AVP/VP, Software Developer (Investment Services Public Markets), Technology Group


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15481

GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 11 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.


Technology Group
We experiment, design, and lead a 24×7 global business where we support core capabilities in asset management, trading, investment operations, and risk management. We deliver secure, reliable, and integrated solutions, and provide insights on new, and emerging technologies. 


Business Partner & Solutions
You will help to explore new, and existing technology to support our strategic, and operational business needs across our Public Markets, Private Markets, Total Portfolio Risk, Corporate Services, and Enterprise Solutions.


What impact can you make in this role?
You will be empowered to be at the top of your game by providing strategic partnership, and innovative technology solutions that supports GIC’s vision of being a tech-driven, global, long-term investment firm.


What will you do as a Software Engineer (Equity Products)?
You will be part of the core team that iteratively develops and supports GIC’s Equity Order Management System, as well as in-house built solutions that serve GIC’s investment management process, a mission critical business area. Your scope include:

  • Working closely with product owners, business analysts and project managers to design, solution and build features using modern technologies with agile software development methodologies.
  • Advocating software development best practices and maintain high standards in code quality, to achieve sustainable performance and scalability.
  • Rendering production support via a rotation roster and ensure stability, continuity, and availability of the systems managed in your team.

What makes you a successful candidate?

  • At least (i) 5 years for AVP, or (ii) 8 years for VP, of relevant experience in software development.
  • Financial market knowledge at least one of these domains: Equity, Futures and Options, FX, Fixed Income, Derivatives and OTC products.
  • Hands on experience in supporting front, middle and/or back-office systems, experiences in areas such portfolio management, order execution, compliance or post trade would be a plus. 
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Agile Scrum, Kanban, or any DevOps frameworks.  
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code review, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Technical skills and competency in 2 or more of the following
    • React.js and other JavaScript framework/libraries 
    • C# (.Net Core)
    • Database technologies such as Microsoft SQL and PostgreSQL
    • Cloud technologies such as AWS cloud and containerization
    • Middleware technologies such as Kafka


Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact. 


Flexibility at GIC 
At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration, but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.


We are an equal opportunity employer
GIC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Please email grphrodtaops@gic.com.sg at any point of the application or interview process if adjustments need to be made due to a disability.


Learn more about our Technology Group here: 

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.