DBS runs programme to find top tech talent in India

DBS runs programme to find top tech talent in India

DBS aims to hire over 100 of the brightest minds in emerging technologies such as cloud computing, AI, machine learning and big data through a 24-hour Hack2Hire programme in India.

Taking place for the third consecutive year, the initiative has received over 44,000 applications to date.

This year, Hack2Hire will look to expand its scope and target chaos and platform stability engineers, mobile app developers, full stack developers, DevOps engineers, QA engineers, UI/UX developers and scrum masters.

To encourage gender diversity in tech roles, DBS will also run a parallel programme dubbed Hack2hire-Her, conducted in conducted in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Cloudera and Pivotal

Applicants who pass an initial assessment will have 24 hours to solve real-life business use cases in a team setting using their technical, analytical and problem-solving skills. Successful candidates will be offered a job on the same day at DBS Asia Hub 2, which is home to a mixed workforce of 1,100 employees including software engineers, data scientists and business analysts,

DAH2, the bank’s first technology development centre outside Singapore, aims to mimic the nimbleness of startups in developing new technological customer-centric capabilites.

Mohit Kapoor, head, DAH2 says: “As the financial services sector is undergoing massive disruption, Artificial Intelligence and big data are instrumental in developing future-ready, customized intelligent banking solutions. India has a pool of strong tech talent with the right mindset, which orients them to think out-of-the-box to design customer-centric solutions for markets across the region."

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