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Function Description:


The Data Encryption group is chartered to come up with creative products and capabilities to support data protection in various environments. If you have the talent and desire to Design, Develop and Test innovative products in this space in an agile manner, do join our team


Purpose of the Role:


Developer of security software and associated unit and performance testing and platform integration


Developer support of api's and components



Innovative and rigorous multiplatform component and api development in Java, J2EE, C++/GOLANG, Kafka


Participation in Agile development teams


Some REST api development


Some exposure to RDBMS or NoSQL development


Work as part of a remote US based development team



Critical Factors to Success:

Skills in agile development in a Cloud based environment

Excellent communication skills

Being able to work independently with minimum supervision

Past Experience:

2+ years of interactive Web based application development using   Java, J2EE, Angular/React, REST, Linux

Systems development using GOLANG, C++, microservices, Linux, Docker are additional good to have skills

Problem solving and debugging

Academic Background:

BS Computer Science & Engg or equivalent

Functional Skills/Capabilities:

Familiarity with Data Encryption, Tokenization  and related Data Protection techniques is a plus, but not a must

Strong communication skills

Working independently

Technical Skills/Capabilities:

Java/J2EE development , Angular/React ,

 REST apis, C++/GOLANG, Kafka

SQL /NoSQL databases

Complete Familiarity with Software  development and build frameworks including Jenkins, Maven, Git/Stash

CI/CD based deployment environments in a container based environment

Software versioning and release management

Knowledge of Platforms:




Behavioral Skills/Capabilities: working independently with a US based development group, problem solving, initiative, attention to detail

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  

28 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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