At A Glance


Open to degree holders with 0-2 years of working experience​​


To create the talent pool to support our Gandalf Transformation journey​


The Programme

Skill Enhancement Education & Development Programme (SEED) is a 24-month programme designed to train a future-ready workforce able to take on any technological challenge. Trained and equipped with specialised technological skills, individuals will be leading tech-innovators for the workforce of the future. Come and learn how DBS Bank is creating a truly digital and agile environment whilst learning from close mentors whom are industry leaders in technology and finance. Come forth and embark on this digital transformation journey with DBS Bank as a Development, DevOps or Information Security Trainee Engineer.

On-The-Job Training

Acquire hard skills with hands-on experiences in innovation


Explore ideas and opportunities through different projects

Supplemental Training

Develop in-depth skills and gain knowledge in tech innovation through workshops and events

See our 3 specialist tracks in column below.




Information Security


Applicant & Application Period

We’re looking for aspiring tech-innovators who:

  • Have a strong passion for technology and have less than 2 years of work experience, or are new graduates with less than 2 years of work experience
  • Studied one of these disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathemathics or Info-Communications
  • Self-motivated team players who enjoy working in fast-paced environment
  • Adaptable, creative, decisive and resilient, and demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills

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Application Process

Apply Online and interact with JIM! Our very own AI recruiter. Complete all online assessments; Coding Challenge and 2 Cognitive Tests.

September 2019 to January 2020.

Video Interview

September 2019 to January 2020.

Attend TechTrek

October 2019 or January 2020 or February 2020.

Successful candidate will receive an offer to join the 2020 Skill Enhancement Education & Development (SEED) Programme

November 2019 or January 2020 or February 2020.

Skill Enhancement Education & Development (SEED) Programme

Commences in third quarter of the following year.

Please note that the online coding challenge will have to be taken on a Laptop / Desktop using a Chrome or Safari browser. In addition, the assessment will require you to use Java or Python.



SEED will commence in the third quarter of the following year.​

SEED will start recruitment in the fourth quarter of the year.​

Our training structure is based on a mix of experience, education and exposure. The intensive curriculum which includes banking and financial skills and concepts, business and personal effectiveness modules. After the initial training, ongoing training and development opportunities will also be provided.

We offer a competitive compensation package. You will learn more about the package during our recruitment process.

If you do not have a root degree in STEM, but have a minor/taken a few STEM modules, you are welcomed to apply.

All Graduate Associate Programmes are broad-based development programmes designed for high-potential individuals with a passion to build successful and fast-tracked careers in DBS. You will be placed on fast-track progression within the programme period. Opportunities for regional exposure will also be available for outstanding individuals who have performed well, to further enhance their career development.

No. We welcome talents outside of the banking industry who wish to pivot and focus on a career in Banking and Finance.

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