Program Manager



Program Manager- Innovation in Banking and Financial Services Technology


Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)


Bengaluru, India


  • Experience of 10-15 years in IT Industry/ Business out of which 5 years of project management experience in successfully delivering complex technology-based solutions within a defined Software / Systems development lifecycle; consulting experience preferred in BFSI domain
  • Ability to solve complex IT issues and problems for public policy purposes
  • BFSI domain – Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more areas like Core Banking System, Payment Systems, Retail and Corporate Banking, Lending Systems, Cash Management Systems,
  • Experience in domains of system architecture, Business, Application, Data & Infra, Technology Architecture would be an added advantage
  • Desirable – Experience in DLT, AI/ML and Cloud platforms
  • Excellent (PowerPoint, Excel) presentation skills (graphics etc.) – be able to create decks aimed at the Board of Directors/ C-level
  • Experience in working with agile delivery teams, and excellent understanding of business logic
  • Ability to design Architecture Evolution strategy, Go-To-Market (GTM) approach for Minimum Viable Products (MVP)/ prototype/proofs-of-concept.
  • Experience in designing and developing software for Banking and Finance applications using the new generation architecture is desirable
  • Should have work experience in IT Products/Services companies in similar roles
  • Experience working in fast-paced and cross-functional teams
  • Good planning, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to see big picture designs from basic specifications


  • Run large programs for RBIH which have public policy implications
  • Assist in defining principles that guide technology decisions for projects.
  • Analyze the current technology environment to detect
  • criticadeficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
  • Assess the capacity and resource utilization of application,components, network, platform facilities, application/ integration/ database servers, storage, security and management hardware and software
  • Approve and modify the designs and architectures by reviewing end-user topology, security, performance, and interoperability requirements
  • Consult on application or infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to the existing technical architecture
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Fintech partners/ startups to design the strategic and tactical solutions to business problems
  • Leverage technology to enable or alter business processes or practices
  • Vendor relationship management including preparation of RFPs/RFIs (vendor due diligence), negotiating contractual terms, contract
  • execution, oversight of vendor fulfilment of contractual responsibilities, evaluation of policy and procedure adherence, and monitoring service level agreement performance


  • Candidates should not have completed 40 years as of December 1, 2021(can be relaxed in case of exceptional candidates)


  • Post-Graduation or Graduation in Engineering / MS in Computer Science, Data analytics, Electronics and Communication/ MCA from recognized University /Institution/
  • Candidates with Post Graduation or Graduation in other disciplines but having the aptitude and proven work experience of working in Information Technology, Banking Technology, FinTech may also apply.
  • Certification in software development, security practices and program management preferable.

How to Apply

Candidates are advised to apply by sending an email to Please mention the name of the position in the subject line you are applying for in the subject line.

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