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Posting Date:  03-May-2021

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

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 Data Management Office and Big Data Analytics function answers the demand for quality and credible data across the Group.


Data Management Office

We govern the use of data across the Group and provide guidance for data management and usage. This optimises the value of data to enable smarter, faster and more accurate decision-making as well as improve operational efficiency. Above all, we ensure adherence to all data governance standards as determined by regulators.


Big Data Analytics

We are a centralised analytics function that supports Group-wide business units and their analytical needs. We aim to establish ourselves as an analytics centre of excellence and drive analytics adoption and the utilisation of new big data technology across the Group. Our key areas of service range from business intelligence, strategic analytics to data science.

Job Responsibilities


  • Work closely with Business users to finalize the business rules, thereafter to perform data field profiling, formulate data quality technical rules and automate/implement the technical rules
  • Develop scorecards and dashboards using BI tool to measure quality of Bank’s data
  • Perform data analysis and investigation on anomalies and outliers
  • Work closely with Business and Functional areas to improve the quality of core data assets and to follow up on the action plan and resolution regarding data issues
  • Prepare progress status and follow up on action items regarding the data quality issues
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and standard operation procedures (SOP)
  • Assist the team lead to provide periodic data governance briefing and updates to data stakeholders and data stewards on data awareness, ownership, accountabilities, roles and responsibilities and data quality issues and controls.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Business Computing or related disciplines with working experience in banking industry
  • Have at least 5-7 years working experience in project management, able to multitask across multiple initiatives and perform under pressure in meeting tight deadlines
  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written / oral communication skills
  • Excellent team player who possesses drive, proactivity and curiosity
  • Familiar with general data architecture concept, including data warehouse and big data technology is preferred
  • Familiar with Hadoop and business intelligent (BI) tools, e.g. Qliksense
  • Possess good working knowledge in relational DB and intermediate to advance SQL to facilitate data analysis and assessments

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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