VP / AVP, Solution Architect, Institutional Banking Group Technology, Technology & Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 24 Mar 18 2018-03-24

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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.


  • Responsible for application design, enhancements and overall end-to-end functionality.
  • Responsible for overall quality, stability and performance of the system.
  • Transform requirements into architecture and blueprint for the solution being created. Conversion that is based on several factors: previous, successful design patterns, reference architectures and enterprise architecture guidance.
  • Provide technology perspective to business to help guide roadmap and prioritization by keeping abreast with industry trends. Where required, help business size the complexity of problem, simplify and define MVP.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the development team. Get development team’s buy-in into accepting the design to be implemented.
  • Ensure that the solution architecture aligns with the roadmaps established by the enterprise architecture, and that it adheres to the enterprise architecture principles. Act as the bridge between Enterprise / Application Architecture and Delivery.
  • Be a consumer and contributor to architecture collateral. The patterns and guidance developed should be reusable in a broader enterprise architecture context.
  • Document and manage how multiple applications are poised to work together. Involves defining the interaction between application packages, databases, and middleware systems in terms of functional coverage.
  • Generate migration plans for systems which are at the end of the software life cycle or which have inherent technological risks
  • An experienced solution architect with good knowledge of ecommerce and marketplace technology (frontend and backend).
  • Databases, Data Warehouses, and Core Banking solutions.
  • Strong communication skills including engaging senior management on strategic plans, leading project steering committees and status updates.
  • Experienced in Agile methodology.
  • Capable to handle multiple concurrent initiatives.
  • Excellent organizational, partner and vendor management, negotiation, and prioritization skills.
  • Proactive and able to work under pressure, strong problem-solving skills and positive “can do” attitude.
  • Business understanding in vendor or/and operator/service provider environment
  • Understanding of security standards.
  • Experience in Bank / Financial Institution Systems would be favorable
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