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VP2, Infrastructure Planning & Architecture, SIS, T&O

Posting Date:  17-Jan-2023

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

Manages the high level planning, architecture and design for technology infrastructure in supporting business requirement, application build and run, and ensure alignment with UOB overall architecture, technology specifications and guidelines. The function also leads technology obsolescence program for infrastructure and application to ensure obsolescence are remediated and managed in a timely manner.

  • Drive the local technology infrastructure planning including budget, project implementation and system improvement.
  • Develop the infrastructure architecture and design to meet business requirements and align with the bank’s direction.
  • Provide consultation to business and system developer in using infrastructure in the best manner and its costing
  • Coordinate annual assessment on technology obsolescence and submission to management.
  • Monitor the progress of remediation activities for obsolescence and provide update to management.
  • Consolidate and submit yearly budgets for IT Technology.

Job Requirements

  • Proven technical ability at a senior level and with the ability to demonstrate strong understanding of business needs, to ensure IT solutions align with organizational strategy and requirements.
  • Sound understanding of enterprise information management concepts, techniques and technologies.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders across the organizations supported.
  • Ability to make a significant contribution to the development of the IT strategy for the organizations

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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