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VP, Domain Architect (Digital Banking - Corporate), Group Technology (PYM1)

Posting Date:  22-Apr-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 role is to support the overall architecture function of Corporate Digital Channel (Web, H2H and API) - Infinity. We are building a future-proof Transaction Banking Digital Platform comprising of Digital servicing, Payables, Receivables, Trade and embedding global markets products within digital channels. 

You will be a part of the passionate Architecture, Engineering and DevSecOps team. From technology perspective you will be given opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies including edge computing, real time data services, model run-time platforms, microservices, micro apps, micro front ends as well as embedding finance into ecosystem and partnerships.

If you are someone who is passionate about changing the overall financial services landscape then read on.

  • Work closely with stakeholders to develop practical roadmaps to move the enterprise towards the future state vision, while taking into account business, technical and delivery constraints
  • Work with development teams closely to improve delivery efficiencies
  • Analyze stakeholder requirements, current state architecture, and gaps to create a future state architecture vision for one or more parts of the enterprise with a focus on reduced complexity, cost efficiencies, reuse, convergence, reduced risk and/or improved business capabilities
  • Work closely with Domain Architects across key initiatives and projects to apply architecture principles and standards, and develop reference architectures and design patterns
  • Communicate the principles, standards, vision and roadmaps to stakeholders and proactively addressing any questions / concerns identified
  • Provide thought leadership on architectural or other topics, developing a forward looking view of current and emerging technologies and their impact on the Enterprise Architecture
  • Embed Platform Thinking in everything 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent; Formal architecture certification (TOGAF or equivalent)
  • Experience in at least two of the below domains:
    • Payments
    • Collections
    • Self Service Client On-Boarding, Account Opening and Secure Mobile Authentication
    • Liquidity Management, Virtual Accounts and Escrow Services
    • Treasury
    • Cross Border Payments
  • Demonstrate deep domain expertise in:
    • Architecting, designing and developing large scale Digital Platform Solutions 
    • Integration with multiple partners for various functions
    • Migrating from legacy applications to an upgraded solutions.
    • building Workflow and Microservices
    • Advanced knowledge in one of the below 
      • SpringBoot
      • SpringBatch
      • Apache Camel
      • Apache Kafka
      • Apache Nifi
    • Advanced Relational Database Experience (RDBMS) in one or more of the following:
      • Microsoft SQL Server
      • Oracle
      • MariaDB
    • Knowledge in one of the below web technologies
      • ReactJS
      • Kotlin
      • Swift
  • At least 9 years’ experience in Enterprise or Solution Architecture in a large, complex, multi-location, multi-national environment
  • Deep experience delivering mission critical, enterprise scale IT solutions in a heterogeneous technology environment
  • Familiarity with best practice methodologies and tools for the entire solution lifecycle from ideation to requirements, design, development, testing, deployment and operations
  • A deep understanding of all domains of Enterprise Architecture, including the business, data, application, infrastructure and security domains
  • Familiarity with one or more formal Architecture frameworks / methodologies (TOGAF, Zachman, BIAN, etc.)
  • Familiarity with architecture governance frameworks
  • Practical experience in data modelling, object modelling, design patterns and Enterprise Architecture tool or other software modelling tools.
  • Practical experience to use business capabilities model
  • Familiarity with heterogeneous technology platforms such as AS400, Unix/Linux, Windows
  • Comfortable in working in an environment which is vendor-intensive
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to communicate complex topics in an understandable way using a level of detail and terms appropriate to the situation
  • Capability to think conceptually and identify patterns across seemingly unrelated situations
  • Must be a good team player and able to drive consensus amongst stakeholders with conflicting viewpoints and objectives
  • Possess strong understanding of business strategies and able to translate them into concrete achievable action plans
  • Can deal with difficult conversations effectively
  • Promotes an environment of learning and development. Understand and share knowledge with others to achieve their professional growth

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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