United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

Senior VP, Head of Platform Services, Group Infrastructure & Platform Services

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)| Date Posted: 20-May-2020
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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
  • Experience in leading and managing a team of DBAs (minimum 8 persons) in supporting the operation of organization’s databases in a highly complex and regulated environment.
  • Develop and owned an enterprise wide database architecture and data modeling standards
  • Support and collaborate with Application and Development team in projects on database requirements and the use, optimization and troubleshooting of database technologies including an understanding of Agile/SCRUM development practice
  • Keep leadership appraised at all times on the health and availability of production systems with timely reports in terms of performance and patches
  • Take part in technical and business discussion, share ideas and provide feedback in continuing the improvement of the database team
  • Owns and handle escalations related to database issues, incidents and problems
  • Working with the application development team to ensure that appropriate and efficient SQL is being coded and tested
  • Established service level agreements with business users
  • Responsibility in overseeing the use of new database technologies such as MariaDB and other cloud database technologies
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree from a recognized university
  • Experience in Oracle, MS-SQL, Teradata and Hadoop Technology is a must
  • Prior practical DBA experience (minimum 5 years as DBA) before going in to management is required
  • Team Leadership
    • Experience in managing database teams of at least 5 members with ability to manage and coordinate team members technical and development goals
    • Effectively managed DBAs supporting Microsoft SQL and Oracle
  • Technical Skills
    • Highly skilled in optimization of SQL queries or stored procedures to improve application effectiveness and performance
  • Strong written and communication skills to effectively communicate with stakeholders and senior management
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience with at least 5 leading a team
  • Understand DevOps practices and tooling for automation with respect to database automation and code management
  • Familiar with best practices and principles of database management, security, accesses and regulations
  • Strong information assurance skill set such as auditing, DR, backup/restore and DB availability
  • Data Warehousing experience and cloud-based database technologies a plus
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United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)