Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Central, Trading and Risk
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

.Net Engineer (Credit Risk) (5308)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to express themselves and helps drive innovation and creativity. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Role: .Net Engineer (Credit Risk) (FTC)

Location: London

Team Description

The Credit Risk function is responsible for assessing the likelihood of a counterparty defaulting on their commitments to Investec and the impact to the Bank if a default were to occur. We have a suite of applications that encompasses credit application and decisioning, credit model execution and impairments calculation. We have a significant program of work to rebuild our credit application and decisioning platform as well as building capability for credit model execution to support the Bank's aspirations to achieve Advanced Internal Ratings Based compliance.

What new technology can you learn about at Investec?

Here are the main technologies we use to power Investec in the cloud:

  • C# to write our backend code
  • TypeScript with Angular and React for building our frontends
  • Azure for our infrastructure in the cloud
  • EventGrid, EventHub and ServiceBus for sending messages
  • MS SQL Server and CosmosDB for storing our data
  • Terraform and Azure Bicep for our infrastructure as code

Description of role and key responsibilities

Investec is in the process of rebuilding its credit application and decision system to integrate with the existing suite of credit risk applications and wider deal workflow within the Bank.

This role works collaboratively within product teams to create and support rich, interactive applications that help businesses manage their finances and risk exposure. You will be responsible for your area of specialisation, as well as for all aspects of product development from interacting with stakeholders and users, to design, development, and deployment, through to production monitoring and support.

This will be a greenfield project and we intend to use a combination of Angular Front End, .NET, and Azure to build out the credit workflow and integration with existing rating and limits functionality.

There will be opportunities to contribute to the Azure migration projects for the existing applications within the Risk Technology and wider Central Trading and Risk suite of applications.

Core skills and knowledge

  • you're a software engineer at heart and you're enjoy writing code to solve problems
  • you're curious about new technologies and how the financial industry works
  • you're comfortable working in a team that deals with ambiguity
  • you hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems
  • you thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • you have strong experience building backend software
  • you're interested in distributed systems and writing resilient, scalable, and secure software
  • you have experience building software in a statically typed language (C#, Java, Go etc.)
  • you enjoy and have experience building APIs

Other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role

  • you're familiar with how to build applications in Azure
  • you have experience building event driven architectures
  • you have some experience building web applications using Angular or React

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Dawn Ermes

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