DBS Set to Hire Tech Talent to Bolster AI, Blockchain Capabilities Through Hack2Hireby Fintech News Singapore September 20, 2021
DBS plans to hire around 150 of Singapore’s top technology talent through its Hack2Hire hackathon to bolster its AI and blockchain capabilities.
Following a year-long hiatus due to Covid-19, DBS Hack2Hire will enable candidates to meet like-minded technologists and participate in challenges during a virtual hackathon to assess their technical and problem-solving capabilities.
Successful candidates will be invited for a final interview during the same event.
In its fourth edition, DBS Hack2Hire aims to fill positions across 14 developer and engineering roles as the bank scales up its use of artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning (ML) and blockchain technologies.
To provide applicants with a peek into life at DBS, the bank is organising a virtual Hack2Hire Festival in October. This comprises a series of talks covering topics such as the DBS innovation engine, emerging technologies and the future of work and workspaces.
Those interested to apply for DBS Hack2Hire are invited to register and complete the online technical challenge before 17 October 2021.
Soh Siew Choo, Group Head of Big Data/AI and Consumer Banking Technology at DBS said,
“At DBS, we are deeply absorbed in leveraging emerging technologies such as AI and blockchain to deliver intelligent, intuitive and invisible banking services.
We have made significant strides in the past year, but the journey is only beginning, and we are looking to uncover high quality talent to join us as we shape the digital finance landscape and make banking joyful for our customers.”
DBS has been harnessing the vast potential of AI/ML and blockchain technologies to introduce a series of solutions addressing diverse needs ranging from financial planning, wealth management, asset digitalisation, and sustainability.
Some of the projects involving AI/ML and blockchain that DBS is working on include; blockchain-backed digital asset ecosystem anchored by the DBS Digital Exchange, Singapore-based global carbon exchange and marketplace Climate Impact X (CIX) and intuitive financial and retirement planning tool DBS NAV Planner.