Assistant Vice President, Application Development, Technology & Operations

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 21 May 19

Assistant Vice President, Application Development, Technology & Operations

DBS. Living, Breathing Asia.

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named "Asia's Best Bank" by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and "Best Bank in Asia-Pacific" by Global Finance. The bank has also been named "Safest Bank in Asia" by Global Finance for nine consecutive years from 2009 to 2017.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and support applications on Investment Platform to provide good functionality, availability, performance and security
  • Perform user requirement analysis, to identify and recommend technology solutions for continuous improvement of the systems
  • Deliver solution for a system or systems within a platform on time, within budget and aligned with appropriate change framework while maintaining quality and stability
  • Assist and support users in User Acceptance Tests, prepare application system documentations and conduct user training on application systems
  • Acquire new technologies and propose appropriate solutions for solving business requirements as well as improving system efficiency and control
  • Work closely with release managers and other stakeholders to forward plan the release windows and cycles across the platform, including putting together release calendars and scheduling environments usage.
  • Ensure development documentations and artefacts (such as release notes, build procedures etc.) are current, relevant and correct
  • Resolve technical problems, coach junior team members and to provide application support to users

Requirements
  • Degree holder in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experiences in financial IT system analysis, design, development and implementation.
  • Proficient in Oracle application development tools and Java technology
  • Experience in FIX application development and support is essential
  • Sound knowledge of object-oriented, Java technology and distributed programming would be required
  • Proven knowledge on API and development framework for enterprise environment would be a plus
  • Experience in Scrum/Agile/DevOps methodologies, Securities Trading and Settlement system preferred
  • Strong awareness of application security, technology risk and source control
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Team player, ability to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks, self-motivated, able to learn quickly, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable, intelligent, diligent and good problem-solving skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Senior Associate


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