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VP, Lead Software Engineer (GIC Labs)


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Data & Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  8386

The Technology Group (TG) is a key enabler to keep our business moving forward and is constantly exploiting state-of-the-art information technologies to help GIC be a leading global long-term investment firm. We aim to provide users with empowering and transformational capabilities, and to create an inclusive, innovative and integrated work environment.


GIC Labs is GIC’s in-house innovation lab which looks into research, prototyping and evaluation of relevant emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning etc for solving business challenges within GIC.


We are looking for a suitable candidate to join GIC Labs as a VP, Lead Software Engineer.




  • Act as an engineering lead on Labs’ projects which require software development or infrastructure setup.
  • Perform technical due diligence of new products and services with business teams.
  • Act as a technical advisor for business on new technology stacks and best practices.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software by applying software engineering best practices.
  • Research, learn and experiment with new and novel technologies.




  • With a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Prior relevant working experience in designing and developing multi-tier architectures.
  • Familiar with 2 to 3 different programming languages (python, java, ruby, etc.) and frameworks.
  • Experience in developing web applications or mobile applications from discovery phase to rollout.
  • Good understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) patterns and practices.
  • Experience working with any of the public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
  • Interest and ability to constantly learn new technologies, frameworks and tools.
  • Knowledge of machine learning and NLP techniques is an added advantage.

Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.