United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

VP, Security Engineer, Information Security

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)| Date Posted: 23-Sep-2019
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'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

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
  • Support a wide array of security solutions and infrastructure deployed within the bank.
  • Propose, develop, test and manage application, system and infrastructure changes, upgrades, troubleshooting, patch and improvements.
  • Drive upgrades and migration to ensure solutions and or related platform are maintained in tip-top working conditions with proper documentation and RCA.
  • Implement new technology and process improvements for the bank.
  • Onboarding new log sources, enabling new use cases and supporting all existing use cases.
  • Manage and support the log management environment.
  • Conduct regression testing on new rules and enhancements.
  • Manage and coordinate change process engagement with regards to current security solutions.
  • Automation development on existing procedure able to understand the complete Data Flow for all log sources and manage them as well.
  • Provide support for all Audit requests.
  • Research and define requirements for new projects, perform product evaluation and technical Proof of Concept.


  • Work within established practices and handling guidelines to triage device outages.
  • Work with internal technical teams and engineers in technical troubleshooting, exercises 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.
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of internal teams and external contacts including technical and executive contacts.
  • Capable of juggling variety of priorities and deliverables in an operational, interrupt driven environment with minimal guidance or supervision.
Job Requirements


  • ITC/Diploma/Degree in engineering/Computer Science / IT/Cyber Security from a recognized education institution
  • Professional security related qualification (e.g. SANS GCIA, GCIH etc.) will be favorable although not mandatory

Technical Skills

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in similar capacity or candidates without relevant experience are welcome to apply. Training will be provided for selected candidates without relevant experience.
  • Hands on experience in SIEM, Analytic solution, Hadoop – Big Data , Linux and database (MySQL, Oracle/SQL)
  • Experience in Data/Device Integration and Security Architecture.
  • Strong knowledge in Firewall, Proxy, Windows and Antivirus Devices
  • Strong Knowledge in developing custom parsers (regex) required for data ingestion.
  • Strong in interaction, written & verbal communication, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Drive upgrades and migration of SIEM and related Hadoop components to ensure solutions and or related platform are maintained in tip-top working conditions with proper documentation and RCA.
  • Strong understanding of Hadoop Components – HBASE, REDIS, HDFS, SOLR, Cloudera, Impala, Spark Jobs, Kafka  etc.
  • Ability to understand of Data generated by infrastructure and application across bank
  • Knowledge and Experience on Use Cases and threat model development is plus.
  • Good understanding of network forensics and packet analysis.
  • Experience in Automation and Scripting is advantageous.
  • Minimal 2 years of relevant working experience in a SOC environment and related processes.

Soft Skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Process and procedure adherence
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.

Other Requirements

  • Willingness to perform on-call duties.
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United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)