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VP2, Distributed Systems Specialist, Shared Infrastructure Services

Posting Date:  26-Nov-2022

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 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

  • Lead in delivering Distributed Systems focusing on Windows Servers OS, Active Directory (AD), Microsoft Exchange, VMware, Citrix/VDI & Backup and infrastructure applications, covering both operation and new implementation to respective stakeholders and ensure the necessary user and business requirements are addressed in timely manner.
  • Execute the required operations and support of department responsibilities within agreed SLA and OLA. Where the support is carried out by 3rd party such as Group IT or Vendors, ensure it is delivered as per agreed scope and terms of the contract.
  • Drive the operations and all implementations are in adherence and in compliance with UOB security policy, risk management and obsolescence program including RMIT. To have proper exception in place for items that cannot be upgraded or patched due to application or technology dependencies. Support audit activities and remediation properly.
  • Plan, strategize and implement the continuous improvement to support, align and achieve technology roadmap and blueprint set by the Group and In-Country.
  • Plan, execute and monitor hardware, software and support contract renewals to ensure services are properly covered and risks are managed accordingly.
  • Establish and keep good relationship and collaboration with other departments in T&O, other groups in UOBM and importantly with Group IT, to ensure services are delivered meet the expectation of all stakeholders
  • Perform hands-on and in-depth troubleshooting of issues to ensure the closure of any reported incidents and problems.
  • Participate actively and possibly drive any distributed systems transformation program to ensure it is delivered according to management vision and set milestones including the adoption of it

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years of Experience in Distributed Systems Infrastructure
  • Minimum Degree in Information Technology (IT) or any related field.
  • Strong knowledge in infrastructure technology, project implementation and operation especially in distributed systems such as Windows Servers OS, Active Directory (AD), Microsoft Exchange, VMware, Citrix/VDI and Backup platforms.
  • Experience in IT business case and proposal development, presentation to management and contract negotiation.
  • Vast experience in setting up, security hardening and operating of Windows servers, AD, Microsoft Exchange, VMware, Citrix/VDI and backup, collaborating with business application team, IT Network Team and Security Team. Knowledgeable in handling X86 hardware.
  • Possess good technical hands-on skills and experience in distributed systems infrastructure services.
  • Experience in handling Audit work for IT Infrastructure.
  • Possess knowledge in Virtualization technology, both for operation and architecture, especially VMWare.
  • Experience in managing contracts with major IT providers such as IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, HP etc.
  • Possess ITIL skill and knowledge in Bank Negara Policy such as RMIT will be an added advantage.

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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