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SVP, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Middle Office Technology, Technology and Operations

Keywords / Skills : SVP, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Middle Office Technology, Technology and Operations

Posted: 2018-07-11

Industry
Banking/ Financial Services
Function
IT
Role
Other Information Technology
Posted On
11th Jul 2018
Job Ref code
69728380
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.
Responsibilities
Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) at DBS combines software and systems engineering to build run, and maintain high performant, distributed, fault tolerant and resilient financial systems. Site Reliability Engineers focus on ensuring our customer and colleagues experience best of DBS systems.
As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be filling a mission-critical role ensuring that our systems are healthy, monitored, automated, fault tolerant and designed to scale. You will collaborate and work closely with engineering teams to continually improve our production services, facilitating fast delivery of new prdocuts, and reducing downtime. Site Reliability Engineers utilize automation, continuous monitoring, tools and solid engineering principles to optimize existing systems, build infrastructure and eliminate operational work.
DBS Technology and Operations is looking for passionate, creative and detail oriented engineers who excel on solving operational problems and improving efficiency.
 
  • Proactive management of our production services by measuring and monitoring availability, latency, throughput, user journeys and overall system health.
  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design inputs, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Engage with product engineering teams to test against relevant Chaos Engineering tool kit.
  • Define SLI, SLO and Error budget for the system/s
  • Define and practice sustainable incident management in a blameless postmortem culture.
  • Identify and build automated tools for monitoring and reporting
  • Assist with planning and execution of new software releases with development teams.
  • Work with teams located with various geographies in Asia Pacific
Requirements
  • Experience in one or more of the following: C, Java Script, Java and Python.
  • Very good analytical and problem solving skills with good understanding of technical risks emerging out of architecture decisions.
  • Experience with developing applications in a Linux environment, with sound knowledge of algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design.
  • Understands complex architectures and well versed with design patterns.
  • Development skills with experience in real time, distributed and highly secured environments.
  • Incident management tasks related to root cause analysis, problem management and blameless postmortem.
  • Support the application of DBS enterprise DevSecOps pipeline for promoting software into higher environments through validation and gating.
  • Experience with developing test cases and ensuring appropriate test coverage through unit and automated testing.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Ability to debug and optimize code and to automate routine tasks.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field that involves programming, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years technology experience.
  • Prior SRE experience is highly regarded.
  • Passionate about solving operational problems and constant improvement
  • Highly motivated, pro-active and capable of working under pressure without compromising development processes and productivity.
  • Strong, committed and reliable team player and strong communicator, able to take direction but also willing to contribute to discussions on design and strategy.
  • Possess client-facing skills to be able to deal with and form good relationships with the business and other technology groups through day to day support and project work.
  • Interest in financial technologies, new technology tools and the ability to learn.

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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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