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VP/AVP, Application SME (Insurance/Investment), Consumer Banking Tech, Technology and Operations - 18000007

DBS Bank Limited
Posted On :16 Mar 2018


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Location: Singapore - Central
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Computer Science
  • Years of Experience: 7
  • Skills: see job description

Job Descriptions

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.

The incumbent will be responsible for solution design and application architecture, you will apply your built up skills and experience within leading-edge high-tech environments to establish a world best practice.

Key Accountabilities
* Evaluate the user requirement with BA and Development team and work with Architect to deliver fit for purpose technical solutions.
* Work with Developers/Testers to drive the use of consistent components, tools, technologies and frameworks within the platform, with a focus on delivering robust, supportable and performant applications
* Assist in defining the team's technical strategy and advising on product and platform roadmaps to achieve strategic goals
* Lead development of formalized solution methodologies
* Lead software engineers technically and drive up technical depth within the teams

* Act as provider for solution/application for your team focusing on pragmatism and future needs of the application
* Survey market landscape for solution/application insights, direction, vendors, and methods
* Provide expertise to identify and translate system requirements into software design artefacts
* 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
* Interface and coordinate tasks with internal and external technical resources. Collaborate 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
* Understand the system process flow of the primary business processes. Provide a clear picture of the functionality map and the applications footprint of various applications across the map
* Maintain and monitor all aspects for the proper running of the application

* Significant and solid software engineering experience
* Significant and demonstrable experience of implementing scalable, robust and performant solutions using a number of technologies
* Significant and demonstrable experience of Open System Databases
* Significant and demonstrable experience of Unix / Linux based Operating Systems
* At least 8-10 years + of development or digital system design working experience
* Proven experience of having solved complex analytical and technical problems
* Strong analytical skills and proven ability to simplify and clearly communicate complex analytical outcomes, linkages and messages

Core Competencies
* Solid software engineering experience
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* Technical depth across a number of technologies (languages, OS, Databases)
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to lead technical teams
* Ability to work across organizational boundaries, leverage networks and drive technical solutions

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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.

About This Company

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 seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015. DBS provides a full range of services in consumer, SME and corporate banking activities across Asia. As a bank born and bred in Asia, DBS understands the intricacies of doing business in the region’s most dynamic markets. These market insights and regional connectivity have helped to drive the bank’s growth as it sets out to be the Asian bank of choice. DBS is committed to building lasting relationships with customers, and positively impacting communities through supporting social enterprises, as it banks the Asian way. It has also established a SGD 50 million foundation to strengthen its corporate social responsibility efforts in Singapore and across Asia. With its extensive network of operations in Asia and emphasis on engaging and empowering its staff, DBS presents exciting career opportunities. The bank acknowledges the passion, commitment and can-do spirit in all of our 21,000 staff, representing over 40 nationalities. For more information, please visit

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