Assoc Dir, Design & Architecture

Date: 17 Sep 2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, our mission is to Empower Every Generation. We are dedicated to fostering an equitable and forward-thinking work environment where our employees experience a strong sense of Belonging, to make meaningful Impact and Grow both personally and professionally. By joining Singtel, you will be part of a caring, inclusive and diverse workforce that creates positive impact and a sustainable future for all.



Be a Part of Something BIG! 


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!


Apply now, and ignite our digital future together.


Make an Impact by


  • 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.


Skills for Success 


  • 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).


Rewards that Go Beyond  


  • Hybrid work arrangements  
  • Full suite of health and wellness benefits   
  • Ongoing training and development programs   
  • Internal mobility opportunities


Your Career Growth Starts Here. Apply Now! 


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