State Bank of India Job Vacancy Recruitment Of Specialist Cadre Officers On Contractual Basis
RECRUITMENT OF SPECIALIST CADRE OFFICERS ON CONTRACTUAL BASIS
ADVERTISEMENT NO: CRPD/SCO/2022-23/17
ONLINE REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION: FROM 10.09.2022 TO 30.09.2022
State Bank of India invites Online applications from Indian citizens for appointment of Specialist Cadre Officers on contractual basis.
Candidates are requested to apply Online through the link given on Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/web/careers or
1. The process of Registration is complete only when fee is deposited with the Bank through Online mode on or before the last date for payment of fee.
2. Before applying, candidates are requested to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post as on the date of eligibility.
3. Candidates are required to upload all required documents (Brief resume, ID proof, Age, Educational qualification, Experience etc.) failing which their candidature
will not be considered for shortlisting/ interview.
4. Shortlisting of applications will be provisional without verification of documents. Candidature will be subject to verification of all details/ documents with the original when a
candidate reports for interview (if called).
5. In case a candidate is called for interview and is found not satisfying the eligibility criteria (Age, Educational Qualification and Experience etc.) he/ she will neither be allowed
to appear for the interview nor be entitled for reimbursement of any travelling expenses.
6. Candidates are advised to check Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/web/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/web/careers regularly for details and updates (including the list of
shortlisted/ qualified candidates). The Call letter/ advice, where required, will be sent by e-mail or will be uploaded on the Bank’s websites (No hard copy will be sent).
7. In case more than one candidate scores same marks as cut-off marks in the final merit list (common marks at cut-off point), such candidates will be ranked in the merit
according to their age in descending order.
8. HARD COPY OF APPLICATION & OTHER DOCUMENTS NOT TO BE SENT TO THIS OFFICE.
9. All revision / corrigenda will be hosted only on the Bank’s above-mentioned websites.
A. DETAILS OF POST/ NATURE OF ENGAGEMENT/ GRADE/VACANCY/ AGE/ SELECTION PROCESS/PLACE OF POSTING:
Sl.no Post Nature of
Vacancy Age as on
Suggested place of
GENERAL TOTAL Maximum
1. Deputy Chief Technology
Officer Contractual # TEGS-VII (i.e.GM) 2 2 45
Mumbai or at any
places as may be
decided by the
Abbreviations: TEGS: Top Executive Grade Scale, GM: General Manager
# Contract period: 5 years. The contract can be terminated from either side by giving 3 months’ advance notice.
i. The number of vacancy mentioned above is provisional and may vary according to the actual requirement of the Bank.
ii. Bank reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process entirely at any stage.
iii. In case where experience in a specific field is required, the relevant experience certificate from employer must contain specifically that the candidate had
experience in that related field as required.
iv. In case where the certificate of Degree/ Post graduation/ Professional qualification/ Diploma does not specify the field of specialisation, the candidate will have
to produce a certificate from the concerned university/institute/college specifically mentioning the specialisation.
B. SELECTION PROCESS:
The selection will be based on shortlisting and interview.
Shortlisting: Mere fulfilling minimum qualification and experience will not vest any right in candidate for being called for interview. The shortlisting committee constituted
by the Bank will decide the shortlisting parameters and thereafter, adequate number of candidates, as decided by the Bank, will be shortlisted for interview. The decision
of the Bank to call the candidates for the interview shall be final. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard. The shortlisted candidates will be called for
Interview: Interview will carry 100 marks. The qualifying marks in interview will be decided by the Bank. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard
Merit list: Merit list for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in interview only. In case more than one candidate scores the cut-off
marks (common marks at cut-off point), such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, in the merit list.
C. DETAILS OF EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
1. Deputy Chief Technology Officer
• Engineering Graduate or MCA from a recognized University/Institution.
• B.E./B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech from a recognized University/Institution in Software
Engineering/Computer Science & Engineering/Information Technology/Computer
Technology/Electronics/Electronics & Communications will be preferred.
• MBA will be an added advantage
State Bank of India
Central Recruitment & Promotion Department
Corporate Centre, Mumbai
Phone: 022-22820427; Fax: 022-22820411; E-mail: email@example.com
D. DETAILS OF EXPERIENCE AND SPECIFIC SKILLS:
Sl.no Post Experience
(Post Basic qualifications as on 01.01.2022)
1. Deputy Chief
• Minimum 12 years of overall post-qualification experience in IT with regulated financial services organization or in technology/ software
organizations engaged in creating large scale products/ platforms/ applications for the BFSI industry.
