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Assoc Dir, Design & Architecture

Date: 26-Feb-2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, we believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative. 

Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020.



  • Drive development of reference architecture, technology standards, architecture principles and patterns for Singtel Group IT
  • Ensure and guide projects solution alignment to Singtel’s enterprise reference Architecture, strategy, standards & polices
  • As ARB secretariat set guideline and process for ARB submission, templates, session, approval and exemption
  • Manage technical debt in the organization and ensure technical debts are monitored and governed
  • Review all major RFP responses from EA perspective, engage with Singtel vendors to ensure seamless integration of vendors product with Singtel ecosystem
  • Champion Solution Delivery methodology for technical and architecture deliverables - define the process for engaging ARB, Infosec, Data Protection office and other compliance teams
  • Maintain enterprise architecture repository (EAR) & City maps, perform application portfolio analysis and risk assessment from security, EOL/EOS, technical debt, cost perspective
  • Define and generate various technology and architecture reports to help CIO office taking right decision on investment in technology and IT
  • Ensure Alignment of IT architecture across various business units and regional Operators, reduce duplication and maximize reuse across the group
  • Provides technical/solution expertise and advice to senior/executive management on domain application landscape and current and emerging systems trends, practices, opportunities and risks within area of expertise
  • Builds and develops effective relationships with senior/executive management and enterprise/domain architects globally, in order to influence optimal business outcomes and with other departments to achieve set goals.
  • Maintains external alignments with customers, relevant subject matter experts (SMEs) or external bodies as required. Represents company in external bodies & forums



  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or its equivalent
  • 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. Cloud certification is a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate vision and roadmap to all stakeholders. Exceptional communication skills with diverse audiences (including non-technical audiences)