VP, Engineering & Architecture Lead, Group Consumer Banking and Big Data Analytics Technology, Technology & Operations VP, Engineering & Architecture Lead, Group  …

DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Oct 20
DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Oct 20
VP, Engineering & Architecture Lead, Group Consumer Banking and Big Data Analytics Technology, Technology & Operations
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.


  • Able to work closely with the applications teams and other architects to drive high quality application development, raising the bar of engineering practises and value adding to the technical delivery.

  • Directing development teams using a hands on approach on Engineering practises.

  • Establishing and owning engineering practise by improving current practises and coming up new practises were ever required.

  • Create strategy, guidelines to improve software development, delivery with world-class quality outcomes.

  • Define and own software standards, patterns, methodologies and practices including software quality, execution of agile software delivery.

  • Ensure agreed architecture is implemented by development team using agreed on patterns with development teams and architects.

  • Perform POC's and come up with patterns and frameworks.

  • Be part of architecture and engineering team (along with domain experts) to provide fit for purpose solutions.

  • 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.

  • Understands business functions, construct a solution architecture around Microservices and APIs, and be able to decompose monolith applications into meaningful implementable Microservices and APIs in a Cloud/DevOps environment.

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the development team, during the SDLC. 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.


  • Experience and understanding of Engineering practises.

  • Experience in design Cloud native, Event based and Microservice Architecture.

  • Deep End-to-End Enterprise Architecture understanding, including Enterprise Java Stack (JEE), Rich UI and Front-End technologies, Middleware technologies (Tibco, Solace etc), Mainframe technologies, Databases (SQL & No SQL), Data Warehouses, and Core Banking solutions.

  • Experienced in streaming technology or framework such as Kafka and able to select suitable technology for given situation, code quality Api/tool, logging/tracing, circuit breakers.

  • Experienced working in a cloud native work environment, spring cloud data, Spring Security, oAuth, service monitoring on cloud, PaaS environment such as Pivotal, Kubernetes.

  • Deep understanding of Enterprise Integration and Messaging Patterns, SOA Governance practices.

  • Strong communication skills including engaging senior management on strategic plans, leading project steering committees and status updates etc.

  • Experienced in Agile methodology.

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple concurrent initiatives.

  • Excellent organizational, vendor management, negotiation, and prioritization skills.

  • Excellent team player and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Proactive and able to work under pressure, strong problem-solving skills and positive "can do" attitude.

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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.
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