VP / AVP, Application Development Manager (Trade Finance), Institutional Banking Tech, Technology and Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 22 Apr 18 2018-04-22

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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.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the quality delivery of project initiatives and enhancements on schedule and within approved budget.
  • Drive trade digitization efforts and other transactional flow process automation through a suite of tools to improve turnaround time and achieve cost savings.
  • Drive test automation to improve testing accuracy and comprehensiveness with simulated interfacing environment.
  • Actively participate in problem resolution, service and systems recovery.
  • Manage and Lead a team of developers in design and development activities and guide technical direction
  • To perform requirement analysis and propose designs and alternatives accordingly to meet bank’s application design architecture - to ensure system modularization, reusability and optimization. Able to identify design flaws and drive resolution.
  • Expected to communicate and bridge between business users, various tech teams, application vendors and development teams.
  • Lead the developers in translating business requirements/user stories into Deliverables (FSD, Sprints) and drive application development from conceptual to testing to deployment.
  • Lead in the development of Test Plan (Test Scenarios/Test Cases/Test data) and to perform technical/ functional testing to ensure requirements are well met.
  • Manage the SIT and UAT of developed programmes with users. Manage and mitigate test issues and risk.
  • Lead in performing analysis and troubleshooting of defects during testing.
  • To lead and manage projects using both Agile methodology
  • Explore and innovate on new technologies
  • Degree in Computing / Computer Science / Engineering preferred.
  • Certified Agile Scrum Master is preferred
  • For AVP: Minimum 8 years of experience in Financial Services industry
  • For VP: Minimum 12 years of experience in Financial Services industry
  • Relevant knowledge and experience with the trade financing and trade applications is preferred.
  • Analytical Skills
    • Must be analytical, solution oriented, and able to propose and follow through both transformational and incremental change
  • Interpersonal Skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills are required to work within the department, across the broader T&O department, with business partners and with vendors.
  • Communication Skills
    • Strong communication skills, able to communicate effectively at all levels, and both internally and externally. Concise and precise thinking essential
  • Technical Skills
    • Should have Technical hands on and work experience on the various development languages and platforms like Java/J2EE, WebSphere, JBoss, SQL, Oracle, MariaDB, IBM CICS, Cobol.
    • Experience in building new application systems will be advantageous.
    • Good working knowledge in UNIX/Linux Platform
    • Good knowledge and programming/supporting experience of IMEX and FPRO would be advantageous
  • Self-starter with a proven track record
  • Comfortable working in an extremely fast paced environment, meet deadlines and prioritize accordingly
  • Promotes a culture of collaboration and teamwork

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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.