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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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Company Overview

MDEC has driven significant digital transformation and adoption across the public and private sectors in Malaysia since our establishment in 1996. As the world moves rapidly into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0), MDEC is ready and fully focused on leading Malaysia’s Digital Economy forward by accelerating:

Formulation of policies and coordination of agencies to enable success
Development of futureproof workforce to grow the Digital Economy ecosystem

Creation of global champions to increase contribution from the Digital Economy to GDP
MDEC will leverage our proven track record, industry credibility and experienced leadership to connect, catalyse and commercialise digital initiatives to advance a thriving and sustainable Digital Economy for the country, with diversity and inclusivity at its core.

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