Swedbank is a large banking group based in Stockholm that offers retail banking, asset management, and other services. Its nearly 15,000 employees are based around the world, with a focus on Sweden and the Baltic countries. It has over 7 million private customers, 5 million of which are digitally active, and over 600,000 corporate customers.
In the Digital Banking organization at Swedbank, the Tech Stream team is responsible for the backend systems that drive online channels such as Internet banking and mobile banking. Mostly made up of software engineers, the team also includes an enterprise architect and continuous integration / continuous delivery (CI/CD) engineers. The team provides the infrastructure to deliver data used by customers and bank clerks, so they work with the application developers that create the user interfaces. They also work with the core banking team to provide a data layer that delivers data to the end-user apps. In their highly competitive industry, they continually look for ways to build out their architecture to ensure performance, scalability, reliability, and agility.