MUFG Union Bank Vice President, Production Support Manager in Singapore
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Lead the production services function for APAC with a set of team members based onsite in Singapore and in our offshore location.
Manage the processes for the daily monitoring of our systems to ensure health checks are done by the team and applications are up and running without disruption.
Respond to error alerts to investigate if there are issues that would cause disruption of service and initiate the necessary actions to bring in the required parties to help with incident management and service recovery
Be involved in any incidents that impact our customers in the region for service restoration and recovery. Lead the engagement to trouble-shoot the issue and drive resumption of services.
Collaborate with the other application leads to ensure the due diligence is in place for any application changes going into production. This is to ensure there is the proper quality ensured for any changes deployed into production.
Responsible also for the continuous improvement of production estate management, including but not limited to change and management, event and incident management practices
Be responsible for the process followed for any changes that go into production to ensure all the hygiene requirements for good quality and control are in place.
Drive initiatives around DevOps automation across the delivery pipeline, mainly for production to reduce the manual activity during implementation.
Track periodically the service levels, response time and resolution time of issues/ requests from other parts of the bank to the production support team and find means to improve on it.
Engage with the application teams to look at the root cause and remediation of issues to help come up with preventive measures for implementations going forward.
Collaborates with the infrastructure and IT risk teams for all service governance and production quality assurance matters.
Should be a hands-on person not shy to get into the details to help the team iron things out as required.
Prior experience in a banking environment leading a production support team is essential.
Familiar with the rigor of processes and controls that apply in a secure production environment.
Has good practical experience in implementing and using DevOps tools for the CI/ CD pipeline.
Good understanding from a IT risk perspective in a production environment for threats, vulnerabilities that the bank could be exposed to if the required controls are not in place.
Able to organize this team to work on shifts, be on stand-by OR support production related requests over the weekend based on the situation.
Technical and practical understanding of applications deployed in a Linux/ Unix and Windows environment.
Experience in Cloud based technologies would be an advantage. Primarily for banking applications deployed on the Cloud in any of the APAC countries providing services to the bank users OR their customers.
Has a good understanding dealing with applications relating to corporate banking domain for both internal users and external customers.
Needs to have a basic understanding of risks and their implications in the banking industry pertaining to cyber-attacks, vulnerabilities, malicious code etc
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong planning, organizational and time management skills
Self-motivated, self-organizing and possess drive, ability to be hands-on and a good team player
Experience in liaising with off-shore teams, infrastructure teams and other personnel for implementation of solutions.
At least 12 to 15 years of IT work experience in the area of application development, production support putting together and leading teams based onsite OR remotely would be required.
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