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VP / AVP, Development Lead (API / Microservices), Group Technology

Posting Date:  14-May-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 incumbent is responsible for all aspects of software delivery and release for applications in the external API domain. Applications include the API Gateway (Axway) as well as microservices (Java Springboot) for payments and consent.

  • Work with a team of subject matter experts, architects and software developers to deliver projects and change requests via in-house development or vendor (Axway).  
  • Manage business stakeholders expectation and establish best or alternative solutions that are feasible within the technology and timeline constraints
  • Review solution design and effort estimates from the team and prioritize projects and change requests assigned to the team
  • Manage delivery of initiatives – projects and change request. Responsible for planning, manage vendor and in-house development, solutioning, implementing and maintaining software applications systems.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science / Engineering
  • Hands-on experience and deep technical knowledge and skills in the following technologies:
    • API Gateway (preference for Axway API Gateway, other products can be considered) 
    • Groovy / Javascript
    • API Portal (preference for Axway API Portal, other products on Joomla can be considered)
    • Middleware (IBM MQ, Connect Direct, Control-M)
    • Java (Springboot, Camel, JBoss application server)
    • Infrastructure (Linux, databases including Oracle, Cassandra and MariaDB)
    • Security (SSL, JWT, JKS, OAuth, SAML, Threat Protection, Cryptography, WS-Security)
    • DevOps (Bitbucke, Jenkins, SonarQube, VeraCode, TOSCA,)
  • Experience in Integration Architecture API Lifecycle (API Definition, Implementation and Testing, API Publication, API Consumption and AIP Operational Metrics)
  • Experience in an Application Development role for large/complex projects involving multiple technologies; experience with container-based technology (e.g. OpenShift) is a plus
  • Experience in project Software Development Methodology – initiation, planning, tracking, requirement analysis, design, development, testing, implementation on open systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • A strong and assertive communicator in speaking and writing
  • Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities

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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