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VP, Database Administrator, Group Infrastructure & Platform Services

United Overseas Bank
Singapore
Posted about 8 hours ago Permanent Competitive
VP, Database Administrator, Group Infrastructure & Platform Services
VP, Database Administrator, Group Infrastructure & Platform Services

Posting Date: 13-May-2022

Location: 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.

Job Description
Functionally reports to the Engineering Lead under Group Infrastructure Platform Services, the database engineer will be responsible for ensuring the uptime, performance and compliance of databases in accordance to the bank standard.

This role will support and collaborate with Design, Change & Run team on top of Application and Development teams on database requirements, standards and the use, optimization and troubleshooting of all features in Oracle, MSSQL, MariaDB, Sybase & its tools.

This role will participate in technical discussions to share ideas and provide feedback in continuing the improvement of the Engineering team in areas such as cost savings, technology adoption & operational efficiency.

  • Ensure database availability, performance & patch compliance in accordance to bank standards
  • Provide L3 database support
  • Troubleshooting databases and its tools within strict timelines
  • Provide technical support to application development teams
  • Point of contact to vendor support
  • Evaluate releases of databases and its tools, and third party products to ensure the entire Database environment is appropriate and compliant with minimal impact.
  • Backup & Recovery
  • Participate in Disaster Recovery exercise
  • Capacity planning
  • Define Monitoring / Alert thresholds
  • Database resource management
  • Database and OS tuning
  • Manage database changes through change request process
  • Write scripts to manage the databases
  • Provide feedback for continuous improvement of the database team
  • Project management for enhancement projects
  • Vendor management


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 Requirements
  • Degree/Diploma in Information Technology/Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 10 years of experience in RDBMS administration
  • At least 5 years of experience in Oracle, MSSQL & MariaDB administration
  • PowerShell & Shell scripting is required
  • Excellent knowledge in Database troubleshooting
  • Good knowledge in Database Backup
  • Experience working in a bank is a plus
  • Experience in Sybase & Hadoop is a plus
  • Experience with Linux System is a plus


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.

Apply now and make a difference.

Job ID  775315810
ABOUT COMPANY
Singapore
24500 Employees Retail Banking
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 territori...
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