VP / AVP, AI & Blockchain Innovation Specialist, Investment & Trading Technology, Technology & Op...

7 - 50 years
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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 Description
Treasury & Markets (T&M) provides total solutions to serve DBS clients' hedging and investment needs with a regional emphasis. We have a strong record in providing innovative wealth management solutions to our individual investors. We are a leader in SGD and regional products with an excellent, customer-driven research capability and with cutting-edge risk management technology and systems.
The Innovation for Treasury & Markets (T&M) team is looking for someone on the pulse of FinTech, who is passionate for and has a good understanding of the world of investments, trading and capital markets, and who has deep technical knowledge on emerging technologies, especially AI and Blockchain.

  • Engage across T&M Front, Middle, Back office and technology to co-innovate new business use cases utilizing AI and/or Blockchain
  • Continuously enhance and deliver on the strategic plan for AI and/or Blockchain
  • Become known as the "go to person" for AI and/or Blockchain within the T&M organization
  • Promote a culture of innovation, identify problems to solve, and then solve those problems in a creative and valuable way
  • Contribute to the delivery of change, anticipate organisational needs and develop implementation plans through a programmatic approach
  • Provide expert insight on developments in technology and innovation in the T&M domain
  • Engage partners internally and externally (FinTech / BigTech) to experiment, develop and deliver business-driven proof­ of­ concepts, prototypes, and/or pilots
  • You are both visionary and analytical, and the purpose of your role is to ensure that innovation permeates the organisation
  • Support an ambitious and challenging 5-year business innovation and diversification strategy to ensure that DBS T&M continues to win in Industry 4.0

  • You are an experienced software developer and/or data scientist, having worked in a MAS licensed financial institution, investment bank, asset management company, exchange or similar in the past
  • You are passionate about trading and manage your own personal investment portfolio
  • You have deep technical knowledge in either AI or Blockchain or both and you are known as a tech geek among your friends who often ask you for tech advice or to solve their tech problems
  • You are a sociable person with excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills, who is able to leverage your strong communication, presentation and writing abilities to influence people both in a one to one setting as well as inspire large audiences
  • You are a hands-on team player who sees the big picture, possess a can-do attitude and thrives in an Industry 4.0 VUCA (Volatile Uncertain Complex Ambiguous) reality
  • You are independent, pro-active, self-motived and highly resilient in the face of resistance

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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 DBS

    Our PRIDE! values shape the way we do business and work with each other: Purpose-driven, Relationship-led, Innovative, Decisive, Everything Fun! While modern technology has helped to transform the banking sector, we are ultimately still a people-driven business. As we continue to expand, our goal is to embed a set of firm values into the organisation so that we can develop a distinctive DBS performance culture with PRIDE!

    A rewarding career is more than just dollars and cents – it is also about growing your capabilities and the ability to create impact. We want our 28,000 employees to Live fulfilled at DBS – to Be the Best, Be the Change and Be the Difference.

    To enable our employees to be the best that they can be, it starts with creating an inclusive environment where our people feel valued, connected and experience growth – both personally and professionally. We support employees by providing them with a comprehensive range of programmes and platforms, from flexible work arrangements, comprehensive leave benefits and exclusive banking privileges, to learning and development opportunities.

    We want to be the change and pioneer a new way of banking. Becoming a 28,000-person start-up is critical to our transformation; embrace a digital mindset and focus on the customer experience. Our leaders lead the change, inspiring employees to innovate, challenge the status quo and drive changes around the way we work. Through collaborative workspaces and experiential learning, we experiment and gain fresh perspectives, and have fun along the way.

    We create opportunities where employees can be the difference and find meaning in the work that they do – not only at an individual level, but also contribute to the communities that we live and work in. As we build a sustainable future together, we continue to shape the social landscape by being a proactive agent of change, a force for good.

    We are on a journey, one that brings us closer to a greater purpose – to be the Best Bank in the World. We look forward to what the future holds as we reimagine banking, so that you can have a lot more life, with a lot less bank.

    Live fulfilled at DBS. Right here, right now.


    IT/Computers - Software

    Job Category/Function



    Software Engineer/Programmer

    Employment Type

    Full Time, Employee


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