VP / AVP, Technical Lead / Architect, Investment and Trading Technology, Technology & Operations VP / AVP, Technical Lead / Architect, Investment  …

DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
VP / AVP, Technical Lead / Architect, Investment and Trading Technology, Technology & 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 e-FX (Foreign Exchange) digital strategy - namely, to:
  • Digitalise channels for customer fulfilment of FX and other T&M products
  • Connect T&M products & services to ecosystems through APIs
  • Provide the FX trading desk with real-time, low latency position and risk monitoring
  • Drive business decisions through data-driven insights
  • Enable Microservice Architectures, Agile, DevSecOps, Cloud and APIs
Key Accountabilities
  • Ensure the quality delivery of software enhancements and projects related to the T&M e-FX trading and Digital Channels platforms
  • Work with business stakeholders in defining the FX digital strategy and roadmap
  • Provide leadership in re-defining our development team processes, as well as recommending technologies fit for modern, scalable architectures to deliver business outcomes and customer value
  • Play a key role in defining the architecture and engineering guidelines for the development team, and driving engineering practices based on these guidelines
  • Evaluate and implement technologies fit for modern, low-latency, scalable, distributed architectures
Key Responsibilities
  • Lead and influence development teams for efficient technical builds, be an agent of change to introduce innovative technologies within team/organization
  • Acquire knowledge and understanding of DBS technology strategy as well as T&M digitization program and lead the team to model best practices.
  • Embraced and strengthened the start-up ecosystem, drove innovation in technical area of expertise
  • Actively collaborate and spearhead initiatives with the Cloud Engineering Platform and EASRE (Enterprise Architecture and System Reliability Engineering)
  • Continuously improve and evolve comprehensive DevOps practices including Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment, Release Automation, Blue & Green/ Canary deployments, appropriate application telemetry and observability
  • Be a consumer and contributor to enterprise architecture collateral. The patterns and guidance developed should be reusable in a broader enterprise architecture context. Deliver solutions for large and complex technical projects
  • Manage and lead Agile / Scrum development teams in design and development activities and guide them on technical direction. Get development team's buy-in into accepting the design to be implemented. Display good work ethics and a high level of integrity
  • 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). Transform requirements into architecture and blueprint for the solution being created.
  • Understand the system processes and data flows of FX trading and other T&M trading products; provide a clear picture of pricing and booking flows across trading, sales and digital channels. Become the subject matter expert in designing low latency eFX trading microservices applications
  • Understand the regulatory environment in which the Bank and T&M operates (e.g. MAS TRM, MiFID II, personal data protection, IT security)
  • Understand the emerging markets in payments and micropayments, and FX's role in cross-border payments
  • Communicate effectively and succinctly with business users, technical teams, application vendors and business analysts
  • Communicate, manage and mitigate system issues and risks
  • Explore new technologies and drive innovation through experimentation
  • Contribute both internally and external IT communityâ€

  • 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
  • Experience in design Cloud native, Event based and Microservice Architecture; working experience in a cloud native work environment, spring cloud data, Spring Security, oAuth, service monitoring on cloud, PaaS environment such as Kubernetes.
  • Deep End-to-End Enterprise Architecture understanding, including Enterprise Java Stack (JEE), Front-End technologies, streaming technology or framework such as Kafka, Databases (SQL & No SQL) and Data Warehouses. Able to select suitable technology for given situation, code quality Api/tool, logging/tracing, circuit breakers.
  • Experience with event based and microservice solutions developed in large cloud computing infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Azure Cloud, and/or Google Cloud
  • Familiarity with modern languages and NoSQL databases such as NodeJS, Golang, Python, Redis, MongoDB
  • Full-stack development background especially in HTML/CSS/Javascript, React/Angular frameworks, Java/J2EE, C/C++, JBoss, MySQL, MariaDB
  • 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
  • Understand API architectures; hands on experience with designing and deploying APIs through API gateways and portals, including API documentation using standards such as OpenAPI and RAML
  • Working knowledge on Test Driven Development and UI test automation
  • Working knowledge of the FX landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated track record of leading a development team with a culture of collaboration and teamwork
  • Experience working in distributed Agile team setup
  • 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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