VP, Specialist, Architecture-Application, Technology & Operations

DBS Bank Limited
Singapore, Singapore
23 Nov 2022
23 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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.


(1) Subject Matter Expertise
  • Act as visionary and strategist for solution/application area.
  • Survey market landscape for solution/application insights, direction, vendors, and methods.
  • Provides expertise to identify and translate system requirements into software design artifacts.
  • Make presentations at internal conferences and authorship internal in publications.
(2) Early Ideation
  • Help 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 POCs to assess new solution/application paths.
  • Lead/participate in product selection process and fit gap analysis.
(3) Methodology and Quality Assurance
  • Contribute to a repository for solution/application artifacts.
  • Interface and coordinate tasks with internal and external technical resources. Collaborate with Project Managers and technical staffs to provision estimates, develop overall implementation solution/application plan, and serve as a lead as required, to implement the installation, customization, and integration efforts.
  • Oversee aspects of project life cycle, from initial kickoff through requirements analysis, design, and implementation phases for projects within the solution/application area.
  • Provide quality assurance for services within the solution/application area.
  • Write, or direct the writing of white papers that add further insight and thought in the solution/application area.
(4) Work Force Management, Supervision and Mentoring
  • Manages a team of direct reports (if applicable) who drive service lines in the solution/application area.
  • Assists staffing coordinators who define project team requirements for projects in solution/application area.
  • Work with Delivery to define overall recruiting needs and expertise in solution/application area.
  • Work with Delivery to establish professional development needs for practitioners in solution/application area.
  • Mentor and guide more junior technical resources.
  • Feed the overall project status to the senior management.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in a complex enterprise environment.
  • At least 8 years of experience in banking technology.
  • Experience in design Cloud native, Event based, and Microservice Architecture.
  • Deep End-to-End Enterprise Architecture understanding, including Enterprise Java Stack (JEE), JAVA spring boot, Rich UI and Front-End technologies (ReactJS, Kony, etc.), mobile applications (Android and iOS), Middleware technologies (Tibco, Solace, Kafka, Active MQ etc.), Mainframe technologies, Databases, Data Warehouses, and Core Banking solutions.
  • Experienced working in a cloud native work environment, spring cloud data, Spring Security, OAuth, service monitoring on cloud, PaaS environment such as Pivotal, Kubernetes.
  • Presence in open source projects will be huge plus.
  • Experience with event based and microservice solutions developed in large cloud computing infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Azure Cloud, and/or Google Cloud.
  • Strong communication skills including engaging senior management on strategic plans, leading project steering committees, and status updates etc.
  • Experienced in Agile methodology.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple concurrent initiatives.
  • Excellent organizational, vendor management, negotiation, and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent team player and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive and able to work under pressure, strong problem-solving skills, and positive "can do" attitude.
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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.