Application Developer - Vice President

Job Level:  Vice President
Job Function:  IT and Digital Development

Jersey City, NJ, US, 07311

Employment Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  1093

SMBC Group is a top-tier global financial group. Headquartered in Tokyo and with a 400-year history, SMBC Group offers a diverse range of financial services, including banking, leasing, securities, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Group has more than 130 offices and 80,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) is the holding company of SMBC Group, which is one of the three largest banking groups in Japan. SMFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: SMFG) stock exchanges.


In the Americas, SMBC Group has a presence in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Backed by the capital strength of SMBC Group and the value of its relationships in Asia, the Group offers a range of commercial and investment banking services to its corporate, institutional, and municipal clients. It connects a diverse client base to local markets and the organization’s extensive global network. The Group’s operating companies in the Americas include Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC), SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SMBC Capital Markets, Inc., SMBC Rail Services LLC, Manufacturers Bank, JRI America, Inc., SMBC Leasing and Finance, Inc., Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro S.A., and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.


The anticipated salary range for this role is between $103,000.00 and $206,000.00. The specific salary offered to an applicant will be based on their individual qualifications, experiences, and an analysis of the current compensation paid in their geography and the market for similar roles at the time of hire. The role may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive award. In addition to cash compensation, SMBC offers a competitive portfolio of benefits to its employees.

Role Description

SMBC is in process of leading a Digital Transformation across our Americas Division as we continue to modernize our technology, focus on our data driven approach, grow and plan for the future. As a result of this expansion we are seeking an experienced Application Developer who will be part of our Regulatory Reporting IT team.  The primary focus is on leveraging expertise in Azure, Databricks, Python, Django, SQL to build robust scalable applications while supporting existing ETL processes. This person will take full ownership of the assigned deliverables and completes the tasks with minimum supervision.

Role Objectives

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to gather and analyze requirements, and then design and implement software solutions
  • Develop, test, and deploy application using Azure cloud services, with a strong emphasis on Databricks
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code in Python and Django, ensuring high performance and security.
  • Design and optimize SQL databases, SQL server for storage retrieval archival etc.
  • Perform code reviews, mentor junior developers, and provide technical guidance to the dev team
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, ensuring the reliability and availability of applications
  • Stay up-to date with emerging tech best practices and industry trends to drive continuous improvement
  • Support DataStage ETL processes and participate in production issue analysis

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience with strong focus on Azure Databricks, Python Django framework for building web applications
  • Experience in developing and supporting ETLs (Informatica/DataStage/Azure Datafactory)
  • 5+ years of experience in the above tech stack
  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in computer science

Preferred qualifications:

  • Azure certifications
  • Containerization technologies like docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of devops practices and CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with data engineering and big data processing concept

Additional Requirements

D&I Commitment

Responsible for fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion, holding leaders accountable for creating an inclusive environment through awareness and practice of equity in recruiting, developing, and promoting diverse talent.

SMBC’s employees participate in a hybrid workforce model that provides employees with an opportunity to work from home, as well as, from an SMBC office. SMBC requires that employees live within a reasonable commuting distance of their office location. Prospective candidates will learn more about their specific hybrid work schedule during their interview process.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. SMBC provides reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities consistent with applicable law. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please let us know at

Nearest Major Market: Jersey City
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City