Java Backend Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Assistant Vice President

Deutsche Bank
Cary, North Carolina
Jun 12, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Position Type
Executive, Specialist
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description:

Job Title Backend Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Corporate Title Assistant Vice President

Location Cary, NC

Who we are

In short - an essential part of Deutsche Bank's technology solution, developing applications for key business areas.

Our Technologists drive Cloud, Cyber and business technology strategy while transforming it within a robust, hands-on engineering culture. Learning is a key element of our people strategy, and we have a variety of options for you to develop professionally. Our approach to the future of work champions flexibility and is rooted in the understanding that there have been dramatic shifts in the ways we work.

Having first established a presence in the Americas in the 19th century, Deutsche Bank opened its US technology center in Cary, North Carolina in 2009. Learn more about us here .


Deutsche Bank has set for itself ambitious goals in the areas of Sustainable Finance, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Risk Mitigation as well as Corporate Sustainability.

As Climate Change throws new Challenges and opportunities, the Bank has set out to invest in developing a Sustainability Technology Platform, Sustainability data products and various sustainability applications which will aid Bank's goals by building an exciting global team of technologists who are passionate about Climate Change, want to contribute to greater good leveraging their Technology Skillset in multiple areas predominantly in Cloud / Hybrid Architecture.

As a Backend Subject Matter Expert (SME), you will play a pivotal role in building middleware backend as well as upstream/downstream system integrations, hands-on development, unit testing, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) deployment of multiple microservices based workflow and reporting applications. We are seeking engineers who can significantly impact the time-to-market for our sustainability application stack while maintaining high quality and robustness. You will also collaboratively build upstream/downstream Enterprise Integrations, integrate with myriad systems leveraging experience and expertise in Enterprise Integration and related design patterns and build flexible system behavior leveraging BPM-based workflows and associated design patterns is essential.

What We Offer You
  • A diverse and inclusive environment that embraces change, innovation, and collaboration
  • A hybrid working model with up to 60% work from home, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility, generous vacation, personal and volunteer days, a commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Employee Resource Groups support an inclusive workplace for everyone and promote community engagement
  • Access to a strong network of Communities of Practice connecting you to colleagues with shared interests and values
  • Competitive compensation packages including health and wellbeing benefits, retirement savings plans, parental leave, and family building benefits, educational resources, matching gift and volunteer programs
What You'll Do
  • Contribute individually to project success in terms of Backend, middleware and system integration related development involving microservices, event driven system integrations and Structured Query Language (SQL)/NoSQL databases, and design application programming interfaces (APIs) for an API-first platform, ensuring seamless support for primary user interface (UI) implementation(s)
  • Hybrid Cloud Adaptation: You will work with a hybrid cloud architecture, necessitating flexibility in learning new technologies
  • Hybrid Google Cloud Platform (GCP) solutions will replace or coexist with some technologies currently available exclusively on-premise, in addition to GCP Solutions: Provide solutions that leverage GCP, as it is crucial to fully exploit the benefits of our proposed cloud strategy
  • Code Reviews and Best Practices: Participate in code reviews and contribute to evolving best practices for better maintainability, security, observability, reuse, and modular development
  • Assist in tool and platform documentation from both technology and operations perspectives, as well as lead the exploration and implementation of innovative backend solutions using GCP services to optimize our technology stack
  • Mentor and Individual Contribution: Mentor teams in technology, design, and architecture, while continuously evaluating and recommending improvements to our backend development processes and infrastructure, considering the optimal use of GCP
Skills You'll Need
  • Extensive experience in backend development with a proven track record of leading and delivering successful backend projects in both GCP and on-premise environments and expertise in backend programming languages and frameworks with a focus on GCP integration capabilities
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and a solid grasp of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services
  • Must to have technology skills - Microservices and related Desing Patterns, JDK 11+, SpringBoot Middleware, Spring Cloud, Spring Security, Concurrency, Enterprise Intengration and related design patterns, MyBatis/JPA, Mockito, Junit,SQL, Oracle/postgres Database, Java Message Service (JMS), GCP fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Sustainable Finance / environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Risk / CSRD / Regulatory Reporting will be a plus
  • Experience in infrastructure automation and DevOps principles on GCP and with containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) for GCP deployments will be a plus
Skills That Will Help You Excel
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think strategically and translate business needs into effective backend solutions, considering the optimal use of GCP
  • Leadership presence and the ability to mentor and inspire others
  • Good to Have: Knowledge of Teamcity/Jenkins,GIt, SSH, Enterprise Caching (Redis or any other) Prometheus/Grafana, SPLUNK

It is the Bank's expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the Cary office in accordance with the Bank's hybrid working model.

Deutsche Bank provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.

The salary range for this position in Cary is $100,000 to $142,250. Actual salaries may be based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, a candidate's skill set, experience, education, work location and other qualifications. Posted salary ranges do not include incentive compensation or any other type of remuneration.

Deutsche Bank Values & Diversity

We believe talent is found in all cultures, countries, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs, generations, backgrounds, and experiences. We pursue a working environment where everyone can be authentic and feel a sense of belonging. Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion efforts.

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Deutsche Bank Benefits

At Deutsche Bank, we recognize that our benefit programs have a profound impact on our colleagues. That's why we are focused on providing benefits and perks that enable our colleagues to live authenti-cally and be their whole selves, at every stage of life. We provide access to physical, emotional, and financial wellness benefits that allow our colleagues to stay financially secure and strike balance between work and home. Click here to learn more!

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement ; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act ; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .

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