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Engineering careers

Our ground-breaking Engineering team is playing one of the biggest roles in the future of our organisation. They’re the driving force behind our transformation to a digital platform-led organisation.

Working in partnership with some of the biggest and best information technology companies in the world, our trailblazing engineers are fast-tracking the build of our platform capabilities, as we move beyond financial services into exciting new digital ecosystems.

Technology and Operations

Leading the delivery of scalable and integrated digital solutions for our clients and platform partners, through a simplified technology landscape. From migrating applications to the Cloud, to introducing robotic process automation and digitising transactions – they’re the power behind our exhilarating digital growth.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • Software Engineering
  • Cloud Computing and Engineering
  • Salesforce Engineering
  • Resilience, Infrastructure, Data, Security Engineering
  • Experience Design
  • Technology Architecture, Technology & Experience Design and Engineering, DevOps & Agile Practices
  • Robotics & Intelligent Automation.
IT Security

As we continue to push the digitisation of banking and platform services, cyber security is one of key risk concerns, including the protection of our systems, applications, safe and secure delivery of internet as well as mobile services. We are committed to upholding our customers’ trust by protecting their assets and personal data.

In ensuring secure interactions with our clients and platform partners, this team is responsible for future-proofing our security capability. This team is regarded as a seasoned group of professionals and strive continually to be best in class, reflected in independent assessments which have constantly ranked us in the top quartile of capabilities globally.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • Cyber Security
  • Penetration Testing
  • Logical Access Management (LAM)
  • Cryptography
  • Security Operations
  • Information Security Monetisation
Data and Analytics

The Data and Analytics team specialise in driving data solutions to add value to our customers in a meaningful way. We are looking for exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people to join our team and drive a data led culture. This area is continually evolving and is a place where motivated employees thrive and where employee ownership and accountability leads to meaningful results.

In our journey to reposition data as a service, this team is focussing on creating increased commercial value for our organisation. Our short-term ambitions include onboarding more than 1.2 million clients digitally with biometric data, via our leading facial recognition and artificial intelligence technology.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • Data Monetisation
  • Data Visualisation
  • Data Integration
  • Data General Management
  • Data Ethics & Privacy
  • Data Governance
  • Information Lifecycle Management.
  • Artificial Intelligence
Real Estate Services

This team is focused on rethinking and reshaping our workspaces to better serve our customers, partners and employees, as well as reimaging our service distribution models.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • Real Estate Specialist.
Engineering Partnership and Platform Delivery

A major step towards transforming the Standard Bank Group into a client-centred platform business that delivers a range of individualised, instantly available solutions, services and opportunities is largely enabled by modern digital technologies. Our ambition is to create deeper and more meaningful relationships with our customers by becoming a leading world-class platform provider, enabled by API Products, connecting value creators, partners, and clients to the richness of services and ecosystems that Standard Bank Group has to offer.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • API Analyst
  • API Market Place Management

Personal employee benefits designed with you in mind

When you join us, you’ll enjoy benefits designed to help you achieve your ambitions inside work and out, both now and in the future. The exact benefits you receive will depend on the country you join us in, but can include the following:
Taking care of yourself

We don’t always know where life will take us, so we’ve put together a range of benefits tailored specifically to help you take care of yourself and those you love.

  • Wellness programmes
  • Counselling and advisory services
  • Life, personal accident, incapacity and funeral cover
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) cover
  • Discounted rates for voluntary benefits such as spouse life cover, dread disease cover, funeral cover for parents and/or parents-in-law and medical aid gap cover
Managing your finances

We all have dreams and goals in life – so we have several ways to help make them more accessible to you, with significant savings.

  • Retirement funding
  • Discounted banking products
  • Transactional and investment banking products
  • Home loans and vehicle finance at preferential rates
  • Access to credit
  • Assistance with insurance and wills
  • Online share trading
  • Rewards
Rewards and recognition

We believe in recognising the hard work and positive approach of our people – so we have three formal recognition programmes.

  • Beyond Excellence
  • Mark of Excellence
  • Long service awards
A healthy balance

Your life outside work is important, so we have a leave structure which gives you plenty of time to relax, thrive and be the best you. The exact leave benefits you receive will depend on the country you join us in, but can include the following:

  • Vacation leave
  • Additional vacation leave
  • Study leave
  • Parental leave
  • Compassionate/family responsibility leave
  • Special discretionary leave
  • Sabbatical leave
  • Sick leave
  • Short-term incapacity leave
  • Recognition leave
  • Optional unpaid leave
Please note: We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to benefits. Instead, we believe in taking a more personal approach to giving our people what they need. That’s why our benefits package can look a little different, depending on where you’re based.
Talent acquisition journey

We believe in making dreams possible and connecting the brightest talent to the meaningful opportunities they need to build their skills, ignite their ambitions, and get closer to their purpose.

Apply online

You’ll discover amazing career opportunities on our website. So, start exploring. You can create a profile or log in with your existing details if you’ve already got one. There, you can complete the online application form and submit it, with the supporting documents we’ve requested.

Selection process

  • Shortlist: Our Talent Acquisition Specialist and relevant Hiring Manager review all applications and make a shortlist of the most suitable candidates.
  • Competency- based interview: If you’re shortlisted, we’ll invite you to take part in a competency-based interview.
  • Assessments: If you’re successful in with the interview, you’ll move on to the assessments. Depending on the role you’re applying for, you might be asked to undertake a case-study exercise, technical test, and psychometric assessment, as well as any other role-specific assessment.
  • Panel- interview: Then you’ll proceed to final interview stage, where you’ll meet an interview panel and get to ask further questions.

Pre-employment screening

If you have been successful in the selection process, our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch to get your consent for our pre-employment screening which includes the following:

  • Identity and educational qualification verification
  • Credit record and criminal record
  • Outside Business Interest Declaration and Personnel Account Trading Declaration
  • Sanctions screening and confirmation of current employment.


If we’re happy with your pre-employment screening, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will prepare your employment contract and send you an offer letter, detailing everything you’ll need to know about your new role.


Even before you begin working with us, we want you to think of Standard Bank Group as your home. So, before you join, we'll get you off to a flying start with our onboarding experience.