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Posting Date:  10-Feb-2021

Alexandra, 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 Security engineer will support the day to day Security application administration, operations and development activities of the bank security suite of products with key objective in maintain, develop and enhance the detection, prevention, response and monitoring capabilities of GSOC using SIEM & Big Data Security Analytics platform and solutions. 

  • Provide administration and operations end to end support to SIEM & Big Data Security Analytics Platform and other security solutions related infrastructure deployed within the bank.
  • Drive upgrades and migration to ensure solutions and or related platform are maintained in tip-top working conditions with proper documentation and RCA.
  • Test and manage application functionalities, system and infrastructure changes, upgrades, enhancements, patches and troubleshooting.
  • Work within established practices and handling guidelines to triage device outages.
  • Available to respond to any requests and assist with troubleshooting activities along with proper documentation.
  • Resolve standard/routine issues with no guidance and complex/unusual issues with minimal guidance.
  • Capable of juggling variety of priorities and deliverables in an operational, interrupt driven environment with minimal guidance or supervision.
  • Onboarding new log sources, enabling new use cases and supporting all existing use cases.
  • Ability to understand of data generated by infrastructure and application across bank
  • Automation development on existing data feed and contextual data so we get different data from various log feeds to one location. 
  • Develop and support case management workflow, reports and dashboards.
  • Manage and support the log management environment.
  • Understand all key product features and functionalities and implement them.
  • Be part of Advance Security Analytics initiatives
  • Implement new technology and process improvements for the bank.
  • Provide support for all Audit requests.
  • Manage and coordinate change & Incident process engagement with regards to current security solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of internal teams and external contacts including technical and executive contacts.
  • Research and define requirements for new projects, perform product evaluation and technical Proof of Concept.
  • Working on Network security tools for operational tasks on need basis


  • Normalization/Parsing the data/logs
  • Experience with any insider threat tools
  • Follow MIRTE ATT&CK framework and NIST methodology 
  • Conduct regression testing on existing use cases and future enhancement by adding more new use cases to protect the bank from sophisticated Cyber-attacks. 

Job Requirements


  • ITC/Diploma/Degree in engineering/Computer Science / IT/Cyber Security from a recognized education institution
  • Certified in leading SIEM administrator would be plus
  • Cloudera Administration or Developer Certifications 
  • Professional security related qualification (e.g. SANS GCIA, GCIH etc.) will be favorable although not mandatory 

Technical Skills

  • Overall experience 8+ years of experience.
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in the area for managing SIEM, advanced SIEM or any Big Data Security Analytics 
  • Hands on experience in Advanced SIEM, Security Analytics solution, Hadoop – Big Data components, Linux and database (MySQL, Oracle/SQL)
  • Very strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong in providing operational support to any SIEM, Big Data Security Analytics platforms and Network security.
  • Strong understanding of SIEM and Big data architecture.
  • Strong knowledge in Syslog log management platform
  • Experience in understanding end to end data flow
  • Strong knowledge in understanding OS, Proxy, Network and other main-stream Infrastructure, Application, Access and Cloud logs.
  • Strong Knowledge in developing custom parsers (regex) required for data ingestion for any infrastructure or application based data feeds. 
  • Strong knowledge to optimize performance and outages related to SIEM and Big Data components.
  • Experience in normalize and data preparation to clean the data
  • Experience in Data/Device Integration and provide the data back to other platform.
  • Strong understanding of HDFS, HIVE, SOLR, HBASE, Cloudera, Impala, Spark, Kafka, REDIS, MySQL, Apache, NGINX, any other software based load balanced and SIEM components. 
  • Experience in integrating workflows with SOAR. 
  • Experience in Automation using any scripting languages like Python and Shell.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience on implementing Use Cases would be add-on.
  • Strong Understanding of Network security solutions like IDS, APT etc. 

Soft Skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Process and procedure adherence
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill
  • Effective time management and organizational 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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