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AVP, DevOps Lead, Architecture & Engineering, Group Technology

Posting Date:  05-Jun-2022

Alexandra Road, 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

You will be responsible for maintaining the DevOps Toolset with enterprise standard, supporting DevOps CI/CD platform and rolling out DevOps pipeline across business units as a centralized solution. The successful candidate will be a technically-savvy, dynamic leader, excellent communicator, have demonstrable technical hand-on supporting CI/CD toolset coupled with excellent infrastructure knowledge and automation expertise. 

As part of a cross-functional product development group, you should be comfortable with working as part of highly-talented teams ensuring that modern technology and process are utilised as part of the role.

•    Manage DevOps initiatives approved by DevOps PSC as Technical Delivery Manager
•    Lead DevOps onboarding for distributed systems, AS400 and Mainframes from RFP initiation until production implementation.
•    Lead application onboarding to Openshift container platform including automatic creation of CICD pipeline until production deployment.
•    Manage continuous integration solution for AS400 development transforming development team from conventional development to devops style of development.
•    Manage DevOps academy training sessions to increase the knowledge, awareness and understanding across T&O colleagues.
•    Manage new deployment tool roll out from project initiation until completion of roadmap of onboarding application to utilize the capability.
•    Work with the vendors to setup centralized DevOps solutions considering market best practice, Industry standard and ease of support.
•    Work with the vendors to upgrade the DevOps tools farm and Integrating with tools.
•    Configure SSO, SSL, Load Balancer, Auto Scaling and DNS setup for the DevOps Toolset with naming convention.
•    Lead analysis and resolution of root cause for Test Orchestration / Environment related issues
•    Able to multitask and work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment 
•    Stay current with industry trends and leads development of key DevOps, Runtime, and Operational innovation platforms.

Job Requirements

  • Deep technical background, with hands-on experience in supporting CI/CD toolset (Bitbucket, Jenkins, Artifactory, Sonar, Veracode, JIRA and Confluence, OpenShift).
  • Prior working experience in:
    • installing, configuring, integrating, upgrading and patching CI/CD toolset. 
    • customizing JIRA for enterprise usage with advanced workflows.
    • rolling out Confluence as a centralized knowledge management tool for enterprise usage.
    • setting up CI/CD pipeline as a centralized solution.
    • designing and supporting CI/CD pipeline for containerized application.
    • setting up DevOps pipeline in internal and external could offerings.
    • continuous testing, techniques and tools (Junit, Sonar Cube, Veracode etc.)
    • virtualization, cloud infrastructure and related technologies 
  • Sound knowledge in: 
    • DevOps governance, Security standards and audit requirements.
    • automation accomplished with advanced Python, Chef, Groovy and PowerShell
  • A strong passion for infrastructure as code and associated automation and provisioning tools 
  • Strong leadership, motivator and experience with high performing teams
  • Proven record of accomplishment of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Prior working knowledge in OpenShift
  • Evidenced delivery of complex projects
  • Security concepts and what makes for a secure solution
  • Analyzing, documenting and validating business requirements
  • Ability to advice on industry standard tools for monitoring, alerting, configuration management and performance tuning
  • Able to design a strategy and then execute against it
  • Knowledge of AS400, mainframe beneficial
  • Comfortable working in a challenging environment

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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