SVP / VP, Platform Architect, Group Consumer Banking and Big Data Analytics Technology, Technology and Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 24 Apr 19

SVP / VP, Platform Architect, Group Consumer Banking and Big Data Analytics Technology, Technology and Operations

Business Function

Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.

You will be the thought-leader to ensure we deliver state of the art technology at industry-best levels. As a specialist in solution design, application architecture and platform architecture, you will apply your skills and experience with in leading-edge high-tech environments to establish a world best practice.

Systems of Engagement are advancing in the area of engaging the customer in their digital universe. Your practical knowledge and experience of Conversational AI Systems (aka chatbots) and API Economy Ecosystems will enable you to lead and advise on the consumer bank agenda.

Your Domain / Platform Specialization

  • You will have broad domain knowledge of artificial intelligence, but specifically in the sub domain as a specialist in conversational interfaces, aka chat bots. The conversational interface we use, Kasisto is from the same people who developed Apple Siri, but is next generation advanced.
  • You will have deep AI language processing engineering skills.
The Big picture
  • Actively contribute to the development of Architecture Roadmaps; help define the roadmaps, ensuring the platform alignment of business and IT goals
  • Communicate clearly and influence others, especially senior technologists across all LOBs
  • Ensure standards and best practices are in place across the platform. Help the extended technology community to internalize and then adhere to these standards and best practices.
  • Promotion of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve productivity
  • Actively collaborate with other architects to ensure all work items do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies and roadmaps
  • Work with the engineers and other architects to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing business need
  • Actively collaborate with the other architects in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the enterprise
Subject Matter Expertise
  • Act as visionary and strategist for solution/application for your domain / platform
  • Survey market landscape for solution/application insights, direction, vendors, and methods
  • Provides expertise to identify and translate system requirements into software design artifacts
  • Speak at internal conferences and authorship internal in publications
Early Ideation
  • Advise during the business development life cycle by serving as a solution SME to help identify and qualify business development opportunities
  • Provide end to end solution and design details
  • Drive experimentation to assess new solution/application paths
  • Lead / participate in product selection process with other Architects and procurement
Methodology and Quality Assurance
  • Lead development of formalized solution methodologies
  • Contribute to a repository for solution/application artifacts
  • Manage the risk across the platform IT assets through appropriate standards and security policies
  • Write, or direct the writing of white papers that add further insight and thought in the solution/application area
Guiding Applications Operations
  • Responsible for the change in delivery and deployment strategy for all applications to a total replacement for applications at the end of their technology or functionality lifecycle
  • Advise and monitor all aspects of the proper running of the platform

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.