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IT Architect (Cloud)

Date: 18-Apr-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

NCS plays a key role in our customer’s digital transformation journey where many are moving to cloud. We are engaged from the initial planning and migration of our customer’s on-premise workload to cloud, utilising cloud-native capabilities such as serverless computing, containers, as well as microservices, AI/ML, blockchain and more.


Our team is expanding. We welcome highly motivated and passionate individuals who enjoys working in an agile environment that embraces a growth mindset and continuous innovation. We offer opportunities to work on large-scale, complex yet innovative engagements to build an impactful career.

This role is customer-facing and will spend most of your time working closely with business and technical influencers. You will be positioned as a subject matter expert in cloud with a focus on Application Modernisation and Innovation. You will also actively evangelise cloud and indigenize rest of our services and workforce to Cloud. Experience in either Amazon Web Services or Azure or Google Cloud Platform or Alibaba Cloud is valued.

  • Serve as the deep Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the development of cloud infrastructure solutions which includes multi/hybrid cloud design and implementation
  • Constantly explore new solutions and technologies, integrate learning and recommendations into the development process
  • Demonstrate good expertise in all major Cloud Service Providers’ products and solutions
  • Specialize in the best practice design, operations, and support of private/public/hybrid cloud infrastructure including Network, Storage, Compute and Security
  • Ensure proposed design gels and aligns to Application, Enterprise, Security architecture
  • Create architecture artefacts and documentation to effectively explain architecture design concepts and solutions to various level of stakeholders
  • Recommend new services to complement and enhance infrastructure elements to stream-line and support applications development and deployment
  • Apply knowledge of Agile software development and DevOps to infrastructure as code development and deployment
  • Lead continuous enhancement and exploratory work to design, develop, test and deploy new Cloud Infrastructure technologies using agile methods
  • Identify potential and emerging technologies relevant to innovation
  • Project management of cloud infrastructure setup and implementation



The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in either AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform.  Experience with other cloud platforms will also be considered.
  • Previous experience with a System Integrator or Consulting organisation is preferred
  • Experience with scalable architectures using serverless technologies, container orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry), microservice frameworks, etc. and software development practices like DevOps and CI/CD tool chains (i.e., Jenkins, Spinnaker, Azure DevOps, GitHub, Puppet) is preferred
  • Experience with large scale cloud architectures including hybrid architectures, migration of on-premise workload and application modernization will be an advantage
  • Strong understanding of cloud or system security will be preferred
  • Some understanding of software development and infrastructure operations solutions will be preferred
  • Strong analytical and design thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written) in articulating design principles, with ability to adopt communications styles to suit targeted audiences ranging from engineers to customer senior management.
  • Good team player in a multi-stakeholders environment.
  • Strong ability to conceptualize and actualize visionary strategies and provide leadership to defend and entrench our core business in the current intensifying competitive landscape.   
  • Must be knowledgeable on existing and emerging technologies to help the customer in long term IT strategic direction planning.