• Out of the above, minimum 8 years of experience should have been in Core banking solutions/e-Channels/ Datacenters, Networking
and Infrastructure management.
Good to have:
• Proven experience of leadership position in Core Banking Architecture module/ Digital Channels/ Datacenter, Networking & Infrastructure
Management in BFSI sector with deep technology background and ability to handle development, operations and management.
• Experience in standardization, modernization, consolidation and managing IT infrastructure and operations including experience in deployment
and management of Private/Public/Hybrid cloud infrastructure for Applications.
• Experience in implementation of large transformational IT projects.
• Experience of handling large teams.
• Proficient as a Technical Architect in Core Banking Applications/ Digital Channels/ Datacenters, Networking & Infrastructure Management.
• Experience in Agile Development and vendor management.
• Experience in Enterprise Interface Services (APIs).
• Experience of building digital domain for a FS organization, preferably a bank.
E. JOB PROFILE:
Sl.no Post Job Profile in Brief
1. Deputy Chief
✓ To fine tune Technology Standards, processes and Governance for timely delivery of IT solutions and ensuring minimum down time of
✓ Provide in-depth technical expertise to the Top Management of the Bank
✓ Oversee channels design and architecture; enables building modern technology across channels to meet business needs.
✓ Drive the team of digital talents working on mobile technology and payment platforms. Work on digital innovation
✓ Act as interface for underlying channels architecture decisions impacting core and enterprise level architecture for bank
✓ Build a robust team to manage the core Banking development and Tech Ops
✓ Drive a team of core vendors and manage process of empanelment for critical project decisions related to enhancements, operations,
security, and domain design
✓ Builds a strong in-house team of experts, domain wise champions to reduce critical decisions dependency on vendor
✓ Handling the Core IT infrastructure, Technology Planning & application Development and IT related operations of the Bank.
✓ Implementing new technology initiatives, Technology planning and preparing Technology architecture of the Bank to meet its projected
needs and to remain technologically competitive in the market.
✓ Ensuring installation, maintenance, upgradation and optimal utilization of IT infrastructure located at Bank’s Data Centres, Disaster
Recovery Centres and co-hosted sites.
✓ Ensuring implementation, maintenance, upgradation and operations of networking infrastructure of the Bank.
✓ Ensuring secure and trouble-free environment for IT infrastructure and networking.
✓ Coordinate with CTO to build IT roadmap for the Bank to ensure leadership position.
✓ Functional Head of assigned vertical that includes Administrative & Financial powers
NOTE: JOB PROFILE MENTIONED ABOVE IS ONLY ILLUSTRATIVE. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/JOBS/,ETC. IN ADDITION TO ABOVE, MAY BE ASSIGNED BY THE BANK FROM TIME TO TIME
FOR THE ABOVE POST. KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREA WILL BE ASSIGNED BASED ON ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES GIVEN.
F. REMUNERATION/ CTC (NEGOTIABLE): CTC will not be a limiting factor for suitable talent.
G. OTHER FACILITIES:
Travelling, Halting and lodging expenses and reimbursement of monthly mobile bill shall be payable as applicable for the comparable grade (TEGS-VII) of the post in the
Bank. No other perk and perquisites.
H. LEAVE DETAILS:
The official shall be entitled to leave of 30 days during a financial year which will be granted by the Bank for genuine and appropriate reasons. The official will be
permitted leave on pro-rata basis in a given financial year. For the purpose of computation of leave, intervening Sundays / Holidays shall not be included. The Bank shall
have absolute right in its discretion to either grant or reject the application for leave taking into consideration the administrative exigencies and to decide whether the
reasons for leave are genuine and appropriate. The leave not availed during a financial year will lapse and will not be carried over to the next financial year. However, if
such lapse of leave is on account of the Bank declining the leave, it may be encashed at the rate of monetary monthly compensation amount during a financial year.
I. OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
• The engagement of officers for this position will be subject to satisfactory completion of Medical Examination as prescribed by the Bank and verification of
• These officers will not take up any assignment with any other organization during the period of contract with the Bank.
• The engagement shall not be construed as an employment in the Bank and the Official is not eligible to claim Provident Fund/Bonus/Gratuity/Pension during the
period of contract or thereafter.
• They will not be eligible for membership of SBI Pension Fund / Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (New Pension Scheme) and SBI Employees Provident
J. HOW TO APPLY: Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of result. It will help them in getting call letter/Interview advice
etc. by email.
