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DFTZ - Technical Manager



Reporting to the Senior Manager of Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) Platform, this role manages the roll-out and implementation of technical integration and data initiatives for the Platform.

The person is expected to lead the technical integration and data repository initiatives as per below:

  • Developing, coordinating, evaluating integration and data repository project plans;
  • Organize and track project plan documentation;
  • Perform business and data analysis, and scope preparation;
  • Understand technical requirements and functional specifications;
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders and support other initiatives are driven by the DFTZ Division, as and when required


1.     Manage DFTZ Platform Technical Integration Management

  • Manage the technical integration initiatives related to DFTZ Platform with new and existing industry and Government platforms:
  • Build the project plan, manage and coordinate the plan to completion, evaluate the success of the plan
  • Review the use of technologies such as API, JSON, XML and other web and database technologies in the integration activities related to DFTZ Platform
  • Manage and understand the existing DFTZ Platform system architecture, API, functionalities, system architecture, coding and testing methodologies used
  • Develop and update project documentation, use-case and functional specification documentation, test documentation and others where required
  • Continuous engagement with integration platform partners, vendor teams and internal teams to ensure that the project plan remains on-track
  • Reporting on technical integration activities

2.     Manage the implementation of Trade Data Repository project

  • Research and review the technologies related to large scale data repositories, big data and advanced analytics, system and hardware infrastructure
  • Manage the engagement with relevant industry service providers and government ministries/agencies in the above technologies for further understanding of technologies and matching it to new initiatives
  • Manage the development of proposals, scopes of work, plans and other presentation materials for the execution of new initiatives
  • Manage and development procurement activities, processes and documentation for new initiatives
  • Manage the implementation of the project in accordance with the project plan
  • Reporting on new initiatives’ activities

3.     Manage and/or support other DFTZ Initiatives

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Business development
  • Quality control and audit


  • Degree in Engineering/Science/IT or other related fields
  • Minimum working experience of 8 years in IT-related projects
  • Working experience as a technical manager or solution architect in the information technology sector, especially integration and data projects
  • Strong technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Project experience in Cloud Infrastructure projects is prefered

Perks & Benefits 

  • Fixed Allowance for managerial level (petrol & car allowances)
  • Flex-time, Flex-place, Flex-benefit
  • Education support
  • Casual dress code
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental & Optical
  • Annual leave
  • Free parking
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Championing Malaysia's Digital Economy

We are MDEC, the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation. Our role is to build a vibrant digital economy and ensure that Malaysia plays a leading part in the global digital revolution. We are passionate about digital technology and its potential to transform the future of our nation and the world.

Through attracting technology investment, supporting local technology champions and helping Malaysian organisations and talent to embrace digital, we are fuelling a sustainable digital ecosystem that will drive the nation's digital economy forward. MDEC, connecting businesses and people to their digital future.

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