SVP / VP, Solution Architect (Branch & Self-Service Banking), Group Consumer Banking and Big Data Analytics Technology, Technology and Operations
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.
This role is responsible for driving DBS's technology architecture for the future of In-Branch Retail Banking applications & Self Service Technology.
Drive the solution architecture for a major transformation, relying on critical understanding of cloud native architecture, microservices, data management principles, big data, middleware technologies & distributed computing. Driving the technological roadmap through understanding the needs of business and the business vision & alignment with broader T&O architectural direction. Provide guidance to technology teams at a high level (technology vision) as well as ability to offer low level direction (sample code, specific application architecture, deployment pipelines).
Defining and articulating solutions for projects, including business, application, data and infrastructure impacts along with testing and implementation considerations. Developing pragmatic, feasible architectures, considering all functional as well as non-functional requirements (e.g. performance, capacity, accessibility, security, usability, auto-healing and auto-scaling, error budget). Providing consultation to initiatives in defining or designing business processes and functions, as well as enabling technologies based on customer requirements. Play a key role in defining the Enterprise Architecture and Engineering guidelines and then driving the same through to the various platform level architectures and engineering practices. Responsibilities
Drive a target and consistent application architecture across the enterprise and different platforms in the bank. Drive application & technical architectures to ensure scalability, data consistency, speed of access, appropriate monitoring & instrumentation Define architecture across business functions & geographic regions. Translate functional and non-functional requirements into design within the enterprise context; help business and technology define appropriate non-functional requirements and help in assessing the error budget defined. Ensure application architecture uses best in breed enterprise wide and open source tools. Participate in all phases of the SDLC driving architecture solutions and design decisions that result in scalable implementations of the systems. Document and create reusable architecture and design specifications. Provide strategic and tactical solutions for technical issues. Conduct evaluation of new and emerging technology/tools as required. Manage different stakeholders to arrive at end-to-end technical design. Interact professionally with a diverse people such as management, executives and SMEs. Travelling may be required. Requirements
Proven experience as an enterprise scale architect Strong understanding of applications across the application landscape i.e. frontline applications, compute engines, data stores etc.. Strong understanding of cloud native architecture, microservices, data management principles, big data, middleware technologies & distributed computing Strong understanding of key Agile & Devops engineering practices Must come from a development background wherein the ideal candidate would have developed mission critical systems in Microservices, Big Data technology stacks. Must have worked in major transformation programs in a bank and have a strong ability to drive execution and consensus. Demonstrate thorough understanding of modern enterprise architecture practices and hands on experience with enterprise application frameworks Skilled at translating business strategy and project portfolio into short and long-term architectural plans, detailed requirements and models Strong communication skills and must be able explain complex technical topics to the stakeholder community. An undergraduate degree or higher. And ideally you have....
Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture with mainframe applications and new stacks of software, Kafka, Cassandra, Camunda) Development experience across: Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop, Apache Airflow, Java/Scala. Strong knowledge of: Apply Now
Core Java 8, Spring framework, SpringBoot, Spring Cloud Angular JS, Cloud Foundry (or equivalent), MariaDB, EnterpriseDB, NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB, Elastic search), IMDG RabbitMQ, AWS / Amazon Web Services, API gateway, Linux, Unix systems Drools/Activiti, and a range of open source libraries. CI/CD (Jenkins, GitHub, SonarQube, Fortify etc Docker Test Driven Development (TDD) methodologies Pride in producing clean, maintainable code Proficient in tools such as Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Artifactory, Nexus Strong understanding of Distributed systems Highly organized and structured thinking and ability to understand and synthesize unstructured information
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.