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1 Feb 2024

Director, Software Engineering (40001151)

Category:  Technology Division
Job Type: 
Facility:  Technology

Job Purpose

The job holder orient, build và execute the strategy of developing information technology application solutions to meet the requirements of business và development strategy of the Bank.

You will take charge of critical platforms, solutions and engineering teams within the bank from an IT and engineering point of view. Drive engineering excellence, modern engineering practices and help create high performing teams to deliver high quality solutions for customers.

Key Accountabilities (1)

1. Management and Task coordination:
- Build plan và applicaiton development orientation. Supervise, assign, review to ensure the quality of application operation execution in order to achieve set goals in development strategy of IT application solutions which serve the whole bank operation
- Orient, analyze, and assess whole-bank new technology application trend in order to update appropriate roadmap and standard
- Coordinate with functional units to find the requirements và business development strategy which are the foundation of building development strategy of IT application solutions which serve the whole bank operation
- Collaborate with IT functions to build development strategy of IT application solutions which serve the whole bank operation
- Orient, follow, and support implementation process of investment projects, technology solutions development for the whole bank

Key Accountabilities (2)

2. Risk management and compliance
- Regconize risk and self-assess risk of the department in operation, make plan to deal with risk and cooperate with relevant units to build methods of measurement, assessment and risk mitigation
- Ensure department's activities comply with policies, regualtions, processes, internal guideline...and commit to service quality (SLAs)

3. Other tasks
- Establish application solution standards to orient, monitor sustainable, flexible, efficient technology solutions
- Participate in building policies, regulations, processes, guideline on application solution development
- Perform other duties assigned by Chief Information Officer
- Lead subordinates to participate in building Bank's corporate culture

Key Accountabilities (3)

- Oversee human resources planning and execution (headcount & costs) of their function/ sub- function
- Attract, onboard and retain the right talents for a high- performing team
- Establish and communicate sub- function/ function and individual KRAs/ KPIs, goals, action plan, expectations and results to reporting line
- Manage sub- function/ function performance & provide feedback regularly (following the annual performance management cycle)
- Define team’s capability requirements and enable team member’s professional and personal development through capability assessment, training, coaching & feedback, mentoring, etc.
- Motivate and recognize team members’ contributions towards the team’s shared goals
- Responsible for developing talents within the function/ sub- function
- Act as a role model and promote corporate culture at function/ sub- function level
- Understand & communicate relevant HR offerings to team members.

Success Profile - Qualification and Experiences

- University degree or higher, majoring in finance/economics/banking/business administration/computer science
Work Experience
- At least 12 years of experience in Software Engineering, with 7+ years leading SWE teams building customer-facing software applications
- At least 7 years experience of Leadership or management

- You will need to come from a technical background ideally with experience implementing large scale cloud or distributed systems using microservices, web and mobile applications. You should be comfortable being involved in architecture and solution design discussions as well as working with developers and dealing with senior business stakeholders.

- You must be pragmatic and able to deal with ambiguity and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

- Automation and speed to market are also critical and you should drive initiatives within engineering and testing practices to help achieve this.

Foreign language
- English: fluent communication
Other requirement
- Have a solid knowledge of application systems serving the operation of the whole bank
- Experience in managing a team of more than 50 people

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