java coding experience (minimum Java 8)

Works well in an Agile - Scrum / SAFe team environment


Past Experience:


Minimum 5+ years experience of designing and development in Java / J2EE platform


Experience in Payment Security / Cryptography will be a big bonus

Experience working in Agile - Scrum / SAFe teams

Academic Background:

UG or PG degree in Computer Science


Functional Skills/Capabilities:


Knowledge of Cryptography / Cryptographic standards & algorithms strongly desirable.

Good understating of cryptography principle (like Symmetric/Asymmetric Cryptography, Hashing/MD5, RSA and so on) and secured coding practices using the JCA, TLS.

Knowledge of card payments industry desirable.

Certification – CISSP and/or CISM would be a huge plus.

Technical Skills/Capabilities:

Software development & design experience for High Availability & Low Latency application.

Designing & Implementing complex applications using Reactive/Parallel Programming, Spring, Spring Batch, Spring Boot, Vertx, REST, JSON, Microservice Architecture, Cucumber, JUnit, Mocking, Logging Frameworks, IBM MQ, Oracle DB SQL, & Couchbase DB.

Hands-on experience with application design, software development, code reviews, performance, availability and performance tuning in a distributed (multi-tiered) systems.


Knowledge of Platforms:


Understanding of Cloud Native Principle and technique such as Docker, Unix, OpenShift, Kubernatis and other service discovery tools.

Desirable to have experience with performance and monitoring tools e.g. Splunk, ELK and App Dynamics/Dynatrace.

Application server deployment and configuration experience on Linux platform and Red Hat JBoss.

•            Knowledge of CI/CD pipeline experience of Bitbucket, Git, Maven, Gradle, Jenkins, and so on.

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:

Enterprise Leadership Behaviors

•            Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective

•            Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential

•            Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage  

27 March 2020
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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