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Deputy General Manager, Strides Digital


Job Purpose


Reporting to the General Manager, the role will be instrumental in shaping the technical vision and executing long-term architectural strategies. The DGM focuses on developing robust, scalable, and supportable digital platforms and reusable components. This role will involve collaborating with ecosystem partners to gather requirements, translating them into technical specifications, and ensuring their successful implementation.




Strategic Leadership
1.    Define the technical vision and execute long-term architectural strategies for digital platforms.
2.    Collaborate with ecosystem partners to gather business requirements and translate them into technical specifications, especially in the area of electric Mobility as a Service
3.    Identify and evaluate design options to meet both functional and non-functional requirements.
4.    Provide recommendations considering current applications, architecture, and end target state architecture.


Architecture Development
1.    Perform feasibility analysis and develop architecture specifications.
2.    Lead end-to-end architecture and design of various systems and applications.
3.    Prepare detailed design specifications and define integration patterns.


Implementation & Governance
1.    Ensure adoption and implementation of defined solutions.
2.    Lead governance forums to maintain harmony in application architectures.
3.    Ensure rigorous vetting processes for extensions and additions to the architecture.


Team Leadership and Development
1.    Recruit, develop, and mentor top technical talent.
2.    Foster a culture of product innovation and excellence.
3.    Provide clear and consistent leadership, management, and mentoring.


Additional Responsibilities as DyGM
1.    Support GM Strides Digital in operational supervision and achievement of KPIs.
2.    Assist in the delivery of projects and supervise project teams.
3.    Collaborate in the development of the Strides Centre of Excellence.
4.    Assist in resource planning, administration, and finance.
5.    Contribute to marketing and sales efforts for digital platforms and analytics capabilities.

Qualifications & Work Experience


1.    Proven experience as an architecture leader with 15+ years overall experience and 8+ years in product development and commercialization.
2.    Deep understanding of end-to-end architecture, including enterprise stack, front-end technologies, mobile applications, databases, and APIs.
3.    Experience with streaming technology and enterprise integration.
4.    Proficiency in cloud-native environments and AI technologies.
5.    Familiarity with architecture frameworks, DevOps, and Agile methodology.



1.    Strong understanding of business strategy and its translation into technology solutions.
2.    Hands-on experience with software development and system administration.
3.    Excellent knowledge of technical architecture and modern design patterns.
4.    Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
5.    Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
6.    Ability to work independently and manage multiple initiatives effectively.



Leading Mobility Solutions & Services Provider

Strides Mobility is your leading mobility solutions and services provider. With close to 40 years of industry experience, operating and maintaining a wide and diverse fleet, we connect customers, drivers and vehicles to deliver technology-enabled solutions that are safe, reliable, inclusive and sustainable.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

Moving People. Enhancing Lifestyles

Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Safety & Service, Excellence


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