Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: BF/JP/HDFS/060624C
Posted: 8 days ago
Consultant: Jackie Panopio
Consultant Email: email Jackie
Consultant Phone: 6950 0369

Job description

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and strategic leader and specialist to spearhead the DevOps initiatives and the implementation of modern development and security practices.

  • Proven track record in DevOps leadership and technical expertise required to guide our team of DevOps engineers.

  • Expertise in crafting, implementing, and overseeing DevOps tools and procedures

  • Establish strong connections with vital stakeholders across the organization, including business executives, IT departments, and risk management teams.

  • Lead with strategic direction

We are open to individuals from various industries who are interested in shifting their careers to financial services, especially those with a solid track record in the specified requirements.


  • Develop and execute the organization's DevOps and DevSecOps strategy, ensuring alignment with broader business objectives.

  • Cultivate a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement, and automation across development, operations, and security teams.

  • Define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to gauge the success of DevOps initiatives, providing regular reports to the executive team, with a primary focus on productivity and people leadership.

  • Lead, mentor, and nurture a high-performing team of DevOps engineers.

  • Provide hands-on expertise in designing, implementing, and managing DevOps tools and processes.

  • Ensure effective utilization of tools such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Jenkins, GitHub, and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) tools like Terraform and Chef.

  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of CI/CD pipelines for both on-premise and cloud environments.

  • Advocate for the integration of security tools, including Static Application Security Testing (SAST) and Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), Container Scanning, into the CI/CD pipeline.

  • Ensure timely identification and remediation of security vulnerabilities early in the development lifecycle.

  • Cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organization, including business leaders, IT teams, and risk management.

  • Effectively communicate the value and impact of DevOps initiatives to both technical and non-technical audiences.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • 15+ years of progressive experience in software development, operations, or related fields.

  • 5+ years of leadership experience in DevOps, preferably in a financial institution or highly regulated environment.

  • Demonstrated success in leading large-scale DevOps transformations.

  • Proven expertise in DevOps tools such as Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Git, and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) tools like Terraform and Chef.

  • Experience with both on-premise (VM, OCP) and cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships across the organization.

  • Strong leadership, mentorship, and team-building skills.

  • Deep understanding of software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall) and security best practices.

Please contact Jackie Panopio at +65 6950 0369 or for a confidential discussion.

EA License no: 16S8066 | Reg no.: R1332082

Only successful candidates will be notified. Referrals are greatly appreciated.