Development Manager

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KS International , EA Licence No: 08C5498
  • 23 Jun 18 2018-06-23

This role is an exciting opportunity based in Singapore to manage the technical delivery of applications across two separate projects, RMS and Generic UI. RMS is the post-trade division with several successful products in the application suite. Generic UI is a project to develop front-end UIs for our client's FX NDF business.

Our client is a global firm of professional intermediaries that plays a pivotal role in the world’s financial, energy and commodities markets.

Job duties:

  • Lead a development team responsible for the development and enhancement of globally delivered Java-based broking systems. Provide technical leadership and team mentoring.
  • Interact with product managers and business users to deliver applications using an agile delivery approach.
  • Be responsible for building web solutions that are resilient, secured and scalable to function in a global, 24/7 intensive business environment.
  • Provide strategic direction and ownership of the software platforms. This includes driving the future technical direction of Generic UI front-end trading application as part of the integration plan.
  • Work alongside our business users and members of the development team to understand the business processes and apply this to the technical delivery of solutions.
  • Build strong relationships with the product managers and business through delivery, communication and domain knowledge.
  • Communicate and promote technical choices to senior leadership, global stakeholders, and to team members.
  • Phase, build and deliver designed solutions within expectations.
  • Provide production support on existing systems and resolving operational issues while working with other support and development staff located across the globe.


Requirements for the role:


  • Proven experience leading a development team in the web development space with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work effectively in a global team environment, managing team dynamics as well as stakeholder expectations.
  • Strong decision making skills and the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

Technical Skills:

  • Extensive (5-10 years) hands-on experience with a  typical web development stack (Java / J2EE, JavaScript,  HTML & CSS)
  • Strong JavaScript, with experience of rapidly growing ecosystem of JavaScript tools and best practices
  • Modern web application design patterns, such as client side MVC
  • Solid  server-side Java development capability (Spring, Multi-threading)
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented development principles
  • High level coding standards -  well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code
  • Solid understanding of the different software development methodologies from waterfall to Agile
  • Experienced with Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development
  • Solid database experience (SQL, DDL/DML, data modelling). Familiarity with database platforms, both SQL and NoSQL and common database design patterns
  • Able to work in a Unix/Linux environment

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree with course work in computer science, or equivalent work experience.