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Vice President, Senior Security Engineer - Infrastructure Security Engineering

Posting Date:  29 May 2023

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

·    The Senior Security Engineer will support the day to day operations and development of the bank security suite of products with key objective in designing, developing, deploying, maintaining and enhancing the Bank’s infrastructure security capabilities which includes but is not limited to creation and maintenance of security hardening standards and scanning profiles and undertaking configuration compliance validation scans to ensure the Bank’s infrastructure is in compliance with established security standards
·    The scope of infrastructure will be the Windows based systems (cloud and on-prem) but may include other platforms as part of the evolution of the Group Information Security (GIS) service portfolio

Key Responsibilities:

·    Responsible for security hardening in accordance with the established Bank’s security standards
·    Provide technical expertise and assess the security access control and configuration compliance for platforms as part of production on-boarding
·    Develop and establish access control baseline, processes and procedures to ensure the Windows system environment is properly and accurately secure in accordance with the regulatory, bank and industry standards.
·    Granting and assignment of access privileges based on the approved access control matrix for the platforms
·    Implementation and administration of system access control
·    Conduct regression testing on new security configuration rules, use cases and enhancements
·    Manage and coordinate change process engagement with regards to Infrastructure Security Engineering services
·    Automation development on existing processes and develop contextual data sets, reports and dashboards to provide management and service insights
·    Provide support for all Audit and Regulatory requests.


·    Communicate effectively with a variety of internal teams and third party  service providers/vendors for the delivery of Infrastructure Security Engineering services
·    Capable of managing a variety of priorities and deliverables in an operational, interrupt driven environment with minimal guidance or supervision.
·    Work with internal technical teams and engineers in technical troubleshooting and forums.
·    Available to respond to any requests and assist with troubleshooting activities along with proper documentation.
Resolve standard/routine issues with no guidance and complex/unusual issues with minimal guidance.

Job Requirements


·    Diploma/Degree in engineering/Computer Science / IT/Cyber Security from a recognized education institution
·    MCSE and/or Microsoft Azure Cloud certified

Technical Skills

·    Overall experience 8 to 10 years of experience 
·    5 years experience with Windows Security Administration
·    Knowledgeable with Windows platforms, networking technologies (routers/firewalls) from a systems administration experience
·    Experienced in administration and troubleshooting of Windows Servers (Windows 2016 and Windows 2019)
·    Experienced in scripting skills for Powershell, Cloud Shell and Remote Administration
·    Ability to document security standards, access control baselines and processes for Windows systems
·    Experience in software configuration management tools (Chef) and log monitoring tools (Splunk) is value add but not essential
·    Knowledgeable with cloud technologies (eg. AWS, Azure, M365, GCP) 
·    Analytical problem solver and good at troubleshooting technical issues

Soft Skills

·    Good written and verbal communication skills
·    Process aware mindset
·    Strong analytical and problem solving skills
·    Effective time management and organizational skills.
·    Team player, including ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and across the organisation

Other Requirements
·    Willingness to perform on-call duties as and when required

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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