CTO - Fintech (Digital banking)

Job Title: CTO - Fintech (Digital banking)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: DZ/CTO-F/FS/SG
Contact Name: Don Zhao
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2021 15:54

Job Description

  • A senior leadership role
  • Established fintech
  • Great for career growth

My client is a established fintech and they have embarked on a digital banking initiative and is now looking for a highly capable CTO to be based in Singapore.


Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the Technology Development, Technology Operations and Technology Risk functions of the digital bank
  • Provides technology leadership, develops and executes a robust technology architecture roadmap, supporting full range of digital SME banking services according to MAS Requirements
  • Creates, designs and implements a core system that supports the bank’s strategic and long term goals
  • Develops and delivers quality, innovative solutions and projects on scope, on budget and on time
  • Collaborates with CRO Office to develop and maintain overall framework of IT & Risk policies, standards and strategies
  • Performs system optimization, fixes technological problems, ensures continuous improvement of the system.
  • In charge of building a strong team to deliver Technology strategy, resource planning, talent management, professional skills development, performance management while ensuring diversity and inclusion

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • 10-12+ years of solution/technical architecture experience and at least 5 of those years in a leadership position in a banking or regulated financial services environment
  • Knowledge of technological trends to deliver robust core banking systems for the bank
  • Highly skilled in Java programming, proficient in Java, EE, SOA, OSGI and other related technologies; have an in-depth understanding of various open-source frameworks such as Spring etc
  • Effectively bilingual in spoken and written English and Mandarin (to communicate with mandarin speaking counterparts) is a must


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