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Associate Director, 5G / IoT Sw Dev Ops support

Date: 26-Sep-2022

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.


As a Associate Director – Delivery, Onboarding and Operations for 5G/MEC, who will be responsible for customer onboarding and operations of Singtel’s Enterprise 5G/MEC offering and also leading the solution delivery team of the Group Enterprise 5G/IOT product house, delivering the 5G platform and 5G/IOT applications that can be deployed on the Edge. The candidate will also be the subject matter expert for 5G and MEC platform to customers and will be leading delivery and execution of customer projects including designing solution architecture for onboarding customer workloads on MEC.



  • Delivering MEC for customer projects in a completely scalable fashion that can process millions of messages concurrently and can scale upto million concurrent enterprise application connections.
  • Automate the testing process for customer workloads on Singtel edge infrastructure.
  • Write high-quality code (Python, Go, Java etc) that communicates with upstream backend services via HTTP APIs and mentor all developers and architects in the team to write industry grade software code with all best practises.
  • Be accountable for operations of the edge infrastructure for customer projects.
  • Identify and resolve performance and scalability issues of the edge infrastructure.
  • Lead all customer solution design reviews and Lead the solution architect team to work closely with CTO’s of customers to design a 5G solution architecture that suits the customers IT and security design.
  • Train Pre-sales team and solution architecture team to use the Singtel platform and act as SME on the platform.
    Collaborate with Business development and partnership team to develop integration adapters for third party technology and applications.
  • Operate a hybrid edge cloud network that comprises of different types of hardware including hyper scalar infrastructure.
  • Design the deployment architecture and lead the delivery team to onboard customer solutions and workloads.
  • Bring in your experience in building secure, scalable and repeatable enterprise architectures for customer deployments.
  • Guide customers to use Singtel platform, API’s and solutions.
  • Build and deploy performant modern web applications in React, Redux, Webpack, ES6, and Flow
  • Architect efficient and scalable backend systems, 



  • In depth understanding of the whole web stack, web protocols, and web performance optimisation techniques
  • In-depth understanding of web frameworks (such as Rails, Django, Spring etc)
  • Detailed knowledge of minimum one modern JavaScript framework: React, Ember, Angular, etc
  • Proficient understanding of the HTTP protocol
  • In depth knowledge of Relational, No-SQL databases, and message queues/brokers
  • Worked on cloud platforms preferably PCF and used tools such as Docker.
  • Experience in designing and delivering APIs and security models
  • In depth understanding of cellular networks (4G and 5G) with experience deploying and managing global edge cloud networks in the past.
  • A solid background in systems level thinking and design. Combined with the ability to translate technical strategy and architectures into concrete products with phased execution approach.
  • Broad and deep knowledge of relevant technologies, including messaging, relational and NoSQL databases, data modelling, analytics, IoT, and interfaces. Exposure and knowledge on Artificial intelligence will be a plus. 
  • Deep understanding of the architectural principles for cloud based platforms that include SaaS, PaaS, multi-tenancy, infrastructure as code, and continuous availability.
  • Experience working and managing an agile software delivery team