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Lead Architect

Date: 14-Sep-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group


At Singtel, we're working on projects that push the boundaries of digital, realising our vision and purpose to Empower Every Generation. We have a dynamic and diverse team, with a passion for innovation, and talent to deliver cutting-edge digital solutions and immersive customer experience.


In Group IT, we create great technology that can change the future, and we're looking for people to be part of our digital and 5G journey. If you like to work in a dynamic, leading communications technology group to deliver innovations and excellence across the region, come join our digital, software engineering, data and cyber security teams!



Singtel are at the leading edge of technology development to improve the experience of our customers as they consume services across mobile, voice and data infrastructure, managed services, cloud computing, IT services and professional consulting. To support that journey we are searching for top talent and have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Architect to strengthen our team.


This is a strategic role focussing on Application Architecture for multiple digital channels and platforms.


Key Responsibilities and Results:

  • Understands business functions and transform requirements into architecture and blueprint for the solution being created. Need to propose new innovative solutions, updates to existing solutions, negotiate alternative options, build technical and release roadmaps.
  • Construct a solution architecture around Microservices and APIs and be able to decompose monolith applications into meaningful implementable Microservices and APIs in a Cloud/DevOps environment.
  • Work closely with the development team and get their buy-in into accepting the design to be implemented. Also, work with different stake holders, product owner, senior executives, external parties like system integrators, product partners.
  • Provide technology perspective to business to achieve roadmap and prioritization by keeping abreast with industry trends. Where required, help business size the complexity of problem and help simplify and define MVP.


Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge Required:

  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or its equivalent.
  • 12+ years of experience in the technology industry including 8+ in architecture of scalable and high-performance internet facing systems.
  • Possess strong background and experience as a successful Software engineer/Architect in building large scale, highly available Internet and mobile applications.
  • Have in depth knowledge of cloud computing, microservices architecture (incl. design pattern, rest/grpc, gateway & service mesh etc.), DevOps, streaming architecture, modern data architecture, Mobile and Web application architecture.
  • Good experience in API security including OAuth2/OIDC, Tokens, mTLS etc.
  • Significant experience working on mission critical internet facing applications focusing on scalability, performance, architecture aspects.
  • Passion for architecture and ability to pick up and learn new technological advances very quickly.
  • Exhibits leadership in guiding team members, adapts to changes in technology and business domains, has good knowledge of latest trends in the market and is well respected within the team.
  • Solid understanding of Public Cloud (pref. AWS) architecture. AWS certification is a big plus.
  • Experience in Java, Spring boot, any modern messaging technology, any Traditional and NoSQL database is a big plus.
  • Ability to effectively communicate vision and roadmap to all stakeholders. Exceptional communication skills with diverse audiences. (including non-technical audiences)



We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.



Apply now, and ignite our digital future together.