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Cloud Infrastructure Specialist

Date: 27-Jun-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group


Singtel, Asia’s leading communications technology group, provides an extensive range of telecommunications and digital services to millions of consumers and businesses across Asia, Australia, Africa and the USA. With over 140 years of innovation behind us, we continue to push boundaries in our networks and services, to enrich lives and transform businesses.


Our core values – Customer Focus, Challenger Spirit, Teamwork, Integrity, and Personal Excellence – shape the way we work. We are passionate about making a difference and have an open and inclusive culture where everyone is empowered to do their best. Our diverse business means you will enjoy unique opportunities and rewarding experiences to learn and grow your career in a dynamic industry.


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


The Cloud Infrastructure Specialist is responsible for managing the Compute and Virtualization architecture and deployment of cloud solutions, comprising the public, private and hybrid clouds. Applying an integrated approach to design and implementation by working together with other solution specialist and SME within a formal method and framework, the candidate ensures consistent and compatible solutions are produced. The solutions developed should be in line with the Infrastructure Enterprise Architecture to meet the Technology Infrastructure (TI) strategic objectives.


Based on the non-functional requirements, the candidate will create solutions in line with the overall TI Infrastructure Platforms Roadmap for Network, Security and Hybrid Cloud. By working closely with his/her colleagues, the Cloud Infrastructure Specialist ensures that the Cloud and Virtualization solutions make the best use of the technology platforms to meet the business requirements. In addition to the non-functional requirements, the solutions are delivered at optimal cost using the appropriate technology platforms.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, Implement and maintain the infrastructures covering on-premise Datacentres and hybrid cloud (AWS or Azure or Google)
  • Design, Implement and maintain Virtualization infrastructure in On-prem datacentres, VMware on AWS or Azure VMware solutions.
  • Design, Implement and maintain virtualization infrastructure comprising VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix Xenserver in On-prem datacentres
  • Playing a major role in the selection of any new IT, infrastructure or technology solution
  • To configure and support network projects such as MPLS, Ethernet, Ethernet access, Layer 2 switching, wireless, network security, and others
  • Producing an integrated solution covering all areas and in line with the TI strategy
  • Working closely with the Infrastructure Project Team (IPO) on project engagements
  • Producing an infra diagram that identifies all infrastructure components including Network infrastructure, Security requirements and Compute/Storage requirement for the solution.
  • Ensure solution proposed in compliance with security and best practices adopted by the industry
  • Document and communicate Enterprise Infrastructure strategies and standards
  • Ensure solution compliance and integration with enterprise architecture and Infosec policy for Infrastructure and Security systems by reviewing and advising on new and existing Information Technology projects
  • Providing advice and guidance to management during planning phases to ensure that non-functional requirements are included in the overall specifications


The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Degree in computer science/ Information Technology, Industry certification, eg. AWS, Azure, VMware (VCP/VCAP), Microsoft and DELL EMC qualifications. CCNA certification is highly desirable
  • 4-6 years of experience working and familiar with corporate network design, security hygiene and best practices, compute/storage infrastructure design and experience in putting together infrastructure design covering the aspects above. Able to articulate well on proposed design to stakeholders
  • Experience and knowledge in area of Virtualisation (VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix), OS (RHEL, Windows), Compute/Storage (DellEMC, IBM, UCS) and Hyper Converge architecture.
  • Experience in performing VM migration, experience with Oracle, MySQL, and MSSQL would be advantageous from migration perspective.
  • Knowledge of LAN, WAN and Data Centre network architectures, enterprise design and industry standards relevant to data communications / networking and computing.
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN) on Cisco ACI and NSX-V/NSX-T will be advantageous.
  • Experience in VMC on AWS or Azure VMware solutions (AVS) will be advantageous
  • Experience in any public cloud (AWS/Azure/GCP) will be added advantageous


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.