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VP, Development Lead (Open Platforms), Cards Technology, Group Technology

Posting Date:  17-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

The Technical Lead is responsible for leading a team of system analyst and developers, managing the system development, implementation and support of open systems applications with overall accountability

  • Be responsible for end-to-end software development and support. This includes pre-project initiation, impact analysis, functional specifications to development, implementation, testing and support.
  • Understand and contribute to the technical solution from design through to code level.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and provide consultation on solution and technology.
  • Manage or lead a team of developers to implement solution that meet business requirements and are in alignment with organization's business objectives.
  • Manage the application setup and deployment components 
  • Manage development issues and escalations
  • Work with vendor to ensure product deliveries are timely and good quality.
  • Manage budget coming from different projects. 
  • Be a hands-on manager to guide team on functional and technical issues
  • Ensure project documentation is done up in accordance to bank standards
  • Work on short-term strategies, organize and plan to achieve balanced outcomes through sound judgement and analysis of situations

Job Requirements

Technical Skills & Experience

  • At least 8 years of Unix/Linux/SQL/Korn shell programming experience with relevant team management experience 
  • Hands-on experience in the following:
    • Oracle database, Web servers [such as JBoss Webserver Apache,  Oracle iPlanet, Oracle HTTP web server, etc]  
    • Java platform / J2ee and Java web container [such as WebLogic, JBoss EAP, JBoss Webserver Tomcat, IBM Websphere etc]
    •  Unix / Linux
  • Strong delivery and project management experience in financial services/banking sector with good working and business knowledge in one or more of the following domains:
    • Cards
    • Remote commerce comprising of ecommerce and digital payments
    • Open Banking API development
    • Loyalty and rewards
    • Card and Merchant portal systems
    • Collections
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fast learner, enjoy analytical work with attention to details and proactive in providing solutions

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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