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION:
i. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through the link
available on SBI website https://bank.sbi/web/careers OR
https://www.sbi.co.in/web/careers and pay the application fee using Internet
Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card etc.
ii. Candidates should first scan their latest photograph and signature. Online
application will not be registered unless candidate uploads his/her photo and
signature as specified on the online registration page (under ‘How to Apply”).
iii. Candidates should fill the application carefully. Once application is filled-in
completely, candidate should submit the same. In the event of candidate not
being able to fill the application in one go, he can save the information already
entered. When the information/ application is saved, a provisional registration
number and password is generated by the system and displayed on the screen.
Candidate should note down the registration number and password. They
can re-open the saved application using registration number and password and
edit the particulars, if needed. This facility of editing the saved information will
be available for three times only. Once the application is filled completely,
candidate should submit the same and proceed for online payment of fee.
iv. After registering online, the candidates are advised to take a printout of the
system generated online application forms.
GUIDELINES FOR PAYMENT OF FEES:
i. Application fees (Non-refundable) is 750/- ( Seven Hundred fifty
only) for General, EWS and OBC candidates and nil for SC/ ST/PWD
ii. Fee payment will have to be made online through payment gateway
iii. After ensuring correctness of the particulars in the application form,
candidates are required to pay the fees through payment gateway
integrated with the application. No change/ edit in the application will be
iv. The payment can be made by using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet
Banking etc. by providing information as asked on the screen.
Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the
v. On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application
form, bearing the date of submission by the candidate, will be generated
which should be printed and retained by the candidate.
vi. If the online payment of fee is not successfully completed in first
instance, please make fresh attempts to make online payment.
vii. There is also a provision to reprint the e-Receipt and Application form
containing fee details, at later stage.
viii. Application Fee once paid will NOT be refunded on any account NOR
can it be adjusted for any other examination or selection in future.
K. HOW TO UPLOAD DOCUMENTS:
a. Details of Document to be uploaded:
i. Brief Resume (PDF)
ii. ID Proof (PDF)
iii. Proof of Date of Birth (PDF)
iv. Educational Certificates: Relevant Mark-Sheets/ Degree Certificate (PDF)
v. Experience certificates (PDF)
vi. Professional qualification (PDF), if applicable
vii. Latest Form-16/ IT Return/ current salary slip, etc.(PDF)
b. Photograph file type/ size:
i. Photograph must be a recent passport style color picture.
ii. Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb and Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels
iii. Make sure that the picture is in color, taken against a light-colored, preferably
iv. Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
v. If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place
yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh
vi. If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”.
vii. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflection and your eyes can
be clearly seen.
viii. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is
allowed but it must not cover your face.
ix. Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If
the size of the file is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the
scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colors etc., during the
process of scanning.
c. Signature file type/ size:
i. The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
ii. The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any
iii. The signature will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever
iv. If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the
examination, does not match the signature on the Call Letter, the
applicant will be disqualified.
v. Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb and Dimensions 140 x 60
vi. Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb.
vii. Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.
d. Document file type/ size:
i. All Documents must be in PDF.
ii. Page size of the document to be A4.
iii. Size of the file should not be exceeding 500 KB.
iv. In case of Document being scanned, please ensure it is saved as PDF
and size not more than 500 KB as PDF. If the size of the file is more
than 500KB, then adjust the setting of the scanner such as the DPI
resolution, no. of colors etc., during the process of scanning. Please
ensure that Documents uploaded are clear and readable.
e. Guidelines for scanning of photograph/ signature/ documents:
i. Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
ii. Set Color to True Color
iii. Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/ signature, then
use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
iv. The photo/ signature file should be JPG or JPEG format (i.e., file name should
appear as: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg).
v. Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder/ files or moving the
mouse over the file image icon.
vi. Candidates using MS Windows/ MSOffice can easily obtain photo and
signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50kb & 20kb respectively by using MS
Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any
format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu.
The file size can be reduced below 50 kb (photograph) & 20 kb (signature) by
using crop and then resize option (Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel
size) in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor
vii. While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with
a link to upload his/her photograph and signature.
f. Procedure for Uploading Document:
i. There will be separate links for uploading each document.
ii. Click on the respective link “Upload”
iii. Browse & select the location where the JPG/ PDF file has been
iv. Select the file by clicking on it and Click the ‘Upload’ button.
v. Click Preview to confirm the document is uploaded and accessible
properly before submitting the application. If the file size and format
are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed
vi. Once uploaded/ submitted, the Documents uploaded cannot be
vii. After uploading the photograph/ signature in the online application
form candidates should check that the images are clear and have
been uploaded correctly. In case the photograph or signature is not
prominently visible, the candidate may edit his/ her application and reupload his/ her photograph or signature, prior to submitting the form. If
the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s
application may be rejected.
