VP / AVP, Scrum Master, Investment & Trading Technology, Technology and Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 20 May 19

VP / AVP, Scrum Master, Investment & Trading 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.

Job Purpose

As part of the Bank's digital transformation strategy, we're looking for a senior Technical Lead to partner our Treasury & Markets (T&M) technology and business stakeholders in driving our digital business model - namely, to:
Digitalise channels for customer fulfilment of T&M products
Increase customer acquisition through wider product distribution
Engage customers through human-centred design and journey-thinking
Connect T&M products & services to ecosystems
Drive business decisions through data-driven insights

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the quality delivery of software enhancements and projects related to the T&M Digital Channels platform
  • Work with business stakeholders in defining the T&M digital strategy and roadmap
  • Provide leadership in re-defining or designing business processes, as well as recommending technologies fit for modern, scalable architectures
  • Play a key role in defining the architecture and engineering guidelines for the development team, and driving engineering practices based on these guidelines


  • Manage and lead Agile / Scrum development teams in design and development activities and guide them on technical direction
  • Design and articulate technical solutions to business stakeholders, while considering all functional as well as non-functional requirements (e.g. performance, availability, consistency, scalability, security)
  • Understand the system processes and data flows of T&M trading and sales desks; provide a clear picture of pricing and booking flows across trading and sales channels
  • Understand the regulatory environment in which the Bank and T&M operates (e.g. MAS TRM, MiFID II, personal data protection, IT security)
  • Communicate effectively and succinctly with business users, technical teams, application vendors and business analysts
  • Lead and manage the team's test strategy and test execution to ensure quality delivery
  • Communicate, manage and mitigate test issues and risk
  • Explore new technologies and drive innovation through experimentation


  • At least a Degree in Computing / Computer Science / Engineering from a reputed University
  • Minimum 8 years experience in IT and software development, with a good track record in a leadership role
  • Full-stack development background especially in HTML/CSS/Javascript, Java/J2EE, C/C++, WebSphere, JBoss, OracleDB, MySQL, MariaDB
  • Familiarity with modern languages and NoSQL databases such as NodeJS, Golang, Python, Redis, MongoDB
  • Certified Agile ScrumMaster or Scrum Product Owner preferred
  • Hands on working knowledge on DevOps tools for Source Control (Git, Bitbucket), Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Maven), Continuous Delivery (CA Release Automation)
  • Working knowledge of the general Mobile App development landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Working knowledge on Test Driven Development and UI test automation
  • Demonstrated track record of leading a development team with a culture of collaboration and teamwork
  • Proven experience of having solved complex analytical and technical problems
  • Must be comfortable working in an extremely fast paced environment, with an ability to prioritise accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

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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.