Virtual, Inc.

Drive the potential future design, implementation and operational model of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) at the Mojaloop Center of Excellence.

Lead our open-source developer community for Central Bank Digital Currencies and solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our communities.

Collaboration between global payments ecosystems and engineering is key to delivering financial inclusion to everyone, everywhere.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Mojaloop Technical Working Group of CoE for CBDCs, reporting to CoE Director
  • Be a technical subject matter expert in CBDCs, providing technical leadership and sharing expertise with a growing team of engineers
  • Work with wider developer community on design, deployment and continuous improvement of CBDCs and interoperable payment systems that are accessible, seamless and affordable
  • Define scope of, and identify suitable potential projects and roadmaps as practical use cases to support and inform exploration of design, implementation, and technical and operational model of CBDCs
  • Create overall architecture blueprints and design patterns to guide development of CBDCs (both within Singapore and for cross-border payments)
  • Lead technical research and exploration workshops, hackathons for payments market development and regulatory policy approaches for payments services and CBDCs
  • Develop technical resources from the community for launching CBDC initiatives - reference architecture, sample code, policy considerations for issuance of CBDCs, standard interfaces, data models for integrating with traditional payment rails and Mojaloop
  • Manage relationships with Mojaloop's CBDC technology partners in the Asia region to drive and accelerate alignment with Mojaloop and CBDC systems globally
  • Collaborate closely with Mojaloop technical stakeholders and external technology partners in digital payments and CBDCs
  • Continuously raise standard of engineering excellence in CBDCs by implementing and driving best practices for coding, testing, and deployment


  • Master's Degree or equivalent experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related field
  • Understanding of and participation in open-source projects
  • Deep technical knowledge and experience of payments ecosystem in Singapore and Asia and awareness of payments standards (SWIFT, ISO) with understanding and awareness of understanding of CBDCs and digital assets
  • Expert knowledge in payments systems
  • Experience with developing Decentralized Financial solutions using blockchain technologies preferred
  • Experience with DevOps, SRE and AWS cloud implementation preferred
  • Excellent coordinator, with ability to present technical solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences
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