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VP, Engineering Lead (Payments), Group Technology

Posting Date:  27-Nov-2021

Cecil Street, 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 Cash & Payments technology team is responsible for all aspects of the cash & payments processing application portfolio, including:
•    Defining the payments technology roadmap to support the business strategies and objectives as part of the payments transformation programme.
•    Delivering all IT solutions and enhancements.
•    Ensuring highly available and scalable system capabilities to accommodate business growth
•    Managing all risk and security aspects of the application portfolio

As part of a major investment programme in the cash & payments technology platforms over the next few years, a significant transformation of the payments processing platforms is planned.
Reporting to the Head of Payments Technology, this incumbent is responsible for the following: 
1. Work with the new payments platform vendor and internal UOB teams to help deploy the new payments platform on the new infrastructure.
2. Work closely with the application partner systems in establishing the connectivity. 
3. Work with the platform vendor, infrastructure and the deployment teams on making sure that non-functional requirements are being implemented.

Job Requirements

  • Experience with System integration.
  • Good understanding of Payments Infrastructure (24x7 availability).
  • DevOps experience - Jenkins, Jira, supported tools and methodologies
  • Good knowledge of the following:
    • J2EE, ISO20022, Swift.
    • network technologies and network protocols
    • JBoss, WebSphere, MQ-Series, Kafka, Oracle.
    • RedHat Linux
  • Excellent organizational skills with the proven ability to work proactively under minimal supervision

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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