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VP / AVP, Lead Development Engineer (e-FX), Investment and Trading Technology, Technology and Ope...

Keywords / Skills : VP / AVP, Lead Development Engineer (e-FX), Investment and Trading Technology, Technology and Ope...

Posted: 2018-06-14

Industry
Banking/ Financial Services
Function
IT
Role
Other Information Technology
Posted On
14th Jun 2018
Job Ref code
67648505
Job Description
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 Engineering 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
  • Connect T&M FX 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
  • Move towards 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 platform
  • Work with business stakeholders in defining the FX digital strategy and roadmap
  • Provide leadership in re-defining our development team processes to maximise delivery of 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
Responsibilities
  • 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 sales processes and data flows of FX trading; provide a clear picture of the transaction flow of FX from customer channels to backend FX pricing engines
  • Understand the regulatory environment in which the Bank and T&M operates (e.g. MAS TRM, FX Global Code, 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
  • Lead and manage the development 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
Requirements
  • At least a Degree in Computing / Computer Science / Engineering from a reputed University
  • Minimum 12 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
  • Familiarity with modern Public Cloud services on AWS and Azure; relevant certifications preferred
  • Certified Agile ScrumMaster or Scrum Product Owner preferred
  • Understand SOA vs 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
  • 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 FX landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Working knowledge on Test Driven Development and UI test automation
  • Demonstrated track record of leading, coaching and mentoring 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.

About 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.
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