At A Glance

Who we're looking for

  • Fresh graduates with a strong passion for technology
  • Those who have less than 2 years of full-time work experience
  • Preferably possessing an academic background in one of these disciplines: Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Info-Communications
  • Good track record in co-curricular activities, especially if you’ve held leadership positions
  • Self-motivated team player who enjoys working in fast-paced environment.
  • Adaptable, creative, decisive and resilient, and demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills

What awaits you

  • An accelerated two-year programme that gives you a head start in your career
  • Two job rotations in one of our technology units that will broaden your learning, exposure and on-the-job experience, with an optional rotation in a business unit in Year 2
  • Upon graduation* from the programme, you will have the opportunity to be part of the DBS High Potential Programme (HIPO) for our talents
  • A supportive environment that empowers you to be at your best at work and in life, as you grow your career in DBS

    *Subject to satisfactory performance and evaluation


The Programme

Skill Enhancement Education & Development Programme (SEED) is a programme of 24 months, 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.

We offer opportunities in 5 core domains:

  • Application Development and Support
  • DevOps and Site-Reliability Engineering
  • Information and CyberSecurity
  • Data Engineering and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
  • ICT Infrastructure


Applicant & Application Period

We’re looking for aspiring tech-innovators who:

  • Have a strong passion for technology and are fresh graduates with less than 2 years of work experience
  • Studied one of these disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics 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

Application Process

Online Assessment

Apply online via our AI recruiter (JIM).

Complete all online assessments: Coding Challenge, Cognitive & Behavioural Assessments.
TechTrek (Hackathon)

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a full-day hackathon (TechTrek) in person.

Successful candidates will receive an offer to join the Skill Enhancement Education &
Development (SEED) Programme.
Welcome to the programme

Start your career with DBS as part of the 2024 SEED cohort from July 2024.


Please note that the online coding challenge will have to be taken on a Laptop / Desktop using a Chrome or Safari browser.


Application has closed for 2024 intake. The application window for 2025 intake will open in 2024 Q4.





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

SEED will start recruitment in the third quarter of the year, for intake in the following 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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