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Data Engineer, Group Banking Technology

Posting Date:  21-Jul-2022

Raffles Place, 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

  • Take end-to-end development ownership for one or more modules and deliver to production
  • Understand functional requirements / user stories and come up with effective solutions by breaking down into meaningful tasks
  • Participate as a member of agile team and deliver high quality software 
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Guide and support other members of the team, including temporary staff to perform effectively in their role
  • Communicate with other stakeholders like other project teams, infrastructure & security teams as required and manage dependencies
  • Understand and follow UOB software delivery process & deliverables, ensure process compliance
  • Create a network with other departments and teams, to know about strategic issues and new developments
  • Understand long terms strategic plans for the department and support towards the same
  • Possess personal courage to do what is right and work as a team member to meet customer expectations
  • Continuously prioritize technical debt for the team and ensure they are taken care in project releases
  • Participate in sprint meetings (planning, review) and estimate stories, breakdown to tasks
  • Prepare for sprint demos and demonstrate to Product Owner, receive feedback and implement
  • Exhibit good attention to detail and enthusiasm to take ownership

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Strong knowledge and experience building Apache Kafka applications
  • Strong working experience with Java, Spring Boot and API (Microservices)
  • Experience building data pipelines with Apache NiFi in production scale
  • Experience building data streaming applications using Apache Spark and Kafka Streams
  • Experience working with a variety of data sources and sinks (API, MQ, Files, Databases, Hot lakes, Big data systems etc.)
  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases (like MariaDB, Oracle, MongoDB) and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks (e.g. Hibernate)
  • Experience with CI/CD practices and tools (Bitbucket, Jenkins, Artifactory, Veracode etc.) to build pipelines
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with software design and development in a test-driven environment
  • Experience tuning Kafka and NiFi components for varying traffic and performance requirements
  • Ability to learn new programming languages and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills to interact within and outside the team

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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