L. CALL LETTER FOR INTERVIEW:
Intimation/ call letter for interview will be sent by email or will be uploaded on Bank’s website. NO HARD COPY WILL BE SENT.
M. GENERAL INFORMATION:
i. Before applying for the post, the applicant should ensure that he/ she
fulfils the eligibility and other norms mentioned above for the post as on
the specified date and that the particulars furnished by him/ her are
correct in all respects.
ii. IN CASE IT IS DETECTED AT ANY STAGE OF RECRUITMENT THAT AN
APPLICANT DOES NOT FULFIL THE ELIGIBILITY NORMS AND/ OR THAT
HE/ SHE HAS FURNISHED ANY INCORRECT/ FALSE INFORMATION OR
HAS SUPPRESSED ANY MATERIAL FACT(S), HIS/ HER CANDIDATURE
WILL STAND CANCELLED. IF ANY OF THESE SHORTCOMINGS IS/ ARE
DETECTED EVEN AFTER ENGAGEMENT, HIS/ HER CONTRACTS ARE
LIABLE TO BE TERMINATED.
iii. The applicant should ensure that the application is strictly in accordance with
the prescribed format and is properly and completely filled.
iv. Engagement of selected candidate is subject to his/ her being declared
medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank. Such engagement will also be
subject to the service and conduct rules of the Bank for such post in the Bank,
in force at the time of joining the Bank.
v. Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID/ mobile number alive for
receiving communication viz. call letters/ Interview date advice etc.
vi. The Bank takes no responsibility for any delay in receipt or loss of any
vii. Candidates serving in Govt./ Quasi Govt. offices, Public Sector undertakings
including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions are advised to submit
‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer at the time of interview, failing
which their candidature may not be considered and travelling expenses, if any,
otherwise admissible, will not be paid.
viii. In case of selection, candidates will be required to produce proper discharge
certificate from the employer at the time of taking up the engagement.
ix. Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online well before the
closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of
disconnection / inability/ failure to log on to the website on account of heavy
load on internet or website jam. SBI does not assume any responsibility for the
candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on
account of aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of SBI.
x. DECISIONS OF BANK IN ALL MATTERS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY,
CONDUCT OF INTERVIEW, OTHER TESTS AND SELECTION WOULD BE
FINAL AND BINDING ON ALL CANDIDATES. NO REPRESENTATION OR
CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED BY THE BANK IN THIS
xi. The applicant shall be liable for civil/ criminal consequences in case the
information submitted in his/ her application are found to be false at a later
xii. Where interview without any written test is the mode of recruitment, merely
satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called for
interview. Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of
candidates for the interview after preliminary screening/ short-listing with
reference to candidate’s qualification, suitability, experience etc.
xiii. In case of multiple application, only the last valid (completed) application will
be retained and the application fee/ intimation charge paid for other
registration will stand forfeited. Multiple appearance by a candidate in
interview will be summarily rejected/candidature cancelled.
xiv. Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising
out of this advertisement and/or an application in response thereto can be
instituted only in Mumbai and Courts/ Tribunals/ Forums at Mumbai only
shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try any cause/dispute.
xv. Outstation candidates, who may be called for interview after short-listing will
be reimbursed the cost of travelling by Air (Economy) for the shortest route
in India OR actual travel cost (whichever is lower) from the place of
residence/ posting to the place of interview and vice versa, based on the
actual journey. Local conveyance will not be reimbursed. A candidate, if
found ineligible for the post will not be permitted to appear for the interview
and will not be reimbursed any fare.
xvi. BANK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THE RECRUITMENT
PROCESS ENTIRELY AT ANY STAGE.
xvii. At the time of interview, the candidate will be required to provide
details regarding criminal cases(s) pending against him/her, if any.
The Bank may also conduct independent verification, inter alia,
including verification of police records etc. The bank reserves right to
deny the appointment depending upon such disclosures and/or
For any query, please write to us through link “CONTACT US/ Post Your Query” which is available on Bank’s website (https://bank.sbi/web/careers).