Technology - Business/Functional Specialist, Trade Finance Technology (AVP)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank APAC
  • 28 Sep 16

Technology - Business/Functional Specialist, Trade Finance Technology (AVP)


Our technology teams are responsible for the Bank's entire information technology ("IT") infrastructure, and the development, implementation, and protection of the software required to support all of the Bank's businesses. We move over EUR 1.6 trillion across the Bank's platforms, support thousands of trading desks, and enable millions of banking transactions, share trades and emails every day.

With award-winning mobile banking apps and trading systems, our technology platforms help Deutsche Bank deliver high quality products to clients. Naturally, we make sure that the phones work, emails are delivered and PCs run - but we also develop collaboration platforms and workspaces that help our people share their knowledge, expertise and passion for our business.

Developments in technology are changing the way we communicate, work and think. Join us here, and you'll constantly be looking ahead. We'll look to you to capitalize on new technological trends that can reshape our business and deliver value for our clients, whilst still meeting the demands of customers, regulators and the markets.

Position Overview

Trade Finance technology team supports a global trade platform across the bank supporting both External Customers and Internal Operations users to process Trade Finance transactions. There are major initiatives which are transformational in nature supporting business growth, Operational efficiency programs by consolidating platforms and re-architecting platforms which will offer these solutions which are all multi- year programs in nature.

This position is for a functional/business analyst who is a team contributor working in the transference of business requirements into functional specification.


  • Engage with business to understand MRD and the high level business requirements validate requirements.
  • Reviews business requirements in partnership and collaboration with the business obtaining sign-off.
  • Liaises with program / project managers and other stakeholders as appropriate as the business/functional counterpart for solution identification
  • Validates feasibility studies and estimates
  • Validates business case(s) outlining cost impacts and value drivers of proposed solutions
  • Drives the design and conceptualization of new business solution options and manages identified impacts and risks
  • Responsible for Quality Assurance of project deliverables along with the development and testing teams.
  • Prioritizes change requests and is an escalation point in terms of identifying these changes.
  • Engage with the development team to confirm the actual implementations are aligned with the high level solution & design provided
  • Validate all the NFR expected as part of business requirement is met in the actual implementation

  • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Business, Economics or Computer Science (or equivalent Business Analysis certification and/or relevant work experience).
  • Relevant experience in Business Analysis and Financial Services
  • Broad knowledge of Risk Management, Limit Management and Credit Exposure monitoring and reporting, Loans processing applications and ideally of Trade Finance processing (Letters of Credit, Bank Guarantees, Supply Chain Finance)
  • Around 15 years of experience in SDLC primarily around business and functional analysis in Trade finance domain. Knowledge on overall transaction banking is an advantage.
  • Management experience and ability to lead and coach
  • Maturity and persuasiveness to engage in business dialogue and support stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Quality Management tools and techniques
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving experience
  • Ability to work in virtual teams and in matrix organization and in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills and Fluent in English (written/verbal)

Deutsche Bank offers a challenging and rewarding career where your contribution is valued and rewarded. We have an inclusive and friendly working environment coupled with excellent facilities and benefits.

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.