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VP, Log Analytics Lead, Group Infrastructure and Platform Services

Posting Date:  23-Nov-2021

SG, Alexandra

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

  • Designs, implement, and configure the firm-wide Log Analytics Platform as per business requirements using Splunk.
  • Administration, monitoring of lifecycle management of Splunk infrastructure components, Knowledge Objects and Splunk Apps preferably in DevOps model.
  • Evolve the offering as a service with strong focus on Product Management. As a Product Owner, create the feature backlog, prioritize and maintain the roadmap along with being technically hands-on and responsible for deliverables.
  • Automated deployment of Splunk forwarders on multiple platforms
  • Assist internal users in designing and maintaining production quality dashboards. 
  • Configure custom reporting & Alerting
  • Optimize Splunk data models, indexes and searches as per best practices.
  • Coordinate with other organizations and assist with advanced issue resolution across the enterprise
  • Write and develop custom scripts, programs as needed

Job Requirements

  • The candidate must have at least 10+ years of experience of which at least 5 years of experience in Log management, enterprise monitoring or IT Operations related role on Splunk Logging platform or Elasticsearch.
  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science / IT 
  • Experience in creating dashboards, visualization, reports and scheduled searches.
  • Experience in tuning and optimization of Splunk components
  • Expertise in writing custom queries and efficient queries using Splunk Processing Language (SPL).
  • Integration of Splunk with wide variety of data sources
  • Technical background, with hands-on experience in Open Systems, Virtualization, Storage and Networking technologies.  
  • Ideal candidate would also be exposed to DevOps concepts and tools such as Chef, Docker containers and Kubernetes.
  • Good understanding of Agile (Scrum or Kanban) and implementation of same in real world along with exposure to associated tool sets (JIRA/Confluence)


Desired Skills:

  • Experience in REST API and scripting languages (egs: Python or JavaScript programming)
  • Knowledge and experience on any Infrastructure as a code tool (Chef, Puppet, Terraform)
  • Knowledge and Experience on System Administration and IT Infrastructure.

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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