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Assistant VP, Data Security-Security Engineer, Group Information Security

Posting Date:  07-Jun-2022

Alexandra, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

The Security Engineer will support the day to day operations and development of the bank security suite of products with key objective in designing, developing, deploying, maintaining and enhancing the Bank’s Data Security capabilities which includes but is not limited to Data Loss Prevention (DLP), E-Mail Encryption and Cryptographic Key Management and Operations

Key Responsibilities:

•    Support a wide array of security solutions and infrastructure deployed within the bank for Data Security

•    Transform business data security requirements to effective rules with consideration of operational impact

•    Product research and define requirements for new projects, perform product evaluation and technical Proof of Concept.

•    Propose, develop, test and manage Data Security solutions, system and infrastructure changes, upgrades, troubleshooting, patch and improvements.

•    Drive upgrades and migration to ensure Data Security solutions and or related platforms are maintained in tip-top working conditions with proper documentation and RCA.

•    Conduct regression testing on new data security rules, use cases and enhancements.

•    Manage and coordinate change process engagement with regards to current Data Security solutions.

•    Automation development on existing processes and develop contextual data sets, reports and dashboards to provide management and service insights

•    Provide support for all Audit and Regulatory requests.


•    Communicate effectively with a variety of internal teams and third party service providers/vendors for the delivery of Data Security services/solutions

•    Capable of managing a variety of priorities and deliverables in an operational, interrupt driven environment with minimal guidance or supervision.

•    Work within established practices and handling guidelines to triage device outages.

•    Work with internal technical teams and engineers in technical troubleshooting and forums.

•    Available to respond to any requests and assist with troubleshooting activities along with proper documentation.

•    Resolve standard/routine issues with no guidance and complex/unusual issues with minimal guidance.

Job Requirements


•    Diploma/Degree in engineering/Computer Science / IT/Cyber Security from a recognized education institution

•    Data Security product certifications will be favorable although not mandatory 


Technical Skills

•    Overall experience 6 to 10 years of experience 

•    4 to 8 years of relevant experience in managing and deploying Data Security technologies

•    Knowledgeable with the variety of Data Security technologies and familiar with the industry trends and best practices

•    Knowledgeable with open systems (eg. Windows, Unix,Linux), networking technologies (routers/firewalls), end user technologies (Windows, iOS, Android) and endpoint management platforms (MDM) in relation to Data Security

•    Knowledgeable with cloud technologies (eg. AWS, Azure, M365, GCP) in relation to Data Security

•    Knowledgeable with cryptographic standards and secure data transmission methodologies

•    Analytical problem solver and good at troubleshooting technical issues


Soft Skills

•    Good written and verbal communication skills

•    Process aware mindset

•    Strong analytical and problem solving skills

•    Effective time management and organizational skills.

•    Team player, including ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and across the organisation

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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