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Squad Lead (Springboot/React/Java/Microservices), Digital Banking

Posting Date:  17 Nov 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  UOB Innovation Hub 2 Sdn. 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.


UOB Innovation Hub 2 (InnoHub 2) is a newly set up technology centre located in Kuala Lumpur as part of UOB Group Technology and Operations to deliver innovative financial technology solutions that enable business growth and technology transformation. 

Job Responsibilities

You will be responsible for managing the end-to-end software development and support for a Digital Banking squad. This could be for projects, quarterly change requests, and L3 production fixes and includes analysis and design to development, implementation, testing and support.

You will also be responsible for quality assurance of the team delivery in conformance to the Bank-defined software delivery methodology and tools. You will partner closely with the Digital Banking leads to plan and manage transitioned deliverables.

Other responsibilities include:

* Provide technical leadership for the squad, ensuring adherence to standards and policies and enforcing the Definition of Done and Definition of Ready

* Enable the team and removing impediments and blockers for the squad

* Act as the focal point of contact for technical resolutions while managing the incident, problem and knowledge management processes for the applications in scope

* Plan, coordinate and manage the work within the Squad

* Facilitate Agile ceremonies and support Product Owners to manage backlog

* Work closely with the Technical Delivery Manager, System Analyst and Tribe Lead in terms of overall solution and deliverability

* Provide timely updates and report to management

* Work with business stakeholders to manage and prioritize the overall book of work against the team’s capacity

* Contribute to improvement initiatives relating to methods, tools, people, architecture, project management and governance

* Provide insight, measurement, accountability and a positive working environment



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 Requirements

Must Have
* At least 5 years’ experience in software development, preferably in digital banking

* Hands-on experience in leading squads/teams of 6 to 8 people, in terms of task management as well as technical decisions

* Senior software engineer, preferably full stack with experience in React, Java, Spring Boot, and microservices architecture.

* Experienced with Agile processes and practices

Good To Have
* experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSP, J2EE, EJB, Shell scripting.

* Knowledge of DevOps practices and CI/CD tooling 

* Have good experience and understanding of Retail, Digital or Internet Banking domain

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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