VP, Web API & Microservices Technical Lead / Architect

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • United Overseas Bank
  • 24 Mar 18

VP, Web API & Microservices Technical Lead / Architect

Job Responsibilities:
  • Serve as technical lead to implement Enterprise Web API, Microservices and Data Modelling for the Bank with full capability /accountability for architecture deliverables (process, information, technology etc.) from concept to implementation
  • Communicate and influence key elements of one or more technology architectures to technical and business audiences
  • Provide consultation and issue resolution services to IT colleagues for one or more technology architectures, consulting with other architecture leaders as required.
  • Contributes in group strategic initiatives and decision making at a group level including product architectures and roadmaps
  • Interface with senior stakeholders including other group architects to drive architectural directions
  • Development of relevant architectural standards & high level design principles
  • Identify opportunities to leverage technology synergies to save costs and improve efficiencies
  • Seek and exploit business adjacencies through addressing the technology needs
  • Initiate innovative application of technology to capture new business value
  • Remaining current on leading trends in designated architecture areas and IT in general.

Job Requirements

Must have :-

Domain knowledge:
  • At least 6+ years of hands on development experience, 2+ years of leadership experience working as a team lead or senior architect:
    • Strong programming fundamentals (Java, JavaScripts, Python)
    • Experience implementing noSQL databases (Cassandra or MongoDB)
    • Java 8+/JEE (REST web services, SprintBoot, JDBC, WebLogic/JBoss, performance tuning)
    • Excellent understanding of enterprise architectures (Micro services, EAI)
    • Understanding of application infrastructures including hardware, storage, network, databases
    • SDLC Implementation
    • Technical Design (Data Modelling, API)
    • Understand class diagrams in the technical design,
  • Strong technical skills in:
    • API Gateways
    • Enterprise Message Oriented Middlewares
    • Enterprise Service Architecture Platforms (Enterprise Service Bus-ESB, Business Process Management-BPM, Business Process Orchestration-BPEL, Business Activity Monitoring-BAM), Business Rules and Event Management
    • Service Virtualization and Automated Testing tools
  • Implementation experience with configuring Web API policies for:
    • Web API Security (example OAuth, SAML, Threat Protection, Cryptography, WS-Security)
    • Mediation (example REST, SOAP, OData, MQ)
    • Mashups for all types of interactions (Stateless, Session-Based or Persistent State).

People management skills:
  • Strong, proactive leadership capabilities - inspiring fellowship
  • Ability to stimulate and participate in creative thinking for out-of-the-box solutions
  • Resolving and influencing the positive outcome of conflicting objectives and priorities
Communication and relationship skills:
  • Ability to effectively communicate, interact with and influence senior technical associates, business and operational partners and executives
  • Work effectively within a fast-paced, cohesive architecture team and willing to learn fast and adapt quickly to change
  • Excellent written (technical) and verbal communication

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