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VP, Senior DevOps Engineer, Group Technology

Posting Date:  27-Jul-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

Group Technology and Operations (GTO) provides software and system development, information technology support services and banking operations.

We have centralized and standardized the technology components into Singapore, creating a global footprint which can be utilized for supporting our regional subsidiaries and the branches around the world. We operate and support 19 countries with this architecture to provide a secure and flexible banking infrastructure.

Our Operations divisions provide transactional customer services for our businesses while also focusing on cost efficiency through process improvements, automation and straight through processing.

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.

We’re looking for a hands-on engineer who will: 

  • 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

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 installing, configuring, integrating, upgrading and patching CI/CD toolset. 
  • Prior experience is customizing JIRA for enterprise usage with advanced workflows.
  • Prior experience is rolling our confluence as a centralized knowledge management tool for enterprise usage.
  • Prior hand-on experience in setting up CI/CD pipeline as a centralized solution.
  • Prior working experience in designing and supporting CICD pipeline for containerized application.
  • Sound knowledge on DevOps governance, Security standards and audit requirements.
  • Prior experience in setting up DevOps pipeline in internal and external could offerings.
  • Experience with continuous testing, techniques and tools (Junit, Sonar Cube, Veracode etc.)
  • In depth knowledge of automation accomplished with advanced Python, Chef, Groovy and PowerShell
  • Extensive experience in virtualization, cloud infrastructure and related technologies 
  • A strong passion for infrastructure as code and associated automation and provisioning tools 
  • Conducting design reviews and challenging existing thinking
  • Strong leadership, motivator and experience with high performing teams
  • Proven record of accomplishment of being results orientated with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; writing, publishing and conference-level presentation skills 
  • Stays current with industry trends and leads development of key DevOps, Runtime, and Operational innovation platforms.



  • Build relationships, obtain buy-in for proposed changes
  • 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



  • Knowledge of best practices, market and Banking industry trends around infrastructure and Cloud to provide thought leadership and knowledge transfer
  • Proven track record in developing technology strategy and vision
  • Extensive background in working with business partners in areas of software development, APIs, integrations and service deployment.
  • Self-directed and comfortable working in ambiguous environments
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization
  • Demonstration of strong influencing skills

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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