Assistant VP, Murex Functional and Technical Support, Group Infrastructure & Platform Services

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
17 Jun 2022
17 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant VP, Murex Functional and Technical Support, Group Infrastructure & Platform Services

Posting Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: Singapore, SG, Alexandra

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
Group Technology and Operations (GTO) provides software and system development, information technology support services and banking operations.
We have centralized and standardized the technology components into Singapore, creating a global footprint which can be utilized for supporting our regional subsidiaries and the branches around the world. We operate and support 19 countries with this architecture to provide a secure and flexible banking infrastructure.
Our Operations divisions provide transactional customer services for our businesses while also focusing on cost efficiency through process improvements, automation and straight through processing.

Job Responsibilities
  • Deliver a 1st class Production Support service to UOB's Global Market stakeholders
  • Response and resolve incidents, problem and user queries through proper analysis
  • Drive technical remediation in line with agreed non-functional requirements
  • Evidence continual service improvement of processes and tasks (via automation)
  • Ensures essential process / procedures are followed and contribute to defining standards.
  • Coach and be receptive to coaching to uplift the team's and your individual knowledge
  • Communicate complex technical issues to business users in a language they understand
  • Contribute in effective knowledge management best practices within team and organization
  • Work closely with 1st & 3rd level support and development teams to the incidents, problem and users queries are resolved within SLA

Job Requirements
  • Minimum 6+ years of experience working in Banking IT industry support.
  • Strong support experience for mission critical systems in financial industry, regional system support experience is preferred.
  • Capable in prompt incident and problem management, provides short term workaround and long term solutions wherever is applicable, in order to maintain system maximum uptime and availability.
  • Strong leadership. Flexible and being able to manage time effectively.
  • Able to work with sense of urgency under multiple deadlines and successfully organize and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in L2 / L3 support in a Production Support group in a high availability / mission critical environment.
  • Strong understanding of ITIL methodology

Essential Technical Skill:
  • 4+ years' experience with Murex platform
  • Good understanding of key market risk concepts (eg. traded products, VaR, stress testing, risk/limit management, Fundamental Review of Trading Book (FRTB SA and IMA) and SIMM(Standard Initial Margining Model)
  • Knowledge of murex Market and Credit risk module, MLC, datamart and MxML
  • Understanding of Batch Scheduler (e.g. Control M, Autosys, Cron)
  • Hands on experience in monitoring tools like Splunk, Geneos
  • Strong understanding of troubleshooting application performance issues
  • Strong automation skills (primarily using Unix Shell scripting or Python)
  • Hands-On experience in writing / debugging scripts, code, and database queries
  • Solid understanding of resiliency and redundancy designs
  • Previous Development or System Administration (Linux, Unix, Oracle) experience preferred, but must be currently operating in an L2 or L3 Support role (good to have)

Personal Skill:
  • Strong team player. Flexible and able to coordinate team effectively both in and outside of office hours; willing to take on challenges and provide prompt and effective day and night support.
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly with little supervision and ensuring the detail is of high priority
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Strong problem solving skills while being process orientated
  • Self-motivating and delivery focused individual
  • Ability to understand the big picture - can step back and understand the context of problems before applying analytical skills to address the issues
  • Proven ability to communicate and develop long lasting relationships with all levels of Management in a clear, concise manner

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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