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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. Job Purpose As part of the Bank's digital transformation strategy, we're looking for a senior Technical Architect to partner our Treasury & Markets (T&M) technology and business stakeholders in driving T&M digital strategy - namely, to:
Digitalise channels for customer fulfilment of FX and other T&M products
Connect T&M products & services to ecosystems through APIs
Provide the FX trading desk with real-time, low latency position and risk monitoring
Drive business decisions through data-driven insights
Enable Microservice Architectures, Agile, DevSecOps, Cloud and APIs
Ensure the quality delivery of software enhancements and projects related to the T&M e-FX trading and Digital Channels platforms
Work with business stakeholders in defining the FX digital strategy and roadmap
Provide leadership in recommending technology solutions fit for modern, scalable architectures to deliver business outcomes and customer value
Play a key role in defining the architecture and engineering guidelines for the development team, and driving engineering practices based on these guidelines
Evaluate and implement technologies for low-latency, scalable, distributed architectures
Lead and influence development teams for efficient technical builds, be an agent of change to introduce innovative technologies within team/organization
Acquire knowledge and understanding of DBS technology strategy as well as T&M digitization program and lead the team to model best practices.
Embraced and strengthened the start-up ecosystem, drove innovation in technical area of expertise
Actively collaborate and spearhead initiatives with the Cloud Engineering Platform and EASRE (Enterprise Architecture and System Reliability Engineering)
Continuously improve and evolve comprehensive DevOps practices including Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment, Release Automation, Blue & Green/ Canary deployments, appropriate application telemetry and observability
Be a consumer and contributor to enterprise architecture collateral. The patterns and guidance developed should be reusable in a broader enterprise architecture context. Deliver solutions for large and complex technical projects
Design and articulate technical solutions to business stakeholders, while considering all functional as well as non-functional requirements (e.g. performance, availability, consistency, scalability, security). Transform requirements into architecture and blueprint for the solution being created.
Understand the system processes and data flows of FX trading and other T&M trading products; provide a clear picture of pricing and booking flows across trading, sales and digital channels. Become the subject matter expert in designing low latency eFX trading microservices applications
Understand the regulatory environment in which the Bank and T&M operates (e.g. MAS TRM, MiFID II, personal data protection, IT security)
Understand the emerging markets in payments and micropayments, and FX's role in cross-border payments
Communicate effectively and succinctly with business users, technical teams, application vendors and business analysts
Communicate, manage and mitigate system issues and risks
Explore new technologies and drive innovation through experimentation
Contribute both internally and external IT community as an expert in the domain
At least a Degree in Computing / Computer Science / Engineering from a reputed University
Minimum 8 years' experience in IT and software development, with a good track record in a leadership role
Experience in design Cloud native, Event based and Microservice Architecture; working experience in a cloud native work environment, spring cloud data, Spring Security, oAuth, service monitoring on cloud, PaaS environment such as Kubernetes.
Deep End-to-End Enterprise Architecture understanding, including Enterprise Java Stack (JEE), Front-End technologies, streaming technology or framework such as Kafka, Databases (SQL & No SQL) and Data Warehouses. Able to select suitable technology for given situation, code quality Api/tool, logging/tracing, circuit breakers.
Experience with event based and microservice solutions developed in large cloud computing infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Azure Cloud, and/or Google Cloud
Familiarity with modern languages and NoSQL databases such as NodeJS, Golang, Python, Redis, MongoDB
Hands on working knowledge on DevOps tools for Source Control (Git, Bitbucket), Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Maven), Continuous Delivery (CA Release Automation)
Working knowledge of the general Mobile App development landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
Understand API architectures; hands on experience with designing and deploying APIs through API gateways and portals, including API documentation using standards such as OpenAPI and RAML
Working knowledge of the FX landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
Demonstrated track record of leading a development team with a culture of collaboration and teamwork
Experience working in distributed Agile team setup
Proven experience of having solved complex analytical and technical problems
Must be comfortable working in an extremely fast paced environment, with an ability to prioritise accordingly to meet deadlines
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
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